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Malcolm McDowell, Bernadette Peters and Dermot Mulroney at a screening Event For Amazon's "Mozart In The Jungle" held at Pacific Theatres at the Grove, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 1st December 2016

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Lessons In Love Trailer


Richard Haig is a remarkably intelligent, charming, ageing poetry professor, whose life away from the classroom at Cambridge is one of constant hedonism and an unquenchable lust for women. He thinks nothing of sleeping with his attractive grad student Kate and even shamelessly makes a move on her hardlined older sister Olivia, much to her displeasure. Richard is forced to confront the consequences of his over-indulgent behaviour when Kate announces she's pregnant with his child. While fatherhood has never appealed to him much, he is ready to settle down, get married and experience family life, but when Kate falls in love with somebody else, it becomes clear that he's still got a long way to go before he can be considered a responsible person. Kate allows their son to stay with Richard, but only under the supervision of Olivia, who's about to teach Richard more about life and romance than he's ever taught about poetry.

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Malcolm McDowell - United Friends of the Children's 12th Annual Brass Ring Awards dinner at The Beverly Hilton Hotel at The Beverly Hilton Beverly Hills, CA, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

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Lee Majors, Roy Price and Malcolm Mcdowell
Lee Majors, Roy Price and Malcolm Mcdowell

Malcolm McDowell - 21st Annual Independent Filmmakers Showcase (IFS) at Laemmle Beverly Hills Music Hall 3 - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 22nd May 2015

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Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell - Photographs from the Premiere screening of Amazon's Original Series Mozart in the Jungle as a variety of stars arrived at Alice Tully Hall in New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 2nd December 2014

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Antiviral Review


Very Good

It may be style over substance, but Brandon Cronenberg cleverly blends his father David's love of medical yuckiness with an elusive Lynchian-style mystery to keep us unnerved all the way through this low-key thriller. And the film also works as a dark satire on today's celebrity-obsessive culture, in which fans will go to any lengths to be closer to their idols. So imagine if they had the chance to share a star's illness.

This is the work done by the gleaming, futuristic Lucas Clinic, where clinician Syd (Jones) works. He injects one patient (Smith) with an STD taken from mega-star Hanna Geist (Gadon). But Syd has secretly given himself a more powerful virus, which he learns is killing Hannah. Now everyone wants to get their hands on him, even as he realises that he needs to find a cure before it's too late. So he gets in touch with Hannah's assistant (McCarthy) and doctor (McDowell), and discovers that there's a conspiracy afoot involving his clinic's main rival.

The idea that fans would go to this kind of extreme isn't actually that unbelievable in a culture in which we watch their every move on reality TV and feel like their friends through Twitter. And Cronenberg's idea goes beyond sharing viruses, including cloned skin grafts and even a butcher (Pingue) who sells meat grown from celebrity cells. While the ideas echo some of David Cronenberg's films (mainly Videodrome and eXistenZ), this is also a strikingly original approach. The imagery looks amazing, with all-white surfaces and a spare use of colour, against which Syd's unravelling physicality looks increasingly garish.

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Excision Review


Very Good

There's an element of parody to this jet-black comedy, but the film is so creepy that it gets under our skin. And even if it feels a bit ridiculous, the story challenges us with an exploration of bullying and social pressure that's deeply unsettling. All while writer-director Bates gleefully keeps us off-balance with a shifting mix of broad comedy and growing horror.

It's also a deranged coming-of-age tale about Pauline (McCord), a teen outcast who delusionally believes that she is destined to be a great surgeon. This is mainly because she wants to cure her sister Grace (Winter) of cystic fibrosis. So she teaches herself surgical skills by piercing her nose, among other things. She also propositions a hot classmate (Sumpter) about losing her virginity, partly because this is in her master plan and partly to annoy his mean-girl girlfriend (McCook), and he doesn't refuse. Meanwhile, her mother (Lords) makes it clear that she doesn't like Pauline, treating her husband (Bart) like dirt while doting on Grace.

The film's opening scenes are like a Todd Solondz movie, with grotesque characters saying staggeringly rude things to each other. And as events unfold, each person develops some complexity that makes them intriguing. It also helps that scenes are packed with lively side characters played by starry veterans. McDowell, Matlin and Wise play school employees who are baffled by Pauline's refusal to toe the line. And Waters is dryly hilarious as the sardonic priest Pauline is forced to see for counselling. 

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Kelley McDowell and Malcolm McDowell - Kelley McDowell and Malcolm McDowell Saturday 27th October 2012 LACMA 2012 Art + Film Gala Honoring Ed Ruscha and Stanley Kubrick presented by Gucci at LACMA - Arrivals

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Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Trailer


Heather Mason is now a teenager and has grown up running away from dark forces that are constantly following in her wake. She has just started at her fifth school since the age of eleven and darkness is about to descend upon her once more with a series of terrifying nightmares being just the beginning. She keeps finding herself drifting in and out of horrific alternate realities and being hunted by grotesque demons then, just before her 18th birthday, Heather suspects she is being followed. Soon after, her foster father, Harry, disappears from their home and left behind is a dripping message written on the wall reading 'Come to Silent Hill'. She journeys to the dark place, being stalked by demons as she goes and begins to discover that she is not everything she thought she was.

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A Green Story Trailer


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The Artist Trailer


George Valentin is a silent movie star in 1920's Hollywood. His latest film, A Russian Affair, opens to rave reviews and it seems that George has hit the big time. As he walks the red carpet, someone knocks into him.

