Archive for Robert De Niro

Poetry in Motion Pictures: Heat

Posted in Poetry in Motion Pictures with tags , , , , , on September 24, 2013 by Ross McG

Have you ever watched one of your favourite movies and thought, ‘You know what, I’d love to see that turned into a short poem’? Er, no, didn’t think so. Well tough, that’s exactly what you’re going to get here. Continue reading

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

Raging Bull v Million Dollar Baby

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 1, 2011 by rossvross

Fancy an Oscar nom? Make a boxing film. Rocky, When We Were Kings, The Hurricane, Cinderella Man; Hollywood loves a good punch-up. With the release of Oscar shoo-in The Fighter this week, the Rosses accompany two heavyweights to the ring. Click HERE or on the pic above to choose your corner. MAKE SURE TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE IN THE BOX BELOW THE BATTLE! Ding Ding! Continue reading

3e Movie Club: Angel Heart

Posted in 3e MOVIE CLUB with tags , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2010 by Ross McD

Mickey Rourke – Cherub heart, butchered face… Continue reading

Heat v The Devil’s Advocate

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , on June 19, 2009 by rossvross

borderpacinoHOO-HAH! Which do you prefer, Pacino shouting at De Niro or Pacino shouting as Satan? Read the arguments and decide. Have your ear plugs at the ready… Continue reading

Great Scenes… Midnight Run

Posted in GREAT SCENES with tags , , , , , on June 16, 2009 by Justin Michaels

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All you need for one of the best comedy scenes ever is a pencil, a few $20 bills and some fine improvisation from Charles Grodin. 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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