Tag Archives: Leonardo DiCaprio

Best Bad Guy Quotes of the Last Decade

16 Oct

Is it really true bad guys always get the best lines? To test this theory we checked out some pretty bad guys dialogue of the last decade to see how resolute their words are. Enjoy!

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The Great Gatsby: Kick’s Off The 2013 Cannes Film Festival

13 May

Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby will have the honour of opening this year’s Cannes Film festival on the 15th of May. Apart from the state of New York the film couldn’t have a more perfect setting for a premiere, as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote parts of the book while vacationing not far from Cannes. The story follows Nick Carraway (played by Toby Maguire), a bond salesman who has just moved to New York. There he meets Jay Gatsby (played by Leonardo DiCaprio), an enigmatic millionaire, who has been secretly in love with Nick’s cousin Daisy (played by Carey Mulligan) since a brief romantic encounter with her five years ago. Daisy however has since gotten married and had a child but Gatsby never gives up hope that he may meet her again. When Daisy and Gatsby finally reunite, Nick starts seeing the glittering façade of the rich world he has come to live in crumble before him and realises that having money and fame isn’t everything they appear to be. Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio: What is Oscar’s Problem?

28 Jan

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of Hollywood’s greatest leading men.  He has accomplished some heavy hitting roles in his 23-year career.  He has been nominated for only 3 Oscars and has won one of 8 Golden Globe nominations.  His resume is astounding with films such as The Basketball Diaries, Romeo & Juliet, Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, The Beach, Shutter Island, The Departed, Blood Diamond, and Inception. Continue reading

HOLLYWOOD TAKE 2: 40th AFI Life Achievement Award

9 Jun

This week LIH will be looking at Shirley MacLaine’s Life Achievement Award. Next we’ll move onto the sad news of the Emmy Award Winner Kathryn Joosten. Then we’ll see what Arnold Schwarzenegger is up to. Finally, we get to view the first trailers for The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Django Unchained.

Significant Stories:

  • Shirley MacLaine Receives AFI’s Life Achievement Award
  • Actress Kathryn Joosten Dies: 12/20/1939 – 6/2/2012
  • Schwarzenegger Returns to Terminator Films
  • First Trailers For The Perks Of Being A Wallflower & Django Unchained

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AKIRA: What’s the Hold up?

20 Jul

By Comic Relief

If you’re a fan of comic books adventure or science fiction, you have heard that there are plans to do a live action version of the cult hit manga (or Japanese comics series) and groundbreaking anime’ movie, (or animated movie) Akira.  When news of this event spread through both communities speculation ran wild regarding: who would make it, how it would be made, whether CGI had likely advanced enough to do the series justice, and who would star in it?

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