Neal Damiano

@NealD

Welcome to Film Talk. Join me as I discuss movies. There is reviews, top lists , poll questions, and all things film. top10films.co.uk

 

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My long anticipated review of Edgar Wright’s new thriller " Last Night In Soho" Release 2021

My review of the brilliantly visual film. Edgar Wright has really outdone himself here.

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My top 5 go to films leading up to Halloween

I list my top five films I like to watch leading up to Halloween. It’s a tradition every year.

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Review of the long anticipated " Halloween Kills" released 2021

My review / rant of the long awaited "Halloween Kills" lots of humor mixed with viscous gore and kills.

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Review of the new Netflix exclusive horror film " There’s Someone Inside Your House" release 2021

I discuss the new horror film "There’s Someone Inside Your House" interesting concept with some decent kills and gore . Influenced by 90s horror.

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Review of the brilliant psychological thriller "Unsane" released in 2018

Amazing psychological ride from start to end, having you question what’s real and what’s not.

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Review of the new Netflix Exclusive "Spenser Confidential " starring Mark Wahlberg .

Peter Berg’s cop film made exclusively for Netflix a highly entertaining buddy cop action film.

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The latest controversy surrounding Kevin Smith’s latest project , the reboot of He-Man Revelations.

Smith promised a reboot centering around the main character He-Man but delivers something completely different. Setting an outraged fan base.

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Who is your favorite underrated actor? I shine some light on the amazing character actor Keith Gordon.

Keith Gordon is an amazing underrated actor most notable for his performance in John Carpenter’s psychological thriller " Christine"

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Paying homage to the one and only diabolical Biz Markie

Remembering one of the pioneering legends of hip hop, who sadly passed away . The enigmatic Biz Markie. Rest in power Biz !

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The Bruce Lee and Quentin Tarantino controversy on the scene where Cliff Booth beats Lee in "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood"

Talking the infamous scene where Booth throws Lee into the car. Was Tarantino way out of line?

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Remembering Scorsese’s gritty masterpiece "Taxi Driver" on its 45th Anniversary.

I celebrate Scorsese’s character -centered master opus on its 45th Anniversary and why it’s such an important film.

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Are 99% of the theatrical films being released today garbage?

What are your thoughts on the story telling creativity of the films being released today?

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John Carpenter’s classic alien film " The Thing" was released on this date in 1982

Paying homage to the sci -fi / horror masterpiece released 39 years ago today.

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Follower request: Review of the new creature film "Monstrous" released 2020

Monstrous comes off as two films with several subplots leaving the viewer confused. However, it’s a suspenseful and scorching relationship thriller

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Listener request review of situational horror film " House Of Fears" Release 2007

Unique concept but extremely formulaic storyline with unlikable characters.

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Review of the third installment to the franchise " The Conjuring-Devil Made Me Do It"

My review of the newest film in the franchise. Heavily story and mystery based but lacking in suspense and jump scares.

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Trigger songs they bring you back to a time. Mine is "Life In A Northern Town" by The Dream Academy. What is yours?

Life In A Northern Town a moderate hit in the new wave 80s. Everytime I hear it I think of snow days off from school as a kid.

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Throwback review of 80s teen classic "The Last American Virgin"

Revisiting the seminal teen film and the impact it had on the teen genre . With one of the most heart breaking endings in film history .

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My long and anticipated review of "Willy’s Wonderland" released 2021.

Nic Cage never disappoints even when he doesn’t utter a single word. His presence and facial tics are enough. And here he kicks major ass!

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Review on the new Redbox home invasion film "Held" released 2020

A quite enjoyable slow burn with amazing suspense build up leading to a clever plot twist reveal.

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Anybody else not digging new open up and have to listen to random swells update🤷‍♂️ Also anyone else gotten bombarded with insane amount of followers

New upgrade forces listen to random swells? And gotten an insane amount of new followers within a days time BOT season??

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What’s your favorite cheesy sequel horror film that has nothing to do with the original film?

Remembering the weird and cheesy cult classic " Prom Night 2: Hello Mary Lou"

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Teen films from the 80s that fell under the radar you enjoyed growing up.

Remembering the obscure film " Hiding Out" engaging light hearted teen film with drama elements.

