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Notebook Reviews: MOONLIGHTING – The Pilot

Robert Butler – 1985 What can you say about this feature length pilot episode for the greatest television show of the 1980s? Bruce Willis was born to play wise-cracking Private Detective David Addison and he makes for a great foil against [...]

September 19, 2020

David O. Russell’s THREE KINGS

Three Kings is a Gulf War action-comedy which pretty much set the pattern for George Clooney‘s career over the next two decades. It takes a commercial premise and skews it as an off-beat and political bender. Hard to believe that this was [...]

September 19, 2020

Notebook Reviews: BLOW OUT

Brian De Palma – 1981 Blow Out is a first rate thriller from the masterful Brian De Palma – it’s one of his best. John Travolta delivers a great performance as the movie sound man who thinks he has recorded a murder, while [...]

September 18, 2020

Trailer For Stand-up Comedy THE OPENING ACT

We all know that doing stand-up comedy is hard. Very hard. The difficulty of doing the gig is the crux The Opening Act.  Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley, The Opening Act looks like a stand-up version of Sylvester [...]

September 18, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD

George Stevens – 1965 Based on the international bestselling book (The Bible!), The Greatest Story Ever Told is a glorious retelling of the life of Jesus Christ from director George Stevens. This 1965 biblical epic is loaded with a stacked [...]

September 17, 2020

Trailer & Poster For Irish Black Comedy PIXIE

Irish black comedy Pixie looks like a lot of fun. Starring Olivia Cooke, Ben Hardy, Daryl McCormack, Colm Meaney, Dylan Moran and Chris Walley – the film gets extra points because it also features the mighty Alec Baldwin. Written by Preston [...]

September 16, 2020

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