The inimitable Sir Christopher Lee passed away on Sunday 7th June after suffering from heart and respiratory problems. He was 93. A terrific actor admired by his peers, critics and the public alike, for my generation he will be best remembered for his turns as Saruman the White and Count Dooku while for others he will forever be... Continue Reading →
“A duel between titans… my golden gun against your Walther PPK”
Live and Let Die (1973) THE VITALS Director: Guy Hamilton James Bond: Roger Moore Notable villain(s): Mr Big Notable Bond girl(s): Solitaire Guy Hamilton is back for the third time at the helm of a James Bond film (The Man with the Golden Gun would be his last) and takes Bond to New York and the small Caribbean island of San Monique.... Continue Reading →
Happy birthday, Christopher Lee!
Happy belated birthday to the following May babies: John Rhys-Davies, Richard E Grant, George Clooney, Robert Pattinson, Zoe Wanamaker, Cate Blanchett, Pierce Brosnan, James Broadbent, John C Reilly, Rupert Everett, Clint Eastwood and Colin Farrell. Today - 27th May - is the 89th birthday of Christopher Frank Carandini Lee. Courtesy of IMDb, Lee was born... Continue Reading →
Fantasy dinner party: Actors and characters
It's a question that a lot of people have been asked: who would you invite to your fantasy dinner party? Normally, it's along the lines of: either three/five people they can be living or dead either actors/sportspeople/politicians/etc or a mix I've had a think and this is my fantasy dinner parties, one with actors/actresses (and... Continue Reading →
King Colin reigns supreme at the BAFTAs
Colin Firth is having a truly fantastic awards season. With seven major best actor wins already under his belt - including at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild and London Film Critics - King Colin is on top of the world. The highest accolade which the Academy can bestow, the Fellowship, was presented to Christopher... Continue Reading →
Would you want to own a piece of movie memorabilia?
Frodo's ears -- I'm sure they'd fetch a pretty penny. I'm sure Spock's would too. I'd love to have 007's Aston Martin DB5 parked in my garage. If that wasn't available, I'd happily settle for Mr Bean's Mini. The buying and selling of movie memorabilia is big business. Prices can vary tremendously, from a signed... Continue Reading →