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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

Obituary: Director Tony Scott Dead At 68

Tony Scott, the hugely successful Hollywood producer and director of films such as Top Gun and Enemy of the State has passed away at the age of 68. Reports indicate that Scott took his own life by leaping from a bridge in Los Angeles, California. He [...]

August 20, 2012

Vanity Is Fair For Paramount Pictures

The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a fantastic image celebrating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary. The images below get bigger if you click on them, but Vanity Fair has a pretty nifty zoom option so that you can get up-close and personal with [...]

June 13, 2012

Robert Downey Jr. To Earn $50 Million From THE AVENGERS

The Avengers is smashing box office records left, right and center – making a lot of money for Marvel, Disney and Paramount Pictures. The $220 million budgeted adventure (at the time of writing) is closing in on $400 million at the domestic box [...]

May 12, 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

DVD Review: I AM NUMBER FOUR IS TERRIBLE

I Am Number Four is the latest teen-fiction novel to hit the big screen. It’s clearly aimed at the Twilight audience, but it also wants the male demographic, so there’s a bit of smooching and an abs-tastic male lead for the chicks, and some hot [...]

April 5, 2012

John Carpenter: Hollywood For Carpenter

The Films Of John Carpenter have always been a group of films that have intrigued and inspired me. I was in my teens before I discovered that he himself was inspired by the work of Howard Hawks, a director that, by that time in my life I had grown [...]

March 13, 2012

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