Articles by Michael Pflug

The 6th Day

March 29, 2001 // 0 Comments

After quite a few consecutive box-office duds, ’The 6th Day’ marked something of a return to form for über action star Arnold Schwarzenegger. While certainly not up to the standards of ’The Terminator, ’ or even ’Total Recall,’ the film is [...]

The Sword In The Stone

March 28, 2001 // 0 Comments

"The Sword in the Stone" is the animated Disney interpretation of T. H. White’s masterpiece novel of the same name. While featuring the usual degree of daft musical numbers and comedy, the film is seriously lacking in the story department and [...]

The Abominable Dr. Phibes

March 27, 2001 // 0 Comments

’The Abominable Dr. Phibes’ stars Vincent Price as Dr. Anton Phibes, a mad genius thought to have been killed in an automobile accident and subsequently entombed following the death of his wife from a botched medical procedure. But, in a series of [...]

Thunderbirds: Set 1

March 26, 2001 // 0 Comments

’Thunderbirds are go!’ If that phrase jogs some long-repressed childhood memory of marionettes piloting exotic vehicles across highly-detailed miniature landscapes then get ready to re-experience ’Thunderbirds.’ ’Thunderbirds’ stands as [...]

The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire

March 14, 2001 // 0 Comments

If you have small children running amok in your household then you’re no doubt familiar with this particular kind of movie. You know, the DVDs that never seems to leave the player and that you’re forced to watch at least once a day for four months [...]


March 9, 2001 // 0 Comments

Released in 1948, Alfred Hitchcock’s ’Rope’ was something of a critical and commercial flop and is viewed to this day as being little more than a forgettable ’gimmick’ film. But, in my mind, ’Rope’ has always stood out as one of the great [...]

Family Plot

March 8, 2001 // 0 Comments

’Family Plot’ marks the end of one of the greatest film careers of all time. As Alfred Hitchcock’s 54th, and final, movie, the film serves as something of a fond farewell by the director and marks a return to the more lighthearted suspense thrillers [...]

Once Upon A Time In China

March 5, 2001 // 0 Comments

After first working together in 1989’s ’The Master, ’ Hong Kong action director extraordinaire Tsui Hark and international martial arts legend Jet Li teamed up again in 1991 to bring the story of Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung to the silver screen [...]

Space: 1999

March 2, 2001 // 0 Comments

Gerry Anderson surely ranks as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking television and film producers. From the Supermarionation puppetry of ’Thunderbirds’ to the live action science-fiction classic ’Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, ’ [...]

The Tuskegee Airmen

March 1, 2001 // 0 Comments

On July 19, 1941 the United States Army Air Force began training the first African-American fighter pilots in our nation’s history. Primary training took place at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and the pilots who graduated from that program came to [...]
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