“Welcome To New York” Takes The Party Out Of Politics

Mark Fraser looks at a genuinely scabrous work about the abuse of power and its painful consequences...
Posted On 04 Feb 2016

“The Man Who Could Cheat Death” Reveals Some Eternal Truths

Mark Fraser revisits a modest gothic horror movie which raises a few ethical issues regarding the reversal of the aging process...
Posted On 28 Jan 2016

“The Formula” No Recipe For Spin

Cramming a movie with heavyweight talent doesn’t necessarily produce a memorable work...
Posted On 14 Jan 2016

Top 10 Film Boat Trips To Avoid

Although not all cinematic boat trips end with death and carnage, many of them result in – or are impacted by - life threatening situations.
Posted On 28 Dec 2015

“Salvador” Is More Revolt Than Revolution

Mark Fraser looks back at a noble work which ultimately betrays its leftist sensibilities by pandering to bourgeois aesthetics...
Posted On 10 Dec 2015

“The Deer Hunter” Remains An Adult Fairy Tale

A critical and financial success, Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter remains a curious Hollywood "classic".
Posted On 26 Sep 2015

“The Train” Still One Hell Of A Ride

Mark Fraser takes an in-depth look at John Frankenheimer's The Train...
Posted On 05 Aug 2015

10 Memorable Appearances Of A Train In The Western

Mark Fraser looks back at a fistful of Westerns in which a train has made a significant contribution to the unfolding drama...
Posted On 18 Jul 2015