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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

Obituary: Film Director Mike Nichols 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the multi-award-winning film and stage director has died from a heart attack aged 83. The German born Nichols started his career in stand-up, where he partnered with Elaine May (write and direct), before making his directing debut with [...]

November 20, 2014

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