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Notebook Reviews: PULP FICTION

Quentin Tarantino – 1994. Quentin Tarantino‘s Pulp Fiction changed the face of cinema when it was released in 1994. A modern noir, the film packed a visceral punch with its snappy dialogue and rich characterisation. Movies had never felt [...]

October 8, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MAD DOG AND GLORY

John McNaughton – 1993. John McNaughton’s Mad Dog And Glory is an interesting comedy-drama starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Bill Murray. McNaughton’s film is so fascinating because of its casting – De Niro and Murray [...]

September 17, 2021

Joel Schumacher’s BATMAN

In 1995 Joel Schumacher took over the directing reins of the Batman franchise from Tim Burton for Batman Forever. Recasting Batman and replacing Michael Keatonwith the younger and more athletic Val Kilmer – this version of Batman was more [...]

January 17, 2021

Remembering The Cinematic Atrocity That Is MOVIE 43

Movie 43  totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release in 2013 but its $6 million budget mean that it tuned a profit after grossing $8.8 million at the US box office and $32.4 million globally. This comes despite a top tier [...]

August 17, 2020

George Clooney’s BATMAN

In 1996 it was announced that George Clooney would be replacing Val Kilmer as Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman & Robin – the fourth instalment in the Warner Bros. hugely successful Batman franchise. Clooney would share the screen with box office [...]

June 2, 2020

DVD Review: The Lack Of Humour In MOVIE 43 Is No Joke

Movie 43 arrives on DVD with low expectations. The anthology comedy received disastrous reviews and it totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release. This ravaging comes despite a top tier cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Kate [...]

June 21, 2013