Charles Bronson

Michael Winner dies

21st January 2013 -

 News

Michael Winner has died. The film director, producer and food critic has passed away aged 77 after a long battle with liver disease.He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Lynton-Edwards, who he married in 2011...

Tom Cruise To Star In Magnificent Seven

22nd May 2012 -

 News

Tom Cruise is attached to the 'Magnificent Seven' remake.The 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' actor is said to have been interested in the project - a remake of the 1960 movie - for some time,...

Carnahan Confirms His Death Wish

1st February 2012 -

 News

Charles Bronson's classic action movie Death Wish is heading back to the big screen with Joe Carnahan as director.The A-Team moviemaker has confirmed he has signed on to remake Michael Winner's cult 1974 film. In...

James Garner Labels Steve Mcqueen 'A Poseur' In New Memoir

1st November 2011 -

 News

Esteemed actor James Garner has written a new memoir in which he promises to hold nothing back. The 83 year-old has had one the more glittering careers in film and television since making a splash...

Tom Hardy Recalls Bronson 'Mess'

25th September 2011 -

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Tom Hardy was a "mess" after filming 'Bronson'.The actor had to gain a lot of weight to portray serial killer Charles Bronson in the 2008 and while he had fun doing it, he admits he...

Charles Bronson Estate Suing Over Unpaid Movie Profits

27th May 2011 -

 News

The executors of Charles Bronson's estate are taking legal action against studio bosses at Warner Bros. and Mgm over allegations of unpaid profits.Representatives for the legendary The Great Escape actor filed suit in Los Angeles...

Movie Reviews The Mechanic

28th January 2011 -

 News

CBS Films simply can't win for trying. The wannabe contender has produced a string of flops since it was launched early last year, and its latest release, The Mechanic , seems destined to join them....

Nicolas Cage's Movie Make-over

6th April 2010 -

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Nicolas Cage planned to "tattoo his scalp" for his latest movie role.The actor has lightened his hair for new film 'Drive Angry' because bosses turned down his original request for a radically different look.He explained:...

Confident Star Gemma Arterton

31st March 2010 -

 News

Gemma Arterton knows her upcoming films are good.The 24-year-old actress, who began her movie career in 2007 comic caper 'St Trinian's', admits she is excited about her upcoming films 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Prince...

Sam Worthington's Good Titans Message

30th March 2010 -

 News

Sam Worthington thought the original 'Clash of the Titans' was bad for children.The actor, who plays demi-God Perseus in the 2010 version of the film, admits the message of the original film did not sit...

Fascinating Fact 7235

23rd April 2009 -

 News

JASON STATHAM is in talks to bring 1972 action movie THE MECHANIC back to the big screen. The Transporter star is the frontrunner to play Arthur Bishop in the remake. CHARLES BRONSON played hitman Bishop...

Bronson Victim Speaks Out Over Film

12th March 2009 -

 News

A victim of violent British criminal CHARLES BRONSON has slammed moviemakers for producing a "distressing" new film about his life. Bronson - starring Tom Hardy - is based on the life of the notorious convict, who...

The Things They Say 7048

6th February 2008 -

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"I heard that CHARLES BRONSON was making a million dollars a movie. That was a very big deal to an immigrant - a million dollars a movie. So I went to see a Charles Bronson...

Stallone Has A Death Wish

6th November 2007 -

 News

Rocky star Sylvester Stallone is reportedly in talks to step into Charles Bronson's shoes in a remake of 1974 revenge flick Death Wish.According to Variety, the Rambo actor is in talks to direct and star...

Stallone To Channel Bronson In Death Wish Remake

5th November 2007 -

 News

SYLVESTER STALLONE is set to direct and star in a remake of CHARLES BRONSON's 1974 vigilante classic DEATH WISH. Stallone is finalising talks to play a man who vows to clean criminals off the streets...

Movie Reviews: The Brave One

14th September 2007 -

 News

Jodie Foster is inevitably being described as a female Charles Bronson in her role as Erica Bain, a New York woman bent on killing the men who brutally attacked her and murdered her fiance in...

The Dirty Dozen

23rd November 2006 -

 Movie Review

Can The Dirty Dozen really be 40 years old? Well, almost. This watershed film paved the ways for bad-guys-as-heroes flicks ranging from The Wild Bunch to Reservoir Dogs, and its influence is still felt today....

Sunderland Blasts Dirty Dozen Remake

4th May 2006 -

 News

Veteran actor DONALD SUTHERLAND has slammed Hollywood's plans to remake his classic 1967 anti-war movie THE DIRTY DOZEN. Sutherland credits the film, directed by ROBERT ALDRICH and featuring a galaxy of stars including LEE MARVIN...

Death Wish

17th February 2006 -

 Movie Review

If you were a mugger, would you prey on a guy that looked like Charles Bronson? I guess this wouldn't have worked with Petula Clark in the lead, but Death Wish -- which spawned four...

House of Wax (1953)

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

One of the great horror classics, House of Wax gives us the inimitable Vincent Price as the owner of the titular House of Wax and its gruesome Chamber of Horrors... only how does he get...

Telefon

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Charles Bronson is KGB, man! And Lee Remick is a double agent! And together they have to track down KGBer-gone-commando Donald Pleasence, as he reactivates a long-since-abandoned plan to activate sleeper agents in the U.S....

The Magnificent Seven

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

The Magnificent Seven isn't a great movie, but it is a very cool movie. An explanation: Schindler's List is a great movie, but I think we can agree that we're not going to spend a...

Battle Of The Bulge

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

This is the kind of a film around which rumors of a 212-minute print swirl, on the net, in chat rooms, and message boards. Only films that have garnered either cult or classic appeal can...

This Property Is Condemned

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Let's get beyond the awful title. (It's based on an obscure Tennessee Williams play... but why didn't they change the name!?)Let's look at the crew -- a script co-written by Francis Ford Coppola and John...

Once Upon a Time in the West

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Long on looks and short on sense, Sergio Leone's celebrated spaghetti western Once Upon a Time in the West is a remarkable achievement of cinematography but comes across today as a more muddled story than...

4 For Texas

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

One horrible idea from start to finish -- perhaps the Ishtar of its era. In fact, 4 for Texas has a lot in common with that film -- big stars (Frank and Dino), a...

The Great Escape

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Coming on the heels of John Sturges' The Magnificent Seven three years earlier, 1963's The Great Escape shows how quickly the ambitious epic can turn into a rote, readymade piece of filmmaking - a Hollywood...

Allen Loved Gambling With Marvin, Savalas And Bronson

18th October 2005 -

 News

Veteran comedian WOODY ALLEN loved making JAMES BOND spoof CASINO ROYALE in 1960s London, because he spent his time gambling with a posse of screen tough guys. Allen found he had a lot of...

Winner In Talks For Death Wish: The Musical

22nd September 2004 -

 News

Veteran director MICHAEL WINNER is in talks to turn his 1974 vigilante classic DEATH WISH into a stage musical. The 68-year-old film-maker is hoping he can persuade lyricist DON BLACK, who won an OSCAR...

Bronson's Home Goes Up For Sale

17th May 2004 -

 News

Late actor CHARLES BRONSON's former home has been placed on the market for $6 million (GBP3.3 million) by his widow KIM. The luxury house, which sits in California's gated Serra Retreat area, has six...

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