With the news that one of Angie’s sprogs is going to be making a cameo appearance in the upcoming Maleficent, we got thinking about good ol’ nepotism. It’s what enabled Sofia Coppola to get her dirty face all over Godfather 3, introduced Miley Cyrus to the world of fame and singlehandedly brought Rumer Willis’s chin to the attention of paparazzi everywhere. The thing with nepotism, though, is that – despite the fact it works out a lot of the time (see: Angelina Jolie, Jeff Bridges) – sometimes, just sometimes, it spawns people like Jason Connery. Wondering who that is? Then it’s time for you to meet the top ten actors spawned by far more successful parents, and thank your lucky stars that you don’t have a famous mother or father.
“Football is 80% mental and 40% physical.” Erroneous mathematics is just one of the highlights of that hallowed cornerstone of the film industry; the sports movie. Other than sex, the only other thing which has the power to absolutely unite the sexes is a good sports film; everyone’s equal in the stadium, you know? Dudes put on makeup and call it “warpaint”, women start bottling people in the stands, everyone wears skintight Lycra – sports movies bring out the pikey banter-lad in us all. It’s hot, the Olympics are nigh – let’s get rowdy.
Following the much anticipated opening of the new Harry Potter Studio Tour, we thought it was only fair that that we create a wipe-clean, drunk-friendly list of reasons you as human Muggles should part with your cash to essentially spend a few hours not being in the Harry Potter films. Presenting, the top 10 most pressing incentives to go and experience the magic of the films’ creation for yourself, as a handy acrostic poem (Dumbledore bloody LOVES this kind of stuff).
We love owls over here at Best For Film Towers; their fluttering wings and soft feathered bodies are the only reminder we have of the outside world. Owls are wonderful, that’s for sure… but which owls are the MOST wonderful? Sit back and marvel as we present the top 10 owls of cinema…