Review: “The Queen And I” A Dull Affair

he Queen (Samantha Bond) and family are kicked out from the Palace to live in a run-down cul-de-sac, and as you would expect, find it hard to adapt...

Review: “Extreme Measures” – An Efficient Potpourri Of Twists, Red Herrings & Everyman Peril

Hugh Grant was trying to find his feet in Hollywood when Extreme Measures was released around the time of his infamous arrest on Sunset Boulevard by the vice squad...

Review: “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” Injects Plenty Of Imagination Into Rom-Com Cliche

Lara Jean is a High School Junior when her life is turned upside down after her younger sister, Kitty, exposes her soul-baring love letters to the outside world...

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”: Quentin Tarantino Wrestles Back Control From The Sequels, Reboots & Superheroes

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood prompts Simon Evans and Luke Ostler into a polemic on the state of mainstream cinema...

Review: “The Scarlett Empress” Benefits From Dietrich’s Star Power While Others Flounder

Due to the wooden acting there is little narrative urgency which leads to an indifference and disinterest...
Posted On 14 Sep 2019

Review: “The Devil Is A Woman” – An Admirable Closing Salvo For The Dietrich/Von Sternberg Oeuvre

Told in flashback it paints Dietrich as the ultimate temptress as her charms both obvious and otherwise have men committing cardinal sins...
Posted On 14 Sep 2019

Review: “Inseminoid” No Immaculate Conception

Mark Fraser revisits a film in which gender issues are sacrificed for science fiction’s greater good...
Posted On 07 Sep 2019

Review: “Shampoo” Rinsed Of Late ’60s Zeitgeist

A seminal New Hollywood movie with a specific historical backdrop somehow manages to transcend the year in which it takes place...
Posted On 07 Sep 2019