Archive for Leonardo DiCaprio

Top Seven… Movie Characters Called Jack

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on December 20, 2012 by Ross McG

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Tom Cruise is back. And this time he’s Jack Reacher. Yeah, you know, that really tall guy who kicks ass? Uh… yeah. Well, size isn’t everything. We are big fans of The Cruiser at Ross v Ross (well, one of us two Rosses is), so we’ll happily watch him in anything. We’re looking forward to his upcoming sci-fi outing, Oblivion, too, in which he plays another Jack, a good three decades after playing a Jack in Ridley Scott’s Timotei advert cum epic fantasy, Legend. But what is it about characters called Jack? And who are the best Jacks in the movies? Let’s find out… Continue reading

Top 12… Movie characters called Frank

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , on October 15, 2012 by Ross McG

This week sees the release of Frankenweenie, Tim Burton’s latest jaunt into haunting animation. What better time then to rattle through the most memorable Franks in cinema history. Continue reading

Top Five… Worst Leo deaths

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on October 7, 2010 by Ross McD

Ever notice how Leo always gets the rough end of the stick in his films? Let’s hear what Ross McD has to say about it on Phantom. Spoilers – and terrible accents – await… Continue reading

Romeo + Juliet v Titanic

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , on January 6, 2010 by rossvross

romeo and juliet v titanicClaire Danes and Kate Winslet? The boy’s not done too bad. Although he does end up poisoned and frozen to death for his efforts. Crossing stars and crossing the Atlantic prove to be doomed endeavours for Leo, but en route he gives us two of the greatest love stories the 90s had to offer. But which is better? Click HERE or on the image above to read this battle we’ve done for Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

Happy Trails Hans: Inception

Posted in HAPPY TRAILS HANS with tags , , , , , on September 4, 2009 by Hans Gruber

Inception hansYes, I am back. And this time I’m reviewing the teaser trailer for the new film by Christopher Nolan. I wanted this to be professional, efficient, adult, co-operative. Not a lot to ask… Continue reading

Top Five… exaggerations

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2009 by Ross McD

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Embellishments are everywhere in movies. Just check the taglines, they usually boast of The Ultimate this, The Final that, The Only him and The Greatest her. And just under that it will usually say ‘Directed by Michael Bay’. But it’s not just those behind the camera who are partial to the odd game of Hyper-Bowl, as these characters will attest… Continue reading

Goodfellas v The Departed

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2009 by rossvross

borderscorAs far back as we can remember, we’ve always wanted to do a Martin Scorsese movie battle. Swearing, shouting, shooting and Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones – it’s all here. Read the mother****ing arguments and decide. Warning: this battle may contain some bad language. You think that intro’s funny? Funny how?! Continue reading

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