The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

The Manchurian Candidate first published (in a slightly different version) by Movie Gazette, 11 December, 2004  John Frankenheimer’s The Manchurian Candidate (1962), based on Richard Condon’s 1959 novel of the same name, was a bleak, hallucinatory conspiracy thriller about a soldier who returns a decorated hero from the Korean War, but has in fact been…

Déjà Vu

Déjà Vu (2006)

Déjà Vu first published by Film4 Summary: Denzel Washington stars twice over in Tony Scott’s time-travelling thriller that starts with a bang and ends with a brain-teaser.  Review: Déjà Vu is the sixth collaboration between director Tony Scott and producer Jerry Bruckheimer (after Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cops II, Days of Thunder, Crimson Tide, Enemy of the…