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Remembering The Great Alan Rickman

The great Alan Rickman made movies better. No matter the film, no matter the role, Rickman delivered on a level that only the best actors can. He was able to cover a multitude of colours in every performance and he could move from evil to charming [...]

January 14, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Ed Zwick’s DEFIANCE

There have been a slew of holocaust dramas over the years which attempt to show the Second World War from different cinematic perspectives. For 2008’s Defiance, director Ed Zwick decided to focus on Jewish refugees fighting for their [...]

September 20, 2021

Remembering Kevin Costner’s WATERWORLD

Waterworld is often seen as one of Hollywood’s legendary bombs (even though it actually made money). The Kevin Reynolds directed release had a production budget of $175 million and took another $50 million to market. It grossed over $264 million [...]

July 28, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

Kevin Reynolds – 2002 The Count Of Monte Cristo is a wonderfully old-fashioned swashbuckling adventure from director Kevin Reynolds. Much like his 1991 film, Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves Reynold’s adaptation of Alexandre [...]

May 29, 2021

New Clips From Otto Bathurst’s ROBIN HOOD

Otto Bathurst’s Robin Hood is an unknown quantity at this stage. Will it be a classic like Errol Flynn’s or largely forgotten like the 2010 Russell Crowe/Ridley Scott joint? All will be revealed when Taron Egerton picks up his bow and [...]

October 31, 2018

Obituary: Alan Rickman 1946 – 2016

Alan Rickman, the acclaimed stage and screen actor has died from cancer at the age of 69. Rickman made movies better. No matter the film, no matter the role, Rickman delivered on a level that only the best actors can. He was able to cover a [...]

January 14, 2016

Director Kevin Reynolds Tackles Jesus Christ In RESURRECTION

Kevin Reynolds is a very fine director. He’s a man who never gets the credit he deserves, despite having helmed the likes of Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Waterworld, The Count of Monte Cristo, One Eight Seven and Hatfields and McCoys. That’s a [...]

October 1, 2013

Review: Daniel Craig In WWII Drama DEFIANCE

There have been a slew of holocaust dramas released in cinemas that attempt to show the Second World War from a different cinematic perspective. Defiance is another film to add to the list, and the “gimmick” that director Ed Zwick has decided to [...]

April 6, 2012