Rampart

19th December 2011 -

 Video

In the midst of the 1990's Rampart Scandal, Dave Brown works for the LAPD and is the most corrupt cop you're ever likely to meet. He is racist, homophobic and chauvinistic and that's just the...

Bill Mckinney 'Deliverance' Star Has Died, Aged 80

3rd December 2011 -

 News

BILL MCKINNEY has died, aged 80, from his long battle with cancer. The news about BILL MCKINNEY, who is most famous for starring in JOHN MOORMAN's 1972 film 'Deliverance', was announced on Thursday (1 Dec...

Twilight: Eclipse Dominates Mtv Movie Award Nominations

4th May 2011 -

 News

'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' leads the 2011 MTV Movie Awards nominations with nods in eight categories. The third film in the vampire franchise based on the books by Stephenie Meyer is up for awards including...

Rango

4th March 2011 -

 Movie Review

Inventive visuals and lively voice cast lift this finely animated film above the fray. So it's a shame that the story feels both random and predictable. It also uses 40-year-old references that younger viewers won't...

Toy Story 3

16th July 2010 -

 Movie Review

Pixar's keystone franchise takes on the tone of its more serious recent films (Wall-E and Up), mixing comedy, action and emotion in a way that's pure magic: we end up laughing, frightened and crying tears...

Rango

8th July 2010 -

 Video

Rango is a chameleon who isn't particularly content living the life of the general chameleon, he sees himself as more of a hero figure, striving to protect those who need him; but when he finds...

The Killer Inside Me

24th May 2010 -

 Video

Lou Ford leads -what looks to be a pretty unremarkable existence, he's the deputy Sheriff of a small town but has two girlfriends one who works as a schoolteacher and the other a prostitute. When...

In the Electric Mist

29th January 2010 -

 Movie Review

French filmmaker Tavernier captures Louisiana with a remarkable eye. Even though the film meanders a bit, the skilful direction and camerawork combine with strong acting to create an engaging, insinuating thriller.Dave (Jones) is a detective...

Toy Story 3

4th June 2009 -

 Video

Watch the teaser trailer for Toy Story 3Woody, Buzz and friends return in Toy Story 3! It’s hard to believe the original Toy Story was released 14 years ago! Director Lee Unkrich (co-director of ‘Toy...

Wise Blood

13th May 2009 -

 Movie Review

John Huston's Wise Blood isn't bold-faced Americana. Rather, it is an alien planet of such thick perversity and everyday grotesqueries that one has to take pause and consider how close Mr. Huston's dystopia is to...

In the Electric Mist

7th March 2009 -

 Movie Review

This isn't the first time auteur director Bernard Tavernier has waded through the American south... though if you've even heard of (much less seen) his Mississippi Blues, give yourself a gold star.In the Electric Mist...

Reynolds: 'Deliverance Rape Scene Went Too Far'

21st January 2008 -

 News

Hollywood star BURT REYNOLDS has confessed the infamous scene in which NED BEATTY is raped by a hillbilly was excessively graphic. The veteran actor has revealed how the brutal scene could have delved further into...

Charlie Wilson's War

21st December 2007 -

 Movie Review

Director Mike Nichols and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin made two exceedingly smart choices in adapting George Crile's book Charlie Wilson's War. First, they consented to a brisk 95-minute running time, rather than fall prey to the...

The Walker

13th December 2007 -

 Movie Review

There are several things being chatted and whispered about in the backrooms, parlors and bars of Paul Shrader's Washington but nothing distinctive. The closest to a controversy comes when a few specific so-and-sos ruminate about...

Charlie Wilson’s War, Trailer

6th December 2007 -

 Video

Charlie Wilson's WarTrailerCharlie Wilson's War is the true story of how a playboy congressman, a renegade CIA agent and a beautiful Houston socialite joined forces to lead the largest and most successful covert operation in...

Sweet Land

24th June 2007 -

 Movie Review

There are slow movies, and there is Sweet Land. Glacial in pace, the film's plodding plotting is purposeful: This is a lazy love story set in unhurried times (post-World War I Minnesota), when the only...

Shooter

23rd March 2007 -

 Movie Review

As the hero of Shooter, Mark Wahlberg narrows his eyes into a piercing stare, delivers his bite-sized chunks of dialogue under his breath, and maintains a constant state of muscle flex so that each vein...

Superman

15th January 2007 -

 Movie Review

Yeah, it was 1978 when Superman first hit theaters in the version most of us remember -- with Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel and Marlon Brando as his disco-inspired pop. Superman is a...

Superman II

15th January 2007 -

 Movie Review

"Kneel before Zod."Superman II had all the signposts of a disaster. Richard Donner, who shot much of the footage during the production of the first Superman, found himself forced away from the movie and replaced...

Exorcist II: The Heretic

4th January 2007 -

 Movie Review

Er, what's that? You didn't understand the intricacies of Exorcist II: The Heretic? What an idiot you are! You've got Linda Blair as a teenager, under hypnosis for most of the movie....

Ned Beatty Honoured

28th February 2006 -

 News

DELIVERANCE star NED BEATTY is to be honoured with the Master Of Cinema Award at the upcoming RiverRun International Film Festival in North Carolina. The 68-year-old star, who has appeared in over 100 films,...

Midnight Crossing

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

A modern-day pirate movie?Yes, sadly, and that means we have a glaucoma victim (Faye Dunaway), an grubby fat man (Ned Beatty), and a garden-variety hussy (Kim Cattrall, proving that you can work a single hairdo...

Deliverance

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

It's got the most memorable opening on movie history -- "Duelling Banjos" speaks for itself after 30 years -- and one of the cinema's most horrifying rape scenes as well (most recently aped in Pulp...

Cookie's Fortune

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Quick: Name Robert Altman's last movie.Nope, it's not Short Cuts. It's not The Player. It was The Gingerbread Man. Before that it was Kansas City. And before that, Ready to Wear....

Nashville

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Call me a heathen. I don't like Nashville.Possibly the most celebrated film of the 1970s -- at least among film snob circles -- Robert Altman's sprawling case study of five days in the Tennessee...

Superman

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Yeah, it was 1978 when Superman first hit theaters in the version most of us remember -- with Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel and Marlon Brando as his disco-inspired pop. Superman is a...

Exorcist II: The Heretic

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Er, what's that? You didn't understand the intricacies of Exorcist II: The Heretic? What an idiot you are! You've got Linda Blair as a teenager, under hypnosis for most of the movie....

Mikey and Nicky

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

"I didn't say he was going to be in the middle of the street waiting for us," says Mikey (Peter Falk) to the hitman (Ned Beatty). The two are tracking Mikey's friend Nicky (John Cassavetes),...

The American Success Company

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Extremely strange, The American Success Company gives us poor schlub Harry (Jeff Bridges), who's married to the boss's daughter but has absolutely no spine. Solution: He takes lessons from a hooker on how to...

Hopscotch

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

Often touted as one of the great cat-and-mouse games in movie history, Hopscotch's antics just don't stand up to some of its more expertly crafted contemporaries. Walter Matthau is unforgettable as an ex-CIA agent who's...

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