Michael Caine


December 2, 2002 // 0 Comments

A strange thing happened this past summer. Not only did I not see "Goldmember" in the theaters, but I wasn’t inundated with catchphrases coming out of the mouths of everyone who had in fact seen it. On the contrary, this third installment of [...]


August 22, 2002 // 0 Comments

In director John Irvin’s film ’Shiner’ Michael Caine is going back to a much darker role than he’s played in many years. As Billy ’Shiner’ Simpson he plays an ambitious boxing promoter who will do anything to finally make the big time. He [...]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

March 15, 2002 // 0 Comments

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" is a gem of a comedy movie, by far one of the most hilarious comedies I have seen in my entire life. We all know that Steve Martin and Michael Caine have a funny bone or two, but teamed up together with director Frank [...]


January 25, 2002 // 0 Comments

Jospeh Mankiewicz’s mystery comedy ’Sleuth’ still ranks as one of the best of its genre and I find myself smiling smirking still, just as I write this. The story of a wealthy writer (Laurence Olivier) and a penniless hairdresser (Michael Caine) [...]

Dressed To Kill

September 10, 2001 // 0 Comments

For director Brian DePalma, the summer of 1980 was a best of times, worst of times. Though he had hit a commercial home run with "Carrie" four years earlier, he subsequently suffered critical misses with "The Fury" and "Home [...]

Too Late The Hero

June 25, 2001 // 0 Comments

In keeping with the peculiar trend for well-titled movies to be renamed and dumbed down for American television audiences, this fine wartime drama may be better known to stateside late night TV fans as "Suicide Run." Written and directed by the [...]

Miss Congeniality

May 3, 2001 // 0 Comments

It’s not unusual for the movies to lampoon a certain portion of society. Whether it be a certain event, tradition, societal group, or more commonly, a particular genre of film, comedies have been making fun of things for years. But, while Hollywood is [...]


April 20, 2001 // 0 Comments

Perversion, lust, pain and even necrophilia are subject touched upon in "Quills," 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s latest DVD release. The film is out to explore the depths of the human mind in the form of the Marquis De Sade, who has [...]

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 [...]

The Cider House Rules

August 28, 2000 // 0 Comments

Every year, dozens of movies are released which are based on novels. Most of these are overlooked, either due to the relatively obscurity of the source material or because the film diverged so much from the book. Those films, which are recognized, are [...]
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