james garner

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

The Passing Of An Acting Great: James Garner Dead at 86

  The great James Garner has died at the age of 86. At the minute the cause of death is unknown, but it is being reported that he died in his Los Angeles home. Nobody did laid-back cool quite like James Garner. An underrated star, Garner was [...]

July 20, 2014

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