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The Celtic Predator

I love movies, music, video games, and big, scary creatures.
The Celtic Predator has written 488 posts for Express Elevator to Hell

‘Rambo II’ (1985): Review

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos || Produced by: Buzz Feitshans Screenplay by: James Cameron, Sylvester Stallone || Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff, Julia Nickson Music by: Jerry Goldsmith || Cinematography: Jack Cardiff || Edited by: Mark Goldblatt, Mark Helfrich || Country: United States || Language: English Running Time: 96 minutes In … Continue reading

‘It 2’ (2019): Review

Directed by: Andres Muschietti || Produced by: Barbara Muschietti, Dan Lin, Roy Lee Screenplay by: Gary Dauberman || Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Bill Skarsgard Music by: Benjamin Wallfisch || Cinematography: Checco Varese || Edited by: Jason Ballantine || Country: United States || Language: English … Continue reading

Things You Like that I Don’t, Volume 2

Do you remember how I said I like to maintain a fine sense of balance in my life, a tightrope dynamic between sardonic, black cynicism and romantic, laid back, go-with-the-flow optimism? Well, in case you forgot my emotional bipolarity, here’s another dose of the former that hearkens back to the dark, sacred (… not that … Continue reading

I am So Excited for the Good (and Bad and Weird) Things to Come

My day job has little to nothing to do with filmmaking, the arts, or blogging, and I like it that way. Aside from several filmmaking electives I took during my bachelors, which resulted in a film minor, my enthusiasm for cinema in particular and the fine arts in general is a personal, largely self-cultivated one. … Continue reading

Sergio Leone’s ‘Dollars Trilogy’ (1964-1966): Trilogy Review

Directed by: Sergio Leone || Produced by: Arrigo Colombo1, Giorgio Papi1, Alberto Grimaldi2-3 Screenplay by: Duccio Tessari, Luciano Vincenzoni2-3, Sergio Donati2, Age & Scarpelli1, Sergio Leone1-3 || Starring: Clint Eastwood1-3, Gian Maria Volonte1-2, Lee Van Cleef2-3, Marianne Koch1, Eli Wallach3 Music by: Ennio Morricone || Cinematography: Massimo Dallamano1-2, Tonino Delli Colli3 || Edited by: Roberto … Continue reading

‘Secret Superstar’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Advait Chandan || Produced by: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao Screenplay by: Advait Chandan, Rifat Khandakar || Starring: Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Raj Arjun, Aamir Khan Music by: Amit Trivedi || Cinematography: Anil Mehta || Edited by: Hemanti Sarkar || Country: India || Language: Hindi Running Time: 150 minutes Thugs of Hindostan (2018) aside, … Continue reading

‘Mary Kom’ (2014): Review

Directed by: Omung Kumar || Produced by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ajit Andhare, Sandip Ssingh Screenplay by: Saiwyn Quadras || Starring: Priyanka Chopra, Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa Music by: Shashi Suman, Shivam, Rohit Kulkarni || Cinematography: Keiko Nakahara || Edited by: Rajesh G. Pandey, Sanja Leela Bhansali || Country: India || Language: Hindi Running Time: 122 … Continue reading

Guy Ritchie’s ‘Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels’ (1998) & ‘Snatch’ (2000): Double Review

Directed by: Guy Ritchie || Produced by: Matthew Vaughn Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie || Starring: Jason Flemyng1-2, Dexter Fletcher1, Nick Moran1, Jason Statham1-2, Steven Mackintosh1, Vinnie Jones1-2, Sting1, Stephen Graham1, Alan Ford1-2, Brad Pitt2, Dennis Farina2, Rade Serbedzija2, Benicio del Toro2, Lennie James2, Robbie Gee2, Ade2 Music by: David A. Huges1, John Murphy1-2 || Cinematography: … Continue reading

‘Buffalo Boys’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Mike Wiluan || Produced by: Junxiang Huang, Kimberly James, Rayya Makarim, Fong Chen Tan, Mike Wiluan Screenplay by: Rayya Makarim, Raymond Lee || Starring: Ario Bayu, Yoshi Sudarso, Pevita Pearce, Tio Pakusadewo, Reinout Bussemaker, Daniel Adnan, Alex Abbad, Conan Stevens, Alexander Winters Music by: Yudhi Arfani, Zeke Khaseli || Cinematography: John Radel || … Continue reading

‘Dangal’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Nitesh Tiwari || Produced by: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Siddharth Roy Kapur Screenplay by: Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta, Shreyas Jain, Nikhil Meharotra || Starring: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Aparshakti Khurana, Girish Kulkarni Music by: Pritam || Cinematography: Satyajit Pande || Edited by: Ballu Saluja … Continue reading