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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

Why I Won’t Be Watching BATTLESHIP

Look, I totally understand that Hollywood’s main aim is to satisfy the needs of teenage boys. I get it. That’s why most movies released by studios are hyper-stylised special effects extravaganzas – trying to compete with the latest video [...]

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

DVD Review: Nicolas Cage’s SEASON OF THE WITCH Lacks Magic

Today many viewers go into a Nicolas Cage film with some trepidation, and to be fair, there is some just cause for this. Financial woes, and fanboy decision-making seem to be a major factor in the roles that Cage chooses to play these days (that and [...]

April 2, 2012

Interview: Screenwriter Todd Farmer

Back in 2007 I had the chance to interview the fun Todd Farmer and as with most of the Hollywood types that I’ve had the luck of interviewing he seems like a cool guy. He talks about what it’s like being a writer in Hollywood and the problems [...]

April 1, 2012

Interview: Actor Jeff Daniels

Jeff Daniels is one of the most respected character actors working in Hollywood today. With a huge list of credits over the last thirty years, he has worked with some of films most respected directors including; Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Mike [...]

March 31, 2012

Schwarzenegger, DeVito & Eddie Murphy Are TRIPLETS

It’s amazing that it has taken 25 years for a Twins sequel to hit development. It’s even more amazing that it has taken 25 years for the concept of Triplets to be…er…conceived. According to THR: “The story would see Schwarzenegger [...]

March 31, 2012

DVD Review: Liam Neeson Does His Action Thing In UNKNOWN

In recent years Liam Neeson has re-imagined himself as the thinking man’s aging action hero. Taken saw him…er take his career to the next level, and he followed it up with The A-Team and now Unknown – a film, if the marketing materials [...]

March 31, 2012

ONLY GOD FORGIVES Ryan Gosling

Nearly everyone loved Drive, the Nicolas Winding Refn directed thriller starring Ryan Gosling. The pair reunites for the revenge thriller Only God Forgives, which sees Gosling star as a man who travels to Bangkok to avenge the death of his brother, [...]

March 29, 2012

A TOTAL RECALL Remake Isn’t That Bad An idea. Seriously.

The marketing of Total Recall is starting to ramp up as it approaches its August 3 release date. The first poster has been released and a trailer is on the way for the film which has come under a lot of fire for two reasons: 1) It’s a remake of a [...]

March 29, 2012

Kenneth Branagh Knows JACK…RYAN

It looks like Kenneth Branagh is now in the frame to direct the Paramount Pictures new Jack Ryan film, which is set to see Star Trek’s Chris Pine take over the role from Ben Affleck, Harrison Ford and Alec Baldwin. Branagh directing of the project [...]

March 28, 2012

DVD Review: Powerful Australian Crime Drama ANIMAL KINGDOM

  During the summer season your local cinema is usually filled with the latest blockbusters, all of them fighting for your attention and your cash. Now, there’s nothing wrong with mass entertainment on a commercial level, everyone loves a [...]

March 28, 2012

DVD Review: Bradley Cooper And Robert DeNiro In LIMITLESS

Limitless sees Bradley Cooper continue his climb up the A-list ladder. This adaptation of Alan Glynn’s novel The Dark Fields is the first film which Cooper has top lined (he is also an Executive Producer) and he does a commendable job, [...]

March 26, 2012

DVD Review: STAKE LAND Is A Bite Above Most Vampire Movies

We live in a time where the vampire genre has been adopted by mainstream moviegoers and glamorized to within an inch of its (un)dead life (yeah – I’m not sure that makes sense either – but stay with me). The Twilight movies have taken vampires [...]

March 25, 2012

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO DVD Causes Confusion

You have to hand it to the Columbia Pictures marketing department (and David Fincher), you really do. They’ve managed to get a lot of people talking about Fincher’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. First there was the “bootlegged” [...]

March 24, 2012

Interview: Acting Legend Dustin Hoffman

In 2007 I had the opportunity to attend the London press conference of Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. The new family film starring Dustin Hoffman and Natalie Portman, that tells the story of a 243 year old toy shop owner who decides to give the [...]

March 24, 2012

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