Brian Cox

“The Game” can be yours in February

February 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

BBC Home Entertainment has added the six-part mini-series The Game to its line-up, with a DVD version scheduled for release later this month. In 1972 London, tensions are at a terrifying peak as the world’s super powers plot against their enemies. The [...]

Zodiac: 2-Disc Director's Cut

January 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

In the annals of criminal investigation, few contemporary serial killers have provoked as much public terror and fascination as the Zodiac killer. Second only to Jack the Ripper as the most mysterious unsolved serial murder case, the Zodiac is known to [...]


July 9, 2007 // 0 Comments

The Zodiac murders sent shockwaves through the California Bay area during the late sixties and seventies for a number of reasons. First there was the viciousness of the killings which shocked people, the seeming fearlessness of the killer who would attack [...]


September 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

For some reason a lot of people do not like Wolfgang Petersen's "Troy." I am not sure, why that is. Never really figured it out. While it is certainly not a masterpiece or landmark film, I've always enjoyed it for what it is and [...]

The Bourne Supremacy

June 7, 2006 // 0 Comments

Following the success of "The Bourne Identity" and eager to build a bankable franchise, Universal Pictures has adapted another one of Robert Lludlum's acclaimed super spy novels, "The Bourne Supremacy." After a successful DVD [...]

The Ringer

May 11, 2006 // 0 Comments

Johnny Knoxville portrays Steve Barker, a placid company drone (his athletic and acting days long behind him) who wishes for career advancement. His boss eventually relents and gives Steve a job firing people. Being the good guy he is, Steve struggles [...]

Red Eye

January 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

Vulnerability of the mind as opposed to vulnerability of the body as witnessed in a typical slasher-style horror flick is just what Wes Craven serves up in his new thriller "Red Eye." Cautiously approaching this film with bated breath to see if [...]

The Ring

March 4, 2003 // 0 Comments

Just when you’re about to give up hope for horror films, along comes one film that restores your hope in the genre. To me that film is "The Ring." Although not flawless – not by any means – it is nonetheless one of the scariest film in [...]


January 15, 2001 // 0 Comments

While Michael Mann had previously directed the films ’The Keep’ and ’Thief, ’ it was not until the release of ’Manhunter’ in 1986 that he began to garner much critical and public attention. The reason for this increased focus on his work was [...]

The Minus Man

May 2, 2000 // 0 Comments

I don’t think that I’ve ever been faced with a film as challenging to review as ’The Minus Man.’ The film is so subtle and dreamlike, that it’s hard to judge. I certainly didn’t hate it, because it’s so innocuous that it would be hard to [...]
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