The Passion of Mel Gibson

I used to like Mel Gibson, particularly in his early, Australian period. I’m still a big fan of the Mad Max trilogy (1979-85), and although they may not seem quite as impressive now as when they were first released, Peter Weir’s Gallipoli (1981) and The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) are both still worth watching. […]

Blasts from the past

Seeing the world in black-and-white … again

Cronenberg, Body-Horror and The Brood (1979)

Francesco Rosi’s Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979):
Criterion Blu-ray review

Criterion Blu-ray review: Carol Reed’s Odd Man Out (1947)

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