But what’s great about these kind of jobs from an acting perspective is that you don’t have to do too much for the character because it’s his actions that define him. So the fun is all the other stuff in between — trying to find other angles to look at instead of falling into those clich√©s. … Continue readingE’nfant Terrible
Movie buffs hanging around in online forums got so excited at the possibilities, New Line pulled director David R Ellis and star Samuel L Jackson back in to beef up the thrills, language and violence. … Continue readingFans on a Plane
Coverage of September 11 would undoubtedly have set new records in editorial volume, but have you read anywhere that the now 15-year-old bombing in Iraq has resulted in the destruction of ruins and artifacts from the Mesopotamian era — the rise of human civilisation? … Continue readingToo Soon?
Welcome to the new hot property in Hollywood. Why waste millions on special effects, expensive actors, crippling insurance for stuntpeople and catering in impossible-to-reach locations? … Continue readingThe New Cartoon
Superheroes protecting the American way were the cultural face of America’s military supremacy throughout the world, and all that power and righteousness couldn’t stop 19 fanatics with Stanley knives. … Continue readingSuperman Returns
For at least some of the last 20 years, he’s been among the biggest movie stars on the planet. Think of the term ‘movie star’ and all it entails and you’ll probably get an image of Brad Pitt, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Tom Cruise. … Continue readingWhat’s Wrong with Tom Cruise?
In The Last Starfighter (1984), hero Alex Logan has a universal translation device clipped under his collar — as soon as the technician applies it, all the voices around him turn into English. … Continue readingThe Hollywood Language Barrier
It’s been 30 years since we first heard the iconic bass drift up from the deep. Filmink’s Drew Turney talks to original production designer Joe Alves about the hands-on production of the first blockbuster that almost never was. … Continue readingBlue Water, White Death
The net result is an endless string of women in starring roles (usually of the midyear action/comedy blockbuster variety) who not only extol the virtues of the atypical gal who can look after herself but claim to be the embodiment of them. … Continue readingOh Woman