the hobbit

The Career Of Nicholas Hoult

The talented British actor Nicholas Hoult has already amassed an impressive career since his breakthrough role in About A Boy at just aged 11. Since then, his career has gone from strength to strength, with acclaimed roles independent films and [...]

May 1, 2019

The Career Of Lily Collins

English-American actress Lily Collins has had an impressive career to date, with a breakthrough performance in the 2009 film The Blind Side which she starred in alongside Academy Award-winner Sandra Bullock. Since then, she has played a variety of [...]

May 1, 2019

Obituary: Christopher Lee 1922 – 2015

<> on August 7, 2013 in Locarno, Switzerland. Christopher Lee died on 7 June 2015 from respiratory problems and heart failure. He was 93 years old. Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Lee did. The tall, dark [...]

June 11, 2015

Blu-ray Review: Die Hard In A School With TOY SOLDIERS

The success of Die Hard led to a bevy of copycat movies which saw terrorists take over a location (a building, a boat, a train, a plane) only to be thwarted by an unlikely hero. 1991’s Toy Soldiers sees a group of Colombian terrorists take over a [...]

March 23, 2015

DVD Review: Stylish MANIAC Glorifies Sexualised Violence

Elijah Wood will forever be associated with the role of Frodo in The Lord of The Rings movies (and now The Hobbit). He’ll never be able to shake-off the ring-loving half-ling, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles in Hollywood. Wood has tried [...]

July 29, 2013

Back to the Future: Hollywood’s Fascination with Prequels

The release date for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is looming, and the marketing materials won’t have you know it, but the film is a prequel to Scott’s 1979 film, Alien. The term “prequel” is something of a dirty word in Hollywood these days, [...]

May 25, 2012

Warner Bros. Moves GRAVITY To 2013

Warner Bros. has decided to move Gravity, the 3D space thriller starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney from its November 21st release slot to some unknown time in 2013. The reason… …apparently Warner Bros’ packed schedule in the [...]

May 15, 2012

48 FPS Vs 24 FPS: The Battle Begins With THE HOBBIT

Last week Peter Jackson unveiled ten minutes of footage from his forthcoming two-part adaptation of The Hobbit at the Las Vegas Cinemacon. To say that there was a mixed reaction would be an understatement-not because of the film looked bad, but [...]

April 29, 2012

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