Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Films

Testament of Youth: my mother never got over the loss of her lover

Main photo above: Shirley Williams (left), daughter of Vera Brittain, and Alicia Vikander, who plays Brittain on screen Photo: Laurie Sparham On a bright spring...

Testament of Youth (2014)

A long, long time ago, back in the spring of 1914, they were so happy together. There was Vera Brittain, an upper class girl with...

Annette Kellerman: Hollywood’s first nude star

It's 100 years since Annette Kellerman became the first person to appear nude in a Hollywood film. But this was just one of many...

Dalton Trumbo Biography

Dalton Trumbo, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented, most famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10, was...

‘Jason Bourne’ Teaser: First Look at Matt Damon’s Return

“My God, that’s Jason Bourne.” Sunday’s Super Bowl brought our first look at the return of Matt Damon to one of his most iconic roles:...

The Real Story Behind the Movie Trumbo

Bryan Cranston plays the blacklisted screenwriter in a new movie In the new film Trumbo, Bryan Cranston plays the title character, Dalton Trumbo, one of...

Trumbo (2015)

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed...

Self/less (2015)

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But...

Dad’s Army Movie Trailer Booed Over Inaccuracies

The ‘Dad’s Army’ movie is coming to cinemas in 2016 and it looks like it’s ruffling historians’ feathers before it’s even been released. Reports are...

Seven Films That Got History Spot-On

Hollywood always talks about striving for authenticity, but more often than not either poetic licence or the desire to make sure America gets credit...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review. A New Hope With the Old Force

A search for Luke Skywalker, a disaffected Stormtrooper and a new heroine are among the elements—from nostalgic favorites to potent surprises—that await audiences in...

Star Wars: ‘No nostalgia’ for Harrison Ford

Star Wars actor Harrison Ford has said he felt no nostalgia when he returned to the role of Han Solo for the first time...

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