Articles by Niall Browne

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

Lockdown Viewing Recommendation: Ben Wheatley’s FREE FIRE

One of the few good things to come out of the seemingly never-ending lockdown caused by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic is the opportunity  to watch a variety of different films. One title you might want to seek-out is Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire. [...]

May 24, 2020

Throwback Short Film: SURGERY

The Clemens Bros Surgery is an eye-watering short about a kidnapped man waking-up during some pretty nasty torture. Starring Nicholas Ball, Jamie Lee, Sam Clemens and Lara Lemon this ten minute film from 2015 is a nasty little piece which will stay [...]

May 24, 2020

When Movies Go Wrong: THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

HG Wells’ 1896 novel The Island Of Doctor Moreau was adapted for the screen for the troubled 1996 film starring Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer and David Thewlis. The now infamous film was originally set to be directed by Richard Stanley (Hardware) but [...]

May 23, 2020

The Brutal Beauty Of Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE

Mel Gibson is a director who has always been able to portray violence in an almost balletic fashion. Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto all have sequences which are shot with a brutal beauty and Gibson’s 2016 film Hacksaw [...]

May 23, 2020

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