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North By Northwest (1959) - The Mistaken Identity-


DIRECTOR: Alfred Hitchcock

The story seems like a re run watching it in the 21st century and I can imagine this film pressed all the right buttons for audiences in 1959. 670 more words


Mission Impossible:Rogue Nation (2015) - The Action Star Spy Film


DIRECTOR: Christopher McQuarrie

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation delivers what it needs to deliver to its audience – Thrilling Action Spectacle.

Tom Cruise has played Ethan Hunt since 1996 and here he finds himself in this 2015 film right at home. 424 more words


No Way Out (1987) "Who Can You Trust?"- The Mystery/ Suspense Spy Film


DIRECTOR: Roger Donaldson

Thirty years ago Kevin Costner was an up and coming actor who had just recently got off the set of De Palma’s “The Untouchables”  where he was Elliot Ness. 325 more words


The 39 Steps (1935)

For me, The 39 Steps is the quintessential Hitchcock film. Other films may have weightier themes or a more complex subtext, but The 39 Steps boils the Hitchcock thriller down to its essential elements – a shocking murder, an innocent man on the run, a beautiful blonde and a MacGuffin so irrelevant that few people can remember what it was all about. Read more …

Film Reviews

The Liquidator (1965)

In the mid 1960s, everyone was trying to cash in on the James Bond craze. Rival spy series included Matt Helm, Harry Palmer, Bulldog Drummond and Derek Flint. 20 more words

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My Review of Kingsman: The Golden Circle

When the first Kingsman film came out, me along with the rest f the world was flabbergasted by its greatness. It reinvented the spy genre whilst also making fun of it. 1,251 more words


Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review

The first Kingsman film told the tale of how someone from a council estate became a tuxedo-wearing super spy and was written in response to… 1,028 more words