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Blu-ray Review: THE DANISH GIRL Is A Monumental Bore

Gloriously good proof that not every true life story needs to be made into a movie, The Danish Girl is a turgid piece of Oscar-bait cinema that neither educates or entertains over its two hour running time. This 1920s set film sees Eddie Reddmayne [...]

May 8, 2016

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

Top 10 Movie Stars Of All Time

There is a difference between what makes a great movie star and what makes a great actor. While the stars on this list are undoubtedly good actors, they have a something extra which makes them great movie stars. Therefore, wonderful actors like Gene [...]

September 1, 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

Pondering Steve McQueen And Dustin Hoffman PAPILLON

Papillon is the type of movie that could only have been made (and become a success) in the 1970s. It’s a star driven movie with gravitas; can you imagine something like that being made today? Franklin J. Schaffner’s 1973 film casts Steve McQueen [...]

June 12, 2012

ISHTAR: The Forgotten Comedy Classic

Elaine May’s Ishtar is famously known as one of Hollywood’s greatest bombs. However, few know that the first 25 minutes or so of this Warren Beatty/ Dustin Hoffman movie features some of the best adult-oriented comedy that Hollywood has [...]

May 12, 2012

Robert Redford Revisits ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN

Robert Redford looks set to return to the world of Watergate, as the star has announced plans to produce and narrate a new documentary about the political scandal. Titled All The President’s Men Revisited, the documentary will air on the [...]

April 5, 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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