Tag: jleethompson

An Ideal Partnership - The films of director J. Lee Thompson and actor Charles Bronson - Part 2

After working on Caboblanco, Thompson moved onto the slasher genre with Happy Birthday to Me (1981). Whilst by no means the best the genre has to offer, Happy Birthday to Me proved to be an enjoyable horror film, and definitely...

An Ideal Partnership - The films of director J. Lee Thompson and actor Charles Bronson - Part 1

When speaking about actor-director partnerships, most people think of the more famous ones, like Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese or Toshiro Mifune and Akira Kurosawa. I have previously looked at the less celebrated collaborators, those who have perhaps not...

MonsterFest 2016: A Gunfight, Deadly Relatives and an Autopsy Lead First Wave of Titles

MonsterFest is coming! Prepare yourselves, Melbourne, Australia, for your fill of fantastic film delights at the end of November. The first wave of titles was announced today and there are heaps of goodness coming to Melbs.    Attendees will see...