It is like a homecoming for the Star Wars films as the next part, the seventh in the series, is going to be shot in this country. Release of the film is scheduled for 2015 with production starting up next year. Previous iterations of the Star War film series had been shot partially in the [...]
Everybody thinks that when people are in the limelight, they tend to grab every opportunity with arms wide open. Well, that is not always the case because some simply refuse honours especially royal ones that only a Queen could give.
Danny Boyle, a talented figure in the film industry, is the latest person to turn down [...]
Sam Mendes may have directed the top earning Bond film yet, but he has decided that he would rather go out on top and confirmed that he will not be the director for the next film in the franchise.
Mendes picked up the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film last month and stated that he has too [...]
The Argo director did not show any bitterness that he was not one of the nominees for the Best Director Award. In an interview after his film, “Argo” bagged the Best Picture award, Ben Affleck said he felt very honoured to have taken home the prize.
Actually, the film Argo was nominated for three different awards [...]
The makers of ‘Avatar’, the hugely film directed by James Cameron originally offered the lead role to Matt Damon, who turned down that offer and later on says, he regrets it. Matt Damon was originally offered the leading role of the crippled marine, Jake Sully. Instead the roll went to an Australian actor named Sam [...]
The spirit of New Orleans is bloody but unbowed after the tragedy of Katrina, and now the devastation of the BP oil well disaster. The new ‘Spike Lee Joint’ is his second documentary about the effects of Hurricane Katrina from 2005 to the present.
The first one, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts”, [...]
Even the biggest fans of modern motion pictures can’t deny that it is always nice to get a dose of some old-fashioned film whose idea started decades ago. The mains we are talking about the suave James Bond from the British secret services or Batman, the fighter for justice who takes out the bad guys [...]
In his recent films, Quentin Tarantino, has not been playing the cameo parts which he has been known for in his previous films. It has been notable that he hasn’t taken up the opportunity to do this in some of his latest films, however, this is going to change with the release of Django Unchained, [...]
Though he pleaded guilty to a charge of sexual abuse in a widely publicised scandal, Polanski has basically ignored the negative and emphasised the positive in recent years. He won an Oscar for his direction of ‘The Pianist’ in 2002, and ‘The Ghost Writer’ in 2010 won considerable acclaim also.
Now Polanski has announced his next [...]
The 1981 film The Evil Dead, was directed by Sam Raimi and when it was released it was not instantly successful. Despite this it did manage to turn into a franchise and in 1987 a follow-up to the film was released, this was followed by another film in 1992. These films helped start the career [...]