Why the ‘Indiana Jones 5’ news is totally a good thing

When Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released in 2008, to a fairly mixed response, there was one question on our minds: was this it for Harrison Ford’s whip-cracking archaeologist? It was surely only a matter of time before Disney greenlit a fifth Indiana Jones film and on 15 March 2016, … >

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‘Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark’ live concert review

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the film’s release, we had the pleasure of attending Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark Live at London’s Royal Albert Hall this Saturday. As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra series, the special screening of the film was accompanied by the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra, … >

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The best and the worst belated movie sequels

More sequels than ever are at Cineworld this summer! Fast & Furious 7 and Avengers: Age of Ultron are tearing through our screens already, while the next few months will see Ted 2, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Pitch Perfect 2, Insidious: Chapter 3, Magic Mike XXL, Terminator Genisys and Despicable Me spin-off Minions arriving. However, … >

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‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ – the original swordsman scene

The story of Harrison Ford catching dysentery whilst shooting Raiders of the Lost Ark in Tunisia is now part of Hollywood folklore. Literally sick to his stomach, the actor suggested binning a complicated whip-and-sword fight against a villain in favour of something simpler. ‘Let’s just shoot the fucker,’ Ford is reputed to have said – … >

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