At the Cinema: November 2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I  The first part of the final Harry Potter tale is a decent fantasy adventure, darker than earlier entries but continuing the series’ tradition of exciting action set-pieces and an impossibly strong cast of British talent. It lacks a cliffhanger climax worthy of its epic scale, but it’s …

The new 1982

Blade Runner, E.T., The Thing, Poltergeist, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Creepshow, Conan the Barbarian, Tron… all great films and all released in 1982, a year commonly picked as a golden one for genre cinema (just ask the Ghost). Men of a certain age may remember visiting their local cinema to catch these …