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Obituary: Film Director Mike Nichols 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the multi-award-winning film and stage director has died from a heart attack aged 83. The German born Nichols started his career in stand-up, where he partnered with Elaine May (write and direct), before making his directing debut with [...]

November 20, 2014

Why Mel Gibson Is Not Expendable

Mel Gibson is one of the great all-time movie stars. His screen charisma heightens any film that he appears in, and he’s no slouch behind the camera either, having helmed The Man Without A Face, Braveheart, The Passion Of The Christ and [...]

July 9, 2014

Experience Mel Gibson’s THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST

If you’re going to watch a movie over Easter, then it has to be Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ. The biblical epic ticks many boxes, it’s beautifully shot, well acted and the story is captivating. Mel Gibson’s passion (no pun [...]

April 18, 2014

DON’T LOOK NOW: St Mary’s, Mayhem And Nicolas Roeg

On Halloween night I had the chance to catch Don’t Look Now as part of the Mayhem horror film festival (in conjunction with Broadway Cinema). As a resident of Nottingham, it’s always good to see events like this take place. However, Don’t Look [...]

November 2, 2013

Obituary: Lou Reed 1942 – 2013

Lou Reed was more than a rock star. He was a street poet, a purveyor of the grit and the grime of the under-belly of New York. His music was polarizing but also deeply influential. His late 60s work with Andy Warhol’s The Velvet Underground helped [...]

October 28, 2013

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