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 […]

Happy birthday, Quentin Tarantino! (The artist, not the man, that is!)

It’s been 55 years since Quentin Tarantino was born. But before we wish him a happy birthday, we must mention some recent issues in the Hollywood Paradise. You’ve heared all those stories about sexual harassment and #metoo movement. (Who didn’t?) Although Quentin Tarantino is not one of the accused directors, all those scandals and affairs […]

On This Day: The Godfather premiered 46 years ago

It’s been 46 years since its premiere, and The Godfather is still arguably the greatest mafia film of all time. Not that we believe its depiction of mafia. (Not that it even matters.) Back at its beginnings, it was important for Paramount Pictures to find an Italian-American director to adapt Mario Puzo’s mediocre novel into […]

Remembering Lawrence Tierney

On this day, 16 years ago, Lawrence Tierney died. So let’s pay him some due respect. What’s your favourite role of his? One of ours is the one from Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs. In this cult movie from 1992 Lawrence Tierney was Joe Cabot, the boss. Joe Cabot is a mastermind behind a diamond heist. […]

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