Ian McKellen


November 6, 2000 // 0 Comments

In the past, I’ve discussed the phenomenon of "cultural baggage" and how it can be hard to approach a movie without certain pre-conceived notions. As a life-long fans of the "X-Men" comics, I approached the "X-Men" movie [...]


August 4, 2000 // 0 Comments

America’s most recent brush with politics and heavy petting notwithstanding, sex scandals have been around as long as men have ruled and women have allowed them to. The Profumo sex scandal of the 1960’s rocked England and helped bring down the then [...]

Bill Condon: Bringing a Horror Icon Back to Golden Life

June 3, 1999 // 0 Comments

Although Hollywood has a tendency to bombard audiences with overblown movies with budgets bigger than those of certain countries, every once in a while it presents film loving audiences with movies that are a far cry from those megalomanic blockbusters. [...]

Gods And Monsters

June 3, 1999 // 0 Comments

With "Gods and Monsters" director Bill Condon and his cast have created a film that has wowed audiences and critics alike. When I was talking to the director a few days ago, he mentioned the beauty of this DVD release and I was very excited to [...]

Apt Pupil

April 10, 1999 // 0 Comments

Led by the disc’s cover artwork, I was looking at "Apt Pupil" without paying much attention to the release, expecting yet another superfluous modern teenage horror film. I am still hopeful someone in the marketing departments of Hollywood’s [...]
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