Alcatraz

In a slight departure to our normal content, moviescramble reviews the  Television Sci-Fi drama Alcatraz from executive producer JJ Abrams. In 1963 three hundred and two inmates and guards disappeare...
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The Hunger Games

24 children thrown together and expected to murder each other for the overall benefit of society. I’m thinking this sounds like a fairly good real world solution, never mind in movie-land. Alas...

The Magnificent Showman

As part of our Second Chance Cinema strand we look at the 1964 film The Magnificent Showman. There came a period in John Wayne’s career where he stopped playing the part as presented in the scr...

The Debt

Every action has a reaction. It may not be immediate and it may not be apparent, but it will happen and the consequences of the action can be far reaching.  This forms the basic premise for the 2011 ...

50/50

When a film is described as how someone comes to terms with cancer you tend to fear the worst. There have been too many movie of the week entries where the story is so predictable that I could almost...

Movie Podcasts review part 1: UK podcasts

There are dozens of sites out there providing the internet with movie themed podcasts. Too many to listen to with so little time available. I have created a list, in no particular order, of the ones ...

Red Planet

In the next thirty years mankind will face its biggest challenge. Population will spiral out of control, resources will begin to dwindle and pollution will start to kill the Earth. How will we react?...

The Conversation

Moviescramble takes a look at the 1974 Francis Ford Coppola surveillance drama  The Conversation. Sandwiched in between two classics of modern cinema is not a place that any movie would want to be. A...