Clash of the Titans

Goodbye To The Blockbuster

Jaws, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Batman, Spider-Man, Transformers, Mission Impossible. For the past three decades the Hollywood blockbusters have rolled up at the height of summer, the tentpole releases that drive families from hot streets into cold cinemas. But now there are strong indictions that the time of the Hollywood blockbuster is over. The action-packed […]

Re:View – ‘Clash Of The Titans’

I knew it was time to get out of the film industry when the same films started coming around again. The original ‘Clash’ was Ray Harryhausen’s last gasp – we all wanted it to be as good as ‘Jason And The Argonauts’, but it wasn’t, even with Sir Laurence Olivier as Zeus. Although the Gorgon […]

Gorgon Bennett!

It’s typical. You wait ages for a Gorgon, then three come along at once. A weird synchronicity has resulted in two movies with the same horrific villainess appearing at exactly the same time as my teen horror novel ‘Hellion: Curse Of Snakes’. All three feature Medusa, but of course the other two are the ones […]