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Simon Drake

Book review: ‘On Set with John Carpenter’

Photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker takes us through five John Carpenter films that she was the stills photographer on: Halloween, Escape from New York, The Fog, Halloween 2 and Christine. She gives some amusing commentary on a number of the photos, and the images themselves speak volumes. They really capture the spirit of the low budget everyone-mucking-in … >

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‘Hannibal’ Season 2 DVD review

Hannibal’s second season starts with a ferocious fight between our title character and FBI head Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) and never lets up for the next 13 episodes. There’s much more of a focus and drive to this season, unlike the more slow burn abstract nature of Season 1. The visuals remain some of the most … >

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‘The Making of The Living Daylights’ book review

After his incredibly in-depth 2009 book The Making of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Charles Helfenstein has once again done a staggering amount of research into the world of James Bond, this time into the production of Timothy Dalton’s 007 debut, The Living Daylights.

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