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Podcast: Bill Murray and Quick Change on ScreenMayhem.com

We ask Hermione Flavia of Wildfiremotionpictures.com, what Bill Murray means to her, and discuss perhaps the best Murray movie you’ve never seen, Quick Change, co-starring Geena Davis, Randy Quaid, Jason Robards, Phil Hartman, Tony Shalhoub and Stanley Tucci. What a movie! What a cast! Let's Get Stuck Into... is a podcast from ScreenMayhem.com which focuses on sets of… Continue reading Podcast: Bill Murray and Quick Change on ScreenMayhem.com

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016)

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katharine Waterston, Alison Sudol Director: David Yates Harry Potter for an older generation, perhaps? This film opens in 20's New York, where Newt Scamander (Redmayne) has arrived with a suitcase full of trouble. As he bumbles through the city, he manages to embroil a muggle, a magical secret agent and… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Klute (1971)

Starring: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland Director: Alan J Pakula When a man goes missing, a small town detective gets on the case to track him down, but his only lead is a prostitute in New York. Things soon get complicated as there is more to the case than meets the eye: a possible conspiracy, and… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Klute (1971)

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105 Must Watch Films: Superfly (1972)

Starring: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier Director: Gordon Parks Jr Blaxploitation films were big in the 70's, and none more so than this classic example. Priest is a smooth, well dressed cocaine dealer who realises that there's no future for him in his current life and plans one last score to end them all, so… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: Superfly (1972)

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The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

Starring: Louis CK, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart Director: Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud It has been pointed out that the basic plot of this film is a lot like the premise for the original Toy Story film. Max is a little dog who is his owners best friend and soul mate, living with her in a… Continue reading The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

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105 Must See Films: King Of New York (1990)

Starring: Christopher Walken, Director: Abel Ferrara A drug dealing king pin is released from prison, and starts to take back his empire in New York, giving away a lot of the money to help the poor and keep an important hospital open. But not everyone is happy with his return, and he has to face… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: King Of New York (1990)

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105 Must See Films: All About Eve (1950)

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz Margo Channing (Davis) is a famous stage star, who one night is introduced to one of her fans, a shy, innocent girl called Eve (Baxter). She takes the girl under her wing, but soon finds that Eve has bigger plans than her shy demeanor… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: All About Eve (1950)

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105 Must See Film: Do The Right Thing (1989)

Starring: Spike Lee, John Turturro, Danny Aiello, Rosie Perez, Samuel L Jackson, Martin Lawrence Director: Spike Lee One summer in Brooklyn, as the temperature rises racial tensions flare, centring on a Italian owned pizza shop in a black neighbourhood. Mookie, played by the director Spike Lee, is the main character in a large cast that… Continue reading 105 Must See Film: Do The Right Thing (1989)

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Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance (2014)

Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis Director: Alejandro G Inarritu A remarkable and surreal film about an actor Riggan Thomson (Keaton) trying revive his ailing career by directing and starring in a play in New York. Assisted by his recovering drug abuser daughter (Stone) and foiled by his jealousy of… Continue reading Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance (2014)