fathers

The Lost World (1997): good guys, bad guys and dinosaurs

The Lost World establishes Ian Malcolm as a flawed father - and gives him a dinosaur double

Published: 11 July 2022
11 July 2022

Top Gun: Maverick (2022) and the theatre of war

How Top Gun: Maverick brings closure to 1986's high-octane love story

Published: 27 May 2022 | Last updated: 19 July 2022
27 May 2022

Falling Down (1993): the terminal velocity of hardship

Falling Down's black / bleak comedy of modern life and city living

Published: 21 May 2022 | Last updated: 8 August 2022
21 May 2022

The Mosquito Coast (1986): the paradise delusion

An eccentric inventor flees the rat-race but carries his problems to paradise

Published: 20 March 2022
20 March 2022

The Matrix (1999): better than life?

A computer hacker wakes up to reality - but is the Matrix just another lucid dream?

Published: 22 December 2021 | Last updated: 6 June 2022
22 December 2021

Horror movie 1408: you can check out but you’ll never leave

A 'ghost writer' gets his comeuppance in room 1408

Published: 10 December 2021 | Last updated: 11 June 2022
10 December 2021

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