Reviews

Valentine’s Day with Two Douglas Sirk Classics

By Alan Hurst I’ve been looking for a reason to write about two of my favourite Douglas Sirk films and, with Valentine’s Day around the corner, the timing is perfect. When Sirk hit his prime in the mid 1950’s his films were major money makers for Universal but they were not critically well received, particularly…

SUPERBOWL LIII – New Trailers & Clips

By Nick Maylor I could not care less about the outcome of Sunday night’s game. I don’t watch football. However, Superbowl Sunday always offers the world some entertaining commercials, extravagant musical performances and (most importantly) new movie stuff! AVENGERS: ENDGAME The night started right away with a bang as Joe Russo and Anthony Russ tweeted…

Oscar Revisit: Jaws (1975) – A Seventies Masterpiece

By John H. Foote No one expected Jaws (1975) to be what it became, the highest grossing film of all time (at that time), a critical sensation, the launching of a gifted new director, and an instant classic. Overnight, and I mean literally overnight, the film was the most talked about cinematic event in North…

Oscar Revisit: THE GREAT GATSBY (1974)

By John H. Foote (**) One of the greatest disappointments of the seventies was the much awaited adaptation of The Great Gatsby (1974) which audiences, and the industry believed would be the definitive film version of the greatest of Americans novels. Jay Gatsby lost the love of his life because he did not have wealth, not only wealth,…