The former Jedi and star of Taken Liam Neeson plays private eye Matt Scudder in his latest thriller A Walk Among the Tombstones, based on the detective novels by Lawrence Block. The actor spoke about the demands of doing fight scenes in his sixties at a Q&A following a special screening of the film in London.
Pride hit cinemas from last week (September 12). It chronicles the true story of how London-based activists LGSM (Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners) joined forced with picket line protesters in 1984. They were united against a trio of common enemies: the Margaret Thatcher Government, the police and the tabloid press.
Emerging from the development process of script re-writes and production delays Sam Mendes’ follow up to 2012’s Skyfall is almost ready to begin shooting in time for a proposed release in October next year. The first film became the most successful British movie ever. No pressure then. But who should play the villain in the 24th James Bond adventure and join Daniel Craig as Bond, Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomi Harris as Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw as Q? Who will be the next iconic villain to rival Dr. No, Blofeld and Goldfinger?
The London Film Festival rolls out the red carpet next month for a feast of films with 248 movies screening across the capital at 17 venues from October 8-19. Hot on the heels of festivals in Toronto and Venice, the LFF has failed to snag two of this year's most hotly anticipated films. It would have been great to see Michael Keaton in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman and Joaquin Phoenix in Paul Thomas Anderson’s crime thriller Inherent Vice, but there's still a wealth of diversity on offer.
Deliver Us From Evil (directed by Sinister’s Scott Derrickson) is scaring it up in cinemas right now. It features Eric Bana as a cop turned paranormal investigator facing off against possessed army veterans in New York. Some of cinemas's scariest moments feature demonic darkness so, from splatter gore classics like The Evil Dead to the art house insanity of Possession, experience five of the freakiest possession scenes in cinemas.