Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

Most of you have probably never heard of 77-year-old Terry Leonard. But with nearly 150 credits to his name, chances are you’ve seen him on screen. Well, maybe not his … Continue reading Why The Academy Must Start Rewarding Stunt Work In Movies

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Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

While I’m always eager to see new approaches to traditional storytelling, one of my biggest theatrical disappointments was when I went to see an all female version of Posh. Mainly … Continue reading Theatre Review: Double Infemnity (2018) – A Play at the Waterloo Vaults [VAULT Festival 2018]

Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)

You know, in part one of my list I made what I thought was a minor topical joke about the current state of politics and the dangers of nuclear war. … Continue reading Some of My Most Anticipated Movies of 2018 (Part Two)

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

The number of influential pieces of British literature is almost limitless. Hundreds of stories across the centuries have been studied, disseminated and adapted by millions across the world. So when … Continue reading A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

A Defence of Harry Styles, Popstars, and Their Cinematic Career Paths

Alright people, by now many us have seen Christopher Nolan’s new war epic, Dunkirk. While an astounding piece of cinema, I have recently met a few individuals that are refusing … Continue reading A Defence of Harry Styles, Popstars, and Their Cinematic Career Paths

Review: Is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword the new Gladiator?

No. Like not even close. Like so far apart they might as well be nicknamed Donald and Melania. But it’s been a solid 13 years since the last time a major … Continue reading Review: Is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword the new Gladiator?

Will Beauty And The Beast Be As Influential as The First Avengers Movie?

No, I don’t mean will Belle team up with her fellow princess’ for a balls-out fight against the forces of darkness. Rather I speak of Beauty and the Beast’s (BATB) … Continue reading Will Beauty And The Beast Be As Influential as The First Avengers Movie?

Review: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015) – A Fan Film To End All Fan Films

The Youtube age has been a wonderful thing for aspiring filmmakers. No longer do filmmakers have to struggle through the Hollywood system, battling against unseen prejudices and bigotry. Picking up … Continue reading Review: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015) – A Fan Film To End All Fan Films

Why does Hollywood give the UK & the USA, as well as other countries, different versions of movie trailers for the same movie?

Originally answered on Quora Each countries’ population have different things that may attract them to the cinema. By adjusting a trailer to match what people will appreciate will help maximise … Continue reading Why does Hollywood give the UK & the USA, as well as other countries, different versions of movie trailers for the same movie?