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St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013

Review: Action Movies Don’t Get Better Than DIE HARD

Die Hard is a great example of the Hollywood studio system getting moviemaking right – the film is a perfect storm of story and talent coming together. It is hard to fathom that the action-thriller was such an unknown quantity when it was first [...]

December 11, 2012

Hollywood Salaries Have Been Taken To The Bank

Liam Neeson took home a $2 million payday for 2009’s Taken (a career best at the time). However, for Taken 2 the Irish actor was paid a very impressive $12 million upfront and he looks set to score much more with his back-end participation. [...]

October 13, 2012

Top 10 Movie Stars Of All Time

There is a difference between what makes a great movie star and what makes a great actor. While the stars on this list are undoubtedly good actors, they have a something extra which makes them great movie stars. Therefore, wonderful actors like Gene [...]

September 1, 2012

The Expendables: Icons Of Action Cinema

Action cinema defined Hollywood in the ‘80s and ‘90s. The titans of the action movement were undoubtedly Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, two box office powerhouses who fought it out for dominance, and who managed to change the [...]

August 22, 2012

Is There Hope For LETHAL WEAPON 5?

Producer Joel Silver has recently parted ways with Warner Bros. after spending 25 years at the studio. During his time there Silver was behind the Matrix franchise, Lethal Weapon films and more recently two Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey [...]

June 22, 2012

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012

Model Abbey Lee Kershaw Set To Star In MAD MAX 4

Apparently “ the world’s fifth most in-demand model” Abbey Lee Kershaw has snagged a role in George Miller’s long awaited Mel Gibson-less Mad Max 4 (aka Mad Max: Fury Road). The model will travel to Namibia to play a role in the film [...]

April 28, 2012

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