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Obituary: Sean Connery 1930 – 2020

Sean Connery has died at the age of 90 years old at his home in the Bahamas. The Scottish acting icon won an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes over the course his career. Born Thomas Sean Connery on 25 August 1930 in Edinburgh, [...]

October 31, 2020

How Michael Bay Paid Homage To Himself With PEARL HARBOR

Love him or loathe him, you can’t deny that Michael Bay is one hell of a visual stylist. The director has made some exceptional action films – The Rock, The Bad Boys movies, Armageddon and Pearl Harbor all work on a wonderful cinematic [...]

June 11, 2020

Bond And Beyond: The Career Of Sean Connery

Sean Connery has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the character of James Bond on the big screen and it’s hard to [...]

May 25, 2020

Dear Michael Bay, Please Stop Making TRANSFORMERS Movies

Michael, I saw the above photograph and felt the need to say something. You don’t need the Transformers franchise. I know the films have grossed billions at the box office and they’ve enabled you to play with hundreds of millions of [...]

June 25, 2016

Sean Connery: Movie Star

Sean Connery is one of the great all-time movie stars. The Scottish actor has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the [...]

August 25, 2013

Directing – Michael Bay Style

I like Michael Bay. I think he’s made some great action films – The Rock, The Bad Boys movies, Armageddon and Pearl Harbour all work on a wonderful cinematic level. They’re muscle and grease. However, things took a downward turn after The [...]

April 8, 2012