jerry bruckheimer

Notebook Reviews: GONE IN 60 SECONDS

Domenic Sena – 2000. Gone In 60 Seconds is a hugely enjoyable slice of mainstream entertainment from the mighty Jerry Bruckheimer. This popcorn thriller is expertly shot by director Dominic Sena – the film has a beautiful colour palette [...]

October 10, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Tony Scott – 1998 Enemy Of The State sees Tony Scott directing Will Smith and Gene Hackman in this hugely entertaining paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with his usual visual fervour, giving this festive action film some incredible energy and a [...]

September 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ARMAGEDDON

  Michael Bay – 1998 Michael Bay‘s Armageddon is totally preposterous – but it’s great fun. You need to embrace the concept or you’ll never enjoy this Jerry Bruckheimer produced disaster movie. This oil-riggers on an [...]

June 28, 2021

Remembering The Great Tony Scott

Director Tony Scott was born on June 21st 1944. He followed in the footsteps of his older brother, director Ridley Scott, by attending Art College. He then made his way into the advertising industry, working for his brother’s company, Ridley [...]

June 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: KING ARTHUR

Antoine Fuqua – 2004 King Arthur is a hugely disappointing production from the usually very reliable Jerry Bruckheimer. This Antoine Fuqua directed film is a terrible cinematic interpretation of the Arthurian legend. The visuals are bland, the [...]

June 18, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BLACK HAWK DOWN

Ridley Scott – 2001 Black Hawk Down is one of Ridley Scott‘s finest films. This is a superbly constructed action picture which is wonderfully shot and edited to within an inch of its life.  The epic Jerry Bruckheimer production has a [...]

April 23, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Enemy Of The State sees the mighty Tony Scott direct Will Smith/Gene Hackman in this great paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with visual fervour, giving this festive actioner some incredible energy.  This techno thriller mirrored a world in flux, [...]

November 29, 2020

Notebook Reviews: PEARL HARBOR

Michael Bay  – 2001 Michael Bay’s epic blockbuster features some spectacular action and special effects. Pearl Harbor has the usual Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay feel with orange sunsets and slow-motion. Ben Affleck does his leading [...]

October 16, 2020

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