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Ethan Hawke Stars In ZEROES AND ONES & THE BLACK PHONE

Ethan Hawke is one of the most interesting actors working today. He’s able to balance curious art house movies like Abel Ferrara‘s Zeroes And Ones alongside more commercial fare such as Scott Derrickson‘s latest horror film, The [...]

October 14, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Dave Franco’s THE RENTAL

  Actor Dave Franco makes a strong directorial debut with The Rental. The concept of the film might not be wholly original, but Franco litters the film with enough well played characterisation and tense moments to make it well worth your time.  [...]

September 17, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Ant Timpson’s COME TO DADDY

Genre producer Ant Timpson makes a strong directorial debut with the oddball 2019 comedy-thriller, Come To Daddy. Elijah Wood stars as Norval, a young musician attempting to reconnect with his estranged father. He arrives at his dad’s [...]

September 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Christian Sparkes’ HAMMER

Writer-director Christian Sparkes’ 2020 film, Hammer is an intriguing dramatic thriller which works well despite its limited scope. The film is anchored by a wonderfully rich performance by the great Will Patton, a long-standing supporting actor [...]

September 13, 2021

Notebook Reviews: END OF DAYS

Peter Hyams – 1999 End Of Days is a gloriously old-fashioned action movie from director Peter Hyams. This end of the century thriller plays like The Omen meets Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Arnold Schwarzenegger is great as the ex-cop battling [...]

August 20, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE NINTH GATE

Roman Polanski – 1999 Roman Polanski‘s The Ninth Gate is an entertaining (if superficial) horror–thriller. The film sports a great turn from Johnny Depp as a rare book seller who goes in search of a devilish tome. It’s a good [...]

August 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SIXTH SENSE

M. Night Shyamalan – 1999 Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Sixth Sense is a masterpiece. There might be a (superb) twist ending, but Shyamalan’s film manages to hold-up despite repeated viewings. The direction and the [...]

August 3, 2021

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