April 2021

Naishuller: Nobody (2021)

April 30, 2021 // 0 Comments

While it has shut down or delayed most major studio productions, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a resurgence of B-movies and exploitation pictures. Short films, that are [...]

Chelsom: Serendipity (2001)

April 28, 2021 // 0 Comments

More a romantic fantasy than a romcom per se, Serendipity was one of the pinnacles of what might be described as the silver age of the 90s romcom, which started around the [...]

Young: Thunderball (1965)

April 28, 2021 // 0 Comments

Any Bond film was going to pale in comparison to Goldfinger, but even so Thunderball was a remarkably weak effort – and easily the weakest film in the Sean Connery canon. [...]

Zucker: Ghost (1990)

April 24, 2021 // 0 Comments

Ghost was Jerry Zucker’s first and best film as a solo director. Before this, he’d teamed up with brother David Zucker and Jim Abrahams to direct a string of zany [...]

Hamilton: Goldfinger (1964)

April 22, 2021 // 0 Comments

While Dr. No and From Russia With Love put certain elements of the Bond mythology in place, Goldfinger was the first fully-formed template for what we now think of as the [...]

De Bont: Speed (1994)

April 20, 2021 // 0 Comments

In the twenty-first century we’ve become acclimatised to films that draw on the terrifying iconography of the September 11 attacks, but there was also a wave of films, in [...]