John Standing

  • Robert Collector – Nightflyers (1987)

    1981-1990HorrorRobert CollectorSci-FiUSA

    Where they’re headed isn’t the mystery. What’s taking them there is.

    In the not too distant future, an unusual scientific group set out on a journey on a most unique space freighter to head out into deep space to find a magical creature.

    What they find is a killer computer on the ship they chartered….Read More »

  • Clive Donner – Rogue Male (1976)

    1971-1980Clive DonnerDramaThrillerUnited Kingdom

    Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter (Peter O’Toole) takes aim at Adolf Hitler (Michael Sheard) with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him. Knowing that his government would turn him over to German authorities, Sir Robert goes underground in his battle with his pursuers.Read More »

  • Peter Greenaway – 8 ½ Women (1999)

    1991-2000ArthousePeter GreenawayUnited Kingdom

    ontinuing his pattern of alternating critically praised arthouse projects with alienating personal studies, the controversial Peter Greenaway followed his unexpectedly popular The Pillow Book with 8½ Women, a playful and thoroughly obscure compendium of art history fetishism, film history, and globe-hopping comic debauchery. The results pleased few, but Greenaway fanatics will find it more rewarding than newcomers despite its glaring flaws.Read More »

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