robert zemeckis

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

Remembering Jan De Bont’s THE HAUNTING

Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson, Catherine Zeta Jones and Lili Taylor top-lined Jan De Bont’s expensive clunker The Haunting in 1999. The film is an adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House and and updated version [...]

August 14, 2020

The Wild, The Innocent & The Release Date Shuffle

Hold on to your hats because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! If you thought that you had your summer movie schedule all planned out as a way of getting over the Coronavirus pandemic, then think again!   Warner Bros has shifted the release of [...]

June 13, 2020

Eric Stoltz As Marty McFly In BACK TO THE FUTURE

One of the great all-time casting switcheroos was when Michael J. Fox replaced Eric Stoltz a few weeks into the shoot of Robert Zemeckis‘ Back To The Future. This image shows Stoltz as Marty McFly alongside Christopher Lloyd‘s Doc [...]

April 18, 2020

Notebook Reviews: CASTAWAY

Robert Zemeckis – 2001  An amazing cinematic feat, Castaway captivates throughout its entire running time. Tom Hanks is excellent in the lead, going through a gruelling transformation and commanding the screen alone for the majority of the [...]

April 10, 2020

Notebook Reviews: WHAT LIES BENEATH

Robert Zemeckis – 2000 Boy, does What Lies Beneath work. Zemeckis has crafted a fine supernatural thriller, with great performances from Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer. The pair play to their strengths as Zemeckis riffs on the work of [...]

March 26, 2020

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