Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) – Robert Zemeckis

Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar winning film noir, coached in cartoon terms, is the next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of Toy Story. Melding the live action and cartoon world, the film follows detective Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) as he takes a case he doesn’t even want to…

The Jewel of The Nile (1985)

After the troubling experience of Cannibal Holocaust, I decided to lighten it up a bit, and just revisit a fun, if not great movie. So I decided to catch up with Jack T Colton (Michael Douglas), Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner – who I think never looked better than when she was in this pair of…

Romancing The Stone (1984)

“Romantic novelist my ass!” “The Joan Wilder?!?” I love this movie, it’s just so much fun, and has so many wonderful lines that tend to fall from my lips on a regular basis. In the early 80s, everyone was kind of keen to cash in on the big adventure stories ever since they saw what…