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Remembering David Bowie

  Musician, actor and cultural trendsetter, the great David Bowie was one of the few artists who managed to legitimately transcend pop consciousness – he was his own thing. He was David Bowie. Born David Jones on January 8, 1947, Bowie [...]

January 8, 2022

Notebook Reviews: AFTER HOURS

Martin Scorcese  – 1985 After Hours is an energetic black comedy from Martin Scorsese – it’s a real change of pace for the director. For the first hour this is a hugely enjoyable piece, but after that it begins to lose momentum (it [...]

January 25, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE MUSE

Albert Brooks – 1999 Writer/director/star Albert Brooks‘ The Muse isn’t a bad Hollywood satire, but it’s not quite as biting as it thinks it is. The cast is good (Brooks, Jeff Bridges, Sharon Stone, Andie McDowell) and the [...]

January 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BRINGING OUT THE DEAD

Martin Scorsese – 1999 Martin Scorsese‘s Bringing Out The Dead is a bleak and grimy drama which can be difficult to watch at times. The cast do some great work with Nicolas Cage delivering under-the-radar performance and a stand-out [...]

November 23, 2020

Academy Awards 2020: Joker Leads The Oscar Pack

It’s not really a surprise that the multi-award winning, billion dollar grossing Joker is leading the pack with 11 nominations at the 2020 Academy Awards. If I were a betting man, I’d say that Joaquin Phoenix is a lock to win the Best [...]

January 14, 2020

The 2020 Golden Globes Full Nominations List

It’s easy to become cynical when you write about movies. You get to see the good, the bad and the ugly and sometimes that makes you jaded. However, there’s nothing like watching quality movies succeed and when you see the list of [...]

December 9, 2019

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