Matthew Mcconaughey Lost Film Role After Terrifying Director

31st October 2013 -

 News

Matthew Mcconaughey missed out on a chance to work with New Zealand director Lee Tamahori by terrifying the moviemaker during his audition.The movie star tried out for "the heavy" in the unnamed film and when...

Rosamund Pike: I'm Not Just Hired For My Looks

31st March 2012 -

 News

Rosamund Pike gets ''really annoyed'' with people who think she is only hired for her looks.The 33-year-old star - who played MI6 double agent Miranda Frost in 2002 James Bond movie 'Die Another Day' -...

Rosamund Pike Not Hired For Looks

30th March 2012 -

 News

Rosamund Pike gets ''really annoyed'' with people who think she was only hired for her looks.The 33-year-old star - who played MI6 double agent Miranda Frost in 2002 James Bond movie 'Die Another Day' -...

The Devil's Double

11th August 2011 -

 Movie Review

Anchored by a fierce double performance from Dominic Cooper, this true story is so intensely violent that it's not easy to watch. But it's an extremely well-made film, and the tight point of view makes...

Devil's Double

19th July 2011 -

 Video

Based on a true story, The Devil's Double is about Latif Yahia and Uday Hussein (the latter of whom is the eldest son of future dictator Saddam Hussein) who were former school mates in Baghdad...

Next

28th April 2007 -

 Movie Review

If the protagonist of Next were to use his ability to peer two minutes into the future before watching Next, he'd probably have enough to go on to skip it altogether. That's how long it...

Ice Cube Amused By Director's Sex Arrest

7th April 2007 -

 News

Rapper/actor ICE CUBE was more than a little amused when his XXX2: STATE OF THE UNION director was arrested as part of a transgender prostitution sting last year (06) - because he never liked the...

Brosnan Wanted X-Rated Bond

13th April 2006 -

 News

PIERCE BROSNAN wanted to make DIE ANOTHER DAY the first explicit JAMES BOND film - and begged director LEE TAMAHORI to spice up his sex scenes with co-star HALLE BERRY. The Irish actor thought Tamahori...

The Things They Say 1534

6th March 2006 -

 News

"To be a director you have to put on a dress and solicit blowjobs in Hollywood." Film-maker KEVIN SMITH pokes fun at shamed director LEE TAMAHORI, who was recently arrested on suspicion of prostitution after...

Tamahori To Clean Hollywood Streets

24th February 2006 -

 News

LATEST: Director LEE TAMAHORI must clean the streets of Hollywood as part of his probation deal for criminal trespass charges. The 55-year-old pleaded no contest after he was arrested in Los Angeles last month...

Tamahori Escapes Prostitution Charge

23rd February 2006 -

 News

Prostitution charges against former JAMES BOND director LEE TAMAHORI have been dropped after the movie-maker pleaded no contest to criminal trespass charges. The DIE ANOTHER DAY director was arrested in Hollywood last month (JAN06)...

Jackson Offers Shamed Tamahori Support

10th February 2006 -

 News

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON has become the latest celebrity to stand up for shamed movie-maker LEE TAMAHORI, who was arrested for posing as a drag prostitute in Los Angeles last month (JAN06). The actor...

Moore Stands By Shamed Director Tamahori

6th February 2006 -

 News

Actress JULIANNE MOORE is sticking by director LEE TAMAHORI after the filmmaker was arrested for posing as a drag prostitute in Los Angeles last month (JAN06). Moore is set to work with the DIE...

Tamahori Arraigned On Prostitution Charges

3rd February 2006 -

 News

Former JAMES BOND movie-maker LEE TAMAHORI was arraigned in Los Angeles yesterday (02FEB06) after allegedly soliciting an undercover cop, while dressed as a woman. The DIE ANOTHER DAY director, 55, was arrested in Hollywood...

Brosnan Won't Miss Sanitised Bond

7th November 2005 -

 News

PIERCE BROSNAN has lashed out at the JAMES BOND franchise for being too sanitised and not allowing him to present the superspy as a convincing playboy. The Irish actor, who was dropped from the...

Mulholland Falls

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Just so you know, there are no waterfalls in Los Angeles. The titular Mulholland Falls refers to the smarmy practice of taking a criminal to the high point of the mountainous Mulholland Drive and...

The Edge

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

What do you get when you combine a bear, a man that may or may not want to kill another for his wife, and an entrapanuer with a seemingly infinite wealth of knowledge? Ask...

Die Another Day

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Here we go again.The James Bond franchise - Hollywood's thinnest excuse to stage elaborate set pieces, photograph scantily-clad women and decimate fleets of sexy cars - returns for its twentieth installment, the fourth with current...

Once Were Warriors

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

The opening scene of Once Were Warriors, a highly-acclaimed new film from New Zealand, demolishes any outdated notions you may have that the island is a pastoral paradise, that families live on fields of green...

Along Came A Spider

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

When you think "movie franchise," you think Harrison Ford or maybe Eddie Murphy... but Morgan Freeman? Yet, with the middling $60 million take of 1997's Kiss the Girls, the low-key, dependable actor returns as...

Brosnan Still Bitter He Won't Be Back As Bond

27th October 2005 -

 News

Movie star PIERCE BROSNAN wanted to return for a fifth and final JAMES BOND movie - because he was "just getting the hang of" the role. Brosnan was dumped as 007 last year (04),...

XXX: State of the Union

29th April 2005 -

 Movie Review

If it weren't for IceCube's charismatic bad attitude, "XXX:State of the Union" would be downright unwatchable.A paper-doll sequel with paper-thin performances and avideo-game plot -- a ridiculously implausible presidential coup plannedby an arch-conservative Secretary of...

Die Another Day

8th March 2005 -

 Movie Review

Until director Lee Tamahori blasts right past a perfectly good ending, only to burn a superfluous 20 minutes on an all-action, all-gimmick epilogue that leaks suspension of disbelief like a sieve, "Die Another Day" is...

Along Came A Spider

8th March 2005 -

 Movie Review

In its very first scene, "Along Came a Spider" announces its intention to be just like every other genius criminal vs. brooding cop thriller you've ever seen.Washington, D.C. detective Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman, reprising his...

Brosnan: 'Let Tarantino Make A Bond Film'

20th May 2004 -

 News

007 star PIERCE BROSNAN is desperate to make a JAMES BOND film with maverick movie-maker QUENTIN TARANTINO. The KILL BILL auteur recently revealed his ambitions to make a Bond movie, and Brosnan - rumoured...

007 Brosnan Gives Quentin's Bond Dreams A Boost

29th April 2004 -

 News

PIERCE BROSNAN is offering his support to QUENTIN TARANTINO as the PULP FICTION director bids to take over the JAMES BOND franchise. Tarantino is an unlikely favourite to take charge of the next Bond...

Jackson Signs On For Xxx Sequel

5th November 2003 -

 News

Movie hardman SAMUEL L JACKSON has inked a deal to reprise his role in the sequel to VIN DIESEL thriller XXX. The PULP FICTION star - who played secret agent AUGUSTUS GIBBONS in the...

Xxx2 Gets Green Light

31st August 2003 -

 News

Movie bosses have announced a sequel to hit VIN DIESEL movie XXX will be made - even though they're struggling to find a director for the film. ROB COHEN, who directed the original, has...

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