Tag: John P Harvey

[Film review] Get your arse to Mars all over again with the TOTAL RECALL 30th-ANNIVERSARY REMASTER

[Film review] Get your arse to Mars all over again with the TOTAL RECALL 30th-ANNIVERSARY REMASTER

Review by John P. Harvey Though he has never taken the opportunity to travel there, for six weeks Douglas Quaid ...
[Film review] FATMAN: Who better to spread the goodwill of the season and peace to all than Mel Gibson?

[Film review] FATMAN: Who better to spread the goodwill of the season and peace to all than Mel Gibson?

Review by John P. Harvey Chris Cringle, also known as Santa (Mel Gibson), discriminates pretty well between the kids who ...
[Film review] Is there such a thing as an HONEST THIEF? If anyone knows, it's Liam Neeson

[Film review] Is there such a thing as an HONEST THIEF? If anyone knows, it’s Liam Neeson

Review by John P. Harvey In Honest Thief, Liam Neeson stars as Tom Doyle, a man who has pulled off ...
FLASH GORDON is primarily neither an action film nor a science-fiction film; it is, first and foremost, a comedy — British Film Festival 2020

FLASH GORDON is primarily neither an action film nor a science-fiction film; it is, first and foremost, a comedy — British Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey. Let’s get one thing out of the way: Flash Gordon is primarily neither an action ...
A touching tale about the hard life on the streets with A GIFT FROM BOB — British Film Festival 2020

A touching tale about the hard life on the streets with A GIFT FROM BOB — British Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey James Bowen (Luke Treadaway) was on the streets for some years, leading up to the ...
[Film review] A thriller about a thriller? Tickle me intrigued, THE TRANSLATORS

[Film review] A thriller about a thriller? Tickle me intrigued, THE TRANSLATORS

Review by John P. Harvey The manuscript for the final volume in a thriller trilogy that the reading public has ...
[Film review] Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, and Marlon Wayans are ON THE ROCKS, but will the comedy float?

[Film review] Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, and Marlon Wayans are ON THE ROCKS, but will the comedy float?

Review by John P. Harvey The relationship between Laura (Rashida Jones) and her husband, Dean (Marlon Wayans), seems good on ...
[Film review] Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker clash in real-life tale CITY OF LIES

[Film review] Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker clash in real-life tale CITY OF LIES

Review by John P. Harvey In City of Lies, Johnny Depp plays the real-life Russell Poole, an LAPD detective who ...
SAY IT LOUD [Cambio tutto] sees abuse meet a joyride in pure escapism — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

SAY IT LOUD [Cambio tutto] sees abuse meet a joyride in pure escapism — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey In Say It Loud, the heroine, here named Giulia (Valentina Lodovini), has been putting up ...
A desperate, listless group attempts a heist in the twisty-turny GOLDEN MEN [Gli uomini d’oro] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

A desperate, listless group attempts a heist in the twisty-turny GOLDEN MEN [Gli uomini d’oro] — St. ALi Italian Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey Shortly before his retirement with plans to live the high life in Costa Rica, armoured-car ...