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Posted on 14 February 2018 | 6:36 pm
9 amazing Irish drives that you may not have
JOE9 amazing Irish drives that you may not have heard aboutJOEAre you on the lookout for amazing roads to drive in Ireland? Well, you're in luck. Everyone knows about the Ring of Kerry and other major driving routes but we decided to compile a list of hidden gems, surprising treats and roads less travelled. They ...
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 1:49 am
Ranking the Top 10 Performances of Helen
Paste MagazineRanking the Top 10 Performances of Helen MirrenPaste MagazineIt was fortuitous that, right before I started working on this list, I came across a video of The Late Late Show host James Corden's recent hilarious rap battle with Helen Mirren on social media. I was struggling with finding the right words to ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 12:00 pm
Left for Dead: Remembering “Point Blank”
The Digital BitsLeft for Dead: Remembering “Point Blank” on its 50th AnniversaryThe Digital BitsThe Digital Bits and History, Legacy & Showmanship are pleased to present this retrospective commemorating the 50th anniversary of the release of Point Blank, the neo noir crime classic starring Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou, The Dirty Dozen) and Angie ...
Posted on 5 February 2018 | 3:16 pm
Film Review: 'Night Comes On' - Variety
VarietyFilm Review: 'Night Comes On'VarietyThat description — and, indeed, that baleful title — makes “Night Comes On” sound like a socially conscious update of such hardboiled on-the-warpath mood pieces as John Boorman's “Point Blank” and Alan Rudolph's “Remember My Name.” But while Spiro's ...
Posted on 4 February 2018 | 5:16 pm
Hollywood great Zsigmond opens
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Hungarian-born cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Oscar for his work on "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", opened the first solo exhibition of ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:26 pm
Hollywood great Zsigmond opens first show of
Hungarian-born cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who won an Oscar for his work on "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", opened the first solo exhibition of his photos in Budapest on Friday. "It's a fantastic feeling to have what is my first ever real exhibition," the 84-year-old told reporters Friday at the "Photographed by Vilmos Zsigmond" exhibition which runs until June 21 at the Ludwig Museum ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:27 pm
Queen and Country
A gentle comedy about a young soldier serving basic training in post-WWWII England [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 3:13 am
"Queen and Country" a vivid slice
Period drama. R. 114 minutes. John Boorman has gone back to the wellspring of personal experience that so richly informed his 1987 "Hope and Glory" for "Queen and Country," and the result is a
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:06 pm
Milla Jovovich Is Targeted By Pierce
It’s always fun to watch Pierce Brosnan play the anti-Bond and some of his darker parts in the past include John Boorman’s 2001 The Tailor of Panama as a ruthless British spy and 2006’s The Matador as a sleazy hitman . In Survivor , Brosnan plays baddie assassin “The Watchmaker” who is hellbent on taking out a foreign service officer ( Milla Jovovich ). Life couldn’t be more complicated for her ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:23 am
DVD Review Queen & Country
Queen & Country (2014), which screened in the Director's Fortnight sidebar at Cannes last year, is the second part of John Boorman's filmic memoir, following on directly from his 1987 Best Picture Oscar nominee Hope & Glory. It's 1952: ten years on since ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:41 am
Charley Boorman becomes an 80 Day Race
Boorman started his acting career as a child. Being a son of film director John Boorman, he appeared in films since 1972. In 1997 Boorman worked with Ewan McGregor in award-winning movies like ‘Train Spotting’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Moulin Rouge’.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:00 pm
Queen and Country
Then of course is the looming threat of being sent to Korea. John Boorman previous film about his own life, created a world that many had not been either exposed to or had seen captured in such a unique way. It explored how the Blitz affected England (and ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:44 pm
Deliverance actor Ronny Cox in Skibbereen
Ronny is famous for his role as Drew, who took part in the famous ‘duelling banjos’ scene from the film and he said he played the instrument in that iconic scene, from Irish director John Boorman. ‘We shot Deliverance in sequence which was very ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:22 am
Win Queen and Country on DVD
The long-awaited sequel to the 5 x Oscar-nominated masterpiece Hope & Glory, Queen & Country – out to own on DVD August 24 – is the wonderfully witty but deeply moving new film by acclaimed director John Boorman (Deliverance, Point Blank).
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:52 pm
Open Question: What movie to watch tonight.
Im leaning towards Henry V.
Posted on 1 December 2017 | 2:15 pm
Resolved Question: What is the strangest
Mine: Tommy (the Rock Opera). I watched it when I was a teenager and probably smokin' something. I don't remember thinking anything was particularly odd about it. I watched it again as a 40-something adult and thought it was highly disturbing. No, I didn't watch the whole thing.
Posted on 9 October 2012 | 8:28 am
Resolved Question: Movies similar to KING
Posted on 4 September 2012 | 3:57 pm
Resolved Question: Viking, norse, celtic,
Anyone know of some good viking, norse, celtic, pagan movies? Possibly on netfilx? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted on 5 July 2012 | 5:46 am
Resolved Question: Can you name a well known
Kar Wai Wong
Paul W.S Anderson
BQ: King Kong (2005) or Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)?
BQ2: Top 3 movies with Adrien Brody? Watched King Kong today, fell in love with him.
BQ3: Seen any movies by the directors above that I should watch? edit: the above directors were the ones that apply to me I did mean Paul W.S Anderson, and yeah he probably isn't in the same quality as the rest.
Posted on 31 December 2011 | 8:15 pm