10 Modern Hollywood Films That Showed Plenty Of Promise But Ultimately Failed To Deliver

Ever go to the cinema with high expectations of the movie you’re about to watch, only to be bitterly disappointed by the time you leave? Mark Fraser tells of 10 such experiences...
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

Top 10 Effective Uses Of Pre-1980 Rock Music In Cinema

They don't make them like they used to...that's why modern movies are always turning to classic rock to bring music to their pictures. Here's 10 great examples...
Posted On 07 Feb 2014

Top 10 Films Which Should Have Helped Rescue Malcolm McDowell’s Career

Mark Fraser looks at some of the high points in a career that arguably should have reached headier heights...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014

Top 10 Hospital Crime Scenes in Film

Sometimes hospitals aren’t the best places to be if you are sick, injured or visiting loved ones. Mark Fraser is prescribing the medicine in Top 10 Hospital Crimes Scenes in Film...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Top 10 Films In Which Nicolas Cage Performs For A-List Directors

Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Nicolas Cage is one of his generation’s most prominent leading men. Mark Fraser looks at the actor's best work with some of the world's top filmmakers...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

Top 10 Films where Submarines get a Starring Role

The submarine has provided the perfect location for many great movies from K19: The Widowmaker & Crimson Tide to Das Boot. Mark Fraser takes a look at his favourites...
Posted On 02 Dec 2013

To Catch A Thief shows Hitchcock dabbling in blandness

Despite being heralded as a master of suspense, Hitchcock was sometimes prone to dabbling in blandness. Mark Fraser looks back at one of his movies where he seemed to be resting on his laurels.
Posted On 02 Nov 2013

William Friedkin’s “Sorcerer” Is A Curiously Mistreated Masterpiece

William Friedkin's Sorcerer remains one of the most curiously mistreated Hollywood films of all time. Mark Fraser looks back at what happened following its initial release.
Posted On 24 Oct 2013