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Notebook Reviews: BLACK HAWK DOWN

Ridley Scott – 2001 Black Hawk Down is one of Ridley Scott‘s finest films. This is a superbly constructed action picture which is wonderfully shot and edited to within an inch of its life.  The epic Jerry Bruckheimer production has a [...]

April 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MOULIN ROUGE!

Baz Luhrmann – 2001 Moulin Rouge! is a stylish and energetic musical from director Baz Luhrmann. The film features a punchy soundtrack and enthusiastic dance numbers, which sit alongside huge, impressively designed sets (the film looks [...]

March 9, 2021

Johnny Depp’s MORTDECAI Was Never Given A Chance

Johnny Depp’s performances have become synonymous with silly costumes and even sillier accents. Both of these affectations are present and correct in Mortdecai but they add to the 2015 film’s overall general over-the-top tone. David [...]

October 21, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Gavin O’Connor’s JANE GOT A GUN

The popularity for the western ebbs and flows and every time the genre looks ready to be put out to pasture, along comes a film which re-energises it and kicks-off a whole new spate of ‘oaters’. However, for every Dances With Wolves or True Grit [...]

September 21, 2020

Notebook Reviews: ROGUE TRADER

James Dearden – 1999 A surprisingly entertaining financial yarn based on the true-life story of banker Nick Leeson. At times Rogue Trader is a touch too technical, but Dearden creates some decent tension throughout. Ewan McGregor is solid and [...]

April 19, 2020

Golden Globes 2018 Winners List

And the Awards Season has officially begun with the 75th Golden Globe Awards. The ceremony had a mixed bunch of winners – but at this stage it looks like the season belongs to Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Gary Oldman won Best [...]

January 8, 2018

The OBI-WAN KENOBI Movie Is Our Only STAR WARS Hope

Of all the Star Wars spin-off/prequel movie ideas that Disney and Lucasfilm could use, the only one that makes real sense is an Ob-Wan Kenobi movie. We’ve seen the character old with Alec Guinness in 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope and [...]

August 17, 2017

All Star Trailer For John Le Carré’s OUR KIND OF TRAITOR

This is the first trailer for the screen adaptation of John le Carré’s Our Kind Of Traitor. Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis and Naomie Harris star in this thriller from director Susanna White and screenwriter Hossein Amini. This [...]

March 29, 2016

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