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Notebook Reviews: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner and Simon Wells – 1998 The Prince Of Egypt is an epic and entertaining animated feature with a tremendous cast of voices (Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, [...]

November 18, 2023

Notebook Reviews: X-MEN

Bryan Singer – 2000. Bryan Singer‘s X-Men is a comic book movie which really delivers the goods in a big, big way. A strong screenplay, good character development and a top-notch cast (Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle [...]

December 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Jeremy Saulnier’s GREEN ROOM

Jeremy Saulnier’s 2015 thriller, Green Room is like a punk song (keep with me here) – it’s hard, fast and a violent thriller which packs a powerful punch. This is an edge of your seat modern day exploitation film, filled with gore and [...]

July 20, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CONSPIRACY THEORY

Richard Donner – 1997 Conspiracy Theory is a top-notch thriller from the winning combo of Mel Gibson and Richard Donner. It improves with repeat viewings and there’s a good mix of laughs and thrills to be had. Julia Roberts is somewhat [...]

March 4, 2021

Hugh Jackman Joins The Cast Of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

This isn’t a big surprise, but Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play Wolverine in director Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. The move further cements the fact this film will combine elements from Singer’s original trilogy and [...]

December 2, 2012

Vanity Is Fair For Paramount Pictures

The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a fantastic image celebrating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary. The images below get bigger if you click on them, but Vanity Fair has a pretty nifty zoom option so that you can get up-close and personal with [...]

June 13, 2012

Back to the Future: Hollywood’s Fascination with Prequels

The release date for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is looming, and the marketing materials won’t have you know it, but the film is a prequel to Scott’s 1979 film, Alien. The term “prequel” is something of a dirty word in Hollywood these days, [...]

May 25, 2012