Magnificent Seven: all glory no guts

Ok, I fess up. I’ve not seen the original. There, I’ve said it. Yet another classic Western that’s passed me by. And yes, maybe one day I’ll get round to it, but for now at least, I have to make do with the modern version. And I say make do because it’s OK. Not bad,… Continue reading Magnificent Seven: all glory no guts

Buckle up for a Flight with Whip Whitaker

How time flies! It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since Robert Zemeckis last directed a live-action movie in Castaway. A film that involved a monumental plane crash in the first act and had a compelling male lead wrestling with his mental demons. Loneliness and survival in the case of Tom Hanks, alcoholism and… Continue reading Buckle up for a Flight with Whip Whitaker