[Festive Friday] The Nightmare Before Christmas

It's that time of the week again - Festive Friday! In the spotlight this week is a musical masterpiece directed by Henry Selick, The Nightmare Before Christmas. IMDb: "Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept." The film oozes Tim Burton, which is unsurprising as he co-wrote and... Continue Reading →

Cannes Film Festival 2010

An important date in any film lover's diary, the 63rd Festival de Cannes will be happening 12-23 May 2010. During the two weeks thousands of movie folk are expected to attend with the BBC estimating that 10,000 film industry people and 4,000 journalists will be there.  What are the highlights of this year's festival?  Ridley Scott's... Continue Reading →

Spotlight: frequent collaborators

Three days. In just three days time Alice In Wonderland will be hitting the screen and in honour of the latest, and seventh, Burton / Depp combination, I've decided to take a look at some of Hollywood's most frequent collaborators courtesy of much digging about on IMDb: Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackson = 4 films Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks... Continue Reading →

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