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

Ghostbusters re-sexed: classive movie reworked as feminist message

Hollwyood has run dry of ideas when you get the third film Ghostsbusters made with an all-female cast. The Hollywood Reporter notes:

Melissa McCarthy, who was already in talks for one of the leads, has signed on for the

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


Frenzy: the ‘disgusting’ story of a London serial killer dubbed the ‘Necktie Strangler’

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Hitchcock’s 1972 Frenzy Is One Of The Least Festive Films Ever Made…

The BBC2’s decision to screen Alfred Hichcock’s Frenzy at 12.05am on the second of January, five minutes after the end of the holiday season is brutally appropriate, …

Posted: 31st, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Interview: the best reactions to Sony’s cyber war with North Korea

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Obama and the FBI blame the hacking attacks against Sony Pictures on North Korea. Who knew the DPRK regime was capable? The hacks were triggered by the The Interview, in which two American journalists played by James Franco and …

Posted: 20th, December 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Being Stavros: jibes and snides when a 30 stone man enters Mr Gay UK

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Organisors of Mr Gay UK turn on a man for being not the ideal weight. Stavros Louca was robbed:

When Stavros decides to enter the Mr Gay UK beauty pageant nothing goes quite to plan. This is the story

Posted: 12th, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mark Kermode’s Reviews As Painfully Honest Film Posters

We love this. Patrick Smith has used BBC Five Live’s film critic Mark Kermode’s bon mots as film poster reviews.

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Posted: 2nd, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Former Chelsea Footballer Frank Leboeuf On Acting And Dining With John Malkovich

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THE Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything features a face familiar to fans of Chelsea FC.

The doctor is played by none other than Frank Leboeuf, star of such hits as Taking Sides (2001) and Le foot fait

Posted: 5th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Chelsea, Film, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Crap Cockneys: And The Nominations For The Worst London Accent Are…

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Crap Cockneys

And the nominations for the worst London accent are…

 

Dick van Dyke (Mary Poppins)

The mother lode. To quote his song, ‘even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious’, there is something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious …

Posted: 25th, October 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Christmas Jumper-orama: The Hideous Gremlins And Fargo Sweats

READY for Christmas? Ready for your seasonal sweater?

Mondo have greated designs based on the 1984 film Gremlins and the 1996’s Fargo.

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Posted: 19th, October 2014 | In: Fashion, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


11 Who Should be Cast in Ghostbusters 3?

 

 

AS you may have heard, Ghostbusters 3 is definitely happening.

However, there’s a twist – writer and director Paul Feig says the new film will be an all-female Ghostbusters cast and he will be writing it alongside Kate …

Posted: 9th, October 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Every Perverted Corporate Logo From Idiocracy

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THE film Idiocracy features perverted corporate logos created by Ellen Lampl. She tells TriviaHappy:

“A visual vernacular fusion of Nascar, candy packaging, Mexico handpainted signs and Japanese pop culture…

“Sometimes in comedy, graphics are the straight man. But,

Posted: 7th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Joe Carnahan Fast Forwards To The Sex Scene: How To Fake A Hollywood Orgasma, A Video Guide

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EVER filmed a Hollyood sex scene?

Joe Carnahan filmed one for his new film Stretch. To help us understand the process, he’s released this behind-the-scenes video of the film’s fast-forward-to scene. You will see Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson …

Posted: 6th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Uncle Monty’s Rolls-Royce From ‘Withnail & I’ Is For Sale

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UNCLE Monty’s 1953 Silver Wraith by Hooper & Co.is for sale. Last seen in the wonderful film Withnail and I, this is your chance to live the dream.

 

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Owned by Nubar Gulbenkian (1896 – 1972), the …

Posted: 5th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Best Worst Last Films by Legendary Actors

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DEATH is a terrible inevitability. You could pop your considerable clogs at any given moment. You might be half way through a banana. You could be mid-poo, like Elvis. You could be *this close* to finishing that computer game …

Posted: 16th, September 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Truth About Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey Letter

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YOU’LL have seen the sweary letter signed ‘Stanley Kubrick’ written  to the head of AGM about the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey.…

Posted: 16th, September 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Dock Ellis The Movie: ‘I Took LSD And Pitched A Perfect Game For the Pittsburgh Pirates’

 

DRUGS and sport is a familiar story.  One school of thought says all drugs cheats should be banned. Another says that since cheating is rife, why not make the drugs legal.

Dock Ellis took drugs and played pro sports. …

Posted: 7th, September 2014 | In: Film, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Grant Meyers Use Raw Meat And Toilet Plungers To Make Porno Films Sound Effects

GRANT Meyers makes sound effects for porn films:

 

Posted: 31st, August 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch 1896 Footage Of Life In Palestine

IN 1896, French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière‘s cameramen filmed life in Palestine, then part of the Ottoman Empire. All 500,000 inhabitants were subjects of the Sultan of Constantinople.

 Lobster Films found the reels. Serge Bromberg, the company’s co-founder, …

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woody Allen Was Right! Steak Is Healthy!

 

WAY back in 1973 Woody Allen did a movie called Sleeper, from which comes this little scene above. The idea was that he went to sleep for 200 years and thus has to learn how to deal with …

Posted: 19th, July 2014 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


See Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side Trailer

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ROCK biopics are always fun, even if they’re not always good. There’s been mixed movies, from The Runaways to The Doors, from Ray to What We Do Is Secret. Even the crappy ones are still worth a …

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Ridiculous (But Awesome) Horror Movie Tag-Lines of the 1980s

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IF the Seventies proved a fertile time for imaginative horror filmmakers, the 1980s very much represented a new age of plenty, a span wherein every idea that had worked in a movie once before was hauled out a second, …

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Day of the Animals: The 5 Strangest ‘Revenge-of-Nature’ Movies of the 1970s

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IT’S not nice to fool with Mother Nature.

In the seventies, science fiction and horror filmmakers were certain that mankind was going to soon face his comeuppance for polluting and over-populating Mother Earth. And more so, that this …

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eli Wallach Takes Photos On The Set Of MacKenna’s Gold, 1967

FLASHBAK to August 4 1967:

 

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Actor Eli Wallach takes advantage of the studio lights on the set of “MacKenna’s Gold,” Aug. 4, 1967, to make some stills of tone of his co-stars in the film, Edward G. Robinson.

Posted: 25th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fartzenegger Blows: The Best Farts From Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies

ARNOLD Farzenegger:

 

Posted: 23rd, June 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0