There’s always something slightly spooky about lighthouses: their isolation, the wildness usually found in the surrounding area, or simply their sense of vulnerability to the elements. Whatever it is, the aura of a lighthouse makes it a tailor-made setting for a horror film, and has done countless times over the […]
As much I’m DC ‘till I die, I can’t help but doff my cap at how strong Marvel’s game is at the moment. From being initially underwhelmed by Thor’s (2011) galactic gubbins, I had to restrain myself from punching the air at the end of the new trailer for Thor: […]
It is hard to ignore a film boasting a cast including Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Dockery and Emily Mortimer, especially when it is based on a novel that won the Booker Award in 2011. However, with such a complex narrative to adapt for the screen and one feature film […]
“In my house, he’s Uncle Dwayne.” Vin Diesel attempts to quash rumours of his on-going ‘feud’ with Fast & Furious co-star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, ahead of the release of the eighth instalment in the long-running action franchise.
Glengarry Glen Ross’ Blake, 30 Rock’s Jack Donaghy, SNL’s President Trump… Alec Baldwin has played a mightily impressive collection of petulant, business-obsessed braggarts with more balls than brains during his career. The Boss Baby presents a surprising opportunity to add to his rather niche oeuvre, voicing a tyrannical, suit-wearing baby with tiny hands […]
Choose any scene from hit film The Devil Wears Prada (1996) – based on author Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling novel of the same name – and you are guaranteed a piece of iconic cinema. The whole hundred plus minutes are so full of acid sharp dialogue, catty putdowns and marvellously over-the-top […]
Bursting with limitless creativity, Swiss Army Man goes from the absurd to the emotional to the whimsical to the profound and back again. Hank (Paul Dano, There Will Be Blood) is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. Everything changes when […]
When this premiered during last year’s Sundance Film Festival, it quickly become known as the film with Daniel Radcliffe as a farting corpse. However, this offbeat comedy-drama by a pair of music video directors known as the Daniels (Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan) has so much more than the bodily functions of Radcliffe’s […]
“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.
Are you the type of person who wells up at the sound of someone popping the big question? Or does the mere thought of PDA result in the sort of eye rolling that risks retinal detachment? Either way, chances are you’ve heard someone else’s marriage proposal story but Check Please […]