john boorman

Uncovering Curiosities: John Boorman’s ZARDOZ

John Boorman’s Zardoz can be blamed for being a lot of things, but predictable isn’t one of them. This 1974 starrer for Sean Connery bucks convention on all levels and Boorman delivers one of the oddest science fiction movies ever to star an [...]

November 3, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE TAILOR OF PANAMA

John Boorman – 2001 John Boorman’s The Tailor of Panama is a fantastic black-comedy thriller which is based on the novel John le Carré. They don’t make enough films with this type of energy. Geoffrey Rush is great at the titular [...]

September 24, 2020

Obituary: Powers Boothe Dead At 68

Powers Boothe was a powerful screen presence. You might say that Boothe was a character actor, but he was much more than that. He had his own gravitational pull, anchoring movies and TV shows with his own brand of gravitas and strength. Boothe has [...]

May 15, 2017

St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013