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Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka Star, Dies At 83

Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka, WIlly Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, Mel Stuart, Letter

Sure to be hailed as a film and comedic icon, the star of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, Gene Wilder, died yesterday, aged 83. ”Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination.”

Did The Dark Knight Trilogy Set the Bar too High?

  In a recent twitter poll using the hashtag #fav7films, it’s of no surprise that Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight came out on top. In the poll, which consisted of almost 100,000 tweets, the Dark Knight was the top with 5,056, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a film which helped propel Christian Bale to the top, it made ...

The TIFF Keeps Getting Better and Better As We Edge Closer To This Years Film Festival

As the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival edges it way closer to opening night, more films, stars and television programmes have been added to this year’s festival. Organisers announced on Tuesday morning that new films starring Oscar Isaac, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Stewart and James Franco are on their way to this year’s festival. In addition to this, we have two more galas, 14 special presentations, ...

Back in Black: A Black Superman Suit Hinting at a Major Story Arc for the Upcoming Justice League Movie

Recently on social media, Superman actor Henry Cavill shared a look at his new costume which is looking likely to be in the new Justice League movie. Cavill revealed a photo on Instagram teasing a black Superman suit which teases a major story arc from the DC comics.

So it seems that the Justice League will have some sort of adaption/portrayal from the famous The Death and Return of Superman, which was a story arc in the 9o's. In the comics, Superman died after battling it out with Doomsday... sound familiar? After his death, there was a period in which four different protagonists ended up wearing the Superman colours. However, this was until the true Superman returned, dressed in black with a metallic S symbol on his chest.

Fast forward to the Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and we see part of this story come alive on the big screen. Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are all locked into battle with Doomsday, finding no way in defeating the monster. In the end, Superman picks up the Kryptonite infused spear and sacrifices himself


5 Rom-Com Movies For A Movie Night

The sofa is spread with blankets and cushions that are strategically positioned for the right amount of comfort. A bowl of sporadic popcorn awaits its doom. All that is needed to complete your movie-night is a great selection of Rom-com movies. Here are 5 Rom- com movies for a comedic and love-filled movie-night.   27 Dresses Katherine Heigl stars as ...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Official Trailer

“Where are those transmissions you intercepted? WHAT HAVE YOU DONE WITH THOSE PLANS?!” Don’t recognize the line? Then picture the scene: a dazzlingly white spaceship corridor, a soldier being held clear off the floor by his neck, and clutching his throat a black-clad character destined to become one of the greatest villains in cinema history: Darth Vader. These were the ...

Hater’s Gonna Eight: Stormy waters ahead for a new ‘Oceans’ franchise?

Of all the Hollywood properties that spring to mind at the word ‘franchise’, it’s fair to say the exploits of Danny Ocean and co. wouldn’t be one of them. But, technically, with three full-length features put out between 2001 and 2007 (and the series in its entirety totalling four, if you include the 1960 Rat Pack original), ‘franchise’ is an ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Keanu Reeves, ‘Blair Witch’: TIFF continues it’s stellar line-up!

TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) continues to roll out more of its film programming, adding the world premier of a documentary featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, a 1978-set gang thriller with the in-demand Brie Larson, a cannibal lovers tale starring Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey, and the return of the Blair Witch. The Midnight Madness programme, will begin with opening film Free Fire (which ...

Suicide Squad Fans Declare War On Rotten Tomatoes

Warner Bros. and DC’s attempts to emulate the runaway success of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe have been uneasy, to say the least. The controversy and divisiveness of Man of Steel was only exacerbated by the release of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, with fans either loving or despising the efforts of Zack Snyder, very often rallying to battle each ...

When A Novel Becomes A Film

For decades, it seems like film directors have a radar for novels that could  become a film- fanatic or a book-worm’s dream. From Bram Stroker’s Dracula and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, book-lovers have had the joy of seeing their best-loved novels transferred to the big screen. Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and ...

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