richard donner

FAST AND FURIOUS Star Paul Walker Dies In Car Accident

Paul Walker, best known for starring in the Fast and the Furious movies has died at the age of 40. The actor was a passenger in a car that crashed into a light pole following a charity event in Los Angeles. While I’m no big fan of Walker’s, I do [...]

December 1, 2013

Review: Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN – THE MOVIE

Richard Donner’s Superman broke new cinematic ground. Visually it’s stunning, and that’s before you take into the account the special effects – most of which still hold up today (impressive when you consider that they were making them up [...]

July 21, 2013

Review: MAN OF STEEL

Warning: This review may contain spoilers! Man of Steel arrives with a great weight of expectation on its shoulders. It’s a reinvention of a much loved character, a brand new take on the world’s first superhero. The last cycle of Superman films [...]

June 16, 2013

Don’t Forget Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN

Everyone is anticipating next weekend’s (14th June) Man Of Steel. Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan appear to have delivered a Superman film for the 21st Century but we shouldn’t forget about Richard Donner’s 1978 film, or his 2006 cut of [...]

June 8, 2013

Review: Action Movies Don’t Get Better Than DIE HARD

Die Hard is a great example of the Hollywood studio system getting moviemaking right – the film is a perfect storm of story and talent coming together. It is hard to fathom that the action-thriller was such an unknown quantity when it was first [...]

December 11, 2012

Is There Hope For LETHAL WEAPON 5?

Producer Joel Silver has recently parted ways with Warner Bros. after spending 25 years at the studio. During his time there Silver was behind the Matrix franchise, Lethal Weapon films and more recently two Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey [...]

June 22, 2012

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