This week’s movie releases includes the Jack Black helmed Bernie. The reappearance of this lovably rotund gentleman got us thinking: what do we really know about this intrepid comedian? True his name has been a familiar sight to us for a number of years now but does that mean we actually have a line on the man that lies behind it? Probably not! So here it is! A nice compact little compilation of facts that will come to the rescue in any given Jack Black-related situation. No, no, no need to thank us! It was our pleasure!
Gwyneth Paltrow will soon be back on our screens in Iron Man 3 – and she even gets to don the iconic metal suit this time. She’s pretty well known, but there’s got to be some stuff you didn’t know about her. Or maybe you know someone who has been living under a rock since 1989 and doesn’t know she is? Kindly refer this out-of-touch person to our cheat sheet that has everything you could ever need on Paltrow, and a lot of things you probably won’t need.
Antoine Fuqua cut his directing teeth coming up with music videos for the likes of Usher and Coolio; but later moved into film. This resulted in the brilliant Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest; the so-so Shooter and King Arthur; and most recently the White-House-go-boom blockbuster Olympus Has Fallen. There’s much more to know about this seldom heard of director, so read on and get a clue.
Having switched his attention from battering other huge men in staged wrestling bouts to reviving doomed action franchises, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is taking a break from saving the Fast and the Furious series to breathe new life into the corpse of GI Joe. But what do you know of the man behind the People’s Eyebrow? Read on for literally everything you’ve ever wondered about The Rock (including what he’s cooking)…
Pint-sized thespian Elijah Wood has gone all serial killer in his latest film Maniac, but there’s so much more to this blue-eyed boy. A deep love of music, for example; or the fact that he’s not bad at tickling the old ivories. DID YOU KNOW THESE THINGS? If not, browse through our Cheat Sheet and get to know the man behind Baggins a bit better.
Jason Statham is quickly gaining a cult status amongst action aficionados. With his tough-guy looks and skilfully killer moves, there’s something here to please the gals as well as the guys. With his latest flick Parker hitting cinemas this week we thought it only right you be fully prepared for every ensuing eventuality and therefore humbly present this week’s cheat sheet.
He wowed audiences in Django Unchained, is currently back in cinemas as Romeo and will shortly be debuting as Gatsby – is there anything Leonardo DiCaprio can’t do? Twenty years on from his first Oscar nomination, we take a look at Leonardo DiCaprio’s extraordinary career.
Currently starring in the Oscar-nominated No, about Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, Gael Garcia Bernal is one of the best Mexico’s best acting exports. He has acted in some of the best films of the past decade, and continues to surprise us with his versatility. Next year he is due to star in Zorro Reborn, where he will play the lead role, but what’s behind his mask? What don’t you know about this handsome Mexican? Read on to find out.
Jessica Chastain has been in over a dozen films in the two years since she appeared on our radar in Take Shelter in 2010. This year she received her second Oscar nomination, for her portrayal of the CIA agent who found Osama Bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty. She also won a Golden Globe for the role. This flame-haired beauty continues to impress us as she turns out wonderful performance after wonderful performance. Is there nothing she can’t do?