… and this: … and this:Read more "Coming Soon … the Hollywood Stuff"
before you ask, I still haven’t seen Son of Saul or The Lobster or Sully or Sing Street or many of the other films that are making everyone’s Top Ten lists.Read more "Favourite Films of 2016: Part Two"
Most moviegoers when they think of editing probably just think ‘the film was too slow’ or ‘they should have cut that one scene’.Read more "Oscars 2016: Best Editing"
The difference between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing is like the difference between composing and conducting musicRead more "Oscars 2016: Sound"
John Williams is Spielberg’s favourite composer, so I have no idea why Spielberg hired Thomas Newman for Bridge of Spies.Read more "Oscars 2016: Best Original Score"
You might have heard of this little indie film called Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s proving rather popular, even before it officially opens, with fans finding creative ways to honour it, and the Internet doing what it does best, generating useless memes, which is all great fun for Star Wars nerds — as long as they don’t […]Read more "Star Wars Weather Forecast"
I didn’t even know there was a new Star Trek film coming: I quite enjoyed the first one, and have no memory of the second one at all (I know Cumberbatch was in it, but can’t recall much beyond that). The new movie features Idris Elba as the villain, and was written by Simon Pegg. […]Read more "Star Trek: Beyond"
There is a new international trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it has a lot more footage than we’ve seen in previous trailers. The fellow with the funky lightsaber is Kylo Ren, the film’s main bad guy, who is hunting down Rey (she’s one of the good guys.) Kylo Ren somehow has got […]Read more "A New Star Wars Trailer Still Doesn’t Feature Luke Skywalker … Or Does It?"
There was a lot to take in at this year’s Comic-Con, what with Star Wars news, a peek at the new episodes of the soon-to-be-ended Hannibal, trailers for The Walking Dead and its spinoff, some Marvel stuff, including the possibility of Old Man Wolverine, a Christmas Sherlock, and the first full-length trailer for Batman V. […]Read more "Coming Attractions"
Baker was the last in a line of Hollywood makeup artists of the old school, before movies turned into CGI extravaganzasRead more "Oscar-Winning Makeup Designer Rick Baker Not Needed in Hollywood Anymore?"