schindler’s list

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

Notebook Reviews: NIGHT AND FOG (NUIT ET BROUILLARD)

Alain Resnais – 1956 Night And Fog is a powerful and harrowing documentary about the holocaust. It’s emotionally gripping stuff and it makes Steven Spielberg’s  Schindler’s List seem like a sanitised, Hollywood version of [...]

February 18, 2021

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

Review: Steven Spielberg’s JAWS Is A Masterpiece

Jaws may be Steven Spielberg’s greatest achievement. Sure, Schindler’s List may get more critical kudos and Indiana Jones may be more iconic – but Spielberg’s 1975 adaptation of Peter Benchley’s aquatic thriller is a masterpiece from start [...]

June 25, 2012