Archive for Kirsten Dunst

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Here we are, little more than ten years on from the first Spider-Man movie and the franchise has been rebooted. A new director, new stars, and the promise of an ‘untold story’. Will The Amazing Spider-Man live up to its title, or will we be wishing they left the series alone? Read on and all will be revealed.

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News: The Amazing Spider-Man London Preview And New Trailer

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2012 by bunchofsteve

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A brand new trailer for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony Picture’s upcoming reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, debuted around the world last night with a well-orchestrated publicity mob to propel this semi-event to the front pages of the movie and geek press. But is it worth a headline? Fear not, feckless film fan, we were there to get the skinny on Spidey’s new threads…
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Review: Melacholia

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 26, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Birds fall from the sky, a horse collapses to the ground dying, sparks fly from Kirsten Dunst’s fingers, and we see the destruction of Earth by the looming giant blue planet Melancholia. All this in super slo-mo to a Wagnerian score. It’s beautiful and bleak. And all in the first ten minutes. Continue reading

News: Rooney Mara Channels A Clockwork Orange For New York Times Photo Shoot

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

As the year comes to an end, those lucky bastards at The New York Times Magazine have managed to get together a collection of the year’s most notable stars for a special video gallery entitled “A Touch Of Evil”. A gallery where each of those shining examples of humanity have chosen a theme and character to portray their inner-villain. Let’s take a look.

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