Man Of Steel isn’t even cold in the ground yet, but we’ve got our first casting rumour.
From the outside it seems as if this latest British crime thriller ticks all the right boxes. Mark Strong as a bad guy? Tick. Ridley Scott producing? Tick. Cop versus criminal, car chases, bullets flying everywhere and anywhere? Tick. Trouble is, one can’t escape the feeling that someone’s thrust some big-name actors and an exhausted plotline into an A Level project, making Welcome to the Punch mediocre at its best and laborious at its worst.
Starring alongside Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the newly released Looper, Emily Blunt’s career trajectory has been on a steep incline for some time now. After just six months drama training, Blunt made her theatrical debut alongside the legendary Dame Judi Dench and was dubbed “the most talented actress I’ve ever worked with,” by none other than Meryl Streep. Read on to find out more about the gifted Emily Blunt.
One of the most expensive films about an Arabian subject matter ever funded by an Arab, there’s no doubt that Black Gold is a labour of love from producer Tarak Ben Ammar. Adapted from Hans Reusch’s 1957 novel South of the Heart and uniting a strong international cast, the film strives for epic, but instead comes off as kitsch – a fine mixture of ingredients, disappointingly over baked in the fiery desert sun.
We were totally there and everything. ARE WE ACHIEVING YET, DAD?
Half drowned from the deluge of rave reviews (and probably lagoon) with which it was met in Venice, Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of John Le Carré’s classic Cold War thriller will shortly open in Britain. Don’t miss it. As engaging an adaptation of the labyrinthine novel as was the classic BBC series starring Alec Guinness, this is the very definition of a masterful translation to the screen.