The prospect of loneliness is probably one of the biggest fears that humans have to contend with. More often than not, this is reinforced by the state of actually being alone, but it’s not automatically synonymous with it. There are plenty of people who are alone and are quite content with it. It can be associated with independence, standing on your own two feet, ‘going at it alone.’ You’re a lone soldier and you don’t need to prop yourself up on anyone. You can be alone and content with it.
Director James Watkins and screenwriter Jane Goldman discuss how they kept up the constant high level of suspense in the film adaption of ‘The Woman in Black’, and why they were so relieved when writer Susan Hill was pleased with the script.
Daniel Radcliffe takes on the role Arthur Kipps in the chilling screen adaption of ‘The Woman in Black’. He discusses what it’s like branching out from Harry to horror, how he’s moved on from more difficult times last year, and why he’s happy to get naked again for a film role.
The doctor shouts ‘Clear’ and lowers the defibrillators onto his fallen companion’s chest. As he does this, the man’s chest opens into a gaping, jawed mouth and catches the doctor’s hands, ripping them off.
Predictably, the biopic of Margaret Thatcher released in cinemas last week overwhelmingly focused on the personal, rather than the political side of her tenure in office.
He was a Doberman. Instinctively suspicious of authority, unearned power and idle wealth. Bred to maul those antithetical to his distinct moral compass. He was also an irresistible character. Recognisable in silhouette, capable of a devastating turn of phrase and dedicated to a life of hedonistic delinquency. The lyricism of Hunter S. Thompson’s work and the allure of his persona, it seems, were destined for the big screen.
Arab cinema is booming, the film festivals in Abu Dhabi and Doha are attracting international talent and behind-the-scenes deals are being struck to make more films in the region. With such good news it’s amazing that the talk of both festivals was dominated with chat about how events can quickly get out of hand.
Jesse Eisenberg rose to fame as the star of the highly successful and contentious film The Social Network. With the release of his film Holy Rollers, which tells the tale of a young Hasidic Jewish man being lured into dealing Ecstasy, he discusses his own upbringing, why he won’t be signing up to Facebook and the questionable movie scripts from his teenage years.
In a world consisting of a startling number of A-list actors, an unknown and highly contagious virus takes hold around the world. As scientists search for a cure to the epidemic, panic spreads. Torn between believing the politicians and the blogosphere, people loot shops, stockpile food and flee infected cities.
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