Lost Horizon (1973)
Fantasy / Film

Lost Horizon (1973)

One of Hollywood’s most monumental follies, Charles Jarrott’s ill-advised musical remake of Frank Capra’s 1937 original is mortally wounded by terrible songs, a cast that constantly looks embarrassed to be there and drippy hippy idealism that was already looking dated in 1973 and which seems hopelessly naive today. It’s all terribly worthy but, as is … Continue reading

King Kong (1933)
Fantasy / Film

King Kong (1933)

What is there left to say about King Kong? Despite many contenders to the title, it remains the greatest of all giant monster films, one that has been analysed, interpreted and re-interpreted more than any other. It’s the giant monster film that even those who claim to hate giant monster films can enjoy. It created … Continue reading