Jordan is a freelance film journalist whose love for film can be pretty much traced back to floods of tears as Obi Wan told Anakin he loved him before leaving him to burn. He watches any and every film that comes his way, from blockbuster franchises to silent era slapstick and sprawling foreign epics, and he finds the best way to watch a film is still as he always has done – with wide eyes and high hopes.
Celebrating its 45th anniversary this week, we look at how Jaws became the first ever summer blockbuster, and still stands as the best one ever made.
To celebrate Alfred Hitchcock Day, we take a look at how the Master of Suspense created a genre of his very own - the Hitchcockian thriller.
For the love it holds for its lost star, and the way it brings the last summer of Hollywood’s Golden Age to life, this is surely the Best Picture.