This year seems to be one big sequel (and I mean more than a sequel to 2010.) New movies are out and sequels, prequels and remakes are all the rage. But surely there has to be more to them than the associated plastic crap that comes in Happy Meals?
I decided to have a bit of a rant about the film scenarios that I find most unrealistic, in the hope that future filmmakers might actually take notice.
Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has parted company with her longtime literary agent Christopher Little, it has been announced
Paul Feig's romantic comedy Bridesmaids has been named the highest-grossing R-rated female comedy in movie history. According
Steven Spielberg has accepted that he is an "old-fashioned" director. The Jurassic Park helmer explained that although he
The music world is in debate as to what lies ahead. Record companies will soon be gone. No one's crying. But new musical artists are wondering how, in the internet age, they will get sufficient focus on themselves to rise to the top. Bit by bit fresh promotional mechanisms will emerge; in the meantime the new style music industry would do well to keep an eye on the world of art.
What's it like to ban a film? There is the argument that there's no research which proves that any film can cause harm. It's only a movie! Isn't it? I never click the Rejection Button without "the most anxious scrutiny". I'm acutely conscious, when doing so, that some will be upset, even outraged.
Names like Marlon Brando, Grace Kelly and Cary Grant never fail to conjure up wonderful images of glamorous Hollywood days
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