elvis

Notebook Reviews: ELVIS – THE MOVIE

John Carpenter – 1979 Elvis is an exceptionally well-made TV movie from John Carpenter. This is a serious change of pace for the horror director, but he shows a deft touch in delivering an impressive musical biopic. Carpenter regular, Kurt [...]

July 7, 2021

Notebook Reviews: 3000 MILES TO GRACELAND

Demian Lichtenstein – 2001 What a concept. What a cast. What a bizarre film! Surreal, funky and very violent – 3000 Miles To Graceland is one of the most off-beat mainstream films to hit the screen – is it any wonder it tanked at [...]

May 28, 2021

The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

Review: ELVIS FROM OUTER SPACE Is A Hunka Hunka Burning Junk

Elvis From Outer Space is one tiny (and long played-out) joke stretched to fill a slow and suffering 90 minutes of so-called cinema. The title pretty much sums up what this low budget sci-fi comedy is about and your tolerance for it will depend on [...]

July 10, 2020

ELVIS UNLEASHED

Elvis Presley was (is) possibly the greatest musical artist of all time. You could argue that he helped make popular what it is today and that he defined what being a teenager is. His vocals were second to none and he had charisma which surpasses [...]

September 14, 2019

Profile: Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell‘s first screen appearance was opposite Elvis Presley in 1962’s It Happened At The World’s Fair (he plays a kid who kicks Elvis in the shin). He went on to have a long career as a child star for Disney, before teaming [...]

March 17, 2013