Patrick Magee

Final Programme

July 13, 2001 // 0 Comments

I consider myself fairly intelligent when it comes to deciphering arcane symbolism in movies. Dang if I can figure out one of the stranger entries of 1970’s science fiction cinema, Robert Fuest’s "The Last Programme." Chronologically nestled [...]

Barry Lyndon

June 14, 2001 // 0 Comments

In June 1999, ’Barry Lyndon’ appeared on DVD as part of the Stanley Kubrick Collection box set released to celebrate the life and work of the acclaimed director who passed away on March 7th of that same year. At the time, fans were assured that these [...]

Clockwork Orange

June 13, 2001 // 0 Comments

The Kubrick stare: head down, eyes up, unblinking, penetrating, oddly humorous and altogether frightening, the gesture is one of many traits that appear in several of the late great director’s films. HAL arguably started it, Vincent D’Onofrio made it [...]

The Black Cat

May 22, 2001 // 0 Comments

If you are deathly afraid of cats, namely black cats, then this is the horror film that you’ve been waiting for! For, all others, welcome to a typical Lucio Fulci film. Fulci made ’The Black Cat’ during the early 80s, when he cranked out many films, [...]