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Richard Dreyfuss

EIFF 2019: Astronaut (2019)

2019 sees the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing and writer-director Shelagh McLeod's debut feature Astronaut shows that the desire to reach for the stars remains strong. McLeod was inspired by the image of an old man at a

So what’s in a title? Part Deux

Like all good films (and articles, clearly) a sequel is always inevitable.  With such a plethora of films to choose from- how could there not be a sequel?  So, without further ado, read some film descriptions based solely on their titles...…

Stakeout (1987)

A buddy cop movie in which the cops happen to spend most of their time on a surveillance operation, hence the title, Stakeout remains as much fun today as it did a couple of decades ago. It's not a modern classic, but it's a lot of fun,…

Jaws (1975) DVD Review

It is strange to think about the start of Steven Spielberg's career.  Nowadays, he is considered a cinematic legend - he has brought dinosaurs, numerous aliens and treasure-seeking crusaders to the big screen.  It is strange to think that…

The American President (1995)

An entertaining look at a difficult time in the life of the President Of The United States, with Martin Sheen in a prominent role, and Aaron Sorkin providing the words. Nope, it's not "The West Wing" but it's obvious, considering the talent…

Red (2010)

Red. Was a better ensemble cast put together last year just for laughs? Oh sure, there were great ensemble movies last year, but most gave the feeling that they just wanted to get Oscar love. Some succeeded (The King’s Speech), some failed…

Piranha 3D (2010)

Following on from 2008’s horrendous Mirrors, French director Alexandre Aja decided to tackle a remake of Joe Dante’s cheap seventies thriller Piranha, a movie remembered more for its overwhelming campiness rather than any substantial…