A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

It seemed appropriate to watch a horror film on Hallowe’en, and it just happened that A Nightmare on Elm Street was on.  Since this is the first Hallowe’en since Wes Craven died, I thought that this was also very appropriate.  Having set up his stall firmly in the horror genre with Last House on the Left and The Hills have Eyes (neither of which I’ve seen I must admit) it was this story of sleepy slaughter that really announced Craven to the world.

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Rango (2011)

This is really good fun; quirky story, excellent animation, really good voice actors.  I felt that the actors would be obvious and over the top as they can sometimes be in animations, (I was worried about Johnny Depp in particular), but they weren’t.  Rather than model the characters on the actor, I felt the actors really tried to fit the characters, which is how it should be really.   Continue reading