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Review: CHE GUEVARA – As You Have Never Seen Him Before

This highly informative documentary makes interesting viewing. I must confess that I didn’t know that much about Che Guevara before I sat down to watch this; I knew that he was an iconic Cuban revolutionary, but as far as background and events [...]

April 14, 2012

Mel Gibson & Joe Eszterhas Wage A Public Battle Of Words

Mel Gibson and Basic Instinct writer Joe Eszterhas are waging a very public battle of words against each other following the news that Warner Bros. had rejected Eszterhas’s script for a film about Judah Maccabee. The Hungarian writer penned a nine [...]

April 12, 2012

DVD Review: Peter O’Toole In The Epic Mini-Series MASADA

Masada is a 1981 television mini-series starring acting legend Peter O’Toole and helmed by directing stalwart Boris Sagal (The Omega Man). The series is an entertaining and well made production that charts the siege of the Jewish fortress at [...]

April 11, 2012

Interview: THE DEVIL’S ROCK Director Paul Campion

Paul Campion’s The Devil’s Rock is an atmospheric horror film, which I had originally described as a ‘genre throwback’ in my review (read it here). The Channel Island set chiller follows two Kiwi commandos who attempt to foil a Nazi plot to [...]

April 11, 2012

DVD Review: Lars Von Trier’s THE BOSS OF IT ALL

This new film from Danish director Lars Von Trier offers something new from the filmmaker: it’s a comedy. Ravn, owner of a successful IT firms, wants to sell up and move on. There’s just one slight problem. For the past several years he has been [...]

April 9, 2012

Baftas 2010

In recent years the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (or BAFTA) has come into its own as an award show. In the past it was seen as a poor relation to the Oscars, but with a switch in date – that has set the BAFTA before its [...]

April 9, 2012

Why We Need Mel Gibson

To put it mildly, you could say that in recent years Mel Gibson has caused a lot on controversy. From the release of The Passion of the Christ to his headline making arrest in the summer of 2006 you’d be forgiven for thinking that Gibson had been [...]

April 9, 2012

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