Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What is their Career Peak? – Denzel Washington
There is something “old-school” about The Magnificent Seven. Not the fact it is a Western, although that does seem novel at a time when Westerns are quite rare in Hollywood, especially close to the blockbuster season. Magnificent Seven is old-school … Continue reading The Magnificent Seven (2016) Review
During a recent trip to the cinema, a trailer for a film I have no real interest in started rolling. The usual dramatic phrases and ominous voice-over accompanied the panicked scenes and landmarks and my mind began to wander. That was … Continue reading Can an actor alone convince you to watch a movie?
Flight is an example of how well you can tell a familiar story if you have a great cast, good performances and an amazing set-piece, action sequence. Flight doesn’t actually offer anything new or say anything surprising about addiction that hasn’t … Continue reading Flight (2012) Review
Over 60% of people in the western world have some sort of Arachnophobia. This can be from just lifting their feet as a spider crosses the carpet to running screaming from the house when Spiderman is on telly. It’s not difficult to see … Continue reading Why spiders are an under-used movie villain