george clooney

Notebook Reviews: ONE FINE DAY

Michael Hoffman – 1996. One Fine Day is an excellent romantic comedy starring George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer. There’s a real old-school charm to Michael Hoffman’s movie and aside from the updated technology, it feels like it [...]

January 7, 2022

Notebook Reviews: THE PERFECT STORM

Wolfgang Peterson – 2000. Seafaring drama The Perfect Storm sees Wolfgang Petersen directing George Clooney in his first out-and-out box office hit. It’s a solid enough disaster movie, but the characters are a little underdeveloped and [...]

October 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: OUT OF SIGHT

Steven Soderbergh – 1998. Out Of Sight is as slick and fun crime film from director Steven Soderbergh. If you need an example of a movie in which all the elements come together in a perfect way, then this is it. The direction is superb, the [...]

September 20, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THREE KINGS

David O. Russell – 1999. Director David O. Russell delivers as visceral and thought-provoking Gulf War movie in the shape of Three Kings. On the surface this is a war/heist film, but Russell’s film much more than that. The director gives [...]

September 16, 2021

Remembering The Mighty Joel Schumacher

The mighty Joel Schumacher was born on the 29 August 1939 – the same year that Batman made his first appearance.  As one of the all-time great directors, he helmed a wonderful selection of films that included everything from The Incredible [...]

August 29, 2021

Notebook Reviews: OCEAN’S 11

Steven Soderbergh – 2001 Wow! You really just can’t top this heist caper from the great Steven Soderbergh – and what a cast he’s assembled: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Elliot Gould and [...]

May 16, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Joseph Ruben’s PENTHOUSE NORTH

Actors don’t get any better than Michael Keaton – they really don’t. Keaton doesn’t work nearly enough and it is always welcome to see him on screen. He gets the lead role in director Joseph Ruben’s 2013 thriller Penthouse [...]

April 17, 2021

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