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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

ENDER’S GAME Cast And Crew At The MCM London Comic Con

The Odeon Leicester Square in London was surrounded by eager science fiction fans when I approached the cinema for the Ender’s Game Q & A fan event, being held for the MCM London Comic Con. The book (by the controversial Orson Scott Card) has [...]

October 17, 2013

Meeting Harrison Ford

I’ve been covering movies for quite a long time and I’ve met a lot of famous and talented people along the way. But meeting Harrison Ford was something else. Ford is notoriously press-shy and he doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Therefore, you have [...]

October 8, 2013

Sean Connery: Movie Star

Sean Connery is one of the great all-time movie stars. The Scottish actor has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the [...]

August 25, 2013

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