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John Houston  – 1948. Written and directed by the great John Huston, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a film which rightly regarded as a classic. This tense treasure hunt drama sees Humphrey Bogart, Tim Holt and Walter Huston searching [...]

October 21, 2021

Behind The Scenes: Ben Affleck Directing LIVE BY NIGHT

2016’s Live By Night is a luscious and luminous film. It features some beautiful production design and costumes, creating a vibrant world that echoes nearly a century of wonderful gangster movies. Ben Affleck’s adaptation of Dennis [...]

November 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE MALTESE FALCON

John Hutson  – 1941 The Maltese Falcon is a true classic and one of the great film noirs. John Huston wrote and directed this adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s novel and it’s a film which set the template for all other detective [...]

November 3, 2020

Top 10 Movie Stars Of All Time

There is a difference between what makes a great movie star and what makes a great actor. While the stars on this list are undoubtedly good actors, they have a something extra which makes them great movie stars. Therefore, wonderful actors like Gene [...]

September 1, 2012

CASABLANCA – Classic Hollywood At Its Best

Many films have been labelled with the “classic” tag over the years. Few really deserve it, however Casablanca certainly does. I recently had the opportunity to catch the film on the big screen for the second time, and it still works – seventy [...]

April 2, 2012