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Uncovering Curiosities: Jaron Henrie-McCrea’s CURTAIN

Sometimes the simple ideas are the best. Take 2015’s Curtain (aka The Gateway) by Jaron Henrie-McCrea, a sci-fi-horror  that sees Danni (Danni Smith), a nurse move into a New York apartment only to discover that her shower curtain keeps [...]

November 29, 2020

Notebook Reviews: MURPHY’S ROMANCE

Martin Ritt  – 1985 Martin Ritt’s Murphy’s Romance is an amiable romantic comedy with a charming Oscar nominated performance from the great James Garner. Sally Field might be the star of Murphy’s Romance, but Garner steals [...]

November 29, 2020

Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Dies Aged 85

David Prowse, the former bodybuilder who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 85. The English-born Prowse embodied the physical presence of Vader and the voice was provided by James Earl Jones.  Prowse also [...]

November 29, 2020

Top Christmas Movies: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Enemy Of The State sees the mighty Tony Scott direct Will Smith/Gene Hackman in this great paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with visual fervour, giving this festive actioner some incredible energy.  This techno thriller mirrored a world in flux, [...]

November 29, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Andres Baiz’s THE HIDDEN FACE

The Hidden Face begins like most haunted house movies. A young couple move into a large country house and soon things start to go bump in the night. You’ve seen it all a million times before, but just as soon as you think that this Spanish [...]

November 26, 2020

Notebook Reviews: UNFORGIVEN

Clint Eastwood – 1992 Unforgiven is the culmination of Clint Eastwood‘s career as a western star. This gritty revisionist western features a wonderful cast giving great performances. Eastwood is his usual strong and silent type and [...]

November 26, 2020

It Doesn’t Matter If DIE HARD Is A Christmas Movie!

Every year the argument rages to decide whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Bruce Willis believes that it isn’t, but there are others who feel that John McTiernan’s film sits alongside the likes of It’s A Wonderful Life [...]

November 25, 2020

If Jesus Was A Sheriff And I Was The Priest…

If I Was the Priest was one of the songs that helped Bruce Springsteen score a record deal with CBS Records (now Columbia/Sony Records) back in 1972. It was in the set of the songs that Springsteen played for CBS record producer John Hammond during [...]

November 25, 2020

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