Jonathan Ross likes comics. Matthew Vaughn likes comics. Matthew Vaughn likes Jonathan Ross’s comic. Result = FILM.
Bestforfilm exclusive! The correspondence Cage’s (new) people did not want you to see!
As the stage is set for another bloody awful year of Nicolas Cage releasing eight thousand crappy films, we thought we’d take you on a whistle-stop tour back through his entire demented oeuvre since the Millennium. Not suitable for readers who are sensitive to unpleasant hairstyles.
Jack the Giant Killer to be either Perfect Snogger, About A Boy or Hunky Dory stage actor.
We know, we know. You loved Let The Right One In, and you’re sick of Hollywood rehashing every good Swedish film ever made, so you’re not going to bother seeing Let Me In even though you liked Chloe Moretz in Kick-Ass. STOP RIGHT THERE. A faithful remake enlivened by sensitive direction and some truly extraordinary performances, this is a film which stands squarely on its own two blood-spattered feet.
Christopher Nolan’s untitled follow up to The Dark Knight has been drawing headlines with the news that shooting is set to begin in Louisiana in April. The common supposition for the location choice is that Warner Bros. very much enjoyed the tax breaks they got when shooting Green Lantern there earlier this year. But could there be another, more reptilian, reason?
Like a moony teenagers in love, we relish any chance we get to learn more about Kick-Ass 2. And happily for everyone, it seems the comic’s writer Mark Millar is keen to talk about it. In a recent interview with Empire, Mark has dished the dirt on the future of Red Mist and his gang of baddies – and it looks pretty damn dark..
Everyone loves a buddy comedy, right? Sure the laughs are cheap, but generally they’re thick, fast and cheerful, with a plot that careers like an enthusiastic labrador to a satisfyingly predictable conclusion. Bless them, we say. Bless all who ride in them. Unless, of course, you’re talking about Hot Tub Time Machine; the laziest, dully-degrading, least funny bromance movie we’ve seen in some time, made all the more offensive by the evident comic potential of the cast. Oh dear oh dear. And the title was so awesome.