Monday, 20 August 2012

RIP Tony Scott and a blog status update...

I have a new computer after over a month without, so - finally - BeamesOnFilm is back in action! This means a return to in-depth reviews, more regular content and should also see me complete my FilmQuest doo-dah (I haven't forgotten about it).

Turning briefly to a more sober topic, I wanted to register my condolences for the late Tony Scott. As I understand it, the 'Top Gun' director committed suicide last night and, speaking as someone with a long history of depression, it's a terrible shame that he felt driven to that point - for whatever reason (we may never know).

As a small form of tribute, here's a trailer for one of his most stylish and enjoyable thrillers - 'Enemy of the State':

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