Despite being a rather mild-mannered Londoner, Hugh Grant has been one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood since the mid 1990s. After a mixed career in the 1980s and early 1990s, Grant rose to fame worldwide with Four Weddings and a Funeral (see below) and since then he has been associated with romantic ..
Sir Thomas Sean Connery, one of the most famous living Scotsmen, was born 90 years ago, on 25th August 1930 in Edinburgh. Starting small in a working class family, this tall and handsome scot, began a career in bodybuilding after a stint in the Royal Navy in his late teens, only to catch the acting ..
As hard as it is to believe, the year 1980 is already 40 years in the past! It’s about time we take a look at the year in movies. We have picked five of the memorable films that were released in 1980. Let us know in the comments below what movies from 1980 you like! ..
France was a pioneering country in terms of movie-making, has a rich heritage of cinematic gems, and has received an impressive 12 Oscars for Best Foreign Film out of 40 nominations. “Yes, I know all that, but I just don’t like reading subtitles”, you might say, or, “French films are just so… French”. Well, ..
Much like the the Western film, the Western as a literary genre had its heyday in the early and middle 20th century. Apart from the early frontier stories that go back to the early 19th century, the true Western novel is actually no older than the film genre, as Western were among the very first ..
The brother Joel and Ethan Coen, affectionately known as the “two-headed director”, have dipped their toes in comedy, drama, and everything in between. Some of their film are truly great, some are good, and some not so much, but whatever they do it is always innovative. They tells story in a way which bears a ..
Many families have their own particular movie traditions around Christmas. Some go to the cinemas together, some watch the latest animated films, and some revisit the same classics over and over again. A “Christmas” movie in that sense can be many different things; for adult it can be something like Die Hard (1988) or ..
Jerry Bruckheimer is a name that has been associated with action for the past three decades and continues to guarantee good actionpacked entertainment. He began in the 1970s and early 1980s with films as diverse as the little seen western The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972), the Raymond Chandler adaptation Farewell, My Lovely (1975), and ..
Witches, who have haunted the human imagination for centuries, has also made regular appearances in horror cinema since its early infancy. Just think of Benjamin Christensen’s fictional documentary Häxan (1922). In our contemporary culture, witches are often thought of as some sort of advanced hippies with a special connection to a deified natural world ..
John Carpenter is one of those directors whose name is forever linked with the horror genre. Not only do most of his films fall within that genre (another genre he made himself noticed in is action) the handful of really good horror films he made are also some of the finest examples within their ..
Luckily for us horror fans, this prolific genre does not seem to be slowing down. the comings month will offer a wide selection of ramkes, sequels, first time litarary adaptations, and all original horror film. We have selected just five out of many for your perusal. Check out the list below and let us ..
As previous years, we take a look back at movies released 30 years ago, and as this is 2019 it means we have reached the final year of the 1980s. The year offered a number of excellent films, so many in fact that it was difficult to choose! We have picked out a spread ..