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Remembering The Great Tony Scott

Director Tony Scott was born on June 21st 1944. He followed in the footsteps of his older brother, director Ridley Scott, by attending Art College. He then made his way into the advertising industry, working for his brother’s company, Ridley [...]

June 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: 15 MINUTES

John Herzfeld – 2001 John Herzfeld‘s 15 Minutes is a so-so cop thriller starring Robert De Niro and Edward Burns. Herzfeld’s film features the occasional good moment, but this is otherwise routine stuff.  It’s nice to see [...]

May 3, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SCORE

Frank Oz – 2001 The Score sees a great cast heading-up an old-fashioned caper film from director Frank Oz. Young upstart Edward Norton steals the honours from acting greats Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando.  A slick and well made film, The [...]

February 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: JACKIE BROWN

Quentin Tarantino – 1997 Although it’s not quite as good as Pulp Fiction (few films could be), Jackie Brown is brilliant piece of filmmaking from Quentin Tarantino. This Elmore Leonard adaptation is an engrossing, laid-back [...]

December 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: FLAWLESS

Joel Schumacher – 1999 Flawless is one of Joel Schumacher‘s best films and it features wonderful performances from both Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Schumacher’s film is as thought-provoking as it is funny and it [...]

December 28, 2020

Notebook Reviews: RONIN

John Frankenheimer – 1998 The great John Frankenheimer is almost at the top of his game with Ronin. The thriller features some truly dazzling car chases that have to be seen to be believed – much like the ones in his racing drama, Grand [...]

November 7, 2020

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