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Review of the new situational horror film "Game Of Death" Release 2020

A unique situational horror film. The second act is engaging enough to hold the story.

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Top 5 John Carpenter Films list. What are your top 5 and why do they resonate with you?

I run down my top 5 all time favorite films from the legendary director.

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Listeners choice : Film review of satirical horror comedy "Blood Fest" Release 2018.

Viewer recommended: Review of the entertaining satirical horror film Blood Fest. This is a fun ride. Self aware love letter to horror fanatics.

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Listeners request: Celebrating 40 years of Friday the 13th part 2 . Release 1981

Celebrating the anniversary of the best in the famous franchise. Friday the 13th part 2. Quintessentially one of the greatest slasher films ever made

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Favorite horror movie remakes. What are some remakes or reboots that did you justice?

Talking remakes. What horror film remakes you feel are worthy or maybe even better than the original?

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What was your favorite comic book & novelty shop as a kid? What fond memories do you have there?

Remembering "Bayshore Enterprises" a Disneyland of comics and hobby collectibles store in my neighborhood.

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What are your three favorite satirical horror comedy films?

Talking horror satire . What are your faves. I hit two cult classics and one modern satirical brilliant film.

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Remembering the charismatic and eccentric Shock G frontman of the hip hop group Digital Underground

Shock G the genius behind Digital Underground ,who often portrayed two personas has passed at the age of 57.

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Who are your five favorite film directors?

Talking favorite directors. Who are your top 5 and why? What impact have they had on you in film?

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Horror Documentaries: Remembering the subversive horror documentary "Terror In The Aisles" release 1984

Terror In The Aisles. A unique introspective of pinnacle scenes from classic films spanning 1930s thru 1980s. What was your fist horror doc?

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What film traumatized you as a kid? Remembering the frightening horror classic " The Shining" release 1980.

What’s the one film that scared the life out of you growing up? Gave you serious nightmares.

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Review of the satirical horror comedy " Tonight She Comes" release 2016 . Skip this one!

Film recommended to me. Wasted an hour and half of my life . Incoherent storyline with atrocious dialogue. Extremely unlikable characters.

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What is your happy film? That one film that brings you gratification . Remembering " License To Drive" release 1988

What is that one film that turns your miserable day into a ray of sunshine? Talking films that turn a sad day into joy.

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What was your introduction to zombie films? Remembering the cult zombie classic " Night Of The Comet" release 1984

Talking zombie films: What is the first zombie film you saw and what impact did it have on you for horror?

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Keep listening! I’m humbled by my listening audience.

I’ve officially reached 3000 listeners. I am truly humbled and grateful 🙏🏻

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Ask me a question about what it’s like to work in the film industry?

Film Community: Open to any questions on what it’s like to work for a major film festival . Being a judge on film festivals. And writing film reviews

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Film review of the horror flick "Do Not Reply" release 2021. Very creepy storyline!

An incredibly creepy film dealing with social conditioning and teen abduction.

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Blind Buy films. Review of "Home Sweet Home " release 2011 . What movies have you bought on a whim based of the cover art or back synopsis?

Talking blind buys . What are some films you picked up on a blind buy based of the cover art . Was it a pleasant surprise or major disappointment?

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Who’s that one person that was a huge mentor in your life and helped you achieve your passions and goals?

Mentors And Role Models. Professor Bob Paglia was a huge mentor and positive influence in my life and helped me tremendously in my passion for film .

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Amityville Horror: True horror or hoax? One of the most famous & shocking cases in history.

A listener request. Ronnie Defoe the famed son of Amityville Horror , who viscously shot and killed his family recently died. A most famous case.

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If you got time to hit the thumbs up, you got time to answer the question🤷‍♂️. Much appreciation to my listeners!

I thank you all for the support. I post film questions up to generate film discussion. I do appreciate the reaction emojis, but if you have a min ...

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Films with social engineering or social conditioning storyline.

Last four films I’ve seen all deal with social conditioning / engineering and brainwashing. New trend on a popular topic or a deeper meaning message?

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Book review of " The Film Club" written by David Gilmour. A memoir about a father and son bonding through the love of film.

Talking inspiring books: What’s a book that has really inspired you throughout your life?

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