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The Mighty Charlton Heston

The words icon and legend are bandied about a great deal in modern society. Most of the time they mean nothing or at the very least they are simple hyperbole. However, when these words are used to describe Charlton Heston they come across as an [...]

October 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Peter Sattler’s CAMP X-RAY

Camp X-Ray is a solid 2014 drama set within the confines of Guantanamo Bay, Kristen Stewart is the young soldier who strikes-up an unlikely relationship with one of the camp’s detainees (they can’t be called prisoner’s because they’d be [...]

September 4, 2021

Bruce Springsteen’s Cinema

The mighty Bruce Springsteen is an American legend. He’s sort of like the musical equivalent of John Wayne or Clint Eastwood, a strong presence who delivers a quintessential view of the United States. Springsteen has always been a huge [...]

February 8, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD

George Stevens – 1965 Based on the international bestselling book (The Bible!), The Greatest Story Ever Told is a glorious retelling of the life of Jesus Christ from director George Stevens. This 1965 biblical epic is loaded with a stacked [...]

September 17, 2020

The John Wayne Legacy

Today John Wayne might be a controversial figure due to the woke world in which we live, but that hasn’t always been the case. ‘The Duke’ was possibly one of the most iconic actors of all-time – and Wayne’s lasting cinematic legacy [...]

August 17, 2020

John Carpenter’s ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13

Released in 1976, Assault On Precinct 13 was John Carpenter’s second feature film after the low budget science fiction film Dark Star. The film is a homage to the great Howard Hawks and it’s a riff’s on the director’s 1959 [...]

June 29, 2020

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