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Uncovering Curiosities: Woody Allen’s SCOOP

Scoop isn’t one of Woody Allen’s finest movies but it’s an entertaining diversion that moves along at a decent pace. The 2006 mystery is one of Allen’s ‘London movies’ and it stars his latter day muse Scarlett Johansson alongside Allen [...]

June 19, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SWORDFISH

Dominic Sena – 2001 Although somewhat disappointing considering the talent involved (John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones and Sam Shepard, Dominic Sena and Joel Silver), Swordfish highlights that Jackman is a [...]

December 22, 2020

Notebook Reviews: SOMEONE LIKE YOU / ANIMAL ATTRACTION

Tony Goldwyn – 2001 Someone Like You (released in the UK as Animal Attraction) is a somewhat disappointING romantic comedy. It lacks in the witty dialogue department – a must for this type of movie. The great cast works hard (Ashley [...]

December 9, 2020

Remembering The Cinematic Atrocity That Is MOVIE 43

Movie 43  totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release in 2013 but its $6 million budget mean that it tuned a profit after grossing $8.8 million at the US box office and $32.4 million globally. This comes despite a top tier [...]

August 17, 2020

Cracking LOGAN Trailer Inspires Movies In Focus

I walked out of Bryan Singer’s X-Men in 2000 knowing that Hugh Jackman would be a star. While the previous two Wolverine movies haven’t been great, I’m shocked by how good this new teaser for Logan looks. I know a large part of that has [...]

October 20, 2016

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