The director has two sequels all ready to go, and could begin shooting one of them next week if he wanted, but he says he wants to make a smaller film first.Read more "Madder Max and Maddest Max are coming"
From the looks of the trailer, DC isn’t holding back on the craziness.Read more "Suicide Squad Trailer"
Y is for Youth Hollywood during the Golden Age at times could seem like an adventure playground filled with children. Child stars were a staple of most of the studios; and a huge draw. At one point Shirley Temple was indisputably The Biggest Star in the World. And many of her peers were also highly […]Read more "Y is for Youth"
He was often a suave crook, but he also had a good line in kindly patriarchs and jovial villains, and he enjoyed himself enormously: he has an indecently good time playing evil Prince John in The Adventures of Robin HoodRead more "R is for Rains"
I recently reported that Warner Bros is looking for a female director for Wonder Woman, and while that might seem a rather patronizing move – “hey, the hero’s a sexy chick; let’s get a chick to helm!” – now it seems the studio has found a wondrous woman indeed. Although there has been much speculation that it will […]Read more "Is Michelle MacLaren The Wondrous Woman Who Will Direct ‘Wonder Woman”? (UPDATED)"
I haven’t met anybody who doesn’t have warm feelings for it. Empire Magazine summed it up well when it described the film as “a bloke`s weepie`Read more "Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying: The 20th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption”"
By Niall McArdle Everyone has advice for writers, ways to get you started on that novel you’ve been thinking about for five years; ideas to deal with writer’s block; suggestions to buff your story to a fine polish. Every writer has their own idea of what does and doesn’t work. Stephen King […]Read more "“I Don’t Take A P*** Without Getting Paid For It!” The Most Important Rule For Writers"
I wrote an essay on the classic “bloke’s weepie” The Scrimshaw Rebellion The Shawshank Redemption for A World of Film. Get busy living hereRead more "Get busy living … or get busy dying"
Gangster Squad really owes a debt to Brian di Palma’s The Untouchables, another violent based on truth story of lawmen using gangster methods to take down gangsters.Read more "Blood and Guts: Gangster Squad (DVD review)"