Spabbit’s top 3 Christian Slater Movies

So Gen-X cool. Aside from the usual flicks, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Goonies, Breakfast Club, there are these three gems - as a younger version of myself I was fascinated with 'em, and still occasionally re-watch, reliving those fond memories - Enjoy!

My Best Friend is a Vampire (1987) - It's a dry, darkly comedic take on the classic vampire tale, set in an era teetering on the brink of significant change. Picture this: a teenage lad, suddenly turned vampire, grappling with the absurdity of his new undead status amidst the mundane trials of high school life.

The film mirrors the undercurrents of the late 80s. It's a time marked by a sense of global unease, and a cultural shift towards the surreal and the absurd. … Continue Reading

Spabbit’s Favourite Words!

Yoink There’s just something so well formed and rounded about Yoink - the way it rolls off the tongue with a sharp almost smug termination, often accompanied by a wide grin! Yoink has been made famous by America's First Family, The Simpsons! - In modern times Yoink has taken on a life of its own, from social meme-acquisition acknowledgement to taking the last doughnut in the office! /yoink … Continue Reading

Spabbit’s 80’s Movies Lockdown Watchlist

We’re in lockdown. It sucks. No waffling: Here is my hand chosen list of 80’s movies to watch during the #lockdown! Love ’em, or Hate ’em, they’re the 80’s in a nutshell 🙂

The Goonies | June 7, 1985 (United States) Summary: A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.

Spabbit’s Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies!

This post covers my picks for the top Sci-Fi movies, starting with my Top 10!

In the list I talk about the ideas at the heart of the movies. Good Science Fiction always has a simple idea at the core, but one which is left to almost naturally develop into a narrative which will make you sit up and think “WTF did I just watch”.…

Top 10 Movies

Right… Getting to grips with a long list of posts I’ve been meaning to make for a while now! I begin with the top 10 General Movies – my personal favourites of all time, so far. The list isn’t static, but this is what I’ve boiled down at the moment! The full list does cover the top 49 I’m sure there will be more, but the old grey cells aren’t that good these days!)

Movie Review: The Ambushers (1967)

ambushersThis time around, I’m reviewing The Ambushers from 1967… Now (Not giving away too much), I wasn’t even a twinkle in my father’s eye when this was made, however in around 1984, when I was just an ahem-early-tean, this became one of my favourite movies. Many years after that, I’d lost the video copy I’d hoarded over the years, and had to import the movie on DVD from the USA.…

Movie Review – A Dog’s Breakfast

A Dogs Breakfast1This is the first in a series of movies reviews here @Spabbit. I’ll be going through my favourite movie collection over the next few weeks. At the top of the list, alphabetically, is A Dog’s Breakfast.

It was been written, directed by and stars David Hewlett. I first encountered David Hewlett in Stargate SG1, and later on Stargate Atlantis – he played the very annoying Rodney McKay, who’s principle occupation was being a genius level dork amongst the stars.…