One of the ten best films of 2014 – Gone Girl
One of the ten best films of 2014 – Gone Girl

One of the ten best films of 2014 – Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel ‘Gone Girl’ is told from the dual perspectives of missing wife AmyDunne and suspected murderer Nick Dunne. Both characters in the novel are written asnarcissistic, heartless, calculating monsters, with little sense of family, friendship, or community.David Fincher’s 2014 movie adaptation of ‘Gone Girl’ is told in the same format, with the searchfor Amy taking place while her discovered diary entries flashback to their marriage. Bothcharacters remain thoroughly unpleasant!When Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) returns home to find his house the apparent scene of a violentstruggle and his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) missing, the police soon cast suspicion...

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Agnew & Balague speak to Qq Poker Soccerphile

Following Spain’s dramatic penalty victory over Italy yesterday, Soccerphile spoke to two of Europe’s most respected football writers, respective experts on the countries in the Vienna quarter-final clash. GUILLEM BALAGUE is a familiar face in the UK media. London correspondent for Spanish football daily AS and Sky Sports’ regular Spanish football expert, Balague has written for a variety of publications and pens a weekly Qq Poker European football column in London’s Metro. His own footballing thoughts can be ofound at . What was your immediate reaction to Fabregas’ penalty? It was like a final to us. We have always stumbled in...

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JUPITER ASCENDING
JUPITER ASCENDING

JUPITER ASCENDING

In ‘Jupiter Ascending’, Channing Tatum’s character is half-dog. ‘Jupiter Ascending’ is a total dog!From the streets of Chicago to the far-flung galaxies whirling through space, ‘Jupiter Ascending’ tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), who was born under a night sky, with signs predicting she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a jobcleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse...

Spectre, the 24th Bond movie
Spectre, the 24th Bond movie

Spectre, the 24th Bond movie

Spectre, the 24th Bond movie, goes behind-the-scenes Here’s the first footage of SPECTRE from Austria, featuring behind the scenes action with Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista and Director Sam Mendes.Associate Producer, Gregg Wilson says “We have to deliver an amazing sequence and this is going to be one of the major action sequences of the movie, a jewel in the crown so to speak. It’s going to be spectacular and Austria seemed to offer everything that we needed to pull it off.”Production Designer Dennis Gassner adds, “The thing that Sam and I talked about was how we are going...

Selma
Selma

Selma

Knowing nothing about Martin Luther King Jnr. other than the basics (black icon, assassination), I watched ‘Selma’ with a mixture of admiration at what people can achieve through a collective will, and some sadness that only last year, some fifty years after these events, that America still has such huge racial problems.MLK (David Oyelowo) and the SCLC are looking for a town that is ready to march in protest at the US government refusing to grant black Americans the right to vote. They choose the town of Selma, where an ugly, brutal putdown of a peaceful demonstration takes place, shocking...