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WHERE IN THE WORLD WAS STAR WARS FILMED?

December 5th, 2015

Planet Earth is a lot of things, sometimes it is not even Planet Earth. For the creation of the Star Wars movies, lots of different and exciting locations were used around the world as settings to help build the elaborate and varied universe that Star Wars takes place in. You think you know everything about […]

POSTER ART FOR 24TH BOND FILM ‘BOND 24’

December 14th, 2013

In anticipation of the proposed 2015 release of the 24th Bond film, aptly named ‘Bond 24’ (working title, thank God), here’s an exclusive look at some brand spanking new and original poster art in honour of the follow up to 2012’s critically acclaimed box office smash Skyfall and arguably the most eagerly awaited Bond yet! […]

“STAY BEAUTIFUL!” THE MOST MEMORABLE MOVIE MOUSTACHES EVER!

December 14th, 2013

Movember probably would have been a more apt month for this post but beggars can’t choosers so December is as a good a time as any, especially given the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues five days before Christmas and the conveniently coinciding release of the inaugural Ron Burgundy autobiography ‘Let Me Off At […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘GONE WITH THE WIND’ AN ENDURING CLASSIC WITH CINEMA’S MOST QUOTED LINE EVER… OFFICIALLY

November 29th, 2013

Gone with the Wind (1939) Dir. Victor Fleming – QFT Belfast 1st Dec Who’s in it? Clarke Gable, Vivien Leigh What’s it about? Victor Fleming’s 1939 American Civil War epic produced cinema’s most famous scene, featured Hollywood’s first black Oscar winner and reminded us that, whatever happens, “tomorrow is another day”. If you’ve managed to […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘NIGHT OF THE DEMON’ EXAMINES THE SUPERNATURAL IN LIGHT OF THE SCIENTIFIC

November 22nd, 2013

Night of the Demon (1957) Dir. Jacques Tourneur – 24th Nov at Ballywalter Park Who’s in it? Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis What’s it about? Jacques Tourneur’s pioneering 1957 film Night of the Demon (aka Curse of the Demon) mixes the supernatural with the scientific as an American Psychologist visiting Britain (Andrews) attempts to […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘MUSCLE SHOALS’, A LITTLE TOWN WITH A WHOLE LOTTA SOUL

November 17th, 2013

Muscle Shoals (2013) Dir. Greg Camalier – In cinemas 15th November Who’s in it? Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards What’s it about? ‘The incredible true story of a small town with a big sound’, Muscle Shoals is a documentary about the Alabama backwater which produced some of music’s greatest collaborations and hits like I’ll […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘ROSEMARY’S BABY’ IS ARGUABLY HOLLYWOOD’S MOST HAUNTING MOVIE TO DATE

November 1st, 2013

Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Dir. Roman Polanski – Monday Nov 4th QFT Belfast Who’s in it? Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon What’s it about? Polanski’s seemingly critic-proof masterpiece nullifies any need for standard generic scare-mongering in favour of the authentic horror of an everyday evil… blood-curdling in its banality. Written and directed by Roman Polanski […]

[FEATURE] ‘THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG’ LOOKS TO BE A REAL WINTER WARMER

October 30th, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters on December 13 The first installment in the three-part series of The Hobbit (An Unexpected Journey), had lost some of the lustre associated with the more serious and better executed Lord of the Rings movies. Even so, it’s difficult to stifle excited expectations at the prospect of […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘NOSFERATU: A SYMPHONY OF HORROR’, THE ORIGINAL HORROR MOVIE

October 25th, 2013

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922) Dir. F.W. Murnau – QFT Belfast from October 27th Who’s in it? Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff What’s it about? The original horror movie, Nosferatu pre-dates most of the genre conventions Hollywood has since made its own, supplying the inspiration for countless scary movies and retaining its uncanny […]

[PASSNOTES] ‘DOUBLE INDEMNITY’ A TEXT BOOK NOIR, TAWDRY BUT GRACEFUL AND GLEEFULLY ENTERTAINING

October 18th, 2013

Double Indemnity (1944) Dir. Billy Wilder – Showing at QFT Belfast 18th October Who’s in it? Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck What’s it about? Legendary Hollywood studio era director Billy Wilder – the man behind all time classics Sunset Boulevard, Some Like it Hot and The Apartment – delivered another genre refining stunner […]

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