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Website Offers Reviews "As A Contact Sport"

Veteran writer/producer Bryce Zabel has launched a new movie review website, MovieSmackdown.com, in which newly released films are compared with early ones with similar themes, content or cast. "The way people actually talk about movies...

16th September 2011

Movie Reviews Straw Dogs

One gets the feeling from reading the reviews of Rod Lurie's Straw Dogs that it will appeal in the main to cinema lovers who embraced the original film by Sam Peckinpah. Certainly the remarks of...

16th September 2011

Del Toro Celebrates Six Oscar Nominations With Sex

Mexican moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO celebrated his six Oscar nominations by making love to his wife. The PAN'S LABYRINTH writer/director, who is nominated for Original Screenplay, was trying to play it cool when the nominations...

26th February 2007

Tv's Peckinpah Dies

Television and film-maker DAVID E PECKINPAH has died of heart failure in Vancouver, Canada. He was 54. Peckinpah, the nephew of legendary STRAW DOGS director SAM PECKINPAH, passed away on Sunday (23APR06). He was executive...

27th April 2006

Mcqueen Screenwriting Ambition Finally Achieved

A film written by Hollywood legend STEVE McQUEEN is set to go into production 25 years after his death. McQueen's godson discovered storyboards and notes for YUCATAN, a film about treasure hunters in Mexico,...

26th June 2005

Wild Bunch Tops Greatest Shoot-outs Poll

Classic western THE WILD BUNCH contains the best shoot-out in movie history, according to a British film magazine poll. The ultra-violent finale of legendary director SAM PECKINPAH's 1969 film - which stars WILLIAM HOLDEN,...

1st July 2004

Schwarzenegger To Host Villains Special

Hollywood hardman ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will host an upcoming TV special about the top 100 heroes and villains of the screen - having played both good and evil robots in the TERMINATOR films. An...

15th April 2003

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Leaked "Batman vs. Superman" Trailer Generates Extra Publicity

As far as publicity goes, the leaked Batman vs. Superman trailer may...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the...

Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

Almost two decades after portraying Selena Quintanilla on the big screen...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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