My Golden Age of Movie Posters

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Note: Click on all the images to see them full size. If you love movies as much as I do, there’s a good chance that you love movie posters too. You probably have them on your walls, use one as your desktop wallpaper, and perhaps even collect movie posters like some people collect Picassos. I have a few myself, and why not? Some movie posters truly are works of art. Or at least, they used to be. Perhaps I’m wrong, perhaps I’ve got another case of that rose-tinted nostalgia-vision, but…

Cool Stuff – Mondo Back to the Future Posters

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Great Scott! Cool, cool and thrice cool, with an extra helping of cool on the side and smothered in cool relish. Mondo, purveyors of exquisite and ever-popular alternative movie posters, have just released these three posters for the Back to the Future trilogy. Designed by Phantom City Creative, they are designed to sit side-by-side, giving full view to the legendary time traveling DeLorean. I would offer subtle hints to anyone who’ll listen about the date of my birthday but, knowing that these things usually sell out faster than steaks when…

Review: Hugo

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 This is why we love cinema Starring: Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Jude Law Director: Martin Scorsese Screenplay: John Logan (from the book by Brian Selznick) ‘I’d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn’t be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason.’  Orphan boy Hugo Cabret lives behind the walls…

Review: The Woman in Black

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Harry Potter and the Stubble of Men Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer Director: James Watkins Screenplay: Jane Goldman (from the novel by Susan Hill) ‘Please don’t go to Eel Marsh House.’ When young lawyer Arthur Kipps is sent to the remote village of Crythin Gifford to settle the affairs of recently deceased widow Alice Drablow, he discovers a township gripped by fear. After spending a night in Mrs. Drablow’s Eel Marsh House, Arthur begins to unearth the truth behind a series of apparent child suicides and attracts the attention…

The Willing Suspension of Disbelief

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As those of you who have been returning to Celluloid Zombie over the last few months might have noticed, my site has become something of a barren wasteland, starved of shiny new content and increasingly reliant on dusty old posts and hapless passers-by. Truth is I’ve been gut-wrenchingly busy lately and just haven’t been able to find enough of your Earth minutes to sit down and write new stuff. I need minions but unfortunately they’re too expensive. So, failing that, my good friend, fellow writer and proprietor of the entertaining…