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Notebook Reviews: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Tony Scott – 1998 Enemy Of The State sees Tony Scott directing Will Smith and Gene Hackman in this hugely entertaining paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with his usual visual fervour, giving this festive action film some incredible energy and a [...]

September 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: END OF DAYS

Peter Hyams – 1999 End Of Days is a gloriously old-fashioned action movie from director Peter Hyams. This end of the century thriller plays like The Omen meets Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Arnold Schwarzenegger is great as the ex-cop battling [...]

August 20, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: END OF DAYS

End Of Days sees Arnold Schwarzenegger fighting Satan (Gabriel Byrne) during the 1999 festive season. Okay, so I know it’s The Omen meets Terminator 2, but I loved this on-the-cusp of the millennium and I still love it more than 20 years on. The [...]

December 1, 2020

St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012