Tag Archive: adventure

Jack the Giant Killer (1962) – Review

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then special effects master Ray Harryhausen should have felt very flattered when producer Edward Small released his fantasy film Jack the Giant Killer back in 1962 – a film that not only…
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) – Review

If there is one take away from Star Wars:The Last Jedi it’s that heroism has a cost, and sometimes that cost is pretty high. That we’ve had eight chapters, nine movies counting Rogue One, and yet we are still discovering…
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The Island at the Top of the World (1974) – Review

Walt Disney Studios was chiefly known for their animated projects but after their adaptation of Treasure Island in 1959 they also became quite well known for their live action family adventure films. In 1974 the studio released a family-orientated roadshow…
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In Search of the Castaways (1962) – Review

With the success of Walt Disney’s adaptation of the Jules Verne classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea it’s no surprise that Disney would try and adapt more works by the world renowned author, and so almost ten years since James…
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