Casting call: Making the right decision

Every now and again, you praise casting directors for making the absolutely right, spot on decision. Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius is one such example while Christopher Lee as Saruman is another. The casting is so successful that you can’t imagine anyone else in the role, and heaven forbid a remake is made. After... Continue Reading →

Happy birthday, Harrison Ford!

Today - 13th July - is the 69th birthday of one of the coolest actors. Ever. For some, he will forever be Rick Deckard. For others, he is Indiana Jones. For me, however, he will always be Han Solo. Don't get me wrong, Deckard and Indy are two of my favourite characters but that loveable... Continue Reading →

First look: Cowboys & Aliens

TRAILER RELEASED FOR COWBOYS & ALIENS (2011) Now then, the first Cowboys & Aliens trailer was released this week and I'm not sure what I think yet. I don't know what I was expecting but this appears to be a very serious trailer with no trace of comedy: Daniel Craig seems to have lost his... Continue Reading →

Favourites Friday – Blade Runner

Blade Runner (1982) Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Daryl Hannah From the opening sequence revealing a futuristic Los Angeles, the film pulls you in as you follow the murky and mysterious world of Rick Deckard. Throughout the film, running parallel to eachother, you feel drawn to Deckard yet know nothing about him.... Continue Reading →

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