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Harry Dean Stanton RIP – ‘He’s got this innocence and naturalness’

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Harry Dean Stanton has died. he was 91.

Stanton also led his own band, first known as Harry Dean Stanton and the Repo Men and later simply as the Harry Dean Stanton Band, and would play pickup gigs in

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Posted: 16th, September 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Chucky Bath Bomb (the Devil incarnate smells of orange soda)

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Chucky smells of orange soda. Well, the Chuckie [sic] Bath Bomb based on the demonic character in the Child’s Play horror film series. Made by California’s Loquita Bath and Body , the company’s founder, Mira Perez, explains:

Well the

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Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelia Jolie’s celebrity colonialism comes a cropper

Angelina Jolie has been casting for her film set in Cambodia. The film, First They Killed My Father, features children living under Pol Pot’s murderous regime. According to Evgenia Peretz writing for Vanity Fair, the auditions involved a … READ ON

Posted: 30th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film, Key Posts, News | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying “wow”

Star Wars, but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying “wow”:

WOW!

 
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Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arnold Schwarzenegger being played by dummies in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies

Duncan Skiles has made this neat video of dummies and other actors pretending to be Arnold Schwarzenegger in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies.

 

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Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


This No Face Money box from Spirited Away is a must have

This money box based on the character No Face on the 20-01 movie Spirited Away is great.

 

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Posted: 24th, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


An insightful and knowing review of the Transformers movie

 

Bilge Ebiri tells The Village Voice readers about the new Transformers movie:

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Spoter: KottkeREAD ON

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kelly LeBrock’s Weird Science jacket is on sale

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Here’s your chance to own the jacket Kelly LeBrock wore as Lisa in Weird Science (1985). You’ll need at least $30,000.

Profiles in History trails the item:

Original black leather bolero-style women’s bomber jacket with short shawl lapel and

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Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man sues date for texting during Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Brandon Vezmar is suing his date for $17.31, the price of the movie ticket he bought her. Vezmar claims the woman’s behaviour on their night out “is a threat to civilized society”.

Vezmar, 37, of Austin, Texas, is unhappy that … READ ON

Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: Film, Money, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gender roles: Anything becomes all about the boy

Acting. Isn’t that about pretending to be someone you are not? One writer takes issue with indie movie Anything, staring Matt Bomer:

However, it is not Bomer’s incontestable conventional attractiveness that is setting off alarm bells. It is his off-screen

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Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars perform the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Today’s mash-up has been created by Palette-Swap Ninja. They’ve combined Star Wars and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. Each song corresponds with a scene from the film:

Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans (Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely

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Posted: 2nd, May 2017 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The F-rating doesn’t give an F-word about movies

The movement towards creating explicit codes of behaviour for every aspect of life – especially the messy bits about sex –  welcomes the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), which is now using the ‘F-rating’ to signal films of a feminist type. … READ ON

Posted: 15th, March 2017 | In: Film, Money, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gene Wilder’s comic pause

Edgar Wright wants a moment of silence for Gene Wilder:

A moment of silence for the master of the comedic pause.
Gene Wilder: funny doing something & funny doing nothing.

 

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Posted: 6th, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Waters explains the purpose of contemporary art

John Waters explains the purpose of contemporary art:

“Contemporary art’s job is to wreck whatever came before it. And from the very beginning after the Old Masters, from then on, each generation wrecked that. That something is pretty and beautiful

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Posted: 3rd, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Validation: the wonder of free parking (a video)

Kurt Kuenne’s short film Validation is the “fable about the magic of free parking”.

 
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Posted: 18th, August 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vintage Star Wars: Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels star in an anti-smoking PSA

Str Wars actors Kenny Baker (24 August 1934 – 13 August 2016) and Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) star in an anti-smoking PSA. R2D2 and C3P-0 says not to smoke:

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Posted: 14th, August 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Shining Cuckoo Clock yells ‘Here’s Johnny’ on the hour

 

Know what time it is with this cuckoo clock in the form of the axe scene from The Shining. On the hour every hour Jack Torrance with menace you with a  “Here’s Johnny!”. For added homeliness, Shelley Duvall’s character … READ ON

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Film, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


High Rise: see the movie props that hark back to 1970s Briton

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High-Rise is a vision of hell set in the 1970s. It’s a bit like the EastEnders omnibus, only without the nightmarish Shane Ritchie. In the Creative Review, Mark Sinclair interviews graphic artists Michael Eaton and Felicity Hickson:READ ON

Posted: 10th, March 2016 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


5 fabulous vintage horror movie gifs

 

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Form the top: Ape, My Mom’s A Werewolf,  War of the Colossal Beast, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, Attack of the Crab Monsters.

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Posted: 8th, March 2016 | In: Film, Gifs | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The good the bad and the ugly cat

The good the bad and the ugly cat!READ ON

Posted: 3rd, March 2016 | In: Film, Gifs | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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