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Daily Archives: December 12, 2014

Born in Minnesota, Winona Ryder made her film debut at the age of fifteen with David Seltzer’s Lucas. However, it was not until her first collaboration with Tim Burton two years later with the comedy fantasy Beetlejuice that Ryder was first properly recognised. In Beetlejuice she played teen Goth Lydia with a wicked dress sense and a penchant for speaking… Read more »

12 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists

Myth, legend and folklore constitute the bedrock of world culture. Strange, then, that they have been so poorly served by the English-speaking cinema community. For every great film such as a Jason and the Argonauts (1963, Chaffey) or an Excalibur (1981, Boorman), there’s a Troy (2004, Petersen), a Clash of the Titans (2010, Leterrier), a First Knight (1995, Zucker), or… Read more »

12 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists