The Oscars are nearly upon us – a quick preview

I know I am a little early for the big show…but who cares. This has been one of the best years for movies since Ben Hur, or even Robin Hood (with Errol Flynn). The American film industry and the big studios, who put in mega bucks to make films, will expect to gain some reward … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylors SRU

Have I lost my mind? A serious rape on a bus in India has been followed by another multiple rape in India. How, after so much publicity and anger directed at those people who carry out attacks on females in this poverty stricken country, could it happen again? Never mind trials and punishment…these individuals should … [Read the full story]

Ricky Gervais in new sitcom Derek

Ricky Gervais says that his new character in the sitcom Derek is more self-aware than David Brent from The Office. He revealed: “The difference is that there’s no real veil of irony and people  are saying exactly what they mean, however crazy that is. “The talking heads in The Office were in juxtaposition to what you actually  … [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]

Ricky Gervais has a go at the ‘mongs’ who camped out for the Royal Wedding

Last weekend, Ricky Gervais stunned fans as he launched an extraordinary foul-mouthed rant on his blog targeting the thousands of people who camped out for the Royal Wedding. In the blog post, the unpatriotic comedian referred to the time Prince Harry provoked a storm by dressing up in a Nazi uniform for a party, as well … [Read the full story]

Gervais…Jennifer Lopez will stab you with her piece

A little story we heard from the Golden Globe awards. Off stage, Ricky Gervais spots Jennifer Lopez talking to Alec Baldwin. Lopez tells Ricky, “You’re not going to target me, are you?” Gervais says, “Of course I am. (then pointing to Alec Baldwin) If it’s a choice between the two of you I’m not going … [Read the full story]

Now for the Oscars

by Helena Bryanlith our Ozzie News film critic I hope you enjoyed my informed hints as to who would be the winners of the Oscars this year in my previous outing as the Ozzie News film critic of 2011. I stand by my original thesis that this years films are possibly less dynamic than say … [Read the full story]

Ricky Gervais gets stuck into overpaid, fucked up, pampered Hollywood stars

Ricky Gervais bit the hand that feeds once more as the Golden Globes host tore into celebrity targets at the annual awards do. Invited back for a second year, the British funnyman clearly felt he had carte blanche to take the mickey out of his A-list audience, with Brad and Angelina, Charlie Sheen and Robert … [Read the full story]

Not for all the tea in China…well, maybe

RICKY GERVAIS has gone global – he’s now gearing up to make the Chinese choke with chuckles on their chow mein. The Brit funnyman has revealed a series of The Office is in the works to be broadcast on small screens in the Asian country. Ricky’s classic sitcom has already enjoyed huge success in the … [Read the full story]