Future Cinema, the geniuses behind Secret Cinema, present a night at Rick’s Café Américain in the vivid world of 1940s Casablanca. The night was a spectacular success, gloating a swingin’ band, glamorous singers and, of course, piano-playing Sam and chess-playing Rick. Future Cinema successfully managed to fuse cinema and theatre in one astounding re-enactment of the one of the greatest films of all time. Gentlemen, pop your collars. Ladies, fans at the ready, as Rick welcomes you into the most famous and exclusive nightclub in all of Casablanca.
Some days it feels like every ruddy actor out there is getting on set and making shit up. With all of the apocryphal stories about improvised lines and made up scenes you begin to wonder why Hollywood still needs screenwriters at all. Normally these tales are 100% bull. And no matter how many times Dustin Hoffman says he made up the “I’m walking here!” line we all know that he really didn’t. Every now and then though something comes along that just feels real. So here are the best, non-surgically enhanced wowza lines in cinema history. (Hello Boys! Yeah, they’re real.)
“Mononymous?” we hear you cry, “What the deuce does that mean?” Don’t worry. Let us explain. Martin Scorsese’s Hugo is out today and in order to celebrate this momentous occasion, we have decided to prepare for you a list of the top ten films with titles that are a single name. Apparently, “mononymous” means this, thus we bring you the Top Ten Mononymous Film Titles.
Taylor Lautner and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp. Are you as bored of predictable movie pairings as we are? Thought so. The BFF random name generator has spat out some brand-new star pairings and, using these, we’ve made our own movies. Best For Film ain’t just a nickname, after all…
To celebrate the utterly incomparable Big Sleep’s 65th birthday, we have a little look at why its still just as resonant today as it was back in 1946. Femme fatales, intertwining murders, media-cover ups and Humphrey bloomin Bogart – it’s time to dole out the whiskey, light up your finest cuban and sink into the epitome of Noir cool.