THE BIG TRAIL (FOX GRANDEUR) (1930) – REVIEW


1930 DIRECTORS: Raoul Walsh &  Louis R. Loeffler "The Indians are my friends..." Breck Coleman - John Wayne Not exactly a statement that would exemplify the Career of a man rightly or wrongly associated as being the Cowboy of the Cowboy and Indian movies. But there is no doubt that John Wayne was certainly one … Continue reading THE BIG TRAIL (FOX GRANDEUR) (1930) – REVIEW

CALIGULA (1979) – REVIEW


1979 ORIGINAL UNCUT VERSION DIRECTORS: Tinto Brass (Principle) & Bob Guccione & Glo Luiiancar (Additional Footage) May contain spoilers! I was left literally speechless after watching this. What is it? Is it a porn film? Is it a period drama? Is it an art house extravaganza? Well, for certain, it is the one of the most obscene … Continue reading CALIGULA (1979) – REVIEW

NIXON


1995 - Theatrical Cut 1995/2008 - Expanded Version DIRECTOR: Oliver Stone May contain spoilers! When I first watched this film on VHS back in early 1996, I was nothing short of disappointed. Already being a huge fan of Stones work with JFK (1991), Born On The Fourth Of July (1989) and Platoon (1986), I was … Continue reading NIXON

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS


2014 DIRECTOR: Ridley Scott May Contain Spoilers! CINEMA REVIEW Will we be adding this to our collection? YES With poor reviews and the fact that I already had my doubts about this project, my expectations were decidedly low about Ridley Scott's interpretation of the biblical epic of Moses and the Israelite Exodus. But the reviews … Continue reading EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS

THE HINDENBURG


1975 DIRECTOR: Robert Wise May Contain Spoilers! 1975 was the mid-point for the decade which mastered the disaster movie, but many critics, almost all who reviewed this, felt that the only disaster on-screen here, was the film itself. Robert Wise is a masterful film-maker, with an attention to detail and a catalogue of classic movies … Continue reading THE HINDENBURG

THE ROBE ~ 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CINEMASCOPE


1953 DIRECTOR: Henry Koster May Contain Spoilers! Today we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Robe's U.S. Premier and the birth of Cinemascope, the grandfather of the modern widescreen formats which we use today. It was on this day, 16th Sepetember 1953 that The Robe responded to the Cinerama Process with its own Cinemascope format, … Continue reading THE ROBE ~ 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CINEMASCOPE

ARGO (EXTENDED CUT)


2012 DIRECTOR: Ben Afleck May Contain Spoilers! This years Academy Award winning Best Film takes us back on a nostalgic trip back to 1980, and let's not kid ourselves, this is half of the charm. Argo is the true story, though through obvious theatrical licence, of the CIA's attempt to rescue six embassy staff members from … Continue reading ARGO (EXTENDED CUT)