Ok, ok, after we’ve all managed to catch our breath after the collective ARRGGHHHing, whether of excitement or despair, caused by the news that JK Rowling’s writing a new wizard thing, and after certain editors have got their rocks sufficiently off by blasting her for having the audacity to further explore her own intellectual property, let’s look at the situation with a little perspective, a phrase which here means “let’s give the girl some credit.” Here are the top ten reasons some of us are, let’s say “cautiously optimistic” about the Newt Scamander Saga.
Music in film is a bloody good thing, but too often it’s just used as an ambient curtain in the background so you’re not sitting in a cinema listening to silence. Because silence is scary. Sometimes, however, music is an actual plot point, and here are some top notch examples.
With Reagan’s biographers being all whiney about The Butler, and Naomi Watts apparently convinced that Princess Di’s been looking down on Watts as she plays her, thinking “Ooh, yes, lovely work there, Naomi,” we thought it was a good time to consider the nature of the biopic. Then we got a bit overwhelmed and decided to just harp on about a few that, for some reason or another, stood out to us.
We call Zefron as Chewbacca.
With the news that Arnie’s Terminator just won’t die, we’re looking at our DVD collection to see which of our favourite movies we just want gosh darned left alone. There aren’t many left now; Star Wars is lost, Die Hard’s been beaten into the ground… there are even rumours of a Roger Rabbit sequel in the works, because apparently just nothing is sacred. So here are the top 10 sequels we hope never happen.