The Black Cauldron (1985) #Rediscovered

The Black Cauldron (1985) #Rediscovered

Infamous as the movie which almost killed off Disney’s animation studio (the “The Little Mermaid”-led renaissance was still four years off), “The Black Cauldron” staggered into cinemas in 1985, mortally wounded by a butchering edit at the hands of Jeffrey Katzenberg and a critical mismatch between the source material and the studio behind it. Loosely ..

V For Vendetta (2006) Review

V For Vendetta (2006) Review

V For Vendetta has plenty food for thought for us to remember, remember. Dismissed at the time for going too far in its portrayal of an England fallen to fascist rule, a decade and a half later, where you might be tempted to argue it didn’t go far enough. Disowned by a critical Alan Moore ..

Can you smell what guest reviewer Darrenski is cooking with his Hercules (2014) Review?

Can you smell what guest reviewer Darrenski is cooking with his Hercules (2014) Review?

Brett Ratner’s Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson-starring “Hercules” is a film in the old school Saturday afternoon matinee style that doesn’t try to pretend to be anything more than it is. It’s a competently made, undemanding action adventure movie with decent special effects and a script full of quips and one-liners, and that’s just fine with ..