Archive for Titanic

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


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