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Star Wars characters who won’t get their own spin-off but should: Salacious B Crumb

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on September 20, 2013 by Ross McG


Disney has confirmed that the spin-offs from its planned Star Wars trilogy will be ‘origin’ stories. You know, like Batman Begins, but with lightsabers. A host of the series key characters are being lined up to get their own spin-off movie, with the likes of Yoda, Han Solo and Boba Fett topping the bill. But what about those unsung Star Wars heroes, the guys who appear one moment in the first six movies and are Bantha fodder the next? Continue reading

Top Five… needlessly discarded items in movies

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , on April 3, 2012 by Ross McD

Titanic is back (in 3D) on the big screen to mark the centenary of the ship’s sinking/opportunity to make some cash from an old recyclable. It’s been 15 years since the apparently insufficient 2D version, but the film still lives fresh in our memories, thanks to one memorable scene… Kate Winslet confusing the definition of ‘flying’? Kate Winslet smudging fingerprints over that nice clean glass? Kate Winslet promising not to let go before prising Leo’s cold dead fingers off her minutes later? That guy bouncing off the railings when he fell off the back of the upturned ship? No! It’s that senile old wagon tossing the necklace into the sea. Ross McD charts the items from films that shouldn’t have been thrown away… Continue reading