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Sigourney Weaver

‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“I went and met with her. She appeared — she had an afro, she had high heels on... she was like, 7-foot-6. It felt like I was going out for dinner with Mummy.” Ridley Scott on first meeting Sigourney Weaver to discuss the role of Ellen…

TRAILER PARK – Alien Vs. Zombies

Ok. Before we go any further lets make one thing clear. This wacky, black comedy, horror mash-up does not involve the legendary Alien of Sigourney Weaver / H. R. Giger fame. It does however bring together a young 'man' called Joe Alien…

A Monster Calls (2016)

A close fried of Guillermo del Toro, it’s easy to see why director J. A. Bayona was drawn to adapting A Monster Calls. A fanciful and chilling tale about a child in turmoil that flits between grim reality and dark fantasy, Patrick Ness’…

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

Hollywood is and always has been, a hypocritical place. From it’s earliest days the all powerful studio bosses put out an image of their stars as wholesome, clean living, family people, who’s sole purpose was to bring entertainment and fun…

TIFF 2016 – (re)Assignment (2016)

When there’s nothing else to sell, an attention grabbing concept is the way forward. That’s exactly where (re)Assignment goes with its trans-community and general decency baiting set-up. It’s also a wash-out, the initial shock fading early…

EIFF 2016: Finding Dory (2016)

Let me cut to the chase here. I liked Finding Nemo, almost as much as most people. It was gorgeous, it had lots of fun characters, and the gags were good. Finding Dory is even better. Yes, I said it. Some will disagree, and they might…

Rampart (2011)

Rampart tells the story of corrupt police officer Dave ‘Date rape’ Brown, played by Woody Harrelson. Set in Los Angeles in the late nineties, the film focuses around the infamous Rampart police scandals with Brown our main protagonist and…

Abduction (2011)

When young Nathan (Taylor Lautner) finds a photo of his younger self on a website listing missing children he finds his world turned upside down and sets out to find out the truth. Who are the people (Jason Isaacs and Maria Bello)…