Tag: Movies

Here is what we know about Willem Dafoe ahead of his role as Van Gogh.

For the past thirty years or so, maybe a little more, he has been in my opinion one of the […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Jezebel (1938).

One of Warner studio’s most celebrated actresses in the 1930s was a defiant and feisty young woman named Bette Davis. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: 42nd Street (1933).

Samantha Pinter-Thompson wrote a featured article a few years ago on musical theatre. One of the things she said that […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Wizard of Oz – ‘Over The Rainbow’ song sequence.

Film fairy tales often need a special quality and ingredient to help them stand the test of time, if they […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Death of Sergeant Elias.

When I first saw the movie poster for Platoon in 1986, with Sgt. Elias’ arms raised in the air, I was […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Cinema Paradiso’s Kissing Montage.

Cinema Paradiso to my mind is one of the most heartwarming and nostalgic foreign language films ever produced. It begins […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Jazz Singer (1927).

It was in the early days of cinema that four brothers, Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack Warner arrived in Hollywood […]

Film Review: Molly’s Game.

I managed to catch Molly’s Game late in its release last weekend, and as usual I was blown away by […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi in-depth fan review: ‘From being underwhelmed to truly embracing a film with heart.’

SPOILER WARNING: There is a general discussion of the film’s content in the following review. Sometimes I wish the original […]

Underrated Movies of the 1990’s: Romper Stomper (1992)

Whether you agree with me or not, the 1990’s were an amazing decade of titanic hit and sinking duds at […]