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  1. Steve Christou

    Shane Rimmer RIP

    https://www.thewrap.com/shane-rimmer-james-bond-and-thunderbirds-actor-dies-at-89/ Sad news, a familiar face (and voice) from my childhood. RIP
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    Captain America: The Winter Soldier - reviews

    Saw Captain America Winter Soldier last night in 2D. Sat through so many adverts I almost forgot what film I was there for, trailers for Noah, Spider-Man, Transcendence, Divergence sorry... Divergent, and best of all Guardians of the Galaxy which looks like a lot of fun, never read the comic...
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    Planet of the Apes (1968) Restoration details.

    The November issue of Post magazine has a feature on the restoration of Planet of the Apes (1968). I didn't even know this was being planned. As an Apes fan with multiple copies on DVD and a pretty decent copy on Blu-ray already, I'm looking forward to seeing what they've done with the film...
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    M. Night Shyamalan's "Devil"

    Be warned it's "a new nightmare from the mind of M.Night Shyamalan", but it's not directed by him. I thought the trailer looked interesting -
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    Monolith Found on Mars

    It was only a matter of time... [cue Thus Spake Zarathustra] [/url] http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1204254/Has-mystery-Mars-Monolith-solved.html
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    *** Official G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Discussion Thread

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    Enter the Dragon's Shih Kien dies aged 96

    Kien played one of my favourite movie villains in one of my all time favourite movies. I'll be watching Enter the Dragon for the umpteenth time this weekend in tribute. RIP http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090605/...it_shih_kien_5
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    Ugliest Dog in the World

    Whoa! looks like a CG effect that went awry. Is that it's tongue hanging on the side there? :D http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/...ugly-dog_N.htm
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    Catwoman & Alexander lead Razzie Nominations

    Catwoman & Alexander lead Golden Raspberry Award nominations, no surprises there.:) LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "This could be the year in which Alexander the Great conquers Catwoman and President Bush wins a prize as worst actor. Nominations for the 25th annual Razzies, which honor the worst...
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    Robert DeNiro tops Empire's Poll of Greatest Living Movie Stars

    Robert DeNiro tops a list of greatest living movie stars in a poll conducted for Empire magazine, the UK's top selling movie magazine. Last year another poll had Pacino at no.1 with DeNiro no.2. 1. Robert De Niro 2. Al Pacino 3. Jack Nicholson 4. Paul Newman 5. Marlon Brando 6...
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    Lawrence of Arabia tops list of Greatest Movie Epics

    Another fun list for your perusal: Total Film's 50 Greatest Movie Epics. 01) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 02) Ben-Hur (1959) 03) Star Wars (1977-83) 04) Lord of the Rings (2001-03) 05) Gone With The Wind (1939) 06) Godfather Part II (1974) 07) Spartacus (1960) 08) Once Upon a Time in...
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    DTS Battle of Britain coming to DVD packed with extras

    Region 2 only as far as I know, but I'm sure a region 1 release can't be far behind. Here are the specs... Disc One: 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) DTS 5.1 (English) Audio Commentary Isolated Music Score - Dolby Digital 5.1 Disc 2: "RAF...
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    The Crying Game tops list of Greatest Movie Twists (Spoilers ahoy!)

    The Crying Game topped a survey of greatest movie twists of all time, listed in a newspaper today, here's the top 10. 01) The Crying Game (1992) 02) The Usual Suspects (1995) 03) Psycho (1960) 04) Seven (1995) 05) The Sixth Sense (1999) 06) Fight Club (1999) 07) The Empire Strikes Back...
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    Finding Nemo scoops 9 Animation Awards

    I didn't even know there was an 'Annie' award until I saw this, hmmm I think it's a lock for the Best Animated Film Oscar, you can bet the house on it.:) GLENDALE, Calif. - "The fish story "Finding Nemo" took top honors at the animation industry's 31st annual Annie Awards, earning nine...
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    Teenager sentenced for Computer Hacking

    Looks like that Wargames scenario might not be far off...:eek: LONDON (Reuters) - A London teenager has been sentenced to 200 hours of community service for hacking into the computer system of a U.S. physics research laboratory to store his personal collection of music and film files...
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    Gigli leads Razzie Nominations

    Gigli has been nominated for 9 Golden Raspberry Awards, anyone surprised? I may have to give this film a rental just to see how awful it is. Here's a link... http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...ure_razzies_dc
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    Directors Your Homepage?

    Not the HTF I'm ashamed to admit, but My Yahoo, customised with all latest world news, entertainment news, porn industry news, movie/dvd charts etc.;) My next destination is usually my mail, followed by [drum roll] the HTF!:emoji_thumbsup:
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    Directors Your Favorite of the Rings

    Return of the King was an epic masterpiece, Two Towers was incredible, but I'll always have a soft spot for Fellowship of the Ring, the beginning of the quest, the fellowship formed, the Mines of Moria, "You cannot PASS!" Before the story turned into a huge epic war movie, so Fellowship for me...
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    Directors Your Favorite Fruit

    :D Watermelon.
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    Directors Your Favorite Area of the HTF

    testing Software, followed by Movies.:)
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    Directors Your Top 10 Horror Movies

    In no particular order... The Exorcist (1973) Frankenstein (1931) Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Night of the Demon (1958) The Devil Rides Out (1968) Dracula (1958) The Innocents (1961) The Shining (1980) The Omen (1975) Dawn of the Dead (1978) Psycho (1960) Poltergeist (1982)
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    Dune (1984) 3hour Special Edition Widescreen Stereo

    This could be interesting news for Dune fans if true... the 3 hour version in 2.35 anamorphic and 5.1 sound? Sounds too good to be true. Edit - and it's Region 0. http://www.play.com/play247.asp?page...1&p=57&c=&g=72
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    Directors Short-sighted or Long-sighted?

    I'm short-sighted, I wear contacts and glasses [but not at the same time].:D
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    Directors Popcorn - Sweet or Salty?

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    Directors Chicken - Leg or Breast?

    Which do you prefer - Leg or Breast? I'm a breast man myself.
  27. Steve Christou

    Titanic (1997) has greatest ending of all time, according to new survey.

    Diet Coke polled 1000 film fans, and compiled a list of the top 10 movie endings. WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD. "Movie blockbuster Titanic has the greatest ending of all time, says a new survey. Film fans think the scene in which ageing Rose (Gloria Stuart) throws a locket into the ocean and...
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    What Do You Fear? Name Your Phobia.

    What do you fear? What gives you the heebie-jeebies? What sends shivers down your spine? I have a fear of insects, heights, clowns give me the creeps. When I see a dog I always cross the other side of the road, spiders freak me out. Any of these give you chills... Cynophobia - Fear of...
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    Hungary tops World Sex League!

    No not Sweden or Holland... Hungarians are top world 'bonkers' in this survey by Durex. We Brits missed the top 10, damn! WELL-hung Hungarians have sex more often than any other nation — 152 times a year, a survey has revealed. They even out-bonked the frisky French, who were top lovers...
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    David Blaine's 44 Day Starvation Stunt

    US illusionist/nutcase David Blaine's latest stunt is to starve himself for 44 days in a glass box hanging next to Tower Bridge, London. With only water to keep him going. It's been two weeks now and well we Brits ain't having any more of this shit, yobs have been pelting his 'cage' with eggs...