Christmas. For some it’s a time to reflect on the birth of Jesus. For others, it’s about spending quality time with the family (or pretending to enjoy the company of your in-laws). But if you’re a movie lover, the holiday season is all about bingeing out on your favourite festive flicks while flopped on the couch like a pregnant hippo, preferably with a glass of mulled wine in one hand and a box of extremely fattening chocolates within reach of the other.
When Robin Williams sadly passed away on August 11th of this year, he left behind a legacy of great performances, unmatched by few of his peers. He may have begun in comedy, but as this list demonstrates, Williams quickly became as respected as a dramatic actor as he was revered for his comic talents.
Legendary TV producer and writer Glen A. Larson sadly passed away last week aged 77 - Larson was most famous for creating Battlestar Galactica one of the most spectacular and ambitious television programmes ever produced in the 1970s. Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Original Series is being released on Blu-ray for the first time on 24th November 2014 and to celebrate the release we’re remembering some of the most iconic TV shows of the 1970s.
Director Chuck Parello (Henry 2: Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Hillside Strangler, Ed Gein) dropped us a line to tell us about his favourite horror movie - John Carpenter's 1978 masterpiece, Halloween.