Take back that John Lewis gift card and cancel that suit-fitting. Despite strong rumours to the contrary last week, marriage-addict Dame Elizabeth Taylor has denied that she is to wed her manager Jason Winters. In equally as shocking news, Taylor, 78, announced her non-engagement via that well known pensioner-friendly website, Twitter. The mind truly boggles.
You know Ireland? That place where everyone dresses in green, the only drink available is Guiness, everyone is very sure (to be sure, to be sure), and where if you look a flame-headed man in the eye, you’re libel fer a beatin? No, us neither. As that place exists only in the minds of cigar-toting, fleshy eyed Hollywood executives. And now, also in Leap Year. Hoi ti toy ti toy.
There’s nothing more heartbreaking than finding out your favourite thrill-flick is based on a load of tosh, so here at Best For Film we have the solution! We count down the Top 5 “based on a true story” films, relishing the truth (and the maybe not so much truth) behind the stories that make us shiver! Dare you join us?
There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to the delicate, supple young minds of our children. But rather than bubblewrapping the family computer and locking the shed, maybe we should look a bit deeper into what kids films tell our children about life. We’ve examined (in great, hasty detail) the classic films kids love to watch and we must say, the results are urine-inducing…
Hollywood loves drawing on twisted old fables for inspiration, so perhaps it was inevitable that the traditional tale of the Pied Piper and his irresistible music would one day charm its way onto the big screen. However, according to the developers- Persistent Entertainment, Pantry Films and Zenescope Entertainment – the story is getting a serious 21st century kick in the pants.
As much as we love to moan about the ‘too good to be true’ on-screen relationship, there exists something far worse; the utterly baffling on-screen relationship. From girls having sex with Death in Meet Joe Black to questionable sexual age politics in Big, we feel it’s time for these dodgy love affairs to be exposed for what they are; bloody weird.
In this world of book adaptations, videogame-turned-blockbuster and TV series: The Film, it was only a matter of time before movie makers turned to board games for inspiration. No? No, we didn’t think so either. But for better or for worse, Monopoly: The Movie seems to be underway. We investigated the potential film plot thus far, and we can promise you now, it’s worth a look.