April 19, 2013 2
The nerve centre of American political power is pulverised in Olympus Has Fallen. Whether it intended to or not, the movie represents a turning point for Hollywood blockbusters.
April 12, 2013 2
Tom Cruise and the director of Tron Legacy teamed up to make a US$100+ million art movie. It didn't quite go to plan.
May 17, 2012
A quick question, before we go further: why do you think Warner Bros’ wholesome 2011 family adventure Dolphin Tale — “the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life,” thank you official synopsis — generated disappointing results at the US box office? Your answer, if […]
January 28, 2010 8
The common perception of Clint Eastwood is that of a tough, uncompromising figure in Hollywood, the kind of rugged seen-it-all type who can smite souls with his eyes and talks through gritted teeth, grousing about the foibles of a harsh, unforgiving and morally vacuous world. As an actor he is both revered and stereotyped as […]
June 10, 2009 6
Clint Eastwood’s upcoming Nelson Mandela pic now has a name and a (U.S.) release date. The freshly titled Invictus (previous known as The Human Factor), is set to arrive in the U.S. in December and stars Morgan Freeman as Mandela (pictured left) and Matt Damon as rugby star Francois Pienaar, who together use the 1995 […]