Lately it seems as though Mel Gibson, the actor, has been replaced by Mel Gibson, the publicly drunken and anti-Semitic nutjob. One would suspect that’s why Jodie Foster’s The Beaver has been collect dust on the shelf for the last year, waiting until all the hullaballoo has died down and audiences start to rediscover Mel Gibson, the actor, once more.
The irony here, however, is that it’s because of Gibson’s personal [...]
After twelve incredible feature films, the movies of Pixar are beloved the world over for their dazzling animation, heart-warming stories and their perseverant heroes; not once, however, has Pixar told a story with a female lead character or called upon the talents of a female director to call the shots…until now. Upon the release of promotional screenshots, all eyes have been captured by Pixar once again, this [...]
With his distinct, unmistakable English accent and his new found ability to be cast in anything, the rise and rise of British funnyman Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek) has forced even the most cynical film fans to take notice. As the voice of Hop’s protagonist, E.B, Brand combines his high-pitched Briticisms with kid-friendly gags, bringing life to a character that embodies some of the world’s finest animation blended seamlessly [...]
Nice and early yesterday morning, the movie world welcomed the official release of the 52nd Oscar nominations, but not everyone has been left to thank the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
As the nominations reflect the work of this past year’s films and filmmakers, Oscar buzz has certainly left a sour lump in the back of Buried Screenwriter Chris Sparling’s throat. Unfortunately for Sparling, [...]
Here’s some interesting casting news from the pre-production offices of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises; crowd-pleaser Anne Hathaway, recently seen baring it all across from Jake Gyllenhaal in the sex comedy Love & Other Drugs, has signed on to take on the role of a revamped Catwoman, alongside Inception‘s Tom Hardy as muscly super villain Bane and the [...]
A weekend or school holiday trip to the movies has long been a staple occurrence to the coming of age of millions of teenagers the world over. Catching a flick without Mummy or Daddy for the first time is a monumental right of passage: more-so if you’re daring enough to let them buy you a ticket to something they want you to see and then sneak into a [...]
Welcome to 2011… this year, the Gods of cinema have a gift they’re sure you’ll love, but nevertheless cannot exchange or refund! In the wake of franchise returns for Meet the Parents: Little Fockers, The Chronicles of Narnia: the Voyage of the Dawn Treader and Pirates of the Caribbean: [...]
Whilst Christmas-celebrating people at this time of year are making their lists and checking them twice, the sanctuary of the cinema usually becomes a safe house and the films within provide the perfect hide-out from fairy lights, excessive shopping and dreaded family gatherings. This year, however, Finnish writer/director Jalmari Helander has made it his seasonal duty to give us a very special, if not creepy, Christmas gift. Rare [...]