Film Review: All the Money in the World (2018)

2018 in Cinema: All the Money in the World, 2018 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris   This film had no right to be as good as it was. All the Money in the World was one of the major sufferers from all the sexual harassment allegations whichContinue reading “Film Review: All the Money in the World (2018)”

Classic Film Review: Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner, 1982 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos   Blade Runner stars Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard, a former police officer and ‘Blade Runner’ whose job was to ‘retire’ (kill) androids known as replicants, and is brought back into the police for one final job toContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Blade Runner (1982)”

Classic Film Review: Alien (1979)

Horrortober: Alien, 1979 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto   This film is nearly 40 years old and, yet, the alien created is still probably the greatest alien ever created for film. Its design, its birth (we argue about the chickenContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Alien (1979)”

Classic Film Review: Gladiator (2000)

And the Oscar Goes to: Gladiator, 2000 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris   Being part of an Oscar-winning film is impressive, but Russell Crowe has joined Michael Keaton (Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Spotlight) and John Goodman (Argo andContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Gladiator (2000)”