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Mel Gibson & Joe Eszterhas Wage A Public Battle Of Words

Mel Gibson and Basic Instinct writer Joe Eszterhas are waging a very public battle of words against each other following the news that Warner Bros. had rejected Eszterhas’s script for a film about Judah Maccabee. The Hungarian writer penned a nine [...]

April 12, 2012

Baftas 2010

In recent years the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (or BAFTA) has come into its own as an award show. In the past it was seen as a poor relation to the Oscars, but with a switch in date – that has set the BAFTA before its [...]

April 9, 2012

PROMETHEUS Fears

The Prometheus hype is getting to me – yes, I‘ll admit it. So, I dusted off my Alien Quadrilogy box set and played Alien, the original cinematic version, not the Director’s Cut. As always I enjoyed the film; the characters are great, the [...]

April 9, 2012

Directing – Michael Bay Style

I like Michael Bay. I think he’s made some great action films – The Rock, The Bad Boys movies, Armageddon and Pearl Harbour all work on a wonderful cinematic level. They’re muscle and grease. However, things took a downward turn after The [...]

April 8, 2012

Robert Redford Revisits ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

Robert Redford looks set to return to the world of Watergate, as the star has announced plans to produce and narrate a new documentary about the political scandal. Titled All The President’s Men Revisited, the documentary will air on the [...]

April 5, 2012

NON-STOP Is ‘Die Hard’ On A Plane…With Liam Neeson

It looks like Liam Neeson is going to keep doing that middle-age action thing. The Irish actor is in the frame to star in producer Joel Silver’s latest action-fest Non-Stop. According to Variety: “Neeson is in talks to play a worn-out air [...]

April 4, 2012

DIE HARD In The White House

Some mornings you just wake up and discover that you’re back in the 1990s. That can be the only reason for White House Down, a film which disaster master Roland Emmerich is in the frame to direct. According to Deadline the film has been compared [...]

April 3, 2012

CASABLANCA – Classic Hollywood At Its Best

Many films have been labelled with the “classic” tag over the years. Few really deserve it, however Casablanca certainly does. I recently had the opportunity to catch the film on the big screen for the second time, and it still works – seventy [...]

April 2, 2012

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