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John Wright

Originally forged in the steelworks of Teesside (imagine the reverse of the end of Terminator 2), John is a self-confessed 80s child and movie geek and he indulges his passions for movies by occasionally appearing in them. When he is not doing that, he is investigating the paranormal with either his West Midlands or Berkshire buddies, or planning another Due South fan convention in Canada. John will depart our UK shores in 2014 to live in Australia and wrestle crocs (the shoes, not the animal), but he aims to contribute to FTN as much as he can...

The posts below were all written by John Wright

THE WRIGHT STUFF: Our man the movie extra II

June 20th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: Our man the movie extra II: John and his band of intrepid movie extras flee to the vast landscape of Pinewood Studios.

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THE WRIGHT STUFF: TV wars: DC Vs Marvel

May 30th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: This week John strays from the movie world and looks instead at the TV war between Marvel and DC.. but who’s winning?

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THE WRIGHT STUFF: Hitting the right tone

May 16th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: Hitting the right tone: John is back from his globe-trotting and this week he is pondering on the tone of our modern comic movies

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THE WRIGHT STUFF: Teasers and Trailers – are we seeing too much?

April 18th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: Teasers and Trailers – are we seeing too much? John asks if the studios are putting out far too much pre-release

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The Wright Stuff: A Northerner’s Perspective

April 11th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: Returns but not with the usual rant, but rather a couple of great suggestions for all you horror and comedy aficionados out there. Have you seen them or are they gems you don’t know? Either way, maybe it’s time to get the snacks and check out Tremours and Dog Soldiers

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The Wright Stuff: A Northerner’s Perspective

April 4th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: This week John is ranting again about something in the movie industry that really grinds his gear… movie posters. Gone are the days when posters were art and used to sell a movie, and in come the days where Photoshop has ruined a true art form… or so he says

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The Wright Stuff: A Northerner’s Perspective

March 28th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: John Wright, our insider, grunt and paranormal investigator takes another wander through the world of cinema and poders why movies seems to come built with the potential sequel already installed and just what effect this has on the quality of the end product…

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The Wright Stuff: Lazy Effects

March 21st, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: In the second of our new series, our insider, actor, grunt and paranormal investigator John Wright looks at Hollywood’s fascination with terrible CGI that, frankly, ruins movies that otherwise had potential… bring back the practical effects and men in rubber suits!

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The Wright Stuff: What is Scary?

March 14th, 2014 by John Wright Comments

THE WRIGHT STUFF: In the first of an ongoing series, our insider John Wright, actor, grunt and paranormal investigator, gets his teeth into horror movies, refelcting on what he finds scary and just why it’s not the same for everyone. FRom Scream to the Conjuring… what’s your favourite scary movie?

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