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Ron Howard

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

“Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’, but for once this cliche is true.” Phil Lord and Chris Miller on their departure from…

Classic Cracker: Splash (1984)

An enjoyably simple '80s comedy, Splash is a (literal) fish-out-of-water tale that stars Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, and Eugene Levy. Directed by Ron Howard, this is fairly safe family fun, with careful hair placement and camera…

In The Heart of The Sea (2015)

In The Heart of The Sea is the story of the real-life maritime disaster and extraordinary journey of the Essex and her crew at the height of the American whaling industry. In the winter of 1820, the Nantucket (New England) whaling ship…

Rush (2013)

In 2010, British documentary Senna unveiled another side to Formula One.  As it shed light on the rivalry between Ayrton Senna and former team mate Alain Prost, it also emphasised the competitiveness and the life-threatening dangers of the…

Jameson Empire Awards 2012: The Results

Celebrating their 17th year at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, Empire magazine's annual awards ceremony took place last night before a star-studded crowd, which included Dexter Fletcher, Hayley Atwell and Danny DeVito. Appropriately for…

The Dilemma (2011)

Seriously, when was the last time you laughed at Vince Vaughn? Probably somewhere around 2006 I’d imagine. The cherubic comic hasn’t exactly been on storming form during the last few years, his CV having become peppered with ghastly outings…

The Dilemma (2011)

Lovable mess There's no secret about the premise. The Dilemma is about a man who discovers his best friend's wife is having an affair. The movie is very watchable, and a little overstuffed in more ways than one, not quite a success,…