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Notebook Reviews: STAR WARS EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE

George Lucas – 1999. George Lucas returned to the Star Wars galaxy (and directing) with the entertaining Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Is this prequel as good as the original films? Of course its not, but The Phantom [...]

October 18, 2021

The Best Scene In Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS

Steve McQueen’s 2018 film Widows is a screen adaptation of Linda LaPlante’s 1980s mini-series. Transplanting the action across the Atlantic to Chicago, McQueen brings his usual well composed direction to proceedings, turning this pulpy tale [...]

April 13, 2021

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

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

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