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Timothee Chalamet explains why that peachy ‘Call Me By Your Name’ sex scene is so important

Warning: There are SPOILERS ahead for “Call Me By Your Name.” If you’ve not seen Luca Guadagnino’s pulsating romantic drama then you should do just that, before then heading back here to read the below. While all of “Call Me By Your Name” absorbs and affects...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

Rob Reiner reminisces about ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ reveals the key role Meat Loaf accidentally played in its conception

This Is Spinal Tap is rightfully regarded as one of the funniest films of all time, as the rock music mockumentary comedy has inspired countless other releases since it was released in 1984. Back in October I had the opportunity to talk to director Rob Reiner about his prestigious career, and...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 3:04pm

Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet defend the age gap between their ‘Call Me By Your Name’ characters

The romance between Timothée Chalamet’s Elio and Armie Hammer’s Oliver in Call Me By Your Name is already destined to go down in cinematic folklore. Luca Guadagnino’s film intimately dovetails between their budding summer romance in such a brutally honest, tender, and poetic...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:03am

10 Thanksgiving movies to watch before and after you’re full of turkey and booze

Thanksgiving is now upon us, which invariably means having to spend a lot of time with your family. For most people that will be delightful. But for some it will prove to be excruciating, as you invariably end up getting into petty disputes with your loved ones that get blown out of all proportion...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:46am

Have a happy 'holidayoncé' with Beyoncé's latest merch

Last year, my co-worker wore the most killer Christmas sweater. It was a knit spoof of Kim Kardashian’s #breaktheinternet photo, except Santa's posterior was poised to catch milk (and cookies) instead of champagne. Beyoncé must have heard the buzzing in the Beyhive, because this holiday...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:11pm

‘Coco’ director on its similarities to ‘Back To The Future’

There are some minor SPOILERS ahead for Coco. So if you haven’t seen the latest Pixar film then you should proceed cautiously. While “Coco” sparkles with originality, especially in its depiction of the colorful and visceral Land Of The Dead afterlife, there are some rather...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 3:26pm

Why only Gary Oldman could play Winston Churchill, according to the ‘Darkest Hour’ director

When it was announced that Gary Oldman was going to portray Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour movie fans were not just somewhat surprised by the decision but they legitimately struggled to imagine him in the role While, at 59, Oldman was the right age for the part, the fact that the actor is so...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:41pm

“I guess I am proud;” Armie Hammer on that viral ‘Call Me By Your Name’ dance scene

Last month Sony Pictures Classic looked to amp up excitement ahead of the release of “Call Me By Your Name” by releasing a clip of Armie Hammer partaking in a dance party and dropping some impressive shapes to the Psychedelic Furs’ Love My Way. It quickly became a viral sensation...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:46pm

‘Coco’ has a touching tribute and Easter Egg to Don Rickles

Coco is a film that celebrates both life and death, as it shows that even once we have left this mortal coil we can still impact and influence people and the world. So it makes sense then that the Pixar team decided to leave a tribute to some of their nearest and dearest who have sadly passed away...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 11:51am

'It was a miracle' Nightmare Before Christmas got made

Halloween has always been a time for laughter for Danny Elfman. “Halloween was freedom,” recalls the composer of growing up in Los Angeles. “In my neighborhood, parents didn’t go out with us. It was the night when the kids took over, and the fact that you’re in...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:55pm

‘Call Me By Your Name’ stars Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet on creating 2017’s most romantic movie

Call Me By Your Name is a film that's so tender and romantic it sweeps you off your feet.  The reason why “Call Me By Your Name” resonates so strongly, though, is because a palpable sense of love flows throughout it. When I sat down to talk to both Armie Hammer and Timothée...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:04pm

The loco ‘Coco’ proves why Pixar need to make original films, but just falls short of being a classic

‘Coco’ Director: Lee Unkrich Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal Rating: PG-13 3.5 (Out Of 5) Globes Plot: 12-year-old Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) is a burgeoning guitarist that dreams of following his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt) and becoming an...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:52pm

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’s’ sterling performances and festive spirit make up for its by the numbers presentation

‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ Director: Bharat Nalluri Starring: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer Rating: PG 3 (Out Of 5) Globes Plot: In October, 1843, Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) was reeling from the failure of his last three books. During a fever-pitched six weeks leading...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:33pm

‘Call Me By Your Name’ is more than just one of the best films of 2017

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Director: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg Rating: R 5 (Out Of 5) Globes Plot: 17-year-old Elio Perlman (Timothee Chalamet) has spent the summer of 1983 in a 17th century villa in Lombardy, Italy, with his mother (...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:30pm

‘Coco’ and Pixar’s treatment of Latin culture shows Hollywood and America the way forward

“Doing a ‘Hollywoodized’ version of ‘Coco’ would have been the biggest mistake that we could have made,” declares director Lee Unkrich, who also dreamed up the idea for the film, too. While Unkrich fell in love with the concept of making a movie about Dia de...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:30am

Is Armie Hammer ready to play Batman now?

Last week Armie Hammer opened up about nearly playing Batman in George Miller’s cancelled Justice League film back in 2008, admitting he is glad that he didn’t portray the superhero when he was so young. “As a 31-year-old who’s been through a lot since I was 19, I wouldn...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:52pm

'Darkest Hour' director on saving Winston Churchill from the far-right

While it is now impossible to trawl through the internet without hitting a think-piece or argument regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DC Extended Universe, or one of their rivals, you've probably not noticed that over the last few years the unofficial World War II Cinematic Universe has...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:52am

9 reasons ‘Justice League’ made us very excited for the future of the DCEU, but 2 that left us worried

WARNING: There are SPOILERS ahead for Justice League, both in the above gallery and below, so please proceed cautiously. If you haven’t seen the blockbuster yet then you should click here and read my review instead, before then obviously returning to have a read later.   Seeing Batman...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 4:47pm

Ben Affleck talks Harvey Weinstein, Hilarie Burton groping claims with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert asked Ben Affleck some pretty tough questions about Harvey Weinstein and his own sexual misconduct scandal during Thursday night's episode of the "Late Show." The Boston-bred actor stopped by the late-night program to chat about his return as Batman in the...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:04am

Legendary film composer Carter Burwell breaks down his approach

Fall is always a busy period for Carter Burwell. It’s not just that the legendary movie composer is always in demand, it’s that filmmakers with awards season aspirations turn to him to bring their vision to life. Burwell has worked with Bill Condon, David Mamet, Toddy Haynes, Stephen...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:01am