james garner

Uncovering Curiosities: John Sturges’ HOUR OF THE GUN

John Sturges’ 1967 western, Hour Of The Gun is not only a fine example of the genre, but it’s also one of the finest films focusing on the legendary lawman, Wyatt Earp. Sturges’ film is a pseudo-sequel to his 1957 film, Gunfight At [...]

November 20, 2021

Remembering The Great Roger Moore

The great Roger Moore is the charismatic star who is best known for his 12-year run as James Bond from 1973 to 1985, along with his turn as Simon Templar in the television series The Saint, a show which ran from 1962-1969. Moore was born in London [...]

October 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: TWILIGHT

Robert Benton – 1998. Twilight is an excellent modern day film noir with a hugely impressive cast. The great Paul Newman leads the way but Robert Benton‘s film also stars the mighty James Garner, Gene Hackman, Susan Sarandon, Reese [...]

September 15, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SPACE COWBOYS

Clint Eastwood – 2000 Clint Eastwood‘s Space Cowboys plays like Armageddon for old folks – and I don’t mean that in a derogatory way. This is one of Eastwood’s finest crowd-pleasers. The cast is great with Eastwood, [...]

April 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MURPHY’S ROMANCE

Martin Ritt  – 1985 Martin Ritt’s Murphy’s Romance is an amiable romantic comedy with a charming Oscar nominated performance from the great James Garner. Sally Field might be the star of Murphy’s Romance, but Garner steals [...]

November 29, 2020

The Genius Of James Garner

Nobody did laid-back cool quite like the great James Garner. An underrated star, Garner was probably the first person to move effortlessly between movies and television – something he often did over the course of his career. Maverick, The Great [...]

June 15, 2020

Notebook Reviews: SUNSET

Blake Edwards – 1988  Blake Edwards’ Sunset is an enjoyable comedy-thriller with a great pairing of James Garner (playing Wyatt Earp for the second time following Hour of the Gun) and Bruce Willis in the leads. Edwards’ film hits a [...]

April 12, 2020

Blu-ray Review: STEVE MCQUEEN: THE MAN & LE MANS

Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans is a captivating documentary which offers a fascinating insight into screen icon Steve McQueen, a star who continues to shine with his face adorning millions of student gigs and bachelor pads nearly forty years [...]

June 8, 2017

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