Questioning Reality: Revisiting The Thirteenth Floor

Ignorance is bliss. For the first time in my life, I agree. Hannon Fuller (Armin Mueller-Stahl) 1999 saw the science fiction genre be redefined by the likes of The Matrix. But there was another (frankly far more superior) science fiction film which was released during that year which also dealt with the similar concept of […]

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Filmotomy Podcast Episode 22: The Film Year 1999 – A Kubrick Odyssey

In this podcast we delve into our new series ‘Rewind‘, and the year is 1999. Al returns to host, and is joined by Rob, Jonathan, and Daniel. The team discuss the state of cinema at the end of the century, how movies and the industry were changing, and also talk about some of their favorite […]

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“Tell Him I’m Coming.” Revisiting the Explosive Revenge Neo-Noir The Limey

“Bide your time. That’s what prison teaches you, if nothing else. Bide your time, and everything becomes clear, and you can act accordingly.” When Steven Soderbergh’s The Limey exploded onto the big screen in 1999, it wasn’t quite what audiences were expecting. This isn’t a big budget action flick, with explosions or prolonged material arts […]

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