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5 Villainous Movie Characters People Need to Stop Idolizing

By Nick Maylor Many of our cinematic “heroes” perform questionable acts and exercise poor judgment. In The Lord of the Rings, Gandalf had a sense of self-awareness when he proclaimed about Frodo: “I’ve sent him to his death.” Well, he kind of did, didn’t he? We all know the hobbits live, but maybe the Eagles should…

10 Historical Figures Who Deserve Biopics and the Actors that Should Play Them

By Nick Maylor Biopics are huge business these days. When done well, they will often appear with a notable presence during the awards seasons; with many actors and actresses taking home Oscar gold for their appearances in them. Several historical figures of note have yet to (to my satisfaction) be given their due treatment in…

Elizabeth Taylor – A Look Back at Some Essential Performances

By Alan Hurst She was a major screen presence from the mid-forties with her breakthrough in National Velvet (1945) until her screen career wound down after The Mirror Crack’d (1980). She made a few successful forays into television in the seventies and eighties, always generating significant buzz. She was a tabloid sensation from the first…