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Director Mike Nichols

Born in Berlin, Germany on 6 November 1931, Mike Nichols started his entertainment career in the 1950 as a standup comedian alongside partner Elaine May. He made his directing debut with 1966’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a drama [...]

November 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

Alan J. Pakula – 1976 All the President’s Men is a wonderful political thriller from the great Alan J. Pakula. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman make for a brilliant pairing as Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the two Washington [...]

July 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BILLY BATHGATE

Robert Benton – 1991 Robert Benton’s Billy Bathgate was a huge bomb at the box office when it was released in 1991 – and it’s a massive clunker on a narrative level too. Admittedly it’s a very good looking movie – [...]

March 30, 2021

Notebook Reviews: RAIN MAN

  Barry Levinson – 1988 Rain Man is an energetic road movie and director Barry Levinson delivers everything that you would want from this type of film.  The film sees Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise give performances at the top of their game [...]

August 31, 2020

Warren Beatty And Madonna On The Set Of DICK TRACY

Dick Tracy is one of those 1990s curiosities which seems to have been forgotten in the mists of time. If you’re young, you might not even know it exists. However, in the summer of 1990 Warren Beatty‘s movie was everywhere. Based on the [...]

January 11, 2020

Blu-ray Review: THE DANISH GIRL Is A Monumental Bore

Gloriously good proof that not every true life story needs to be made into a movie, The Danish Girl is a turgid piece of Oscar-bait cinema that neither educates or entertains over its two hour running time. This 1920s set film sees Eddie Reddmayne [...]

May 8, 2016

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