Charlotte Wood: ‘The artists I most respect have a real acceptance of the animal self’ | Books

When Charlotte Wood first sat down to write her 2015 novel The Natural Way of Things, she was stuck. “It wasn’t working,” she told Guardian Australia’s monthly book club on Friday, dialling in over Zoom from the Central Coast of New South Wales. “It was dead on the page.” A decade and a half deep … Read more

Christian Bale to star in movie about real drug lord pastor

Sometimes reality sounds like fiction. That’s the case with the true story that inspired the upcoming film by acclaimed performer Christian Bale. After his return to superhero movies, the actor is already preparing a new drama that sounds as crazy as it is true. It is about the life of a pastor who turned out … Read more

How ‘The Wild Bunch’ Made Killing Gut-Wrenchingly Real

The climactic shootout of The Wild Bunch lasted five hellish minutes, and after it was over, violence in the movies was never the same. In 1968, director Sam Peckinpah took a film crew to Mexico to shoot scenes for The Wild Bunch. At the time, his reputation in Hollywood was pretty much shot. He had … Read more

One lucky punk! – The real villain Dirty Harry’s plot was based on | World | News

Dirty Harry’s narrative and the villain character were inspired by a real-life serial killer (Image: Getty) IT IS ONE of the most famous quotes in movie history: “I know what you’re thinking, ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’… You’ve got to ask yourself one question, ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do you, punk?” … Read more

10 Already Powerful Cars… That Were Turned Into Real Monsters

As car manufacturers improved kept releasing ever more powerful cars, one would think the gearheads’ greed for more horsepower was satisfied. However, that’s not the case, and this is why many tuning companies have chosen to work on already powerful sports cars and decided to take them to the next level. Scrupulous mechanical adjustments, as … Read more

‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’ Host Takes A Jab At The MCU: “No Real Substance”

John Oliver Jokes About The MCU Having No Substance ( Photo Credit – Wikimedia ; IMDb ) John Oliver took a jab at the Marvel Cinematic Universe in one of the recent episodes of his talk show ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Marvel has produced some of the best and highest-grossing films of all … Read more

So. Do You Think ‘Real’ Witches Exist in the Modern World?

Tis the season to discuss all of these spooky things… so I ask ya: Do you believe there are “real” witches? Were there ever? What about magic?…or “magick” as any witch may be quick to point out. If they exist, of course. If you were to take a poll among adults about their most common … Read more

Dr. Finnix From ‘Dopesick’ Is Based On An Amalgam Of Real Doctors

Fans of HBO’s Chernobyl will remember Emily Watson’s portrayal of Ulana Khomyuk, a stand-in for the numerous scientists who worked to uncover answers and seek justice following the 1986 Chernobyl tragedy. Hulu’s new limited series Dopesick seems to employ a similar strategy with Michael Keaton’s character Dr. Samuel Finnix, distilling the experiences of doctors across … Read more

Kingsman: The real origin behind the movie and the comic | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman 2, officially known as Kingsman: The Golden Circle, is about to premiere: on September 22 we will be able to enjoy the long-awaited sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service. Many of you will already have the day marked in red on the calendar, but some of you may not have even seen the first … Read more

Marvel Has A Real Team Dedicated To Preventing Spoiler Leaks Says Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith says Marvel really does have a sort of “secret police” in charge of maintaining a certain level of secrecy regarding the MCU. Clerks 3 director Kevin Smith says Marvel Studios does have a sort of “secret police” in charge of maintaining a certain level of secrecy regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since bursting … Read more