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Obituaries

Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

Born: 23rd July 1967 Died: 2nd February 2014 (aged 46) Son of a lawyer and judge and a Xerox employee, New York born Philip Seymour Hoffman excelled in supporting roles playing eccentrics and bullies but also took on several major roles including the portrayal of Truman Capote, in Capote, for which he won his only …

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Versus Films

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I wanted to take the opportunity to get a little bit silly, and go through some of the films where it has been decided to pit two villains from separate film franchises (or characters made up just the sake of it). It’s almost like they have decided to create …

All The World's A Stage

Kiwi Horror

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I’ll be honest, there isn’t much more I can say in regards to Kiwi horror than I did for Aussie horror a few months back. Maybe being from the same part of the world has caused this side-effect but as we all you know – you should never compare …

Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes

Wolfsbane AKA Maisie Williams

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I think I better get this out of the way here and now as I can’t write an article about Maisie Williams without mentioning Game of Thrones. Like another actress included in the ‘Before They Were Marvel-ous Heroes’ section of this blog, this is where Maisie’s career began – …

If Music Be The Food Of Love, Act On

Singer to Actor: Donnie Wahlberg

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers We’ve discussed one brother already and now it’s time to talk about the other. If it isn’t obvious, Donnie is the older brother Mark ‘Marky Mark’ Wahlberg. He is also one of the founding members of still-going boy band (I guess they’re now a man band) New Kids on …

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The Beautiful Game – The Second Half

WARNING: This Article Contains Spoilers There have been many times in the football world when you have to just say “You just couldn’t write this stuff”; first that comes to mind is Leicester City winning the Premier League in 2016, having finished the previous season 14th (their first back in the top league after a …

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Death at the Party

WARNING: This Article May Contain Spoilers I’ll be honest, it’s really hard to find films that are specifically set on New Year’s Eve. So, I switched up my plan for this article a little bit – and decided to focus on parties as a whole because you know, who doesn’t love ringing in the New …

Obituaries

Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)

Born: 1st April 1932 Died: 28th December 2016 (aged 84) 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 and Lana Turner before …

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

Born: 21st October 1956 Died: 27th December 2016 (aged 60) 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 interfered with her education …

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