Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan

Film Ranking: M. Night Shyamalan Night Shyamalan has a wide range of films with a wide range of quality and having watched them all for the Success or Failure segment I am now going to rank them in terms of my favourite to least favourite (note: this is not ranked by quality, as #1 willContinue reading “Films Ranked: M. Night Shyamalan”

Classic Film Review: Wide Awake (1998)

‘Certainly not a film which, if seen, provided evidence that the following year [M. Night Shyamalan] would be knocking on the door of the Oscars’ Success or Failure: M. Night Shyamalan Wide Awake, 1998 Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Denis Leary, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Joseph Cross, Timothy Reifsnyder, Rosie O’Donnell   Wide AwakeContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Wide Awake (1998)”

A Trilogical View: The Last Summer Trilogy

A Trilogical Review: The Last Summer Trilogy Films in the Series: I Know What You Did Last Summer, 1997 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, 1998 I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, 2006 On paper this trilogy of films was never going to work; three films about a slasher killing beautifulContinue reading “A Trilogical View: The Last Summer Trilogy”

Classic Film Review: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)

‘A miserable mess of a film from start to finish’ I Still Know What you Did Last Summer, 1998 Directed by: Danny Cannon Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Brandy, Mekhi Phifer, Muse Watson, Bill Cobbs, Matthew Settle   What happens when you have a financially successful film? You make a sequel. Does itContinue reading “Classic Film Review: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)”

Classic Film Review: Shakespeare in Love (1998)

And the Oscar Goes to: Shakespeare in Love, 1998 Directed by: John Madden Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench, Simon Callow, Jim Carter, Martin Clunes, Antony Sher, Imelda Staunton, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Williams   American Beauty: the film that beat Saving Private Ryan to the Best Picture award.Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Shakespeare in Love (1998)”