Author: Robert Marley

Ran

Ran

The average movie enthusiast has probably heard the name Akira Kurosawa mentioned with reverence in pretentious film-snob circles or in almost any film school, but chances are the average movie enthusiast probably hasn't bothered to...

Movie Review posted on 4th January 2007

Eye Of The Beholder

Eye Of The Beholder

Apparently it's not all tuxedos and vodka martinis, shaken not stirred, in the alleged real-world of the British intelligence. Ewan McGregor plays "The Eye" a high-tech voyeur who is about as charismatic as a piece...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Ran

Ran

The average movie enthusiast has probably heard the name Akira Kurosawa mentioned with reverence in pretentious film-snob circles or in almost any film school, but chances are the average movie enthusiast probably hasn't bothered to...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Being the self-proclaimed professional film critic that I am, I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that I had not seen Lawrence of Arabia (just out in a special DVD edition) until only recently. After...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Blood Simple

Blood Simple

The year is 1984. Reagan is looking forward to four more years as president. Orwell's book by the same name is at the top of the popularity bell curve. The Olympic games are held in...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

I Am Sam

I Am Sam

What defines a parent? Is it the amount of intellectual maturity displayed or the level of love given? Such is the question posed in I Am Sam.In the film, Sam Dawson (Sean Penn) is a...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Opportunists

The Opportunists

Christopher Walken is a great choice to work with any first-time director/screenwriter, as he can "sell" any character put in front of him. From a sword-swinging headless horseman in Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow to a...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Cradle Will Rock

Cradle Will Rock

Arguably, one of the best directors of the motion picture industry, Orson Welles was once quoted as saying, "When I die, they'll be picking over my creative bones. The films will suddenly get financing; the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy

One of my earliest childhood remembrances was watching a performance of H.M.S. Pinafore. I thought it was really neat. The costumes and music were amazing and even though I couldn't understand all of what was...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Tao of Steve

The Tao of Steve

The word "Tao" has many meanings, one of which is, "The art or skill of doing something in harmony with the essential nature of the thing."The Tao of Steve is a story is about a...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Omega Code

The Omega Code

A prophetic code hidden within the Torah. A sinister plot sealed until the end of the Age. Two men caught up in an ancient supernatural struggle to determine the fate of the next millennium. Hey...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Just Looking (1999)

Just Looking (1999)

Growing up can be difficult no matter what era you are from. Of course, how many of us have heard the old "when I was your age..." speech from someone older than you?...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

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