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Notebook Reviews: WYATT EARP

Lawrence Kasdan – 1993 Directed, produced and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan, Wyatt Earp is a great looking historical epic. However, this western just doesn’t work despite a lot of great elements. It’s not bad, it’s just [...]

July 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

Wes Anderson – 2001 A perfect cast heads-up Wes Anderson‘s wonderful follow-up to Rushmore. Gene Hackman is excellent as always although Bill Murray is underused – but the rest of the cast more than make up for that. The soundtrack [...]

May 26, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HEARTBREAKERS

David Mirkin – 2001 Hearbreakers isn’t a bad comedy – but it would be nothing without it’s brilliant cast. Gene Hackman seems to be having a great time – the role is an odd choice for him. Sigourney Weaver [...]

May 22, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SUPERMAN II

Richard Lester – 1980 Continuing the Man Of Steel‘s story from Richard Donner‘s brilliant original, Superman II isn’t quite as good as its predecessor – but it’s close. Very close. Gene Hackman and Christopher [...]

May 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE

Richard Donner – 1978 Richard Donner‘s Superman is one of the great comic book adaptions – and it’s as close to a living comic book as you could possibly get.  Christopher Reeve is flawless as the Man Of Steel and Gene [...]

May 11, 2021

The Mighty Richard Donner

The mighty Richard Donner turned 91 years old on 24 April 2021. Donner is one of the all-time great Hollywood directors who cut his teeth in advertising and television, working on some of the most iconic shows of the 1960s and 1970s (The Twilight [...]

April 24, 2021

The Great Jack Nicholson

The great Jack Nicholson turned 84 years old on 2021. Nicholson’s Hollywood career has been anything but conventional. As an actor he has played the game his own way, choosing a selection of roles, which on paper appear to be oddball decisions [...]

April 22, 2021

WONDER WOMAN 1984 Is Better Than 2017’s Wonder Woman

Like with a lot of big movies these days, Wonder Woman 1984 has been hit with an unwarranted backlash online. It’s okay to have differing opinions – there’s nothing wrong with it. Your opinion is as valid as anyone else’s. [...]

December 28, 2020

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