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Notebook Reviews: BLACK HAWK DOWN

Ridley Scott – 2001 Black Hawk Down is one of Ridley Scott‘s finest films. This is a superbly constructed action picture which is wonderfully shot and edited to within an inch of its life.  The epic Jerry Bruckheimer production has a [...]

April 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SWORDFISH

Dominic Sena – 2001 Although somewhat disappointing considering the talent involved (John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones and Sam Shepard, Dominic Sena and Joel Silver), Swordfish highlights that Jackman is a [...]

December 22, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Mateo Gil’s BLACKTHORN

Director Mateo Gil’s Blackthorn is a revisionist western starring the late Sam Shepard, that supposes that Butch Cassidy didn’t die in his infamous shootout with the Bolivian army (alongside The Sundance Kid) in 1908, but that he lived in the [...]

September 17, 2020

Ewan McGregor Moves To AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the George Clooney produced drama, August: Osage County. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star in the John Wells directed film – which is based on the Pulitzer and Tony-winning play by Tracy Letts. According to [...]

September 18, 2012