Articles by Chris Thompson

The Jane Austen Book Club

February 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

Robin Swicard's first commercial feature film "The Jane Austin Book Club" is one of those films some people would hesitate picking up based on the title and perhaps the boxcover. Especially, like myself, if you aren't familiar with the [...]

30 Days Of Night

February 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

We've certainly in the last few years seen quite a few comic book and graphic novel interpretations hit the big screen, some quite successful and some others not quite so. "30 Days Of Night" is the latest film version of a series of comics [...]

Eastern Promises

January 31, 2008 // 0 Comments

All of you obsessive David Cronenberg fans can rejoice, one of his films is finally released in high definition with the release of "Eastern Promises" on HD-DVD Combo format. The Canadian director's filmography is legendary among fans of [...]

Ultimate Force

January 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Ultimate Force" is a an action film starring Mirko 'Cro-Cop' Filipovic, a man who got his reputation fighting for UFC. He started his kickboxing career in the nineties, when he also worked in Croatia for an anti-terrorist organization [...]

The Bourne Ultimatum

January 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

The Bourne Ultimatum is the third and possibly final chapter in the spy saga and was also, interestingly, the most financially successful of the three. No doubt strong DVD sales of the first two films pushed audience expectations and created a [...]

The Omega Man

January 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

In 1954, Richard Matheson's novel "I Am Legend" was released upon a paranoid world and its depiction of the end of the world has now been filmed three different times. The first, released in 1964, was the brilliant adaptation known as [...]

Good Luck Chuck

January 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Good Luck Chuck" is Mark Helfrich's first major motion picture. His previous credits include mainly editing. It's the type of raunchy sex comedies that we see more and more of these days, it seems out to offend almost everyone. The [...]

Live Free Or Die Hard

December 18, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Live Free Die Hard", the long awaited fourth installment in the series that made Bruce Willis a household name, was directed by Len Wiseman, whose previous directing efforts include "Underworld" and the more recent "Underworld: [...]

License To Wed

December 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

"License To Wed" is directed by Ken Kwapis whose previous experience is mostly in television, shows like "The Bernie Mac Show" and also at least nine episodes of "The Office". This light-hearted romantic comedy is mainly to [...]

Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

December 7, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix" is the fifth installment of the hugely popular fantasy series and is also the first directed by David Yates, who is currently also helming the sixth installment "Harry Potter And The Half-Blood [...]
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