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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

December 2, 2010

With The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010), producer Jerry Bruckheimer was associated with a rare box officer underperformer. While doing well overseas, the film failed to capture a large audience in North America. Even before its release, the film was plagued... 

The Brothers Grimm

February 23, 2006

The past few years have been tough for Terry Gilliam. Amidst several false starts, including, most famously, the aborted attempt to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (as documented in Lost in La Mancha), the veteran filmmaker was desperate to make a... 

The Ultimate Matrix Collection

June 26, 2005

It’s safe to say that The Matrix trilogy has become firmly entrenched in our pop culture zeitgeist. It is a classic example of being in the right place at the right time with just the right blend of genres: moody film noir, Cyberpunk science fiction... 

The Passion of the Christ

May 20, 2004

Whether you saw The Passion of the Christ at the cinema or not, one thing you will certainly already know thanks to the British tabloid frenzy – that there’s a lot of blood and a lot of controversy to be found in Mel Gibson’s portrayal... 

The Matrix Revolutions

April 11, 2002

The Wachowski Brothers concluded their ambitious Cyberpunk trilogy with The Matrix: Revolutions (2003). It was greeted with almost universal critical damnation or indifference and diminishing financial returns. So what happened? Like the Lord of the Rings... 

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