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The Artist Review


Essential
Made as a 1920s-style silent movie, this hugely enjoyable film is already a classic. And while it's far from mainstream, it's also packed with more wit, passion and invention than all of the films in any given multiplex combined.

In 1927, George (Dujardin) is Hollywood's top star, swashbuckling through adventure blockbusters with his faithful sidekick dog Uggy. At one of his premieres he meets Peppy (Bejo), a mystery girl who gets her own shot at stardom as a dancing extra in one of George's films. His grumpy wife (Miller) isn't happy about this. And there's more trouble when the studio boss (Goodman) decides to switch to talkies. So George walks out to make his own silent film, while Peppy becomes a sound-movie star. But she doesn't forget that he gave her a break.

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Delgo Review


Bad
Name the cinematic genre that's easiest to mess up, and sci-fi/fantasy is pretty high up on the list. Flights of imagination, when done correctly, resonate with a kind of clarity and cleverness that instantly connect with your own sense of wonder. On the other hand, when handled poorly, or missing just a minor beat here or there, the fairytale or fable becomes the most insufferable of celluloid experiences. While it wants to be an allegory about prejudice and the overcoming of same, the new CG spectacle Delgo is nothing more than routine ideas badly rendered.

Here's the idea. The Lockni live on the land. The Nohrin live in the sky. When the latter's situation worsens, they attack the former. Eventually, an uneasy truce is reached, both sides trying to live together in harmony. This makes Sedessa (Anne Bancroft -- yes, the one who died 3 1/2 years ago), the sinister sister of King Zahn (Louis Gossett Jr.), very unhappy. She wants to wipe out the Lockni once and for all. With the help of Raius (Malcolm McDowell) a turncoat general, and an army of social outcasts, she plans on finishing what her brother will not do. In the meantime, teenage Lockni Delgo (Freddie Prinze Jr.) and his buddy Filo (Chris Kattan) become embroiled in a problematic political controversy. When they save Nohrin Princess Kyla (Jennifer Love Hewitt) from harm, they bring the rising tensions between the sides to a rolling, war-like boil.

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Bolt Review


Very Good
If action "auteur" Michael Bay trained dogs instead of constructing Transformers, his canines would probably behave like Bolt.

Disney's computer-animated mutt (voiced by John Travolta) defends his beloved owner, Penny (Miley Cyrus), from the evil forces of Dr. Calico (Malcolm McDowell) by head-butting semi-trucks, dangling from speeding locomotives, catapulting over military helicopters, and shooting laser beams from his eyes.

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Doomsday Review


Bad
Step aside, zombie films -- there's a new derivative genre in town. The post-apocalyptic thriller is out to trump your ongoing redundancy. Instead of bringing something new to the dystopian brave new world, writer/director Neil Marshall's Doomsday has simply decided to reference each and every offering in the oeuvre. A substantial slip from his championed efforts (Dog Soldiers and The Descent), this Escape from Newcastle calamity is like watching George Miller channel John Carpenter. Toss in a little Aliens, a few medieval riffs, and enough Mad Max references to choke Mel Gibson's ego and you've got a disaster pretending to be profound.

When the Reaper virus devastates Glasgow, the British government quarantines all of Scotland. A few survivors make it out. The rest are locked behind heavy steel walls and guarded gates. Nearly three decades later, the plague reappears, this time in downtown London. Desperate to find a cure, Cabinet Minister Caranis (David O'Hara) gets Police Chief Nelson (Bob Hoskins) to send his top officer back into the hot zone. He chooses lady loose cannon Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra). Her goal? Lead a group of soldiers to Kane (Malcolm McDowell), a doctor who was once in charge of Reaper research. Seems the satellites have been picking up images of humans in the supposedly uninhabitable realm, and if Kane has found a cure, they may be able to stop the insidious disease.

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Malcolm McDowell

Date of birth

13th June, 1943

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.74


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Malcolm McDowell Movies

Lessons In Love Trailer

Lessons In Love Trailer

Richard Haig is a remarkably intelligent, charming, ageing poetry professor, whose life away from the...

Antiviral Movie Review

Antiviral Movie Review

It may be style over substance, but Brandon Cronenberg cleverly blends his father David's love...

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Excision Movie Review

Excision Movie Review

There's an element of parody to this jet-black comedy, but the film is so creepy...

Vamps Trailer

Vamps Trailer

Stacey and Goody are two vampires cursed to remain young and beautiful forever after being...

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Trailer

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Trailer

Heather Mason is now a teenager and has grown up running away from dark forces...

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A Green Story Trailer

A Green Story Trailer

Trailer for A Green StoryUpcoming movie A Green Story does exactly what it says on...

The Artist Trailer

The Artist Trailer

George Valentin is a silent movie star in 1920's Hollywood. His latest film, A Russian...

The Artist Movie Review

The Artist Movie Review

Made as a 1920s-style silent movie, this hugely enjoyable film is already a classic. And...

Easy A Movie Review

Easy A Movie Review

Smarter than your average teen comedy, this snappy movie knows how to keeps us laughing....

Easy A Trailer

Easy A Trailer

Olive is a straight up girl, she works hard in classes, she isn't one of...

The Book of Eli Movie Review

The Book of Eli Movie Review

Although it feels like a parallel story taking place at the same time as The...

Bolt Trailer

Bolt Trailer

Bolt is a super-dog! He’s got his own TV show and his life on camera...

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