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2001: A Space Odyssey – half a century and counting

How do you make the greatest sci-fi film ever? What’s the secret? How do you make something that still holds up, even if it was made almost 50 years ago? The answer is – a lot of work, lot of talent, and, of course – cooperation. The film ” 2001: A Space Odyssey” had its […]

Remembering a handful of Harvey Keitel’s bad guys

Today, on May 13th, Harvey Keitel celebrates his 79th birthday. His acting career started with Martin Scorsese, and it was almost over with, or rather without Francis Ford Coppola, because he had a hard time after he was fired and replaced at the beginning of shooting Apocalypse Now. Many episode roles would follow, but Quentin […]

“Who’s Keyser Soze” – Roger “Verbal” Kint

Who is Keyser Soze? Tagline number one. Five Criminals. One Line Up. No Coincidence. Tagline number two. In a nutshell, this is how one of the best neo-noir thriller films in the history of the cinema could be described. True, but not quite. There is much more than meets the eye: so many little things, […]

50 years of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey is undoubtedly one of the best Sci-Fi films of all time. Even if someone dared to say that it was the best one ever, we wouldn’t argue with that statement. Exactly half a century ago, this film had its premiere. But even when the whole century passes, 2001: A Space Odyssey […]

On This Day: Ewan McGregor celebrates his 47th birthday

On March 31st, 1971, the famous Scottish actor Ewan McGregor was born. If you are a Star Wars fan, you also know him as Obi-Wan Kenobi – Anakin Skywalker’s master. When he heard about the plans for the new Star Wars movies, he said he was willing to come back to this famous saga if […]

Celebrating Eric Idle’s 75th birthday

Laughing time! It’s Eric Idle ’s birthday, and when you think abut him – you can’t help laughing. Or at least smiling. He’s one of the most valuable Pythons, a really precious talent! He was particularly good with language games. Remember the man who speaks only the ends of words, and the one speaking only […]

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