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Uncovering Curiosities: Dave Franco’s THE RENTAL

  Actor Dave Franco makes a strong directorial debut with The Rental. The concept of the film might not be wholly original, but Franco litters the film with enough well played characterisation and tense moments to make it well worth your time.  [...]

September 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MAD DOG AND GLORY

John McNaughton – 1993. John McNaughton’s Mad Dog And Glory is an interesting comedy-drama starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Bill Murray. McNaughton’s film is so fascinating because of its casting – De Niro and Murray [...]

September 17, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Ant Timpson’s COME TO DADDY

Genre producer Ant Timpson makes a strong directorial debut with the oddball 2019 comedy-thriller, Come To Daddy. Elijah Wood stars as Norval, a young musician attempting to reconnect with his estranged father. He arrives at his dad’s [...]

September 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THREE KINGS

David O. Russell – 1999. Director David O. Russell delivers as visceral and thought-provoking Gulf War movie in the shape of Three Kings. On the surface this is a war/heist film, but Russell’s film much more than that. The director gives [...]

September 16, 2021

A Fair Price To Pay: Christopher Nolan’s Universal Deal

We now know that Christopher Nolan will be making his new movie with Universal Pictures – his first away from Warner Bros. in almost 20 years. Written by Nolan, the film will focus on J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who played a major [...]

September 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: TWILIGHT

Robert Benton – 1998. Twilight is an excellent modern day film noir with a hugely impressive cast. The great Paul Newman leads the way but Robert Benton‘s film also stars the mighty James Garner, Gene Hackman, Susan Sarandon, Reese [...]

September 15, 2021

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