“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

“The Curse Of The Mummy’s Tomb” Keeps One Foot In The Grave

Sometimes horror films are better political allegories than effective pieces of scary cinema. Mark Fraser revisits a film which arguably falls into this category...
Posted On 03 Mar 2018

“Fanatic” Is Suitably Berserk

It took Hammer just three years after the arrival of the so-called “hag horror” movie to submit its own entry to this sub-genre...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

Top 12 Appearances By A Sniper In The Movies

Mark Fraser takes a look at some of cinema’s most pedantic killers...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018