Monthly Archives: June 2011

Almost Famous (2000)

If you’re after nostalgia, then check out Almost Famous. This is made by Cameron Crowe , based on his experiences as a teenage journalist working for Rolling Stone in the seventies. It’s an extremely romanticised (or rather sanitised) version, as … Continue reading

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Wonder Boys (2000)

Coming off  L.A. Confidential, and with the world at his feet, for some reason Curtis Hanson decided to make Wonder Boys. Frances McDormand stars alongside Michael Douglas, who plays a drunken professor trying to make sense of his life. It’s … Continue reading

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The One (2001)

The One was apparently written as a vehicle for that fine thespian The Rock, and that makes a lot of sense, being ideally matched to his range in the same way that The Terminator was to Schwarzenegger’s. But as he … Continue reading

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