Ok, the exciting news this week is that The Film Pie has now entered the realms of Facebook and Twitter. If you subscribe on either site, you’ll instantly see my mini-reviews for films as I see them. I have to admit it’s a lot easier writing 2 sentences on a film rather than 7 paragraphs. That said, it’s not always easy cramming everything into such a short space. Some films, such as the really good and the really bad, deserve a lot more commentary.
If you’re on Facebook, you can find me by searching for “The Film Pie” and you can add yourself as a fan from there. To tempt you, I’ve uploaded a few photos from the Fast & The Furious premiere at Movie World on Sunday night. It was a fun night and my full review will follow next week.
For those who prefer to Twitter, you can find me by searching for “icestorm77” and then choose to follow me from there. My reviews on Twitter are a little shorter as they have to be 140 characters or less!
The advantage of having these sites is that can also give you a chance to respond directly to what I have to say. I don’t have a forum on my current website (due to laziness and a lack of technical skills) but this medium allows me to receive both positive… and negative feedback.
Don’t forget to tell all your cinema loving friends. The more the merrier.
I can’t finish up this week without commenting on the sensational box-office debut in the United States over the weekend of Fast & Furious. It took in a stunning $71m at the box-office in 3 days. If you want to put that into perspective, the previous biggest opening in April was for the god awful Anger Management which made $42m in its opening weekend back in 2003.
There are 8 new films in release over the Easter long weekend and I’ve been able to catch 5 of them so far. My gradings are above and my pick of the bunch, Elegy, is my full length review for the week. I hope everyone enjoys the time off work and finds a few spare hours to spend their stimulus money at the cinemas. Just think – you might finally be able to afford the Birch, Carroll & Coyle popcorn prices.
That’ll do from me. See you in a week… or maybe even sooner.