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The Sundance Kid: Robert Redford

The mighty Robert Redford is one of the all-time great movie stars. He’s a politically active star, although one who has spent a lot of time carefully crafting his screen image and a wonderfully rich filmography since he big screen debut in the [...]

February 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE FIRM

Sydney Pollack – 1993 The Firm is and enjoyable and slick John Grisham adaptation from master craftsman Sydney Pollack. This legal thriller has good roles for Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman and while it’s not as good as the book, it’s [...]

December 14, 2020

Top Christmas Movies: THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR

Robert Redford, Sydney Pollack. Christmas. Three Days Of The Condor is 1970s cinema at its best. Redford is at his movie star best and the festive setting helps add some wintry chills.  Robert Redford plays Joe Turner, a lowly CIA analyst [...]

November 30, 2020

Don’t Tell Robert Redford! Max Irons Is CONDOR

Sydney Pollack’s  Three Days Of The Condor is one of the great films of the 1970s (read the Movies In Focus review). It’s almost flawless and Robert Redford is at his charismatic best in the 1975 thriller, which was based on the novel Six [...]

February 7, 2017

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012