‘MOVIE TRIVIA’ – PT182

‘MOVIE TRIVIA’ – PT182

September 26, 2021 Alan Royle 2

  Director James Cameron James Cameron insists he got his big directing break while doing pick-up shots for a minor picture titled Galaxy of Terror (1981) as the second unit director. He was shooting scenes of a dismembered arm supposedly teeming with maggots (they were mealworms actually). He needed to […]

‘MOVIE TRIVIA’ – PT181

‘MOVIE TRIVIA’ – PT181

September 11, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  Angelique Pettyjohn in Star Trek: The Original Series (1968) The name Angelique Pettyjohn probably means nothing to all but the most avid fans of Star Trek: The Original Series, and to those ‘Trekkies’ who ventured along to the numerous conventions held over the ensuing years. Devoted fans will no doubt recall […]

RANDOM QUOTES from directors.

RANDOM QUOTES from directors.

August 6, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  ALFRED HITCHCOCK:               ‘There is a dreadful story that I hate actors. Imagine anyone hating Jimmy Stewart…Jack L. Warner? I can’t imagine how such a rumour began. Of course, it may possibly be because I was once quoted as saying that actors are cattle. My actor friends know I would […]

PROFILES – Linda Hamilton & Daryl Hannah.

PROFILES – Linda Hamilton & Daryl Hannah.

July 5, 2020 Alan Royle 0

LINDA HAMILTON (1956 – )                    Linda Hamilton played Sarah Connor in The Terminator (1984) and in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). She readily admits that her bipolar disorder and her addiction to cocaine destroyed both her first marriage to Bruce Abbott (1982-9) and her second to James Cameron (1997-9). Linda […]

‘TRUE LIES’ (1994)

‘TRUE LIES’ (1994)

June 5, 2020 Alan Royle 0

  TRUE LIES (1994)                True Lies is a fun movie from beginning to end, one of those tongue-in-cheek, action-packed, secret agent romps that appeal to audiences around the world. Made on a budget of $115 million, it grossed almost $380 million throughout the globe and even picked up an Oscar […]

Leonardo DiCaprio – sensible superstar.

November 13, 2015 admin 4

  I wonder if any of the non-entities who comprised the cast of the woeful 1991 low budget horror feature Critters 3 entertained any suspicions that the 17 year-old who made his movie debut playing the part of Josh in it would go on to become an icon in the […]