Cinema

  • Why the Halo Movie Failed to Launch

    THE MASTER CHIEFS left the offices of Creative Artists Agency around midday on June 6, 2005 in a fleet of limo vans. In their green, red and blue Spartan armour the cybernetically-enhanced super soldiers made quite a spectacle. Each stood six-foot-three tall, visored helmets obscuring their faces. Each carried...
  • One less smile in the world: Gene Wilder, star of ‘Blazing Saddles’ & ‘Willy Wonka’, dies at 83

      Actor Gene Wilder has departed for the giant chocolate factory in the sky. His family says he passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, at the age of 83. Wilder died Sunday night in Stamford, Connecticut, his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said. The family chose not to disclose Wilder’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis...
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