Articles by Michael Pflug


July 20, 2000 // 0 Comments

"Titus Andronicus" was William Shakespeare’s first tragedy and is widely condemned by scholars as being his worst play. They debate among themselves whether or not it’s a parody, a thinly veiled challenge to his chief rival Christopher [...]

Alice In Wonderland

July 19, 2000 // 0 Comments

’Alice in Wonderland’ is Walt Disney’s wonderfully animated interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story. Released almost 50 years ago, ’Alice’ exhibits all the energy, wonder, and beauty common to Disney’s earliest animated [...]

The Bridge At Remagen

July 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

It is March 1945, a mere two months before the end of WWII in Europe, and the focus of both the Allied and German high commands has shifted to the small town of Remagen. In this picturesque village stands the last undamaged bridge over the Rhine. Both [...]

Hell In The Pacific

June 26, 2000 // 0 Comments

’Hell in the Pacific’ is a classic anti-war movie. There are no glorious battles or heroic last stands here. Instead, the futility and absurdity of warfare is driven home through the experiences of two men, one Japanese and one American, stranded [...]

Before Sunrise

June 21, 2000 // 0 Comments

’Before Sunrise’ is an almost completely overlooked romantic gem by writer/director Richard Linklater (’Slackers’ and ’Dazed & Confused’). Taking place entirely over the course of one magical night in Vienna, the film explores the trials [...]


June 5, 2000 // 0 Comments

Let’s get this straight from the start, ’Legionnaire’ is not your typical Jean-Claude Van Damme action flick featuring endless mano a mano fights and more high kicks than a line of Can Can dancers. What you get instead is a great desert adventure in [...]

The Train

May 26, 2000 // 0 Comments

Set during World War Two, ’The Train’ features a great deal of action courtesy of Burt Lancaster. As usual the star chose to do all of his own stunts allowing director John Frankenheimer a degree of flexibility in filming that really makes this movie [...]

The Guns Of Navarone

May 23, 2000 // 0 Comments

"The Guns of Navarone" is widely hailed as one of the greatest adventure films of all time. And it’s no wonder, considering the wealth of talent that was involved in its production. Starring Gregory Peck, David Niven, and Anthony Quinn; [...]

The Smiths: The Complete Picture

May 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

When it comes to the music of that band out of Manchester, The Smiths, there is very little middle ground — you either love them or hate them. If you fall into the latter camp, this DVD will do nothing to convince you otherwise. If, however, you are [...]

The Three Caballeros

May 4, 2000 // 0 Comments

At the height of World War Two, Walt Disney took a group of his artists and headed south to Latin America to conduct research for new animated features. It was hoped that these movies would promote Pan-American unity during this time of great uncertainty [...]
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