7 Days in Entebbe

Entebbe

The hijacking of a 1976 Air France flight from Paris to Tel Aviv should have been natural directing material for the bold and violent allusions of Narcos director Jose Padilha. Couple that with a – u...
7 Days in Entebbe

7 Days In Entebbe Trailer

Director Jose Padilho is something of an unknown quantity. His biggest successes to date have been a couple episodes of Narcos and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. His latest thriller, 7 Days in Entebbe, ...

John’s Top Ten of 2014

Contrary to popular opinion I found 2014 to be a pretty good year for movie releases. Sure some of the bigger movies failed to deliver but what’s new? There were a number of very well made film...

Gone Girl

It can be very tricky adapting a successful novel for the screen. The main problem is that the readers build a picture of the principal protagonists in their own imagination and when they finally get...

New Releases for October

So, it’s October already. The big summer blockbusters are a fading memory, and we are a few months away from anything worth a bet at next year’s award ceremonies. What we are left with then is a fair...

New releases for March

The month of March sees the last of the major award ceremonies taking place with the Oscars being announced on the second. The release schedule reflects this. The past few months have seen all of the...