Features

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

Perfect Casting: Ben Affleck Is BATMAN

  Ben Affleck is Batman and he’s the perfect fit for the latest screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. I’ve seriously thought that Affleck would make a great Batman for about fifteen years (going back to Good Will Hunting and [...]

August 25, 2013

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013

Don’t Forget Richard Donner’s SUPERMAN

Everyone is anticipating next weekend’s (14th June) Man Of Steel. Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan appear to have delivered a Superman film for the 21st Century but we shouldn’t forget about Richard Donner’s 1978 film, or his 2006 cut of [...]

June 8, 2013

Profile: Bruce Willis

Action hero Bruce Willis always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television series Moonlighting. For me, Willis did the best work [...]

May 19, 2013

Profile: Pierce Brosnan

Suave, debonair, charismatic and a damn fine actor. Pierce Brosnan has the perfect combination of what makes a great movie star. Brosnan was born to be James Bond. The Irish actor was in the frame for the role in the 1980s, but it wasn’t meant [...]

May 16, 2013

What Frightened Me – DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS

As a child I had the fantastic opportunity to see films For artistic or cultural merit that many “stricter parents” may have had issue with. This brings me to Dracula: Prince of Darkness; a film which terrified me as a kid and left an indelible [...]

April 24, 2013

Profile: Robert Downey Jr.

A decade ago nobody would have believed that Robert Downey Jr. would be one of the most bankable stars on the planet. In 2003 the recovering drug addict was a supporting player in dire Halle Berry schlocker, Gothika, while his close friend Mel [...]

April 4, 2013

Profile: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a two time Academy Award winner, writer, director, producer, actor and foot fetishist extraordinaire. Tarantino changed the face of movie-making forever in the ‘90s, delivering the one-two punch combo of Reservoir Dogs and [...]

March 27, 2013

Profile: Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell‘s first screen appearance was opposite Elvis Presley in 1962’s It Happened At The World’s Fair (he plays a kid who kicks Elvis in the shin). He went on to have a long career as a child star for Disney, before teaming [...]

March 17, 2013

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