Formula For Fire

One day in 1981, in a tiny comic shop in London, I stumbled over an American magazine called Cinefex. Within its pages, I discovered a number of ultra-detailed articles about visual effects, a subject that had fascinated me for some time. The films under discussion were Dragonslayer and Raiders of the Lost Ark. The issue … Continue reading Formula For Fire

Rush – movie review

Most good stories have a moment where they shift into a higher gear. With Ron Howard's Rush, that moment comes when the Ferrari driven by Formula 1 champion Niki Lauda is involved in a terrifying crash at Germany's notorious Nürburgring circuit. The film's recreation of this historic event from 1976 is hard-hitting and visceral. I … Continue reading Rush – movie review