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  1. Adaptations reveal the bear facts about books

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to see old and tattered books because it meant that they were read, re-read and handled time and time again. For myself, I always make it a point to read the book before I see the film ... film based on a children's book, The Lorax. This is Lorax is classic Dr Seuss, with the perfect rhyming rhythm and ingenious invented words that are his signature. The voice of the Lorax ...

  2. From the vault: 1984

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Crichton's The Third Secret was one of the more thought-provoking of the psychological thrillers that were a staple of British cinema in the 1960s. As well as a promising storyline, the film features ... 'four' when referring to patients early on). Douglas Slocombe's black-and-white cinematography fills the screen with the monochrome menace that was a hallmark of British films before the 60s ...

  3. Johnny English Reborn

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Atkinson's funny-man career for good. The film begins five years after the British super-spy has been in exile in Tibet after a botched mission in Mozambique, with Johnny English (Atkinson, above ... are unreconstructed types that could sit comfortably in a Sean Connery-era 007 film. The problem here is that the genre that Johnny English seeks to send up has moved away from its roots while the franchise ...

  4. Donkey Punch

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Donkey Punch Robert Boulter, Sian Breckin, Tom Burke, Nichola Burley Director: Olly Blackburn It was a clever piece of marketing to name this film after a sex act that, like 'tea-bagging', we all pretend to know all about, even when we don't. Or don't really want to. And it worked. This low-budget British thriller, made in just a few days, was apparently the talk ...

  5. From the vault: 1938

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of his British-made films, and by some others the best of his career. There are several reasons for this popularity- some fine performances (including Michael Redgrave in his screen debut), ... Lina White) holds the viewer's attention from start to finish. Made just before the outbreak of the second word war, Hitchcock's penultimate British film before he moved to Hollywood ...

  6. Best of Fleming's Bond- the top five 007 tales

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd Casino Royale (1953) The first and arguably the best Bond of all. 007 saves the world by playing cards with SMERSH agent Le Chiffre. Bond is dismayed when he's assigned the beautiful, but distinctly female, Vesper Lynd as a partner. As rom ...

  7. FROM THE VAULT: 1955

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook The Complete Mr Arkadin Starring: Robert Arden, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff Director: Orson Welles The film: Of the many films over which Orson Welles lost directorial control- The Magnificent Ambersons, The Lady from Shanghai and Touch of Evil among them- the loss of none, it's said, troubled him more than Mr Arkadin. Filmed in Europe after Welles' ...

  8. Sampling Rampling

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a subject she says she's been 'passionate about' all her life. Her enthusiasm for history has often surfaced even as a film star. Two of her breakout roles were in historical dramas- ... own. She has been honoured with many retrospectives through the years, but Rampling, 66, says she's never really tempted to sit down and watch any of the films she has made during the past ...

  9. Journalist joins search for long-lost love

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Wang

    ... comedy with allusions to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Featuring an international star-studded cast, the film breaks down the barriers of time and place in finding love. Amanda Seyfried ... with the idea for the film after listening to Elvis Costello's Letters to Juliet. Letters to Juliet opens on Thursday ...

  10. Scrooge

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scrooge As the rich but miserly Scrooge prepares for bed on Christmas Eve, his life is changed by three ghosts who teach him the true meaning of Christmas. With singing and audience interaction. In English. Suitable for children aged two and up. Today, 11 ...




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