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Obituaries

Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Born: 1st April 1932 Died: 28th December 2016 Mary Frances ‘Debbie’ Reynolds was an acting, singing, dancing powerhouse who started her screen career at the age of 16 alongside Bette Davis (although she was uncredited in this role). She went on to star with the likes of Fred Astaire …

Obituaries

Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Born: 21st October 1956 Died: 27th December 2016 Born the daughter of a singer and actress it was no surprise Carrie Frances Fisher entered into show business at a young age. Age 16 she sang alongside her mother in the hit Broadway revival of Irene, but this Broadway experience …

To Remake or Not To Remake

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers Based on the children’s book by Dr Suess, a film was made back in 2000 starring one of my favourite actors. However, it seems that this is no longer suitable and a new version had to be made. Now, I don’t want to get into the debate on whether …

Articles

A Nightmare Christmas

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Last year I brought you an article about Unconventional Christmas Films. This festive season I wanted to take it another step further. In case it wasn’t obvious by previous articles, horror is my favourite genre – so this time I’ve compiled a bunch of horror films set around Christmas …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Vision AKA Paul Bettany

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers The beauty of casting Paul Bettany as Vision is that from Iron Man until Avengers: Age of Ultron, he was the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S (Just Another Rather Very Intelligent System, what an original name). For those who don’t know, he is the internal system in all of Tony Stark’s …

If Music Be The Food Of Love, Act On

Singer to Actress: Cher

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Throughout her six-decade career, Cher seemed to go by many names. She was born Cherilyn Sarkisian but later became Cher Bono when she married Sonny in 1969. Before legally changing her name to Cher and following a second marriage, her full name was Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman …

To Remake or Not To Remake

We Can Remember It For You Wholesale

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers As with many of the remakes I cover on this blog, the Total Recall films are based a on novella. This time it is by the name of We Can Remember it for You Wholesale by Phillip K Dick (again, hence the title…). Not having read this short story, …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Ant-Man AKA Paul Rudd

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers                 A little like Ryan Reynolds, Paul Rudd is known for his comedy roles. However, unlike Reynolds, it’s rather hard to avoid comedy films because his career seems to be proliferated with them. When he’s not playing the lead role, I would say that Rudd seems to more of …

If We Prequels Have Offended

Monster’s Inc and University

WARNING: This Review May Contain Spoilers I realised when writing this review that I hadn’t seen Monsters, Inc. since it was released back in 2001! I’ll be honest, no offense to Pixar but the animation really has not held up to the test of time. Now to the importance of this article, was it worth …

If Music Be The Food Of Love, Act On

Singer to Actor: Luke Goss

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers Starting his career alongside his twin brother Matt, Luke Goss was the drummer for the band Bros. Even though Matt sung the vocals to their songs, including possibly my favourite single When Will I Be Famous?, I actually think Luke has turned out to be the more famous brother. …

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