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Website Offers Reviews "As A Contact Sport"

16th September 2011

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

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Movie Reviews Straw Dogs

16th September 2011

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...

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Del Toro Celebrates Six Oscar Nominations With Sex

26th February 2007

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...

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Tv's Peckinpah Dies

27th April 2006

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...

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Mcqueen Screenwriting Ambition Finally Achieved

26th June 2005

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,...

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Wild Bunch Tops Greatest Shoot-outs Poll

1st July 2004

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,...

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Schwarzenegger To Host Villains Special

15th April 2003

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...

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