Movie Mania

Monday, September 17, 2007

Sunday, August 26, 2007

The Pirate Bay How three Swedish geeks became Hollywood’s Number One enemy
Bobbie Johnson Technology correspondent FAQ BitTorrent
The Guardian
25 Aug 2007

Operating under the sign of a Jolly Roger, The Pirate Bay website hopes to evoke a buccaneer spirit: swashbuckling swordsmen, or perhaps the pirate radio stations of the 1960s. But as the internet’s number one destination for illegal downloads, it has... read more...

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Still funny after all these years
Peter Bradshaw ★★★★ ★
The Guardian
24 Jul 2007

The Simpsons Movie What’s the opposite of D’Oh? Y’Oh! Wh’oh! G’oh! The Simpsons are finally, triumphantly, here, after much whingeing and whispering that we’ve all got Simpsons fatigue and that the movie was only going to be a feature-length version... read more...

Monday, July 16, 2007

Harry hits a black patch
Vinayak Chakravorty
Hindustan Times
14 Jul 2007

SHarry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman, Ralph Fiennes Direction: David Yates Rating: ERIOUSLY, AT the rate this series is going from dark to darker, they’ll need Scorsese to wrap up the... read more...

Monday, July 02, 2007

Meet Mr Mayhem

The Guardian
02 Jul 2007

David Yates and friends David Yates is spending four days in purgatory. It’s in his contract. Warner Brothers has booked a whole floor of Claridge’s Hotel in London to promote its £75m, fifth JK Rowling adaptation, Harry Potter and the Order of the... read more...

Monday, June 18, 2007

Mastering a new tool: George Lucas on digital technology

The Wall Street Journal Europe
18 Jun 2007

George Lucas is chairman of Lucasfilm Ltd.—and one of the most successful moviemakers of all time. In addition to being the man who created the “Star Wars” universe, he is responsible for bringing new technology to the process of movie storytelling,... read more...

Wednesday, May 23, 2007


Gulf News
23 May 2007

First came Harry Potter, then The Lord of the Rings and the Chronicles of Narnia. Now young audiences have The Golden Compass to look forward to, a big-budget adaptation of the first of British author Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy which... read more...


Gulf News
23 May 2007

In Cannes, Michael Moore is a rock star – mobbed by fans, assailed by cameras and only barely f inds time to wolf down a plate of pasta between his latest interview and his next live TV appearance. Moore’s documentary Sicko — a ferocious attack on the... read more...