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Behind The Scenes: Will Smith On The Set Of I AM LEGEND

Director Francis Lawrence’s I Am Legend is a pretty decent stab at adapting Richard Matheson’s seminal 1954 sci-fi/horror novel of the same name for the screen. Having said that, this Akiva Goldsman and Mark Protosevich written movie isn’t as [...]

July 7, 2024

Notebook Reviews: EARTHQUAKE

Mark Robson – 1974. Earthquake is a damn good disaster movie – one of the genre’s finest. Mark Robson’s film is a hugely entertaining action epic and there’s a fine lead role from the great Charlton Heston (doing what [...]

December 10, 2021

The Mighty Charlton Heston

The words icon and legend are bandied about a great deal in modern society. Most of the time they mean nothing or at the very least they are simple hyperbole. However, when these words are used to describe Charlton Heston they come across as an [...]

October 4, 2021

The Mighty Richard Donner

The mighty Richard Donner turned 91 years old on 24 April 2021. Donner is one of the all-time great Hollywood directors who cut his teeth in advertising and television, working on some of the most iconic shows of the 1960s and 1970s (The Twilight [...]

April 24, 2021

Notebook Reviews: TOWN & COUNTRY

Peter Chelsom – 2001 Town & Country is a criminally under-rated movie which was over shadowed by its troubled production. This Warren Beatty led screwball comedy is great fun and the cast is wonderful – Beatty is joined by Diane [...]

April 1, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ANY GIVEN SUNDAY

Oliver Stone – 1999 Oliver Stone is at the top of his game with this sports-based drama which features a fantastic cast  – Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, James Woods, LL Cool, Matthew Modine, Aaron Eckhart and the [...]

March 25, 2021

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

Notebook Reviews: TOUCH OF EVIL

Orson Welles – 1958 Charlton Heston playing a Mexican? The remastered version of the mighty Orson Welles‘ Touch Of Evil is an absolute master-class in style and direction. Welles creates some brilliant atmosphere in the Mexican [...]

September 11, 2020

The Unholy Power Of Richard Donner’s THE OMEN

The Omen saw Richard Donner not only break into the directing A-list, but he also delivered one of the all-time great horror movies. After years of working on television, Donner kick-started his career with the classy 1976 demonic chiller. Gregory [...]

July 17, 2020

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