Top 10 Foreign Language Films Snubbed By The Oscars

Mark Fraser looks at 10 instances when the Oscars shunned some mighty talent...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017

“Network” Is Still Mad As Hell

Mark Fraser revisits Network, a film which provides a possible explanation as to how news media evolved into the cultural colossus that it is today...
Posted On 30 Jan 2017

“Christine” Stuck In Low Gear

Despite the fact two bona fide horror marquee names were behind its creation, a supernatural thriller made during the first half of the 1980s somehow failed to fully capitalise on their popularity...
Posted On 14 Jan 2017

“The Glass Key”: A Bit Too Transparent

Sometimes only half measures are needed for a movie to register as something it may not necessarily be. Mark Fraser revisits an early 1940s Hollywood work which enjoys a questionable reputation...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016

“Twilight’s Last Gleaming”: Old Hollywood’s Final Act Of Defiance

Although critically rejected upon its release - and largely ignored by audiences of the day - a political-driven paranoid 1970s Cold War thriller still resonates despite having significantly aged...
Posted On 17 Dec 2016

Top 10 US Films Which Warn Against Crossing The Mob

Mark Fraser looks at a selection of American movies in which encroaching upon gangster activity results in some serious grief...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016

Top 10 Films Where The US President Appears To Be Non-Partisan

Mark Fraser revisits 10 instances when the besieged commander-in-chief looks neither Republican nor Democrat...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016

“Stigmata” Crucifies Tension

There are times when a movie deserves to be way better than it is – particularly if it’s based on a reasonably intriguing premise...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016