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Uncovering Curiosities: Christian Sparkes’ HAMMER

Writer-director Christian Sparkes’ 2020 film, Hammer is an intriguing dramatic thriller which works well despite its limited scope. The film is anchored by a wonderfully rich performance by the great Will Patton, a long-standing supporting actor [...]

September 13, 2021

Brian De Palma – Master Of Suspense

The great Brian De Palma was born on 11 September 1940. He has always been a director that defies convention. He’s an outsider that managed to get into the Hollywood system and subvert it. In the early days his love of the thriller led to him [...]

September 11, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE WHOLE NINE YARDS

Jonathan Lynn – 2000 The Whole Nine Yards is fun comedy featuring Matthew Perry‘s finest big screen performance (it’s really his film). Bruce Willis plays the tough guy (and he plays it a little too straight) but he seems to be [...]

August 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SIXTH SENSE

M. Night Shyamalan – 1999 Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Sixth Sense is a masterpiece. There might be a (superb) twist ending, but Shyamalan’s film manages to hold-up despite repeated viewings. The direction and the [...]

August 3, 2021

Yippee Ki-Yay! DIE HARD Turns 33 Years Old

Die Hard is a great example of the Hollywood studio system getting moviemaking right – the film is a perfect storm of story and talent coming together. It is hard to fathom that the action-thriller was such an unknown quantity when it was first [...]

July 16, 2021

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