robert redford

Notebook Reviews: ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

Alan J. Pakula – 1976 All the President’s Men is a wonderful political thriller from the great Alan J. Pakula. Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman make for a brilliant pairing as Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the two Washington [...]

July 23, 2021

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: SPY GAME

Tony Scott – 2001 Spy Game is a hugely enjoyable old-school espionage thriller from the great Tony Scott. This is a visually impressive and incredibly tense piece, featuring the wonderful pairing of Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. Redford is [...]

May 4, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE LAST CASTLE

Rod Lurie – 2001 Director Rod Lurie delivers a thoughtful, but hugely entertaining prison drama with The Last Castle. Robert Redford is great in the lead role – but Lurie’s film also has a fantastic supporting cast – James [...]

April 15, 2021

The Sundance Kid: Robert Redford

The mighty Robert Redford is one of the all-time great movie stars. He’s a politically active star, although one who has spent a lot of time carefully crafting his screen image and a wonderfully rich filmography since he big screen debut in the [...]

February 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: INDECENT PROPOSAL

Adrian Lyne – 1993 Indecent Proposal is a solid romantic drama from Fatal Attraction director Adrian Lyne. The main cast is great – Woody Harrelson, Demi Moore and Robert Redford (who isn’t in it enough) all ensure that this is [...]

January 13, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR

Robert Redford, Sydney Pollack. Christmas. Three Days Of The Condor is 1970s cinema at its best. Redford is at his movie star best and the festive setting helps add some wintry chills.  Robert Redford plays Joe Turner, a lowly CIA analyst [...]

November 30, 2020

Tom Cruise Still Has All The Right Movies

The mighty Tom Cruise’s boyish charm helped propel him to superstardom in the 1980s. He parlayed that success into working with Hollywood’s top directors (Steven Spielberg, Tony Scott, Brian DePalma, Robert Redford, Oliver Stone) starring a [...]

July 3, 2020

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