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The many varied roles of Antonio Banderas

The many varied roles of Antonio Banderas

A man of many talents, Antonio Banderas is best known for his suave Hispanic charm. From his early collaborations with acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, Banderas then broke into Hollywood in the early 1990s despite at first having to learn his lines phonetically. After a string of small but strong performances in the likes of Philadelphia and...

Are these some of the best casino movies?

Are these some of the best casino movies?

Casinos provide a rich backdrop to many films and TV shows throughout television history. Among the sights and sounds of the casino gambling experience, it’s easy to see why directors want to use casinos as the backdrop for their movies. Here are some of the best movies featuring casinos Casino Every list of top casino films out there contains this film from...

Top 10 Opening Shots of All Time

Top 10 Opening Shots of All Time

When a film has a good opening shot it pulls you into the film and stay in your thoughts for a long time. Sometimes it can be the only decent thing about a film. If the film-maker gets it right then the opening shot can become a classic. CineFix put together this new video looking at their favourite opening shots of all time. Do you agree? What would be in...

5 Of The Best Video Games Based On Movies

5 Of The Best Video Games Based On Movies

Seeing as countless blockbuster movies take inspiration from revered and renowned books, it seems only natural that video games follow suit by taking their lead from films. This form of entertainment has benefited from rapid advancements in technology to provide players with incredible immersive worlds where any type of game-play is possible. Part of the...

Top 10 Films of 2015

Top 10 Films of 2015

Christopher Aguiar (who writes for Live for Films) has put together this excellent video for his top 10 films of 2015. Some great films on display and it’s well worth a watch. What films are in your 2015 Top...

A look back at the career of Lily Tomlin

A look back at the career of Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin is an American actor, comedian, singer, and producer who has graced audiences worldwide with laughter and amusement for a good few decades. Tomlin began her career as a stand-up comedian, and it soon took off after she landed a permanent role in a variety show in the 1970s. Tomlin is truly a multifaceted actor and performer, and has starred in...

How successful are Kevin Costner’s sports films?

How successful are Kevin Costner’s sports films?

Over the years, Kevin Costner has treated sport movie fans to a number of incredible performances and films – both as an actor and director. Earlier in 2015, McFarland, USA hit the cinema screens and was a reasonable success in America. Across the globe, he’s well known for various roles – mainly Dances with Wolves and Robin Hood: Prince...

Best Movie Transformations

Best Movie Transformations

Part of what makes film so extraordinary is the transformations that actors undergo in order to fully become their characters. Actors’ physical transformations allow audiences to completely rid these actors’ previous roles from memory, and can transport them into a new film, watching the actor as if for the first time. Over the years, several well-known...

The 5 Best Ever James Bond Actors

The 5 Best Ever James Bond Actors

From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig and a number of other actors in between, the name “Bond, James Bond” has become synonymous with an old school type of action movie; one in which the star is a male rogue with a strong penchant for beautiful women, fast cars and a licence to kill. Out of the eight actors to play Bond, here is the top five… Roger...

The best Michael Curtiz films

The best Michael Curtiz films

Hungarian -born filmmaker Michael Curtiz is the man behind some of the most classic pieces of Hollywood cinema ever created. You may not recognise the name but you will have almost certainly come across his impressive repertoire of works. With nearly 50 years of directorial experience we take a look at just some of the highlights from his lustrous filmmaking...