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Notebook Reviews: BANDITS

Barry Levinson – 2001 Bandits is an enjoyable comedy from Barry Levinson, but it’s somehow lacking that magic spark to make it a truly great one. It’s a well made Hollywood production featuring good turns from Bruce Willis, Billy [...]

March 20, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS

If you’re not a fan of Terrence Malick’s ethereal style of filmmaking then 2015’s  Knight Of Cups isn’t for you. Malick once again eschews a traditional plot and narrative, flitting between disconnected voice-overs and dreamlike [...]

January 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

Anthony Minghella – 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley is a highly entertaining and wonderfully presented thriller from director Anthony Minghella. The cast is first-rate (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett and the always [...]

January 14, 2021

The 2020 Golden Globes Full Nominations List

It’s easy to become cynical when you write about movies. You get to see the good, the bad and the ugly and sometimes that makes you jaded. However, there’s nothing like watching quality movies succeed and when you see the list of [...]

December 9, 2019

Mo Money, Mo-Cap And Mo MOWGLI

You won’t be getting ‘The Bare Necessities’ with Andy Serki’s new telling of The Jungle Book, Mowgli. Will this score at the box office, or will audiences stay away in droves after shelling out $966 million globally to watch [...]

May 22, 2018

8 Is The New 11: First Poster For OCEAN’S 8

Sandra Bullock is the sister of George Clooney’s Danny Ocean in Ocean’s 8, the spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s all-star comedy-heist franchise. Bullock is Debbie Ocean, Danny’s estranged sister and she’s getting in on the family business [...]

December 17, 2017

All Eyez On Me: The Best Music Biopics

Musicians are often some of the most interesting, unique, scrutinised and debated over figures in popular culture, which has led to a plethora of music biopics over the years. While many simply follow the same well trodden narratives that biopics [...]

June 21, 2017

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