October 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

It's no secret that the seventies brought some groundbreaking cinema to the forefront immediately after the huge success of "Easy Rider". It was the end of the John Ford/David Lean era of hugely expensive epics and the beginning of [...]


October 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

Most of us have heard of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, her quarrels with Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, and maybe even her long and important reign. However the details of her ascension to the English throne, her political opponents' attempts to [...]

Knocked Up

October 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

For those of you who haven't heard yet, Judd Apatow appears to be on a roll. His excellent 2005 comedy "The 40-Year Old Virgin" was not only a critical and financial success, it was actually funny; which is a lot more than you can say about [...]

Sexual Freak

September 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

The arrival of adult movies in the high definition arena are something that could mean a great many things. Many say it will be the tipping point and not only will porn determine the outcome of the format war, but it will also firmly entrench high [...]


September 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

The new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" seemed, for me at least, to arrive out of nowhere. It had been a few years since the last movie and I didn't pay much attention to the movie's development cycle. So this is my first exposure to [...]

The Hurricane

September 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

Norman Jewison is the director who brought us "Moonstruck" and "Other People's Money". This film, originally released in 2000, earned Denzel Washington an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his [...]

Blades Of Glory

August 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

Will Ferrell is such a high profile comedian these days that his films have become a hit-or-miss affair. Some of them are outrageously funny while others are just flat out stupid. Therefore it was with some trepidation that I approached "Blades Of [...]


August 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Disturbia" is a film directed by DJ Caruso ("The Salton Sea", "Taking Lives", "Two For The Money") and was a huge financial success during its initial theatrical run. Sometimes timing and marketing come together [...]


August 22, 2007 // 0 Comments

Frank Miller has certainly become an icon over the years as his visionary graphic novels have found their way to the big screen, and "300" is probably the most ambitious one yet. This is a cutting edge piece of work, and filmed in such a unique [...]

Hot Fuzz

August 21, 2007 // 0 Comments

When Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg unleashed "Shaun Of The Dead" in 2004 the world was flat out flabbergasted. Hardcore horror and splatter fans were flocking to see a comedy that spoofed every single element and cliché of their favorite [...]
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