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Ep. 10 Cutthroat Island (1995)


This time on Laser Discotheque we watch Cutthroat Island, the movie that took pirates out of the multiplex for nearly a decade. Renny Harlin throws good money after bad on an astounding scale, and after we had so much fun with Die Harder, too. 8 more words

Cutthroat Island (1995) Review


Cutthroat Island (1995) is the only big full-on pirate movie between Pirates of the Caribbean (2003) and… Hook (1991) maybe, and The Goonies (1985). And, maybe… that… 594 more words


Women of Hollywood - Geena Davis

“If she can see it, she can be it.”

One of my wonderful lecturers from when I studied film introduced me properly to this brilliant lady. 507 more words


Screenplays -Crusade

For a brief moment in the 90’s director Paul Verhoeven, and super star Arnold Schwarzenegger had the opportunity to re-team for what surely would have been the most fascinating medieval epic of the decade – Crusade. 144 more words


On bivisibility

Okay okay, I have to admit, Crazy Ex Girlfriend is starting to win me over. There’s still a lot I have a problem with but I feel like it’s finding its stride and peeling back some of the layers of irony. 382 more words


GREAT MOMENTS OF FILM SCORING #2 Cutthroat Island - John Debney

Another Debney score, and this time we’re in for a real treat: “Cutthroat Island” could very well be his Opus Magnum. 303 more words

Great Moments Of Film Scoring

Two Sides Of The Same Coin (ep. 94) – Cutthroat Island

Problematic production, re-casting, re-writing, re-shooting, incoherent plot, flat characters, lifeless on-screen chemistry, countless near-death experiences with nary a scratch….

There’s a reason this movie bankrupted a production company, holds the record for largest box office bomb, and made pirate movies laughably unprofitable for nearly a decade.