Like any kid raised on a diet of Heinlein, ‘Doc’ Smith and Gene Wolfe, I want good sci-fi movies. It’s too much, perhaps, to hope for a return to the salad days of the pre-Star Wars 1970s, when Hollywood (and, to a lesser extent, the UK) tried to...
The A-lister will play infamous Boston gangster James 'Whitey’ Bulger for Barry Levinson.
How's your Boston 'Southie' accent? Chances are if you're a moviegoer you've developed one by osmosis, since films about nefarious individuals from South Boston have become the cinematic norm. Italian-Americans used to complain that Mafia ...
In casting news this week, a hip-hop legendtakes on a warrior tale, Gerard Depardieu shows no signs of slowing down and WesAnderson readies a new film before his latest even opens here.
RZA reunites with Rusty We've all learnt over the years to be wary of films starring rappers, but what about one co-written, directed and starring a hip-hop luminary? Rapper-producer RZA (pronounced riz-a) is one of the genre's giants, h...
This week's casting news sees two A-listers step back from their blockbuster fare, and Ken Loach finds inspiration in a whisky bottle.
Johnny Depp needs a co-star and the list of applicants is long. The Pirates of the Caribbean mainstay, who has gone from eccentric television graduate to the fulcrum of blockbusters, will next star in a remake of The Thin Man. The 1934 fil...
Megawatt stars dim the lights for this dull farce.
Nobody comes out of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s The Tourist happier for the experience – save perhaps for the countless Italian extras who may now regale new acquaintances with 'I held the door for Angelina Jolie!" anecdotes. The...