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Notebook Reviews: PAYBACK

Brian Helgeland -1999. Payback is a slick but gritty modern film noir from writer-turned-director Brian Helgeland. Mel Gibson plays things somewhat against type as the anti-hero out for revenge after being double-crossed and left for dead. [...]

September 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HUDSON HAWK

Michael Lehmann – 1991 Michael Lehmann‘s Hudson Hawk is an under-appreciated masterpiece. This Bruce Willis starrer may have been hammered by the press and bombed at the US box office, but it’s fantastic fun. The humour may be a [...]

June 24, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CHARADE

Stanley Donen – 1963 Fantastic! Both Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are on fantastic form in this romantic-comedy-spy-thriller. The script sparkles with great one-liners and witty banter. The supporting cast is brilliant too: James Coburn, [...]

February 10, 2021