Classic Film Review: Blade (1998)

Marvel vs. DC: Blade, 1998 Directed by: Stephen Norrington Starring: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N’Bushe Wright, Donal Logue   Still following in DC’s footsteps, Marvel have brought their own black superhero film (and no, I’m not taking about Black Panther, despite the praise that film is receiving for its use of a blackContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Blade (1998)”

Classic Film Review: Batman & Robin (1997)

Marvel vs. DC: Batman & Robin, 1997 Directed by: Joel Schumacher Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O’Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Elle Macpherson   Joel Shumacher is back in the director’s seat with Batman & Robin, a film that ruined the Batman character for me throughout most of my life.Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Batman & Robin (1997)”

Classic Film Review: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

Marvel vs. DC: Superman IV: the Quest for Peace, 1987 Directed by: Sidney J. Furie Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Jon Cryer, Sam Wanamaker, Mark Pillow, Mariel Hemingway, Margot Kidder   It’s not the only example of this from DC, but this was the first example of them not being ableContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)”

Classic Film Review: Saw III (2006)

Saw III, 2006 Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman Starring: Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomekh, Dina Meyer   The third and final instalment in the Saw trilogy (I know there’s more, but this film genuinely felt like a conclusion to a trilogy) connected a lot of points together from the first two filmsContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Saw III (2006)”

Classic Film Review: Saw II (2005)

Saw II, 2005 Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman Starring: Donnie Wahlberg, Franky G, Glenn Plummer, Beverley Mitchell, Dina Meyer, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Erik Knudsen, Shawnee Smith, Tobin Bell   Saw II carried on all the traditions set about in Saw, but, in my opinion, did them better and more exciting, but it, like its predecessor, wasn’tContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Saw II (2005)”

Classic Film Review: Saw (2004)

Saw, 2004 Directed by: James Wan Starring: Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Ken Leung, Tobin Bell, Leigh Whannell   The film which started the franchise that’s still going strong some 13 years later, Saw introduced us to Jigsaw, a psychotic killer (of sorts) who puts his victims in sadistic games, and shouldContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Saw (2004)”

Classic Film Review: The Ring (2002)

Horrortober: The Ring, 2002 Directed by: Gore Verbinski Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox   An American remake of the Japanese film Ringu, The Ring is about Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts, Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), a journalist, who, after investigating the mysterious deaths of four teenagers, accidentally stumbles across a tapeContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Ring (2002)”

Classic Film Review: Flatliners (1990)

Flatliners, 1990 Directed by: Joel Schumacher Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kevin Bacon   What happens after we die? Nelson Wright (Kiefer Sutherland, Flatliners (2017)), a medical student, wants to find out so much that he comes up with a medical experiment with his four other medical student friends where heContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Flatliners (1990)”

Classic Film Review: Thunderball (1965)

Thunderball, 1965 Directed by: Terence Young James Bond: Sean Connery Also Starring: Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi, Rik Van Nutter   In James Bond’s (Sean Connery) fourth adventure he is assigned to prevent SPECTRE from setting off two NATO atomic bombs on an unspecified major city in either the United Kingdom or the UnitedContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Thunderball (1965)”

Classic Film Review: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

And the Oscar Goes to: Kramer vs. Kramer, 1979 Directed by: Robert Benton Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Justin Henry, Jane Alexander   Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep opposite each other in a film? Yes, please. Kramer vs. Kramer is about the separation of Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman, Rain Man), a workaholic in advertising, andContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)”