Guy’s top 50 of the decade: #1-10

Posted by · 1:29 pm · January 6th, 2010

And then there were ten. Before I wrap up the list that I’ve trickled out over the last five days, I suppose I should write a few words on the decade that was. I entered the 2000s as a 16 year-old boy in Johannesburg who thought he knew a lot about movies. I left it […]

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Just the one, then?

Posted by · 2:48 am · May 5th, 2009

You may or may not have caught this piece on Quentin Tarantino in Sunday’s New York Times magazine. Overall, it’s a fairly flimsy Cannes-oriented interview that serves mainly as an accompaniment to some pretty pictures (very pretty, in the case of the Diane Kruger shots), but two of QT’s statements jumped out at me. In […]

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Sigourney Weaver + who in ‘Alien 5?’

Posted by · 1:28 pm · July 7th, 2008

Meredith Woerner at io9 is wondering this week whether sci-fi/action writers will finally bone up and produce a sidekick to our modern cinema heroes and heroines worth the price of a ticket. She’s rightly spotlighting recent examples in “Live Free or Die Hard” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” as reason […]

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