A few days ago it was announced that Idris Elba [who was brilliant in The Wire, and the eponymous lead in the recent, not-so-good television show Luther] will play James Patterson’s detective Alex Cross in an adaptation of his 2006 novel Cross. The role was previously filled by Morgan Freeman in 1997’s Kiss The Girls […]
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Posted in Film on May 18th, 2010
Merry is certainly not the adjective that I would use to describe Russell Crowe’s Robin Hood or his band of men in Ridley Scott’s latest historical epic. Crowe’s recent hissy fit on Radio 4 is representative of the film – overly earnest and completely humourless [even the unintentional hilarity of Kingdom of Heaven – often at […]