the hobbit

Remembering The Great Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2021

The Career Of Nicholas Hoult

The talented British actor Nicholas Hoult has already amassed an impressive career since his breakthrough role in About A Boy at just aged 11. Since then, his career has gone from strength to strength, with acclaimed roles independent films and [...]

May 1, 2019

The Career Of Lily Collins

English-American actress Lily Collins has had an impressive career to date, with a breakthrough performance in the 2009 film The Blind Side which she starred in alongside Academy Award-winner Sandra Bullock. Since then, she has played a variety of [...]

May 1, 2019

Obituary: Christopher Lee 1922 – 2015

<> on August 7, 2013 in Locarno, Switzerland. Christopher Lee died on 7 June 2015 from respiratory problems and heart failure. He was 93 years old. Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Lee did. The tall, dark [...]

June 11, 2015

Blu-ray Review: Die Hard In A School With TOY SOLDIERS

The success of Die Hard led to a bevy of copycat movies which saw terrorists take over a location (a building, a boat, a train, a plane) only to be thwarted by an unlikely hero. 1991’s Toy Soldiers sees a group of Colombian terrorists take over a [...]

March 23, 2015

DVD Review: Stylish MANIAC Glorifies Sexualised Violence

Elijah Wood will forever be associated with the role of Frodo in The Lord of The Rings movies (and now The Hobbit). He’ll never be able to shake-off the ring-loving half-ling, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles in Hollywood. Wood has tried [...]

July 29, 2013

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

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