I’m not sure whether it is offensive or complimentary to be so good at portraying a stripper that you are offered a job in the lapdancing club you are filming in. I guess we should be thankful that Kristen Stewart wasn’t approached by Team Vampire after seeing her in Twilight to make her into a real life vampire girlfriend.
At one point, drug smuggler Howard Marks was believed to control ten percent of the world trade in hashish. Following a long spell in jail, he wrote a best-selling memoir of his experiences as a twentieth-century pirate – and as if he needed to seem more devil-may-care and elegantly weathered, he’s now being played by legendary waster Rhys Ifans. Mr Nice is enormous fun that you don’t even need to be stoned to enjoy.
Thierry Guetta is obsessed with filming things. Whether it be the morning routine or a trip to the shops, the L.A. based Frenchman won’t let his camera miss it. But when his cousin, a French street artist known only as Space Invader, introduces Thierry to the temporary nature of his craft, suddenly his recordings take on new purpose. With street art fast becoming his obsession, Thierry sets his sights on the daddy of them all; Britain’s master prankster, Banksy. Little did Thierry know that it would be the elusive artist who ended up turning the camera on him…
Richard Curtis’ (Love Actually) The Boat That Rocked is set in 1966, a time where people could only listen to one hour a week of rock’n’roll on radio. Bill Nighy stars as Quentin, boss of Rock Radio – the pirate radio station which millions of music fans illegally tuned into for their fix of rock’n’roll.