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Alan Rickman

A Little Chaos (2014)

There is nothing chaotic about A Little Chaos, the new romantic drama, directed and co-written by and starring Alan Rickman, alongside Kate Winslet and Stanley Tucci. Everything in this delightful period piece comes together in perfect…

A Promise (2013)

Set in Germany in 1912, A Promise tells the story of Frederic Zeitz (Richard Madden), a young man from a humble background who begins a job at a steelworks. His boss is Karl Hoffmeister (Alan Rickman) who quickly takes a shine to the…

Gambit (2012)

I was really unsure of just how to react when I first saw the trailer for Gambit. A couple of good men (Colin Firth and Alan Rickman) in main roles meant that I wanted to enjoy it but the trailer made the movie seem predictable, unfunny and…

Die Hard (1988)

The movie of the late 80s that created a new subgenre (just check out every movie since that you can call "Die Hard On A *insert locale here*"), showed a great mix of intelligence with huge, explosive, set-pieces and pretty much raised the…

Love Actually (2003)

Richard Curtis is, you could easily say, quite a giant figure in the modern British film and entertainment industry. His comic writing has provided audiences with a number of classic moments and when he created Four Weddings & A Funeral…

Potty About Potter

A creation that has as much magic in the backstory behind it as it does on the page and on the screen, young Harry Potter was brought to life by J. K. Rowling in the wonderful city of Edinburgh while the woman struggled to cope with life as…