The Oscar for best acting (leading or supporting) mostly goes to someone who managed to get under our skin and make an impression on us. Sometimes the effect happens in short time, either a short leading performances or a very short supporting performance. The line between lead and support is and always has been ..
Most horror fans know that before Peter Jackson went all hobbit and made The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he was known for his DIY horror movies proving that a good film maker could make value horror with as good as no cost. But he isn’t the only out of New Zealand to create ..
He is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood today and it all began in the 1980’s. It started with a small role in the unimpressive Endless Love (1981) but by the end of the decade, Cruise was already a big name, a status he would only strengthen in more dramatic roles in the 1990’s ..
When you think of movies of the 1980s there is a good chance that some of these were released in the year 1988. Nearing the end of the decade, the year produced classics in a great variety of genres from childhood favourites to action-packed flicks. There are many we could mention, such as comedy classics ..
Most musicals feature music written for the occasion, but once in a while a musical comes along written around pre-existing songs. This is list is a dedication to some of the musicals that give new and surprising life to familiar songs or draw more obscure songs into the limelight and make new fans for old ..
Smash hit Juno (2007) instantly brought fame to two people: Young Ellen Page who portrayed the pregnant teen in the movie with sarcasm and wit and Brook Busey-Maurio who wrote the witty dialogue for the teen part. Off course, you may better know her under her pen name Diablo Cody. The real life Cinderella who ..
It is hard to think long about classic Hollywood without thinking of James Stewart. He was undoubtedly one of the major stars of his age and with his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona who excelled at playing American middle-class men struggling through a crisis. Many of his films harve become enduring cinematic classics. He rose ..
The American actor-turned-director Paul Feig had a good career on television i the 2000s with titles such as Arrested Development (2004-05), Nurse Jackie (2009-10), and The Office (2005-11), but broke through the glass ceiling as a film comedy director with the succesful Bridesmaids (2011). Since then Feig has directed one comedy after another with female leads, ..
It is time for our annual rolecall of the men and women of the film industry we lost in 2017. It is always a sad thing to lose people whose talents we have loved and admired on screen, but we hope that you will take this also as an opportunity to rediscover their work, ..
They say it is an honour just to be nominated, but for a small group of films that saying has been taken a bit too far. They have received an impressive number of nominations only to watch one winner after another announced and have had to, at the end of the night, go home ..
Remember all the take around Oscar time 2017 about whether or not Leonardo DiCaprio would finally get the Oscar he deserved after six nominations? Well, one that got cheated of the golden statue yet again was the magnificent cinematographer Roger Deakins. His Oscar nomination for Blade Runner 2049 (2017) this year is his 14th ..
When it comes to romantic movies, 1998 wasn’t half bad and has left us with some memorable movies to fall in love with again and again. Rom-com queens of the decade was primarily Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock and Drew Barrymore, all of whom is represented here and all of whom has the charm needed ..