Monthly Archives: February 2014

Retrospective: It Happened One Night

628x471This month marks the 80th anniversary of the cinema release of It Happened One Night, which premiered at New York City on February 22nd 1934. Time flies, as it seems, but this movie, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, does not seem to age. Instead, it has left a trail behind it. Continue reading

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House of Cards: Chapters 14 and 15

hoc200001Even though I have watched five episodes of the second season so far, this article is only about the first two, as I have decided to review them in pairs. Continue reading

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Will Poulter: from Narnia to BAFTA

poulterMany awards at last night’s BAFTAs were perceived as a surprise. And among them, the one for Rising Star, which ended up in the hands of Will Poulter. Continue reading

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Predicting the BAFTA Winners

1400744_542416935834876_1948355879_oThe 67th edition of the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) is almost here. This Sunday, held at the London Royal Opera House and hosted by Stephen Fry for the ninth time, United Kingdom will celebrate some of the best films of 2013 (and some not as good). Continue reading

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Film Quotes from Andy Gotts’ BAFTA Exhibition

I have talked in the past about the ongoing exhibition taking place at Somerset House (London), where Andy Gotts MBE is displaying a collection of photos of BAFTA nominees and winners. I enjoyed it so much that I decided that going there once was not enough, so I visited it again this week, before part of it moves to Piccadilly right before next Sunday’s awards. Continue reading

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: Irreplaceable and Unforgettable

Hoffman in 2011 at the premiere of "The Ides of March" - © Georges Biard

Hoffman in 2011 at the premiere of “The Ides of March” – © Georges Biard

It is indeed so sad to find out about the death of a great thespian like Philip Seymour Hoffman. It does not matter what the cause of death was, we just lost a truly remarkable actor who gave us mind-blowing performances, both on screen and on stage. Continue reading

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