sean connery

Notebook Reviews: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING

John Huston – 1975 Based on Rudyard Kipling’s tale, John Huston‘s The Man Who Would Be King is an old-fashioned boys’ own adventure which features the brilliant pairing of Sean Connery and Michael Caine (they’re [...]

June 6, 2021

The Great Jack Nicholson

The great Jack Nicholson turned 84 years old on 2021. Nicholson’s Hollywood career has been anything but conventional. As an actor he has played the game his own way, choosing a selection of roles, which on paper appear to be oddball decisions [...]

April 22, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Caspar Wrede’s RANSOM

Few actors have turned their backs on stardom like Sean Connery. The James Bond movies launched Connery into a level of global success few had experienced until that time. He loathed the attention and he tried to distance himself from James Bond as [...]

April 22, 2021

Notebook Reviews: RISING SUN

Philip Kaufman – 1993 Philip Kaufman’s Rising Sun is the other Michael Crichton adaptation from 1993. It’s a good thriller, but it seems like everyone involved is taking this Crichton potboiler just a little too seriously, As [...]

March 14, 2021

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