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Obituary: Film Director Mike Nichols 1931 – 2014

Mike Nichols, the multi-award-winning film and stage director has died from a heart attack aged 83. The German born Nichols started his career in stand-up, where he partnered with Elaine May (write and direct), before making his directing debut with [...]

November 20, 2014

DVD Review: Danish Pirate Drama A HIJACKING Packs A Punch

A Hijacking is a Danish drama about the hijacking of a cargo ship by Somali pirates. The tense film follows the events onboard the ship as well as the hostage negotiations taking place to free the men in Copenhagen. 2013 is the year of the Somali [...]

October 27, 2013

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

Billy Ray Serenades Scorsese With Some SINATRA

Writer Billy Ray (NOT of Cyrus fame) has been brought in to write the script for Martin Scorsese’s Frank Sinatra biopic. Scorsese has long been interested in bringing a Sinatra tale to the screen, originally planning a Rat Pack film that was set [...]

August 20, 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

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