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Gorgeous Celebrity Grandmas

by on July 23rd 2014 at 11:32 am


Did you know today's the day to honour all the glamorous grannies out there? To celebrate Gorgeous Grandma Day, I've put together a list of my top 6 celebrity grandmas, all of which are talented and look far too young to have grandchildren. What do you think? Let us know who you else you think deserved to be on the Gorgeous Grandma list via the comments box below and create your own 'Gorgeous Grandmas' shortlist here and acknowledge all those actresses and personalities who are still rocking it today (whether it be in a chair or not).      

Best On-Screen Presidents

by on July 2nd 2014 at 2:22 pm


Celebrate Independence Day by taking a look at the best fictional presidents, from the small to the silver screen. Here are my top five:   Morgan Freeman Deep Impact 1998 - President Tom Beck. "Life will go on, we will prevail." Dealing with the end of the world wasn't easy for President Beck, but with Freeman in the role there was still hope for humanity. As demonstrated in this delightful speech to the nation.   Jack Nicholson Mars Attacks 1996 - President James Dale. "SHUT UP! SHUT UP! SHUT UP!" One has to accept that in some instances, people and… read more »

The Notebook Movie Facts - 10th Anniversary

by on June 24th 2014 at 2:07 pm


In 1994, Nicholas Sparks wrote a romantic novel that would capture the hearts of millions of readers. Two characters, Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun were created and their fictional relationship made the book a bestseller when it was published two years later. Eight years on we saw the written word transformed in to something magical. On June 25th 2004, The Notebook movie was released in theaters across the US and worldwide and it has since become a romance classic. Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling were lucky enough to be chosen to play the lead characters and it was this movie that would truly launch their acting careers on an… read more »

Ghostbusters Movie Facts - 30th Anniversary

by on June 6th 2014 at 10:32 am


  It's hard to believe the legendary comedy that is Ghostbusters was released 30 years ago on Sunday, June 8th.  Yes, you read that correctly - 30 years! If your childhood was anything like mine, you will have watched this movie a billion times and still jump at the scary scene in the library. You would have been amazed by the eggs cooking on the counter, secretly loved Slimer and were desperate to get your hands on your very own proton pack so that you could catch those pesky monsters that were living under your bed. The Ghostbusters movie which starred Bill… read more »

Brent Likes: Godzilla (2014)

by on May 22nd 2014 at 4:29 pm


After hearing mixed reviews for the latest production of the classic lizard-like monster Godzilla, I was determined to make my own decision and check it out at the cinemas, instead of waiting for the DVD, which was my initial plan. I'm certainly glad that I made that decision, because I thought it was great! Our synopsis for this latest retelling, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen, suggests a slightly different spin on the world famous fictional creature: "Godzilla fights malevolent creatures that threaten humanity." That's right, Godzilla is the good guy! Now, I'm not old enough to remember… read more »