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‘Sound bite’ of the week
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‘Sound bite’ of the week

‘There ought to be a special award for the best campaigners, the best public relations people.’     Actor Jeff Bridges – nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2017 Oscars, for his role in Hell or High Water (2016) – discusses with The Hollywood Reporter, on a possible new […]

Bat Attack!
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Bat Attack!

Combining two of cinema and popular cultures most successful and iconic creations – Batman and LEGO – it almost goes without saying that the upcoming LEGO Batman Movie will be a smash hit when released this weekend.     However, in order to give the new blockbuster some additional promotional […]

TRAILER PARK – Headshot
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TRAILER PARK – Headshot

Headshot (2016) – the new release from Arrow Films – is not, as you might think, an in-depth look at the workings of a model agency.  This, instead, is the latest high octane thriller from The Mo Brothers (Kimo and Timo Tjahjanto) – the directors behind such previous gruesome offerings […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week …..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

‘Elizabeth Windsor at the age of 25 walked into literally the role of a lifetime. I honestly feel this award belongs to her, because I think you fell in love with her, not with me.’     Helen Mirren on accepting the 2007 Best Actress Award at the Golden Globes […]

Well, if this doesn’t freak you!
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Well, if this doesn’t freak you!

We flagged up creepy shocker A Cure for Wellness last year, and now its release date of the 24th February is getting closer.        The latest teaser clip for this thriller set in a mysterious mountain retreat in the Swiss Alps has just landed, and it looks like it’s definitely not the film […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week …..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

“I remember talking to Olivier when we were doing Lear. He said: ‘When it comes to your obituary they will only mention two or three performances, and they will be the ones that defined you early on.’ I said: ‘What will they write about you?’ ‘Richard III (1955) and Wuthering […]

Mary Tyler Moore, 1936 – 2017
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Mary Tyler Moore, 1936 – 2017

“Couldn’t you just slap my face for being so positive and optimistic?”  (On her cheery outlook on life.)   “It was a hat that my aunt had given me for Christmas, and I brought it with me because they said: ‘Be sure and dress warm. It’s going to be freezing […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week ………
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ………

“We’re not used to this sort of occasion in England.  I’ve borrowed everything I’m standing up in!” Emma Thompson opening her acceptance speech, for winning the Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama award for her role in Howards End, at the Golden Globes on this day, January 23rd, in […]

12 Gifts for Christmas – Christmas Day
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12 Gifts for Christmas – Christmas Day

    Movie Magic It’s Christmas morning and all the presents have been opened.  There’s one gift however which can’t be wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree.  Which is personal to every individual, yet can be appreciated repeatedly throughout the year.  That’s the gift of cinema.  So here’s to […]