Space: 1999 (1976) – Brian the Brain, and New Adam New Eve

We are afforded a couple generic, run of the mill episodes, this week with this installment of Space: 1999. Both feature stories that have been told before in other sci-fi venues, and arguably better as well. First up is Brian the Brain, written by Jack Ronder, this story first aired on 2 October, 1976. There’s…

Hugo (2011) – Martin Scorsese

I know I raved about Martin Scorsese’s passion project Silence when I watched it a few weeks ago, but every time I watch this magnificent adaptation of Brian Selznick’s novel; a tale of youth, discovery and the love of cinema, I end up citing it as my favourite of his films. Set in Paris, this…

Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2014: The Best Offer – Giuseppe Tornatore

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival got underway on Thursday with the latest effort from Italian maestro, Giuseppe Tornatore, known for the beautiful works Malena, Cinema Paradiso, Legend of 1900.¬†Each film enchants, and enthralls, taking you into their world, and wrapping you up in not only in the beauty the of the world, but in the…