NEWS: Darth Vader Voted Greatest Film Villain

The legendary Star Wars villain topped a poll by Empire magazine’s website.  Talking about the winning villain, Empire magazine’s  Chris Hewitt said: “Everything about Vader is designed for maximum malevolence. The mask, the voice, the rasping rattle, guaranteed to keep kids awake at night.That feeling that he’s in complete control of every situation. That feeling that if you… Read More

Opinion: Why Celebrity Deaths Make the Public Grieve so Much.

There is no denying it. 2016 has seen the world lose some extraordinarily talented people from David Bowie to Alan Rickman and Prince to Gene Wilder a lot has been said about why we treat the deaths of those we probably never even met almost as equal to those close to us. Here is just… Read More

Review Round Up…Eye in the Sky

Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman star in Gavin Hood’s thriller. But what are critics thinking of it?  The Guardian: **** “While it’s often tough for Hood to add much style to the stagey set of one-room locations, he does achieve some seat-edge suspense in a number of bravura sequences.” Evening Standard: **** “It is thoughtful,… Read More

RIP Alan Rickman

Just as the world was getting used to the fact that David Bowie had passed away at the age of 69, news has broken about Alan Rickman’s death at the same age and of the same cause.  Alan Rickman was an extraordinary actor on stage, screen and film.To many he will be most fondly remembered… Read More

Review: A Little Chaos

Directed by Alan Rickman, this straightforward and romantic film is easy to love if you are a fan of period drama films. Starring Kate Winslet as Sabine, the story follows her as she challenges the sexual and class barriers that existed in the 1600’s to create one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s… Read More