"Remakes are bad." That's the standard issue line whenever we hear about our favorite properties getting a newly announced filmic make-over. Yet there are a ton of examples of the cinematic remake done right. So, after we watched the awesome trailer for Luca Gudagnino's re-envisioning of Dario Argento's Suspiria earlier this week, the team got together to try and decide what our favorites from this crop actually are. Because loving these movies is way more fun than hating on them, so sound off in the comments below regarding what you think some of the best remakes of all time really are... ***** True Grit  (d. & w. Joel & Ethan Coen) While discussing this round of BMD picks, we had a little controversy about whether subsequent adaptations of an original novel or story should be considered remakes. Is every version of Dracula a remake of his first cinematic incarnation or just an additional take on Bram Stoker’s novel? I was … [Read more...] about BMD Picks: Our Favorite Remakes
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JAMES 'Arg' Argent has made The Only Way Is Essex fans giggle and chuckle for seven years, and he's now the show's longest-serving cast member. In 2018 he reignited his on-off relationship with Gemma Collins and the couple have spoken about having a baby together. Here is the lowdown on the original Essex boy... Who is James 'Arg' Argent, how old is he and what is his background? James Argent is a reality TV star, born on December 5, 1987. The 30-year-old grew up in Chigwell, Essex, with his parents Martin and Patricia Argent and his sister Natasha. James attended Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford but always wanted to perform. He began acting in 2002 after winning The Kenny Award at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford. How long was James 'Arg' Argent in Towie? Arg was part of the original cast of Towie in the first ever series, starring alongside the likes of Amy Childs, Kirk Norcross, Lauren Goodger and best pal Mark Wright. When the others slipped away to focus … [Read more...] about Who is James Argent? Towie star, Gemma Collins’ boyfriend and Ferne McCann’s BFF who appeared in the Real Full Monty
The Only Living Boy in New York⋆⋆ out of four starsRated: R for language and some drug material.Theater: Uptown. This eminently forgettable ensemble drama continues the current mini-trend of drawing film titles from old Paul Simon songs that play out full-length in the film. It worked ever so much better for “Baby Driver.” The film begins promisingly, with swanky production design and polished work by cinematographer Stuart Dryburgh. The setting is the sort of posh but troubled Manhattan that is home base for Woody Allen’s serious movies. The title character, preppy 20-something Tom Webb (Callum Turner, a doppelgänger for the young Richard Gere), feels ever so lonely. Mimi (Kiersey Clemons), the girlfriend he covets, keeps him locked in the friend zone. Mom (Cynthia Nixon) is rich-woman depressed and dad (Pierce Brosnan) is publishing-executive distant. So distant that he squires a beautiful and seductive woman out to dinner on evenings when he … [Read more...] about Movies in brief: ‘The Only Living Boy in New York,’ ‘Menashe’ & ‘The Fencer’
BEYONCE is one of the most famous and influential women on the planet and has been married to fellow music superstar Jay-Z for nearly a decade. Her plethora of chart-topping hits have enabled her to become one of the highest-earning entertainers on earth. Here's everything you need to know about Queen Bey... What is Beyonce's net worth? Beyonce is worth over £272 million ($350 million) according to Forbes Magazine's 'America's Richest Self-Made women' list. In May, the publication also reported that husband Jay is worth a whopping £630 million ($810 million), meaning their net worth as a couple broke the $1 billion dollar mark at $1.16 billion. How old is Beyonce, what is her real name and what are her biggest hits? Beyonce is 36 years old, having been welcomed into the world by parents Mathew and Tina Knowles on September 4 1981. Her full name is Beyonce Giselle Knowles, and her forename is a tribute to her mother's maiden name, which was Beyince. Fans commonly refer to her … [Read more...] about What is Beyoncé’s net worth, how old is she, when did she meet Jay-Z and are they touring together?
AN unprecedented insight into Whitney Houston's heartbreaking battle with depression will be exposed in a new documentary out this year. She was a superstar with a voice of an angel who remains the only artist to chart seven consecutive US number one hits. But behind the scenes Whitney was being destroyed by her demons offstage. Today a trailer has been released of an upcoming film called Whitney showing never-before-seen clips of live performances and personal home movie footage. It promises to give an "unflinching and honest" portrayal of the star's addiction and self-destruction as it tells the story of her struggle to cope with fame. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald and from two-time Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn, Whitney's story will be told by those closest to her. The trailer offers a hair-raising teaser to the upcoming documentary showing the singer's rise to fame with an acoustic version of I Wanna Dance With Somebody. During the … [Read more...] about Whitney Houston’s devastating battle with depression shown in never-before-seen clips for new documentary trailer