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Robert Downey Jr. Should Save Movies And Not Help Kill Them

I like Robert Downey Jr. He’s a great actor with a tremendous screen presence and you have to admire how he pulled himself through his drug and alcohol troubles to become the highest paid actor on the planet. He’s made more money than he’ll [...]

May 2, 2015

Oscars 2015: The Winners At The 87th Academy Awards

Rejoice now that Birdman has won Best Picture and Best director at the 87th Academy Awards (along with Best Screenplay and Cinematography). Alejandro G Inarritu’s film might just be a modern masterpiece – but it’s a crying shame that Michael [...]

February 23, 2015

OSCARS 2015: A Full List Of Nominations; BIRDMAN Flies High

The Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) nominations have been announced and it’s fantastic to see Michael Keaton score a nod for Best Actor. It was never in doubt of course, as Keaton has been the frontrunner for some time due to his sterling work in [...]

January 15, 2015

Experience Mel Gibson’s THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST

If you’re going to watch a movie over Easter, then it has to be Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ. The biblical epic ticks many boxes, it’s beautifully shot, well acted and the story is captivating. Mel Gibson’s passion (no pun [...]

April 18, 2014

Oscars 2014: The Winners List

There were no major surprises at the 2014 Academy Awards – everything went as predicted, with the lion’s share of awards going to 12 Years A Slave, The Dallas Buyers Club (Matthew McConaughey is on one heck of a roll) and Gravity. The Wolf Of [...]

March 3, 2014

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