People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of remakes. Welcome to that land
No, no – not films with women in them. That would be silly. Instead, to celebrate the release of mumbling Jonny Cusack’s Edgar Allan Poe biopic (loosest use of the term) The Raven, we’ll be turning our attention to appearances made by our feathered friends on the big screen. To paraphrase Peter Pan “Being drunk is the happiest thing! It’s the same as having wings!”
If there’s one thing that The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has given us (and I’m including both the Swedish original and David Fincher’s recent blockbuster when I say this) it’s a new Goth poster-girl for the 21st century. Lisbeth Salander has not only shown the world that girls with ropey piercings and Misfits haircuts are hot, it’s that they can kick ass as well.
November rain getting you down? Does the prospect of another bleak, friendless Christmas make you reach for the whiskey and the revolver? Not to worry, there’s a whole plethora of festivals and events to take your mind of your hollow shell of a life!
Yet another director proves to have too many braiiiinsssss to stick with the project…
Have we done that joke before? We may have done that joke before.
Gaze in wonder as every film site in the world makes the same dreadful crow-based title joke!
This week our faithful cheat sheet looks at the ever rising star that is Bradley Cooper. Between his love of cooking, helping inner-city children, being fluent in French, his adorable pet dogs and his general talent at ACTING we cannot say a bad word about him. Disgusting, isn’t it?
Somewhere I belong?