Black Books

Black Books was a sitcom that ran from 2000 to 2004 on Channel 4. It chronicles the life of cantankerous bookshop owner Bernard Black, his helpful and likeable assistant Manny Bianco, and his self-absorbed, overanxious friend Fran Katzenjammer. Black is played by my future husband, Dylan Moran, and is portrayed as an irritable pessimist, who likes cheap wine and good books, and has no business having a job that involves greeting people.

Tobe Hoopers The Funhouse Still Holds Up Today

We’ve always found The Funhouse to be quite the guilty pleasure. We read the book way back when we were kids and the movie didn’t do bad being faithful to the book. Just something to remember the 80′s with right before they got ruined by bad slasher pics.

The Best Brad Pitt Movies Of His Career

Brad Pitt is one actor who always seems to choose amazing roles. Practically every movie he is in does well, both with critics and audiences alike. As a result, it comes as no surprise that the majority of his films tend to do well at the box office and are usually in the discussion come awards season.

The Best Tom Cruise Movies Of His Career

Tom Cruise has had some fantastic movies over the years. He went through a period where he was not so favorable in the public eye (jumping on the couch incident on Oprah/preaching Scientology), but he has somehow managed to win audiences over again. In my opinion, he was always great, even if he was a little too emotional about certain issues.

The Best Adam Sandler Movies Throughout His Career

One actor who has been dominating the comedy genre for over 15 years is Adam Sandler. Sandler has managed to create an empire of films, and any time he comes out with a new movie, you can be sure his myriad legions of fans will be at the movies. Most of his films end up doing well at the box office.

Four Anime Classics Currently Being Adapted As Live Action Movies

There are at least 4 projects currently in development to adapt classic anime to live action movies. Read a brief synopsis of the storyline, and the latest news, for each.

Teen Flick Should Prove Popular With Action Lovers

The teen movie Australia When The War Began has just been released. This action and adventure movie has been receiving good reviews from those who have seen it so far.

The West Wing

It’s nigh on two years ago now, but I can still remember those moments with awful clarity. The first was then-Presidential candidate John McCain referring to America’s financial situation by claiming “the fundamentals of our economy are strong”. My eyebrow raised, and not for the reason you’d think.

Sylvester Stallone, The Expendables and The Old Man Run

It happens to the best of us, even the invincible Sylvester Stallone. Like many before him, Sylvester Stallone has finally developed the ‘old man run’. Bad knees, seized joints, brittle bones – the old man run is an inevitable fact of life. As evidence of this I suggest one particular scene from Stallone’s latest movie, The Expendables.

New Australian Adventure Movie Sure To Please Teen Audiences

An Australian action adventure movie has just been released to the public. It is aimed at teen audiences who should enjoy the movie adaption of the book Tomorrow When The War Began.

Prodigal Son (1982)

Two kinds of martial arts films are “in” these days. The high flying sword play wuxia and the gritty crude Shaw Brothers-esque kind. “Prodigal Son” is neither.

A List Of The Best Dustin Hoffman Movies

It is easier said than done to make a list of the best Dustin Hoffman films of all time. This distinguished actor has been starring in amazing movies all the back to the sixties. He continues to star in great roles to this day, and his catalog of films is something for young actors to aspire to.