indiana jones

MediCinema And Vue Entertainment Bring Back INDIANA JONES

Cinematic charity MediCinema is joining forces with Vue Entertainment to bring the first three Indiana Jones films back to the big screen over the course of three weeks. There will also be a charity gala event in London’s West End on Sunday [...]

November 4, 2013

New Writers For STAR WARS EPISODE VII; Crew Announced

Director J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have replaced Michael Arndt as the writers of Star Wars Episode VII. Kasdan, the writer of The Empire Strikes Back, The Return of The Jedi and The Raiders of the Lost Ark (and many other non-Lucasfilm movies) [...]

October 28, 2013

Meeting Harrison Ford

I’ve been covering movies for quite a long time and I’ve met a lot of famous and talented people along the way. But meeting Harrison Ford was something else. Ford is notoriously press-shy and he doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Therefore, you have [...]

October 8, 2013

Sean Connery: Movie Star

Sean Connery is one of the great all-time movie stars. The Scottish actor has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the [...]

August 25, 2013

STAR WARS Producer Rick McCallum Leaves Lucasfilm

Producer Rick McCallum is following George Lucas’ lead and leaving Lucasfilm after 20 years with the company.I had the opportunity to meet McCallum at the London premiere of The Phantom Menace, he was charismatic and polite (he made quite an [...]

December 3, 2012

Book Review: SILHOUETTES FROM POPULAR CULTURE

  Olly Moss’ book, Silhouettes From Popular Culture is a difficult book to review as it contains very little text, and a lot of (glorious) images. However, if you are of a certain disposition, then you’ll love it – you might even buy two [...]

November 7, 2012

An Introduction To BATMAN

I’d always loved films growing up., James Bond, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, any action adventure film amazed me and captured not only my attention but my imagination, I still have vivid memories of sitting in front of the television reading the [...]

July 17, 2012

Review: Steven Spielberg’s JAWS Is A Masterpiece

Jaws may be Steven Spielberg’s greatest achievement. Sure, Schindler’s List may get more critical kudos and Indiana Jones may be more iconic – but Spielberg’s 1975 adaptation of Peter Benchley’s aquatic thriller is a masterpiece from start [...]

June 25, 2012

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

Review: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

I’m going to presume that you have already seen this film before you read this review. It’s pretty filled with spoilers, so be warned! George Lucas is a personal hero of mine, the man comes under a lot of fire from movie fans, but I have stood [...]

April 8, 2012

James Bond 007: A Cinematic Legacy – Part 2 of 2

Read Part One When an aging Roger Moore finally retired from the James Bond series in 1985, a young Irish actor named Pierce Brosnan was hired to replace him. However, when his series Remington Steele featured a surge in popularity following his [...]

March 12, 2012

DIE HARD 5 Has Its John McClane Jr – Is It A Good Thing?

At this point in cinema it has become the norm to team an ageing action icon with a younger co-star. We’ve seen it with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and to a lesser extent with Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol, now it [...]

February 24, 2012

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