Archive for March, 2013

The Matrix

Even before it was released, people wondered what The Matrix was about. So crammed with ideas, are you not better off asking what it is not about?

James Bond and the Art of the Set-Piece

There is more to James Bond than dry martinis, guns, gadgets and girls. His biggest contribution to cinema is the Set-Piece.

Four Weddings and a Funeral

How important is a film’s title? Would this film have been such a huge hit had it been called Girls In Big White Dresses?

Angel Heart

Some films generate controversy, but Alan Parker’s Angel Heart was creating quite a stir even before it was released. Was it worth the trouble?

The Night of the Hunter

Released in 1955, The Night of the Hunter was greeted with scorn by critics and ignored by audiences. How wrong they were.


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