“Gumshoe” Steps Through Some Reverent Territory

Mark Fraser revisits a 1970s English crime movie which bucked the trend of the day by eschewing violence...
Posted On 10 Aug 2018

“The Fortune” Doesn’t Favour The Brave

Mark Fraser revisits a work which the ensuing four decades have failed to rescue...
Posted On 16 Jul 2018

“The Deadly Affair” Not Entirely Fatalistic

An English espionage movie made in the late 1960s by one of America’s great filmmakers...
Posted On 15 Jul 2018

“Charley Varrick” Doesn’t Pander To Designated Audience  

Mark Fraser ponders over an odd moment in the life of American cinema...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018

“Maniac” Follows A Frenetic Path  

Mark Fraser reflects upon a modestly enterprising moment in British cinema history...
Posted On 21 May 2018

“Dunkirk” Beaches RAF’s Reputation  

Mark Fraser revisits a work which, while more modest in scope than the recent Christopher Nolan film, is just as effective in getting its points across...
Posted On 06 May 2018

“The 3 Worlds Of Gulliver” Boasts Two Antiquated FXs

When an English Literature classic from the 1800s was given a contemporary makeover, the results weren’t as stunning as one might have expected...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018

Top 10 Talents Who Really Deserve To Win An Oscar

Mark Fraser nominates 11 people who he believes should one day have their acceptance speeches ready...
Posted On 04 Mar 2018