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]

Paris club, Le Crazy Horse, celebrates 25 years

He opened his first boutique on in Paris in 1991 with Princess Caroline of Monaco as his first customer. Today, 25 years later, the first ‘guest creator’ in the history of Parisian cabaret club Le Crazy Horse, is celebrating two and a half decades of Le Crazy Horse club. ‘Crazy Horse is an iconic Paris monument, … [Read the full story]

Why moan, Meryl – you have nothing to moan about

If you were honoured by your peers with an award for years in the movie industry, you would probably be thankful for the recognition your talent deserves. Imagine how damaging your acceptance speech is when it denigrates into a political diatribe. Attacking the President of your country and the millions of Americans who voted for … [Read the full story]

Alfred Hitchcock and his Birds

Behind the camera, his pendulous lips exhaling bad breath and extraordinarily obscene jokes in a lugubrious Cockney accent, stood the corpulent figure of Alfred Hitchcock, acknowledged as cinema’s master of murder, mayhem and suspense. In front of the camera, poised, elegant, remote, and seemingly unattainable, reclined the exquisitely beautiful Tippi Hedren, his latest star, and … [Read the full story]

Watch for movie releases in time for the Oscars

It is that time again when the big film companies start to release their best chances to win the Oscars in February. This is the time of year when films which could have been released earlier are hurled into the arena for consideration of an Oscar – usually, a George Clooney release is scheduled  at … [Read the full story]

You MUST get into Westworld – it’s quality

My normal brief for Ozzie News is the movies and film awards. But I have been really impressed with the TV series Westworld. You can tell if a series is going to be a success by the quality of the scripts and the employment of great actors. Since Game of Thrones there really has not … [Read the full story]

Is Doctor Strange too boring for a movie?

Doctor Strange was created by concept-character artist, Steve Ditko and first appeared in a comic titled, ‘Strange Tales’ in July 1963. Doctor Stephen Strange was a fantastic, but cocky, surgeon. He damaged his hands in a car accident and could no longer perform surgery. He only ever wanted to be a surgeon. Because of this … [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]

Michael Douglas talks about kissing Matt Damon

Michael Douglas has talked about his passionate kiss with Matt Damon in his new film, ‘Behind The Candelabra’, about flamboyant entertainer, Liberace. The pair portray two gay lovers in the film which involves multiple love scenes, which and Michael admitted that he and Matt ‘didn’t rehearse’ for. The actor, who has won four Golden Globes … [Read the full story]

Iron Man vows to kill his latest enemy

Iron Man is back for his third installment and this time he is angrier than ever. The Marvel Comic book hero vows to go all out in an attempt to kill his latest enemy in a recently released clip from the upcoming film. Robert Downey Jr. stars as the metal clad vigilante Tony Stark as … [Read the full story]

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