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Remembering JASON KING Starring Peter Wyngarde

Your enjoyment of Jason King depends on several things: how much you enjoyed the 1970s, how funny you find 1970s fashion and how much you enjoy 1970s television (especially British television from the 1970s). If it’s one or all of the above then [...]

September 4, 2021

Notebook Reviews: FLASH GORDON

Frederick Stephani – 1936 The 1936 Flash Gordon serial is a rollicking-good science fiction yarn. There’s great fun to be had as Buster Crabbe’s Flash battles Charles Middleton’s Ming The Merciless. Crabbe is great – [...]

February 2, 2021

Max Von Sydow Dies Aged 90

The great Max von Sydow has died at the age of 90. The iconic actor had a fascinating career, making 11 films with director Ingmar Bergman, including 1957’s The Seventh Seal. He would then go on to score over 100 credits in a variety of genres [...]

March 9, 2020

MOST Comic Book Superhero Movies Aren’t Cinema

There’s currently a war raging.  There are those who believe that comic book superhero movies aren’t cinema in the truest sense of the word and there are those who believe these movies are wonderful examples of what the art of the [...]

November 13, 2019

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