Category “Movies”

The Rocky Saga

It was the longest of long shots, a low budget boxing movie with a no name star. From a script written in an everyday spiral notebook but against all odds, it became an instant hit that went on to win oscars and made way for one of the biggest movie franchisees of all time. Not just a hero but an icon, Rocky was a symbol of hearth and hope, a no luck down and out who inspired millions around the globe but behind the scenes the making of Rocky and the entire series was a saga as unpredictable and tumultuous as the films themselves. Sylvester Stallone, It's hero and creator , one a unknown...

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Making Of Inception: Behind The Scenes

The film Inception, staring Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and many more was initially released back in 2010 and has since been received well by many viewers and critics, but not many people know about the sheer amount of planning and preparation that went into creating this film. Back in 2002, Christopher Nolan, the director had wrote an 80-page film treatment about "dream stealers", he presented this idea to Warner Brothers but feeling that he needed a little bit more experience in directing before taking on the challenge he retired the idea instead to work on...

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Scarface: True Hollywood Story

We have all heard of the 1983 classic, "Scarface" where Al Pacino plays the role of Tony Montana, a cuban refugee who made his way to Miami, Florida in order to start a new life but quickly becomes caught up in the underworld whilst making a name for himself. This documentary however is about what happened during the making of the feature film, such as the staff receiving death threats directly from those who's lifestyle the film was shinning a light...

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Overnight

Overnight is a documentary released in 2003, about the rise and fall of the filmmaker and musician Troy Duff. Troy Duffy wrote and directed the cult classic "The Boondock Saints" but is described to be a victim of his own ego, having made it to the top only to witness his fortunes fade whilst becoming more and more abusive towards his friends, relatives and business...

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Elizabeth Taylor

Renowned for her legendary beauty and startling violet eyes, actress Elizabeth Taylor has mesmerized audiences with her dramatic performances on the big screen as well as her private life, which included eight marriages and seven husbands. She was the Queen of Hollywood, with a film career spanning six decades. Discover the real woman behind the cinematic legend with this intimate look at the turbulent personal life of silverscreen queen Elizabeth Taylor. The film includes interviews with peers Natalie Wood, Roddy McDowall and many...

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Great Bolshy Yarblockos! Making A Clockwork Orange

In this documentary, we follow Stanley Kubrick as he creates one of the most controversial films of all time, one that retains its power to shock audiences, even after 35 years. At the time of its release, A Clockwork Orange created a firestorm of controversy. Through interviews with collaborators, filmmakers, screenwriters and authors, we come to appreciate Stanley Kubrick as an artist unafraid to take risks and court controversy, committed unwaveringly to his single-minded goal: the highest artistic quality of his...

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Michael Jackson: The Making Of Thriller

Michael Jackson's Thriller is an American 13-minute music video for the song of the same name released on December 2, 1983. It was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Jackson. It was MTV's first world premiere video. Voted as the most influential pop music video of all time, Thriller proved to have a profound effect on popular culture, and was named "a watershed moment for the [music] industry" for its unprecedented merging of filmmaking and music. Guinness World Records listed it in 2006 as the "most successful music video", selling over...

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The 100 Scariest Movie Moments

The 100 Greatest Scary Moments on TV and film hosted by Jimmy Carr. Celebrity guests include John Carpenter, Janet Leigh, Wes Craven, Alice Cooper, Robert Englund, Christopher Lee and Stephen Spielberg. Actor Jack Nicholson’s cry of “Here’s Johnny” as he axes his way through a door in pursuit of his wife is the most terrifying screen moment of all time, according to a UK poll. It beat classic terror scenes such as the head-spinning scene in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist and the moment a severed head tumbles from a hole in a boat in Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. Viewers voted...

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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

This film is an unprecedented undercover investigation into the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) film ratings system and its profound impact on American culture. This Film Is Not Yet Rated reveals how the ratings system restricts the exhibition independent and foreign films, gay themed films, and rates sexuality much more harshly than violence. Maintaining power through secrecy, the MPAA refuses to let the public know even the names of the people who rate the films. This documentary overcomes that secrecy, the film follows a female private investigator as she goes deep...

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