30th Nov2020

Rewind: ‘Apocalypse Now – Final Cut’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Albert Hall, Dennis Hopper, Scott Glenn | Written by John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola You don’t have to be mad to work here (but it helps)… I love Apocalypse Now. As a piece of […]

02nd Dec2019

‘On the Waterfront’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Eva Marie Saint | Written by Budd Schulberg | Directed by Elia Kazan The opening tells us everything. We can visualise the shipyard before we’re shown a single image. Leonard Bernstein’s horn-heavy score sounds like the song of ships. It’s almost peaceful. Then a piano […]