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Includes cinema reviews and trailers for upcoming films. A digest of the best and worst interviews on movies and cinema.

The Chickening: a remix of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining by Nick DenBoer and Davy Force

The Chickening is a new take on Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining,  by Nick DenBoer and

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Posted: 26th, January 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Ugandan Expendables and upgrade your action movie demands

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To Wakaliga, Uganda, where Ramon Film Productions is knocking them bandy with action films of a unique strain. Nabwana IGG, who gave us the terrific Who Killed Captain Alex (budget 200) presents   Operation Kakongoliro! The Ugandan Expendables (budget:

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The greatest line you’ll read about Ted Kennedy – ever!

 

Apex Entertainment’s feature movie Chappaquiddick is being talked about by its producer, Mark Ciardi. The Hollywood Reporter trails the trail thus:

On the eve of the moon landing, Senator Kennedy becomes entangled in a tragic car accident that results

Posted: 19th, December 2015 | In: Film, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hugh Jackman in Eddie The Eagle is Wonderful

 

At the 1988 Winter Olympics Edward “Eddie the Eagle” Edwards was one of the stars. Each one of his ski-jumps for Great Britain was must-see TV.

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Posted: 16th, December 2015 | In: Film, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wath Later That Same Life: Stoney Emshwille’s brilliant time-travel talkshow

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Stoney Emshwiller was 18 when he recorded himself filming his older self. Now age 56, Stoney completes the wheel by replying to his younger self’s questions. His film is called Later That Same Life.

It ‘s the time

Posted: 7th, November 2015 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Music from 1970s sex films

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We only read Playboy for the articles (which since Hugh ‘Housecoat’ Hefner’s throbbing organ swore off naked women is truer than ever), and we only watch vintage skin flicks for the music. French music producer Drixxxe  has made compilation

Posted: 28th, October 2015 | In: Film, News, NSFW | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Martin McFly Day: USA Today leads with the film star’s arrest

Today is the day when Martin McFly, star of the Back to the Future film, arrives when he travels to the

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Posted: 21st, October 2015 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Waters on why you should watch filth and the obscene

John Waters agrees: we all (as Brendan O’Neill puts it) have a duty to

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Posted: 19th, October 2015 | In: Celebrities, Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gutterdämmerung: Lemmy, Iggy Pop, Grace Jones and Nina Hagen cannot fail

Gutterdämmerung  looks fantastic. Here’s the pitch:

The film is set in a world where God has saved the world from sin by taking from mankind the Devil’s ‘Grail of Sin’…..the Evil Guitar. The Earth has now turned into a puritan

Posted: 15th, October 2015 | In: Film, Key Posts, Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Legend: marketing mastermind turns two-star Kray biopic into five-star PR

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Is Legend , the big screen biopic about black-and-white British gangsters the Kray Twins, any good? Benjamin Lee answers that question in his review for  The Guardian . He says:

It’s a disappointingly shallow take on a fascinating period

Posted: 11th, September 2015 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The life and death of Tower Records – a documentary

 

Who didn’t go to Tower Records?

Established in 1960, Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with two hundred stores, in thirty countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart

Posted: 7th, September 2015 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who was the best Hannibal Lecter: watch Cox, Hopkins and Mikkelsen go head to head

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Matthew Morettini let’s us compare and contrast three screen manifestations of Hannibal Lecter with this neat video

I always preferred the 1985 Manhunter , with Brian Cox as the terrifying Lecter. Anthony Hopkins reworked the character in Red Dragon

Posted: 4th, September 2015 | In: Books, Film, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daniel Craig: James Bond is a ‘sad old man’

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James Bond is a bit of  wally, says Daniel Craig, the latest actor to make the character from Ian Felming’s books flesh and blood.

Craig has been talking to Esquire  007 in readiness for Spectre , the latest Bond

Posted: 1st, September 2015 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Human Centipede glass pipe for your hot box

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The  Human Centipede pipe, by  Dustin Yunker , is the ‘hot box’ tribute to the film of that name. We’re not sure what end goes to your lips; but our therapist assures us that

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Posted: 24th, August 2015 | In: Film, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch: Northern Star Wars directed by Ken Loach

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Northern Stars Wars directed by Ken Loach.

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Posted: 22nd, August 2015 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch: Ice Cube responds to Rap Genius interpretations of the great ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Ice Cube hails his new film STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON by responding

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Posted: 11th, August 2015 | In: Celebrities, Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Future Shock: in 1972 Alvin Toffler’s film excited our human response to over-stimulation

 

Those good people at Disinfo point us towards  Future Shock, the film based on Alvin Toffler’s 1970 book. Released in 1972, Orson Welles narrates.

Alvin Toffler notes:

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Posted: 11th, June 2015 | In: Film, News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch 3AM Orson Welles’ ‘antipathetic’ porno

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In 1975,  Orson Welles  edited a scence from the porno movie 3 A.M.

Josh Karp spotted the master’s work in researching his book  Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of The Other Side of the Wind. He says Welles

Posted: 9th, June 2015 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch every time Owen Wilson says ‘Wow’ in a movie

Owen Wilson likes to say “Wow”. If the script contains enough ‘wow’, Owen Wilson is in. Had William Shakespeare wrote “Wow, to be or not to be” or ‘Wow is that a dagger?”, Wilson would have been a fine stage

Posted: 11th, May 2015 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen as fans react to seeing Star Wars for the first time in 1977

As Star Wars: Episode VII  gets ready to hit the silver screen, you can listen to what it was like  watching the first film in 1977 . Youtuber William Forsche recorded his trip to

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Posted: 8th, May 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars hilarity: listen to Sheffield student Godfrey Elfwick troll the BBC

This is just brilliant. Listeners to the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say  show were introduced to Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield talking about the lastest  Star Wars  franchise,  Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awaken s. Godfrey

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Retro Style)

Batman v Superman Retro style:

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Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Premiere Of John Carpenter’s Night Video

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‘Music to shiver by’ might be the name of John Carpenter’s album of Lost Themes. The man who thrilled us with his Halloween  and these overlooked gems inspired directors Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst to put pictures to …

Posted: 17th, April 2015 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0