Monthly Archives: August 2015

THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER: a retrospective

The Hunt for Red October (1990) has an amusing backstory: originally a Cold War story, then seemingly out of date, until it was re-positioned as an historical piece, even if only set ten years prior. The original actor for the … Continue reading

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD; a triumph of the action genre

Not too long ago, I saw Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time. I hadn’t been interested in seeing it, largely because I hadn’t seen any of the previous Mad Max films, and also because I roped it into … Continue reading

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