michael douglas

Notebook Reviews: DIAL M FOR MURDER

Alfred Hitchcock – 1954 The great Alfred Hitchcock‘s Dial M For Murder is a superb thriller which features a fantastic role for Ray Milland (Grace Kelly is also wonderful). The whole thing is pure tension, with event after event piled on [...]

January 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE GAME

David Fincher – 1997 Michael Douglas delivers a fine performance in this dark and twisty thriller from director David Fincher. Sean Penn gives good support, but his role is slight and he’s somewhat under-used.  As expected, [...]

December 7, 2020

Notebook Reviews: ONE NIGHT AT McCOOLS

Harald Zwart – 2001 One Night At McCools is a really bizarre little film with a great cast (Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman and Michael Douglas) and some very funny moments. A wonderful feel and a good pace keeps the energy [...]

October 20, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE JEWEL OF THE NILE

Lewis Teague – 1985 The Jewel Of The Nile is an enjoyable follow-up to 1984’s Romancing The Stone. It might not be as good as Robert Zemeckis’ original, but it still has a lot of charm. The script features some witty lines and the [...]

October 10, 2020

Notebook Reviews: TRAFFIC

Steven Soderbergh – 2000 Traffic is an exceptionally well acted and directed drugs drama from the great Steven Soderbergh. It’s compelling viewing and Michael Douglas delivers some career best work as a freshly appointed Drugs Tsar who [...]

September 5, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE STAR CHAMBER

Peter Hyams – 1983 The Star Chamber well made and thought-provking thriller from director Peter Hyams. It’s well acted by Michael Douglas, but his role is a little slight and a lot more could have been made of the premise. Too much time [...]

August 19, 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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