Tag Archives: California

Review – Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station, The 2013 debut feature film from writer / director Ryan Coogler (Creed, Black Panther), is a dramatisation of the actual 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant at a rail station in California. Set on New Years Eve in 2008, the film follows Grant thoughout his day as he prepares to celebrate both his mothers birthday, and the upcoming

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Review – The Lost Boys

In what appears to be a now season of ‘Corey Feldman’ movies, the day after watching The Goonies, I turned to The Lost Boys. From 1987, directed by Joel Schumaker (who would of course go on to nearly kill the Batman franchise), and written by Jan Fischer, James Jeremias and Jeffrey Boam, the film is now a treasured classic for

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Review – Steve Jobs

The new Danny Boyle film is set behind the scenes of the 3 key product launches for Jobs through his career. The first, in 1984, as he prepared to publicly launch the Macintosh computer. The second in 1988, prior to the launch of the NeXT computer by his new company following his sacking from Apple. The third being the 1998 launch

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