Last week, a true titan of the cinema world left us. Ray Harryhausen, the man behind the iconic stop-motion beasts of 1950s, 60s and 70s cinema, sadly passed away at the age of 92.
Having recently watched the new Chilean film Thursday till Sunday, I was struck by how the Latin American Road Movie has come on in recent years.
Craig Zobel’s indie flick has generated a storm of controversy around the world, with multiple reports of walk-outs at screenings. But sadly it doesn’t have the courage of its convictions.
The release of the Danny Elfman-scored Oz the Great and Powerful means now is the ideal time to do a retrospective on this brilliant composer – one of my personal favourites.
If rumours are to be believed, Side Effects may very well be Steven Soderbergh’s final movie (following his upcoming TV drama starring Michael Douglas as Liberace).