On Friday 22nd November, 1963, less than an hour after arriving in Dallas, Texas from Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, President John F. Kennedy (Brett Stimely) was shot dead while passing through Dealey Plaza in an open-top limousine. The presidential motorcade then rushed him to Parkland Hospital, where Dr. Charles James “Jim” Carrico…
It’s the age of the remake. The last few years have seen a slew of beloved 80s cult classics go under the knife, with mixed but broadly awful results – from the lifeless gore of Evil Dead to the forgettable glitz of Total Recall, via Red Dawn, Footloose and Arthur, the remake machine has churned…
Michael Kenneth Williams joins the cast of Robocop as Alex Murphy’s partner
Jackie Earle Haley (you know, from that 1976 classic The Bad News Bears and its seminal sequel The Bad News Bears Go to Japan) signs on to play Maddox in Robocop
The film of that TV series you’ve never heard of, Dark Shadows does justice to neither its cult classic source material nor the combined talents of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. Fifty times longer than its trailer and half as enjoyable, Dark Shadows is one of the most tiresome, derivative and uninspiring movies you’re likely to see this year.
Whoever knew vampires could be so colourful?
Not as Lincoln, obviously, as someone scary.
The normally quite arty Todd Field is changing gear for his next film, a thriller set on the Mexican border in 1910.
The cult of Burton lures another willing victim…