All posts for the month August, 2010

The Plame Game

I loves me a good political thriller. Fair Game is sure to be one. What with Sean Penn and Naomi Watts starring opposite one another in a dramatization of the Valerie Plame affair. Plame was outed by the White House in an attempt to discredit her husband Joseph Wilson, played by Sean Penn – a [...]

Prime Real Estate: Treasure Island

I was thinking of titling this post “A Tale of Two Movies” but I’ll probably need to save that reference as 19th century literature gets ransacked by Hollywood in the coming years. In actuality it’s a tale of six movies, but whatever. The point is that the film industry is a cutthroat business (cue throaty [...]

New Kubrick Posters, The Many Faces of Alan Rickman & More Eye Candy

A day late, a buck short, this update to the Cinescape (think of it as StumbleUpon for the movie buffs) is coming in just over a month since it’s maiden voyage, and there’s plenty of eye candy this time ’round. For starters you can check out The Many Faces Of… A spectacular website with great [...]

The Riddler: Revelations or Ridiculous Rumours?

A while back a visitor commented on the likelihood of Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing The Riddler in the upcoming third installment of the Batman series. The actor featured in Christopher Nolan’s mind-blowing masterpiece, Inception. Nolan likes working with the same actors (for examples see: all of the movies Nolan has made in the last ten years), [...]

Use Your Illusion: The Magic of Inception

There’s no point in writing a review for this film, for one it’s been out for over a week (light years on the web), and the English-speaking world is divided into those who have seen it, and those who haven’t. Suffice to say it is pretty good. Actually it is unbelievably good. It’s everything that’s [...]