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Powerful Trailer For Val Kilmer Documentary VAL

  From when he first came to prominence in the 1980s, Val Kilmer has always been an actor who was difficult to pin down. From Real Genius and Top Secret! to Top Gun, The Doors and Batman Forever and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Kilmer has always made [...]

July 7, 2021

Remembering The Great Tony Scott

Director Tony Scott was born on June 21st 1944. He followed in the footsteps of his older brother, director Ridley Scott, by attending Art College. He then made his way into the advertising industry, working for his brother’s company, Ridley [...]

June 21, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Andrew Niccol’s GOOD KILL

Imagine Top Gun without the schoolboy antics – and the flying. That’s what you get with Good Kill. That’s not to say that Andrew Niccol‘s 2014 drama is boring (it’s not), it’s just that 21st Century aviation has changed to such an [...]

June 6, 2021

There’s No Need To Remake Tony Scott’s THE HUNGER

The late, great Tony Scott made his big screen directing debut with the ultra-stylish 1983 vampire film, The Hunger. The film starred Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie as vampire lovers who get caught-up in a relationship with Susan [...]

May 18, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Stephen Rick’s THE SUPER 

The great Val Kilmer takes on the title role in 2017’s The Super, a horror-mystery-thriller set in a high-rise New York apartment building. It’s great to see Kilmer back on form, offering-up a tremendously chilly performance as the [...]

March 17, 2021

Mission On Hold: Filming Delayed On MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 8

Mission: Impossible 7 and 8 will no longer shoot back-to-back. The delay in M:I 7’s production due to COVID-19 and the delay in the release of Top Gun: Maverick means that Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie have decided to delay [...]

February 17, 2021

Tom Cruise Still Has All The Right Movies

The mighty Tom Cruise’s boyish charm helped propel him to superstardom in the 1980s. He parlayed that success into working with Hollywood’s top directors (Steven Spielberg, Tony Scott, Brian DePalma, Robert Redford, Oliver Stone) starring a [...]

July 3, 2020

Tony Scott Directing Tom Cruise On The Set Of TOP GUN

The late Tony Scott‘s Top Gun mixed orange-tinted cinematography, fast editing and catchy music to deliver a rip-roaring slice of popcorn cinema. It was winning combination which went on to become a staple in Hollywood filmmaking throughout [...]

June 7, 2020

Remembering Shane Black’s KISS KISS BANG BANG

Shane Black’s 2005 directorial debut, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a near flawless modern noir. Black’s script sizzles with wit and one-liners and Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer are perfect as the leads. Kilmer was post-Batman, Downey was [...]

April 24, 2020

Arial Action: Behind-The-Scenes Of TOP GUN: MAVERICK

Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is back in Top Gun: Maverick. The film hits screens in the summer of 2020, but this behind-the-scenes piece shows how they brought the film’s impressive-looking arial action to the big screen.  [...]

December 18, 2019

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