Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:06:50 GMT
Fresh on the tail of the announcement of the New Year Honours it might be pertinent to look ahead 12 months and reserve one for whoever can bring an end to the epidemic run of police pursuits our roads. They've grown in increasing regularity since actor Steve McQueen indulged his love of speed at the wheel on the streets of San Francisco after a hitman in the 1968 movie Bullitt , and Gene Hackman commandeered a Pontiac LeMans to chase the drugs crooks through the streets of New York in the 1971 movie The French Connection .
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 14:31:24 GMT
Here, he channels some of that Popeye Doyle snarl into his portrayal of Rev. Frank Scott, a take-action man of God who favors turtlenecks rather than clerical collars.Why would a newly minted Best Actor sign on for a ridiculous action movie? What other movie would let him use a giant fake Christmas tree as an escape ladder, engage in multiple screaming matches with Mike Rogo , dramatically curse God, and ultimately sacrifice himself to save a group of passengers who otherwise would've been literally dead in the water?'
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:57:52 GMT
Netflix users are preparing their minds for the possibility that January will be an end-time for some of their favorite movies and episodic series. At the same time, January is a time of rejuvenation in the streaming content universe, where such monster hit movies as the original Superman: The Movie and The Shining begin to be available.