Movies

Gene Wilder, Hollywood legend dies

By Andreea Matei Hollywood legend Gene Wilder dies following a secret battle with Alzheimer’s    The star of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Hear no Evil, See no Evil, Gene Wilder has died aged 83 following a secret battle with Alzheimer’s disease.   Wilder’s nephew said the actor died…


Tim Burton remakes classic Disney

By Katie Nkrumah   Tim Burton to remake Disney classics   Tim Burton is directing a new live action version of the Disney classic Dumbo, a movie which already contained a sinister scene involving djinn inspired sinister spirits. Now Tim Burton’s trademark gothic style has been extended to other classic Disney…


Jada Pinkett Smith boycotts Oscars over racial discrimination

By Katie Nkrumah   The Oscars have come under fire for lack of diversity and overlooking non-Caucasian stars Film director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith have said they will not attend next month’s Oscars ceremony because of the mostly Caucasian nominees. This comes as growing international criticism has…


Jennifer Lawrence turns her hand to directing

By Katie Nkrumah   Hunger Games star, Jennifer Lawrence is to move behind the camera to direct her first film, about US military experiments in mind-altering chemical weapons Lawrence told Entertainment Weekly she had signed up to direct the movie, titled Project Delirium. The film is said to be based on…


New Gremlins movie has Zach Galligan eyeing up a role

By Katie Nkrumah Zach Galligan, star of the original 1984 Gremlins movie is hoping for a role in the new, third installment in the franchise   Gremlins has long been some what of a British Television tradition at this time of year despite the second of of the movies first…