Carrie Fisher overshadowed by her mum in death

Debbie Reynolds, star of over 80 movies, died 1 day after her daughter Carrie Fisher of a severe stroke. She starred in ‘How The West Was Won (1963)’ and ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)’. And also for her singing. The single ‘Tammy’ reached number one in the US in 1957, and she released her first pop album named … [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]

On this day…in 1985

On this day in 1985, the first Blockbuster video-rental store opens, in Dallas, Texas. At a time when most video stores were small-scale operations featuring a limited selection of titles, Blockbuster opened with some 8,000 tapes displayed on shelves around the store and a computerized check-out process. The first store was a success and Blockbuster … [Read the full story]

Oscars 2012 – the preview

Yes I’m back to give you the finite preview of this years Oscars. Last year I predicted correctly the worst director and the film with the highest saving on electricity which provided the Oscar for worst lighting director. This year ahead of the nominations I will give you the best inside information on which movies … [Read the full story]

It’s only 3 months until the Oscars

Yes fans, only three months until we select our best films and actors to win an Oscar. Its been another drab year for dreary films and poor scripts. After a remake received nominations for awards, last year. And as we expected we had even more remakes this year. Leading contender is Three Musketeers number forty nine. … [Read the full story]

“Just one more thing”…Columbo leaves over $5m

Columbo star Peter Falk left more than $5 million in his will when he died last month, it’s been revealed. The bulk of his money went to his widow Shera, who he had been married to for 33 years. She was at his bedside in their Beverly Hills mansion when he died from Alzheimer’s disease. … [Read the full story]

Don’t answer your phone at the movies…especially in California

Every movie theatre seems to have one, and if you go to the movies, you know exactly who I’m talking about. It’s the person who takes calls during the movie. In California, a man complained about a woman making those calls, who then left the theatre with two men, one of whom returned and stabbed … [Read the full story]