joel silver

Notebook Reviews: SWORDFISH

Dominic Sena – 2001 Although somewhat disappointing considering the talent involved (John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones and Sam Shepard, Dominic Sena and Joel Silver), Swordfish highlights that Jackman is a [...]

December 22, 2020

Remembering Jan De Bont’s THE HAUNTING

Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson, Catherine Zeta Jones and Lili Taylor top-lined Jan De Bont’s expensive clunker The Haunting in 1999. The film is an adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House and and updated version [...]

August 14, 2020

We Don’t Want A Reboot Of THE MATRIX

Why do we need a reboot of The Matrix? The Matrix is one of the defining movies in cinema history. It came from nowhere back in 1999 and changed the face of how science fiction and action movies were made. The Wachowskis tapped into something that [...]

March 15, 2017

Is There Hope For LETHAL WEAPON 5?

Producer Joel Silver has recently parted ways with Warner Bros. after spending 25 years at the studio. During his time there Silver was behind the Matrix franchise, Lethal Weapon films and more recently two Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey [...]

June 22, 2012

DVD Review: Liam Neeson Does His Action Thing In UNKNOWN

In recent years Liam Neeson has re-imagined himself as the thinking man’s aging action hero. Taken saw him…er take his career to the next level, and he followed it up with The A-Team and now Unknown – a film, if the marketing materials [...]

March 31, 2012