Articles by Michael Pflug

Gone In 60 Seconds

December 8, 2000 // 0 Comments

Let’s get this straight right off the bat; the version of ’Gone in 60 Seconds’ being reviewed here is the original 1974 classic, not the recent Nic Cage remake. And believe you me, if the newer version is the only one you’ve ever seen then you [...]

The Prisoner: Sets 1 & 2

November 29, 2000 // 0 Comments

Following the success of his previous television series, "Secret Agent, " Patrick McGoohan decided to try something very different. The result was "The Prisoner," a 17 episode series that first aired on British television in 1967. The [...]

The Time Machine

November 27, 2000 // 0 Comments

’The Time Machine’ is producer/director George Pal’s cinematic interpretation of H.G. Wells’s classic tale of time travel. While Pal’s production departs from Wells’s storyline in many places, it remains true in spirit to the original and has [...]

Dolphins: IMAX

November 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

’Dolphins’ is the stunning follow-up to MacGillivray Freeman Films’ previous undersea IMAX adventure, ’The Living Sea.’ Like its predecessor, ’Dolphins’ also features a celebrity narrator (Pierce Brosnan) and music by Sting. While the [...]

Born On The Fourth Of July

November 10, 2000 // 0 Comments

As the second of three installments in director Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy (the other two films being "Platoon" and "Heaven & Earth"), "Born on the Fourth of July" focuses more on the aftermath of this horrible [...]

Legends Of The Fall

November 7, 2000 // 0 Comments

"Legends of the Fall" was a very early DVD release from Columbia TriStar that featured a stellar transfer but was lacking any notable extras. Realizing that this bare-bones package just did not do the film justice, the studio has re-released the [...]

Cadfael: The Devil’s Novice

November 2, 2000 // 0 Comments

Brother Cadfael, played by the esteemed actor Sir Derek Jacobi, is a 12th century monk and former Crusader who seems to always find himself in the midst of a mystery in Shrewsbury Abbey. In ’The Devil’s Novice,’ Cadfael comes to the defense of the [...]

The Eagle Has Landed

October 26, 2000 // 0 Comments

’The Eagle Has Landed’ was the final film directed by the great John Sturges. While not as critically-acclaimed as his earlier works, it does display many of the same subtle touches that made films such as ’The Great Escape’ and ’The Magnificent [...]


October 11, 2000 // 0 Comments

"Octopussy" has to rank right up there with "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" as the cheekiest choice for a mainstream film title. You’ve really got to give them credit for getting away with it. The film itself was the [...]

A View To A Kill

October 9, 2000 // 0 Comments

"A View to a Kill" has the dubious distinction of being both Roger Moore’s swan song as special agent 007 and one of the most critically-lambasted offerings in the entire James Bond series. Poor Roger, he probably should have hung up his [...]
1 12 13 14 15 16 17