Film Review: Network (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor’s ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit. REVIEW: “I’m mad as hell nd I’m not gonna take it” While it’s quite possible that your more familiar with the words than the plot of the actual film, this 1976 film has long been regarded as a cult classic. A roster of fine actors contribute their talents to this somewhat slow moving but engulfing … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Dr. Anna Fugazzi has it all, she’s young, beautiful and a practicing abnormal psychologist. Something is wrong with Anna though, with the repeated headaches and strange dreams, it isn’t any wonder she’s falling apart. REVIEW: Directed by: October Kingsley Starring: October Kingsley, Faye Dunaway, Jeff Van Atta, Steve Larkin, Craig Banks. “Is there truly peace and order behind that calm exterior, or do you simply control your neurosis better than most people?” I would … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chinatown (1974)

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SYNOPSIS: “Jake Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialise in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city’s water supply system, of having an affair. Gittes does what he does best and photographs him with a young girl but in the ensuing scandal, it seems he was hired by an impersonator and not the real Mrs. Mulwray. When Mr. Mulwray is found dead, … Continue reading

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