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Star Wars – Blu Ray Boxset Review

Star Wars: A New Hope was released when I was born, so it’s something I grew up with as a kid. I used to have the toys, played the different arcade and console games over the years, and now after a year long wait since being announced, the Star Wars saga has finally made it’s way to High Definition format Blu Ray, the perfect format for a special effects laden science fiction epic. Here at the Monday Movie Show, we’ve been looking over the set to give you a run down of what you get in the release. Read the rest of this entry

Review: Cowboys & Aliens

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell

Rating: 12A  Running Time: 118 Mins

I can only recall a handful of movies where the two genres of science fiction and westerns have met face to face. Standing out in particular are Westworld, a warning about the dangers of technology and how it may be harmful to us, and Back to the Future Part III, the final part of Robert Zemeckis’ time travel epic. Now from Jon Favreau, the director of Iron Man comes a new entry with a combination of the two, based on the 2006 graphic novel and with a title that plays on the well known term, simply substituting Aliens for Indians. Read the rest of this entry