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Top Ten… Conference and meeting room scenes in movies

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on October 10, 2012 by Ross McG

Political conferences can be a bit boring. If only they were as exciting in real life as they can be in the movies. Prime minister David Cameron took to the stage today to make his speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, but did he draw inspiration from these terrific bits of cinema set in a conference or a boardroom meeting? And yes, we do realise how tenuously linked this list is to the Tory Party Conference. But we don’t care. Because we’re awesome. And so are these scenes. Continue reading

Top Five… Actors to play Batman

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2012 by Ross McG

Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the best Batman of them all? Well, we don’t have a mirror here at RvR Towers (have you ever seen what we look like?) but we do have a Ross McG. Here’s his list. Continue reading

Top Six… Batman Movies so far

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on July 10, 2012 by Ross McG

After what seems like 329 years of waiting, The Dark Knight Rises is finally upon us. But where will Christopher Nolan’s Bat threequel fit in this little list when it is released next week? Will Ross McG think it’s better than Batman Forever? Continue reading

Top Five… Eternal Movie Franchises That Should Have a Reunion

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2012 by Ross McD

The American Pie crew are getting back together 13 years and eight films after the original (yes, eight! Have you seen The Naked Mile? No? Well, don’t). American Pie Reunion is actually pretty good, but we reckon these reunions would be a lot more fun to gatecrash. Continue reading

Top Five… Comic book Crossover-curbing Casting Cock-ups

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 16, 2011 by Ross McD

Comic book characters are a sociable bunch – when they’re not saving their own respective universes, they can usually be found guest appearing in someone else’s comic. Nowadays superheroes do more crossovers than Cristiano Ronaldo in front of an open goal, but some casting directors have made life difficult for themselves. Ross McD lines em up… Continue reading

Poetry in Motion Pictures: Batman Begins

Posted in Poetry in Motion Pictures with tags , , , , , , , on March 31, 2011 by Ross McD

With Warner Bros talking this week about making ‘Batman Begins… Again’ in the form of the much mooted Justice League movie, where better to turn for some poetic cinematic justice than Christopher Nolan’s original Gotham City tale. Ross McG promises not to rhyme ‘bat’ with ‘cat’ in the poem below… Continue reading

Top Five… Worst George Clooney moments

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , on February 21, 2011 by Ross McD

It’s the beginning of Oscar week on RvR. And who better to kick it off with than perrenial Oscar-botherer George Clooney. Don’t expect to see any golden statuettes in this piece, however, as Ross McD remembers the bad times on Phantom’s Cinerama radio show. Listen to the list after the jump… Continue reading

Batman v The Dark Knight

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2011 by rossvross

Let me tell you about these guys I know. Ross McD and Ross McG. Mean kids. Bad seeds. Hurt people. Do you like them already? Well, you have to decide which one you like more. click HERE or the picture above to read this bat-tle at Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading