Prop was used in the film's opening sequence
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Thursday 10 January 2013
Shortly after becoming the highest grossing film in UK box office history, Skyfall has secured eight Bafta award nominations, as expectation grows that it could become the first Bond film to be nominated for an Oscar.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Sunday 25 November 2012
It's widely said that Daniel Day Lewis is the greatest screen actor of his generation. It's also widely said that Abraham Lincoln is the greatest President in American history. Is there any relationship between these ostensibly disparate points? The New York Times' peerless David Brooks thinks so.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A towering figure such as Abraham Lincoln, who stood 6ft 4ins and was one of history's master orators, must have had a booming voice to match, right? Not in Daniel Day-Lewis' interpretation.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Robert Shaw's unhinged sea dog scratching a blackboard and informing Amity folk that "I'll catch this bird for you, but it ain't gonna be easy.
Thursday 19 July 2012
The son of Darryl F Zanuck, co-founder and one-time production head of 20th Century-Fox, Richard Zanuck successfully escaped his father's shadow by becoming a chief executive at Fox himself, and later producing with David Brown some of Hollywood's most profitable films, including the massive hit, Jaws (1975), which at the time was the highest grossing film ever.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
The studios where the Beatles filmed Help and A Hard Day's Night have been saved for film-making after new owners took over.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Film producer Richard Zanuck, who won the best picture Oscar for Driving Miss Daisy and was involved in such blockbuster films as Jaws and The Sting after his father, Hollywood mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, fired him from 20th Century Fox, has died. He was 77.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Curiouser and curiouser – another novel production
Thursday 14 June 2012
In Robert Harris's The Fear Index, a socially hopeless physicist with a brain too large for his own good devises an algorithmic trading machine that is remarkably adept at predicting moves in financial markets. As a high-frequency trader, the computer doesn't much care what is going to happen tomorrow, it intends to make a turn in the next hour, minute or millisecond.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Eddie Marsan, 43
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Model Agyness Deyn is to play a farmer in a bleak drama set in rural Scotland.
Saturday 25 February 2012
All film-makers are searching for the secrets of Oscar success. But the formula is pretty straightforward, as Daniel Bettridge explains...
Thursday 09 February 2012
America's biggest new show boasts such a conspicuous marketing budget that, unless its title becomes self-fulfilling prophecy, it will seem like a failure. Smash, NBC's story of a Broadway musical, premiered on Monday.
Sunday 22 January 2012
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