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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02:  Kate Hudson attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)
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‘ “I have zero problems when people say, “God, you look like your mother”. I go, “Well, great! Thanks!” ‘     Actress Kate Hudson – who turned 38 this week, on 19th April – on being compared with her famous mother, Goldie Hawn.   If you found an error, […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……

“That film earned me more money than all my other films put together. It’s a wonderful story – you want to know what happens next. And wonderful characters. And Julie (Christie)…..which was quite a face.” Director David Lean – who died 16th April, 1991 – discussing his film Doctor Zhivago […]

TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation
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TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation

    Devilish dolls with a life of their own have been a staple of the horror film since its earliest days: who could forget Lionel Barrymore and his mannequins from hell in the classic chiller The Devil-Doll (1936), or Chucky, the daddy of all evil play pals, in the […]

TRAILER PARK: Dark Beacon
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TRAILER PARK: Dark Beacon

There’s always something slightly spooky about lighthouses: their isolation, the wildness usually found in the surrounding area, or simply their sense of vulnerability to the elements.  Whatever it is, the aura of a lighthouse makes it a tailor-made setting for a horror film, and has done countless times over the […]

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

“In my house, he’s Uncle Dwayne.”     Vin Diesel attempts to quash rumours of his on-going ‘feud’ with Fast & Furious co-star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, ahead of the release of the eighth instalment in the long-running action franchise.   If you found an error, highlight it and press Shift […]

Scene Stealer: The Ascot Gavotte, My Fair Lady
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Scene Stealer: The Ascot Gavotte, My Fair Lady

    It never ceases to amaze how a place as frequently ‘brash’ as Hollywood, manages to create a sense of upper class sophistication so flawlessly on the big screen.  Take its archetypal visualisation of the British aristocracy and all their idiosyncracies, as seen in the 1964 musical extravaganza My […]

Scene Stealer: The party from All About Eve
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Scene Stealer: The party from All About Eve

Some dialogue has become woven into the history of the silver screen.  None perhaps more than Bette Davis’ cryptic warning to her bemused house guests in All About Eve (1950), as she tells them to “fasten your seat-belts, it’s going to a bumpy night”!  The scene comes during a party […]