August 25, 2014

Vale – Richard Attenborough

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 8:32 am
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Richard Attenborough – 1923-2014

The man who bade us welcome to Jurassic Park in 1993, Lord Richard Attenborough, has passed away.

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August 21, 2014

Vale – Brian G Hutton

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 10:12 am
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Brian G Hutton – 1935-2014

Film director and actor Brian G Hutton has passed away.

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August 13, 2014

Vale – Lauren Bacall

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 10:31 am
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Lauren Bacall – 1924-2014

Legendary screen actress, and Academy Award nominee, Lauren Bacall, has passed away.

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August 12, 2014

Vale – Joe Viskocil

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 1:03 pm
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Joe Viskocil – 1952-2014

Academy Award winning Hollywood special effects artist, Joe Viskocil, has passed away.

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Vale – Robin Williams

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 9:02 am
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Robin Williams – 1951-2014

Academy Award winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has passed away.

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August 1, 2014

Netflix: Spinning The Wheel

Filed under: Film - General — Featured Content @ 6:43 pm

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The game of roulette – and its many variants – have a long cinematic history, starting with David O. Selznick’s eponymous 1924 feature, and continuing through Casablanca (1942) and Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s stylish and disturbing Chinese Roulette (1976), in which the game was a cruel psychological one. The Deer Hunter (1978) is remembered in part for its unforgettable, harrowing Russian Roulette scenes, whereas 1993′s Indecent Proposal is remembered for being awful.

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July 21, 2014

Vale – James Garner

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 7:11 am
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James Garner – 1928-2014

Legendary Academy Award nominated film and television actor James Garner has passed away.

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June 25, 2014

Vale – Eli Wallach

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 10:06 pm
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Eli Wallach – 1915-2014

Legendary character actor, and co-star of films such as The Magnificent Seven, and The Good The Bad And The Ugly, Eli Wallach, has passed away.

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May 1, 2014

Vale – Bob Hoskins

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 6:10 am
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Bob Hoskins – 1942-2014

British actor Bob Hoskins, who starred in Robert Zemeckis’ Who Framed Roger Rabbit, has passed away.

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April 28, 2014

Promotion!!! – Entertainment Central is Closing Down!

Filed under: Film - General — Rodney Twelftree @ 3:38 pm

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Australian and Adelaide readers, now is your chance to snag a DVD and BluRay bargain!!! Local Adelaide store, Entertainment Central, is closing down in mid-June, and they’re looking to clear a bunch of stock. If you’re reading this, it means you have a chance to pick up some sweet, sweet DVDs, BluRay’s, games and other film paraphernalia from the guys really cheap. I don’t normally promote other businesses on this site, but I called in there today and grabbed a handful of discs for a bargain, and the staff are friendly and helpful too.

So, if you’re in the mood for a bargain, jump onto the phone, or flick off an email, or get in the can and drive to Entertainment Central, over at Shop 3, 725 Lower North East Road, Paradise SA, and see what they can do for you. Ex-rental DVD’s kick in at either 2 for $10, 3 for $10, and ex-rental Blu’s are between $7 and $10 each. Some new release ex-rentals are available for about $13-$15 each, depending on titles. They also stock the latest games for PC, PS3, 360 and Wii. EC doesn’t currently have a website (that I can find) but you can call Argy between 12pm-8pm Mon-Fri (all times in South Australian Central time) on (08) 8365 0844, or on mobile on 0400 033 272 or email a wish-list of wants at argy.ec@gmail.com.  Because it’s a closing down sale, naturally as stock depletes there won’t be any orders taken – in other words, what you see is what you get, so get in fast. Postage for interstate and international readers and buyers is available upon request!!

A clarification: I have not been paid for this post, as I am simply hoping to help a fellow local businessman out. He is due to close his doors in mid June and he really is desperate to clear out a whole bunch of his stock (and he has a heap, I saw it today!), so if you could swing some support his way and perhaps pick up some DVD’s or Blu’s for cheap, everyone benefits!!! Tell them I sent you, see what deal you can get.

Rodney T – EIC Fernby Films.

 

April 8, 2014

Vale – Mary Anderson

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 1:14 pm
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Mary Anderson – 1918-2014

Mary Anderson, one of the co-stars of the classic 1939 film Gone With The Wind, has passed away.

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April 7, 2014

Vale – Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney – 1920-2014

Mickey Rooney, the legendary star of stage and screen for some 90-odd years, has passed away.

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March 24, 2014

Vale – James Rebhorn

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 10:13 am
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James Rebhorn – 1948-2014

American actor James Rebhorn, who appeared in Independence Day, David Finchers’ The Game, and Meet The Parents, has passed away.

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March 15, 2014

Vale – Hal Douglas

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 10:31 am
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Hal Douglas – 1924-2014

Hollywood voice-over artist Hal Douglas, who narrated hundreds of movie trailers and television commercials, has passed away.

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March 8, 2014

Vale – Wendy Hughes

Filed under: Obituary — Rodney Twelftree @ 8:01 pm
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Wendy Hughes – 1952-2014

One of the great lights of Australian cinema, television and theater, Wendy Hughes has lost her battle with cancer today.

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