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

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 … READ ON

Posted: 5th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 16th, September 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments 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.… READ ON

Posted: 16th, September 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments 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. … READ ON

Posted: 7th, September 2014 | In: Film, Sports | Comment | Comments 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:

 

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Posted: 31st, August 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 19th, July 2014 | In: Film, Reviews | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback | Comment (1) | Comments 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.

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


Fartzenegger Blows: The Best Farts From Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies

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Posted: 23rd, June 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Straight Outta Central Casting: First Look At The Cast For The NWA Biopic

HIP HOP royalty, Dr. Dre, has shared details of the forthcoming NWA film ‘Straight Outta Compton’, stating that the biopic will see release on August 14, 2015.

The film will tell the tale of how NWA – Dr Dre, Ice … READ ON

Posted: 20th, June 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘The Same Animals…Only Functioning Less Perfectly:’ The Five Most Underrated George A. Romero Movies

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GEORGE Romero’s impressive movie-making career stretches back to the Pittsburgh area in the late 1960s and spans over forty years.

Like many horror filmmakers of his generation, Romero has seen his share of big successes, like Dawn of the READ ON

Posted: 20th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


You Don’t Dare Kill It: The 5 Best Alien (1979) Knock-Offs of the 1980s  

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RIDLEY Scott’s Alien (1979) dramatically altered the template for horror films set in outer space. For example, the blockbuster film was among the first (after Dark Star [1975] to suggest that travel in the final frontier would be the … READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


16 Tragic Science Fiction Calendar Miscalculations

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THE phrase “Where’s my jetpack?” has become something of a collective outcry in recent years.  Since the 1950s, we’ve been indoctrinated with visions of the future full of spaceships, time travel, instant food, laser guns, and best of all, … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Devil Made Them Do It: The Five Best Exorcist (1973) Knock-Offs

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WILLIAM Friedkin’s The Exorcist — based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty — quickly became one of the first genre blockbusters of the seventies, and a generational touchstone to boot.

The Exorcist also represented a new brand … READ ON

Posted: 29th, May 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 15 Greatest Retro Sci-Fi TV Themes

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THE mission: To identify the top 15 science fiction television program themes from eons past. It’s a region of space many Internet listers have gone before… but those were just training exercises. This expedition is for real. Let the … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mötley Crüe Goes ‘Triple R’: The Best Bits From The Hot Mess Film

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IF there’s one thing you can say about Mötley Crüe, is that their band name is a total pain in the arse to type on a computer, if you want to do it correctly.

Of course, there’s more to … READ ON

Posted: 20th, May 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


LOLZ: Dr Brule Reads Scarlett Johansson’s Lines In Her

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IN this video Dr Brule plays the part of the love interest (formerly Scarlett Johansson) in Spike Jonze’s Her:

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, the story follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes

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Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sainsbury’s Offers Shoppers A Chance To Buy The 12 Years A Slave Look

DID you watch the film 12 Years A Slave and think ‘ nice threads, dude’?

You did. Because someone at Sainsbury’s heard your mind whirring and started offering shoppers the chance to dress like a black slave in the American … READ ON

Posted: 19th, May 2014 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0