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Notebook Reviews: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Tony Scott – 1998 Enemy Of The State sees Tony Scott directing Will Smith and Gene Hackman in this hugely entertaining paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with his usual visual fervour, giving this festive action film some incredible energy and a [...]

September 14, 2021

Remembering David Ayer’s SUICIDE SQUAD

Director David Ayer‘s 2016 film, Suicide Squad plays like a graphic novel brought to life. It’s a fun action romp with some great turns from a bunch of actors who are clearly having a blast. It’s far from perfect (although better than [...]

August 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ALI

Michael Mann  – 2001 Michael Mann’s Ali is something of a disappointment – it’s a boxing film which lacks punch. It’s great on a visual level – but it’s the story which is lacking (odd considering the [...]

May 13, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: ENEMY OF THE STATE

Enemy Of The State sees the mighty Tony Scott direct Will Smith/Gene Hackman in this great paranoia thriller. Scott shoots with visual fervour, giving this festive actioner some incredible energy.  This techno thriller mirrored a world in flux, [...]

November 29, 2020

Notebook Reviews: WILD WILD WEST

Barry Sonnenfeld – 1999 Director Barry Sonnefeld‘s Wild Wild Wild West is much better than the reviews make out. Will Smith and Kevin Kline are on fine form, although the latter is under-used. Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek offer-up [...]

October 31, 2020

When WILD WILD WEST Almost Derailed Will Smith’s Career

Wicki- Wicki- Wild Wild West. Director Barry Sonnenfeld’s Wild Wild West was seen as the sure fire hit of the summer of 1999 (well, alongside Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace). Will Smith, July 4th Weekend and a bucket load of CGI. The [...]

July 4, 2020

The Best Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

The world is slowly shutting down due to COVID-19. The Coronavirus means a lot of people across the globe will be locking themselves in, self isolating and keeping away from the general population. These are unprecedented times. Cinemas across the [...]

March 16, 2020

Whatcha Gonna Do? BAD BOYS FOR LIFE Trailer

Look, we probably don’t need a third Bad Boys movie – but damn, I’m going to watch it anyway. The first Michael Bay movie was slick Simpson/Bruckherimer actioner but the second film took things to another level. It was a [...]

September 7, 2019

The Last Shall Be First & The First Last: THE OMEGA MAN

1971’s The Omega Man is the finest screen adaptation of Richard Matheson‘s I Am Legend. The dystopian sci-fi movie might differ from Matheson’s novella, but it keeps the tone and the texture of what makes the tale so good. Charlton [...]

September 1, 2019

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