Movies – they’re getting worse

Do you remember when a movie won an Oscar it was considered a classic? Remember Ben Hur, Lawrence Of Arabia, On The Waterfront, Some Like It Hot and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest…wait…there’s more…Casablanca, Gone With The Wind, The God Father and The Deer Hunter. Can you name the Best Picture Oscar winner for … [Read the full story]

So bored with Australian coverage of US election

Am I the only one in Australia to be overwhelmingly bored stiff with the television coverage of the US election? Do I care who is competing for the presidential race? Bad manners, diatribe, accusations, rigging,  criminal threats…these are only a few of the  digs at the opponents. The whole affair is a nightmare, a soap opera, … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1975

On this day in 1975, the Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (Voight) is born in Los Angeles, California. Jolie’s father, the actor Jon Voight, had been nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for Midnight Cowboy (1969); he won the award for Coming Home (1978). Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, was also an actress; the couple divorced … [Read the full story]

SBC becomes a big earner in Hollywood

The Dictator, aka Sacha Baron Cohen, has become one of the richest actors in Hollywood. The funnyman has earned over $40 million in the last year, thanks to box office successes with The Dictator and Les Miserables. He also banked a big pay cheque for providing the voice of lemur King Julien in Madagascar 3. … [Read the full story]

Brad Pitt…don’t you mean Brad Twit

Brad Pitt has joined China’s version of Twitter…and won 100,000 followers after mysteriously hinting he may visit the country. The actor, banned from China 15 years ago for his role in Seven Years in Tibet, posted: “It is the truth. Yup, I’m coming.” The message was later removed.

Brad Pitt would ‘make a great me’

Mark E. Smith of The Fall has suggested that Brad Pitt should play him in a film of his life. Smith was asked about actor Sam Riley’s portrayal of him in the 2002 film 24 Hour Party People with the frontman stating he is not a fan of musical biopics in general. “It’s those film … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a wonderful Melbourne Cup meeting. The fashions the fantastic horses, and the stars come out to enjoy the fun and hopefully win some cash. Green Moon was outstanding and an easy winner. I expect him to be back next year to win it again.  Excuses for our tip?…you cannot expect him to win when … [Read the full story]

The truth behind Cannes Film Festival

Always the best film event of the year Cannes is again exciting and filled with the finest films of the year. The judges however, should be taken aside and guided into what makes a good film and also a good actor. Todays cinema seems to be far inferior to the halcyon days of the early … [Read the full story]

Who will win an Oscar in 2012?

Once again I am back to give you the real Oscar winners. The last ten years has been one poor film after another. Can you even remember the winners in the past three years? Maybe its the choices that are wrong. This year films like Red Dog, Tin Tin and the impressive final episode in … [Read the full story]

Jennifer Aniston shows off her bra

She seems to have something of a new-found confidence, showing off her figure at every opportunity. And now Jennifer Aniston has come forward to admit her new attitude has come from being in her forties. The actress is seen displaying her taut and toned figure in little more than a black bra and miniskirt as … [Read the full story]

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