Author: Cleaver Patterson

Remembering Bette Davis – the one and only …….
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Remembering Bette Davis – the one and only …….

“Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should ALL be bigger than life.” The legendary American actress Bette Davis, born 5th April, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts.  Died 6th October, 1989 (age 81) in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France. If you found an error, highlight it and press Shift + Enter […]

NEWSFLASH! – Going for a birdie …..
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NEWSFLASH! – Going for a birdie …..

It is of course true that you can seldom believe all the internet rumours churned out by the Hollywood gossip mill.  However – bearing in mind that the subject of the latest titbit doing the rounds, was the main focus of the original film – it may come as little […]

Scene Stealer: The Ascot Gavotte, My Fair Lady
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Scene Stealer: The Ascot Gavotte, My Fair Lady

    It never ceases to amaze how a place as frequently ‘brash’ as Hollywood, manages to create a sense of upper class sophistication so flawlessly on the big screen.  Take its archetypal visualisation of the British aristocracy and all their idiosyncracies, as seen in the 1964 musical extravaganza My […]

TRAILER PARK – IT
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TRAILER PARK – IT

Is there anything which can be done to a Stephen King novel, which hasn’t been seen before?            Well if the trailer – just released – for the first big screen treatment of his chilling classic IT is anything to go by, the answer will be a […]

Scene Stealer: The party from All About Eve
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Scene Stealer: The party from All About Eve

Some dialogue has become woven into the history of the silver screen.  None perhaps more than Bette Davis’ cryptic warning to her bemused house guests in All About Eve (1950), as she tells them to “fasten your seat-belts, it’s going to a bumpy night”!  The scene comes during a party […]

TRAILER PARK: The Boss Baby
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TRAILER PARK: The Boss Baby

The latest cartoon feature from DreamWorks Animation – the other big animation studio that isn’t Disney – looks set to take charge of the box office, when released in the UK at the beginning of April.  The Boss Baby (2017) – directed by Tom McGrath, and featuring the voice talents of Miles […]