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Notebook Reviews: THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR

John McTiernan – 1999. Remakes are rarely as good the original, but John Mc Tiernan‘s remake of The Thomas Crown Affair certainly surpasses Norman Jewison‘s 1968 original.  This 1999 remake of the Steve McQueen/Faye Dunaway film hits [...]

October 3, 2021

Amazon Set To Buy MGM For $8.45 Billion

It’s been speculated for quite some time, but now it’s official – Amazon is set to buy the famed film studio, Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) for $8.45 Billion. MGM is a big purchase by Amazon, and it will give the company a major [...]

May 26, 2021

Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan turned 68 years old on 16 May 2021. Suave, debonair, charismatic and a great actor, Pierce Brosnan has the perfect combination of what makes a true movie star. Brosnan spent the best part of the ’80s and early ’90s alternating [...]

May 16, 2021

20 Years Later: 1999 Was One Of The Greatest Film Years Ever!

Sometimes the stars just align and greatness arrives all at once. Maybe it was because a lot of great filmmakers hit their stride (David Fincher, M.Night Shymalan, Spike Jonze etc) or just pre-millennium fear, but 1999 saw a lot of great movies land [...]

January 3, 2019

Profile: Pierce Brosnan

Suave, debonair, charismatic and a damn fine actor. Pierce Brosnan has the perfect combination of what makes a great movie star. Brosnan was born to be James Bond. The Irish actor was in the frame for the role in the 1980s, but it wasn’t meant [...]

May 16, 2013

Pierce Brosnan And Dominic Cooper Star In THE NOVEMBER MAN

Pierce Brosnan is set to re-team with his Dante’s Peak director Roger Donaldson for The November Man, the long-in-development spy thriller that is also set to star Dominic Cooper. November Man was first announced almost a decade ago, and I thought [...]

May 16, 2012

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