Day Watch

The sequel to the brilliant Russian supernatural flick Night Watch is finally getting a release in the West. If you haven’t seen Night Watch yet, do! It’s got vampires, witches, shapeshifters and all kinds of cool! The two films are part of a trilogy that have enjoyed unprecedented success in Russia and deserve the same the world over.

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March 22, 2007 at 2:56 am 2 comments

Top 10… Action Hero One-Liners

10. “He’s dead tired” – Commando (1985)

Retired elite commando John Matrix (Arnie) has only a few hours to rescue his kidnapped daughter from an evil, exiled dictator. While on board a plane to the destination of the man Matrix is being forced to assassinate, he breaks the neck of the evil henchman assigned to escort him. Just before leaving the plane, he tells the air hostess, “Please do not disturb my friend, he’s dead tired.” Awful, but brilliant. (more…)

March 18, 2007 at 5:50 pm 277 comments

More Indy…

Cate Blanchett has today been confirmed as a cast member in next year’s Indiana Jones sequel. As who? We don’t know yet, but we’re betting she’s gonna be a love interest for Indy. (more…)

March 16, 2007 at 1:09 pm 5 comments

Top 10… Movie Creatures

10. Jabba the Hutt Star Wars Episodes I (1999), IV (1977), VI (1983)

“Ooo na beeta Wookie!” The fattest mob-lord in the galaxy was pure old-school animatronics. Jabba cost over half a million dollars to make and three puppeteers to operate. Plus, he had a lot of taste when it came to bikini picking. (more…)

March 14, 2007 at 12:34 am 35 comments

INLAND EMPIRE (2007)

There’s a very distinct line between entertainment and art. Fundamentally, entertainment serves to entertain and art serves to engage. INLAND EMPIRE (Lynch insists it be capitalised, apparently) is undoubtedly on the art side of the line. The film is by no means entertaining, but it is unquestionably engaging. (more…)

March 13, 2007 at 5:27 pm Leave a comment

It’s a boy, Indy!

Variety have confirmed that Shia LeBeouf is in final talks to star as the son of Indiana Jones in next summer’s long-awaited sequel. (more…)

March 8, 2007 at 4:23 pm 2 comments

Top 10… Ghost films

10. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Tim Burton never did scary better than with his glorious imagining of the tale of the headless horseman. Even pre-beheading he was scary, thanks to Christopher Walken (more…)

March 7, 2007 at 12:29 pm 14 comments

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