M.G McIntyre

Actor of little renown, writer of none, jack of exactly three trades
Philip Seymour Hoffman as Freddie Miles Talented Mr Ripley

The Talented Mr. Hoffman: Philip Seymour Hoffman as Freddie Miles

By M.G McIntyre 

Stealing every scene he appears in, Hoffman’s performance in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ is an early career triumph.

Dead Man

‘Dead Man’ And Making Movies From Another Time

By M.G McIntyre 

This period Western looks, feels, and sounds like nothing else from the ’90s.

Kill Bill influences

Tracking the Many Influences of ‘Kill Bill’

By M.G McIntyre 

Quentin Tarantino’s revenge epic pays homage to a wide range of mostly foreign movies and television series.


Everybody Comes To Rick’s: The Once in a Generation Perfection of ‘Casablanca’

By M.G McIntyre 

The meandering and strange road to Casablanca and its many roadblocks.

Best Comedy Movies Shaun Of The Dead

‘Shaun of the Dead’ and Finding Horror with Humor and Heart

By M.G McIntyre 

‘Shaun of the Dead’ is the best horror-comedy of all time, and that’s because it has the biggest heart.

X Men Origins Wolverine

What I Learned Working On The Set of ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

By M.G McIntyre 

This disaster taught me a lot, like don’t make Wolverine’s claws CGI, and don’t cast one of the Black Eyed Peas.

Slings And Arrows

With ‘Slings And Arrows,’ Canadians Prove They Know How To Finish a TV Series

By M.G McIntyre 

Although often parodied for their deference, and known for their comedy, a vein of fatalism runs through the best Canadian artists and art, and ‘Slings And Arrows’ is definitely among the best.

Eddie Coyle

‘The Friends of Eddie Coyle’ and the Many Heists That Followed

By M.G McIntyre 

The influence of this Boston crime film reaches far and wide. We check in on some of its descendants.

Watchers On The Wall Episode

Game of Thrones: ‘The Watchers On The Wall’ Fought For Love

By M.G McIntyre 

Sometimes it’s about more than just swords and blood.