Articles Posted in the " Cheat Sheet " Category

  • Cheat Sheet: Jack Black

    This week’s movie releases includes the Jack Black helmed Bernie. The reappearance of this lovably rotund gentleman got us thinking: what do we really know about this intrepid comedian? True his name has been a familiar sight to us for a number of years now but does that mean we actually have a line on the man that lies behind it? Probably not! So here it is! A nice compact little compilation of facts that will come to the rescue in any given Jack Black-related situation. No, no, no need to thank us! It was our pleasure!

  • Cheat Sheet: Gwyneth Paltrow

    Gwyneth Paltrow will soon be back on our screens in Iron Man 3 – and she even gets to don the iconic metal suit this time. She’s pretty well known, but there’s got to be some stuff you didn’t know about her. Or maybe you know someone who has been living under a rock since 1989 and doesn’t know she is? Kindly refer this out-of-touch person to our cheat sheet that has everything you could ever need on Paltrow, and a lot of things you probably won’t need.

  • Cheat Sheet: Antoine Fuqua

    Antoine Fuqua cut his directing teeth coming up with music videos for the likes of Usher and Coolio; but later moved into film. This resulted in the brilliant Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest; the so-so Shooter and King Arthur; and most recently the White-House-go-boom blockbuster Olympus Has Fallen. There’s much more to know about this seldom heard of director, so read on and get a clue.

  • Cheat Sheet: Harmony Korine

    Harmony Korine is the sort of man you’d want to avoid if you bumped into him in a dark alleyway, judging by the skewered imaginings he brings to life on the silver screen. From films about sex-crazed criminal teens, like Spring Breakers and Kids, to his unfinished documentary Fight Harm (yup, the one which features Harmony being brutally beaten over and over again), there’s definitely a lot worth knowing about this controversial writer-director. And we’re here to provide all of that knowing on a silver platter…

  • Cheat Sheet: Saoirse Ronan

    A bit of the old Irish luck is hitting cinemas this week with Saoirse Ronan headlining the highly anticipated tweeny flick The Host. Here at BFF, we’ve decided to clamber on to the clamoring band-wagon that is the Twihards and dedicate our Cheat Sheet to this enigmatic beauty. What secrets will we reveal below? Who is Saoirse Ronan really?

  • Cheat Sheet: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

    Having switched his attention from battering other huge men in staged wrestling bouts to reviving doomed action franchises, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is taking a break from saving the Fast and the Furious series to breathe new life into the corpse of GI Joe. But what do you know of the man behind the People’s Eyebrow? Read on for literally everything you’ve ever wondered about The Rock (including what he’s cooking)…

  • Cheat Sheet: Elijah Wood

    Pint-sized thespian Elijah Wood has gone all serial killer in his latest film Maniac, but there’s so much more to this blue-eyed boy. A deep love of music, for example; or the fact that he’s not bad at tickling the old ivories. DID YOU KNOW THESE THINGS? If not, browse through our Cheat Sheet and get to know the man behind Baggins a bit better.

  • Cheat Sheet: Jason Statham

    Jason Statham is quickly gaining a cult status amongst action aficionados. With his tough-guy looks and skilfully killer moves, there’s something here to please the gals as well as the guys. With his latest flick Parker hitting cinemas this week we thought it only right you be fully prepared for every ensuing eventuality and therefore humbly present this week’s cheat sheet.

  • Cheat Sheet: Richard Gere

    Richard Gere seems intent on re-inventing himself. After years of being the romantic leading man, Gere has switched gears (Gere/gears… get it?… ummm… never mind) and has scrounged up every role that can leave him in any kind of villainous light. Trust us when we say that his name WILL come up at some point during your lifetime so it’s best to be well-prepared with our handy-dandy cheat sheet!

  • Cheat Sheet: Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck is the name on everybody’s lips this week after the phenomenal success of Argo at the 85th Academy Awards. But what do you really know about the critically acclaimed director? Not a lot past that scathing Team America song, we’ll bet…