EXCALIBUR (1981) RETRO REVIEW.

Excalibur is a 1981 American fantasy epic movie. Directed by John Boorman, it is set in a medieval world and is based on the well-known mythology of the legendary King Arthur, played by Nigel Terry, and the Knights of the Round Table. The movie highlights Arthur’s origin, his transition to the helm in the land... Continue Reading →

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PANIC ROOM (2002) RETRO REVIEW.

Panic Room is a 2002 American motion-picture directed by David Fincher; best known for ‘Gone Girl’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’. It is basically about an epic struggle that Meg (Jodie Foster) and her daughter Sarah (Kristen Stewart) go through in order to keep themselves safe from... Continue Reading →

THE TERMINATOR (1984) RETRO REVIEW.

The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction action movie directed by James Cameron; best known for Hollywood blockbusters that include, among others, Aliens, True Lies and Titanic. It centres on Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), a Los Angeles native who alongside her liaison in Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) aim to quell an imminent futuristic danger... Continue Reading →

SOLO; A STAR WARS STORY

Solo; A Star Wars Story is a 2018 American science-fiction adventure film directed by Ron Howard, produced by LucasFilm and distributed by Walt Disney Motion Pictures.  It is set before the happenings of 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV; A New Hope and pivots on Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich); a driver cum pilot who goes on... Continue Reading →

GONE IN 60 SECONDS (2000) RETRO REVIEW.

Gone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action heist movie directed by Dominic Sena and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is a revamp of sorts of a 1974 film directed by H.B Halicki and centers on the incredible task that Randal “Memphis” Raines alongside his team of car thieves have of stealing 50 cars... Continue Reading →

HOME ALONE (1990) RETRO REVIEW.

  Home Alone is a 1990 American comedy movie directed by Chris Columbus with the writing and production credits going to John Hughes. It centres on Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), an errant and demeaned young boy who is unfortunately left behind by his family when they go for an overseas vacation and thus, upon the... Continue Reading →

DEADPOOL 2

Deadpool 2 is a 2018 superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson and is a sequel to 2016’s Deadpool. Directed by David Leitch, it picks up where its predecessor left off and hinges on Wade taking it upon himself to form a team of individuals with special abilities. He does this in order to... Continue Reading →

‘TEARS OF THE SUN’ RETRO REVIEW.

Tears of the Sun is a 2003 action war motion-picture directed by Antoine Fuqua; the man behind notable films such as “Training Day” and “Shooter”. Starring Bruce Willis, it is set in a war-torn Nigeria and pivots on the struggles of a U.S Navy SEAL team unit in trying to evacuate and rescue Flore Kendricks... Continue Reading →

OVERBOARD

Overboard is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Rob Greenberg; best known for ‘Spellbound’ as well as the popular sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’. It is a remake of a late 80’s film bearing the same name and centers on Kate (Anna Faris), a single mother with three children who convinces the... Continue Reading →

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