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51 films, and how they were affected by test screenings

Simon Brew Odd List Oct 10, 2014

From 28 Days Later and Goodfellas to Big and Last Action Hero: here's the impact test audiences had on 51 movies...

Films that'd get a fairer hearing if they weren't sequels

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 30, 2014

Some sequels are doomed to live in the shadow of the hits that triggered them. Here are a few examples...

Final cut tussles between directors and studios

Ryan Lambie Odd List Feb 4, 2014

We head back to the 80s and 90s to look at eight famous battles between directors and studio executives over a movie's final cut...

Creative things to do when an actor won't return for a sequel

Ryan Lambie Odd List Aug 14, 2013

When an actor can't reprise their role in a sequel, how do you fill the gap without the audience noticing? Here are a few solutions...

10 films that began filming without a finished script

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Feb 13, 2013

From classic noir thrillers to modern special effects blockbusters, we look at 10 movies that began production without a finished script...

The joy of reading movie scripts

Ryan Lambie News Mar 6, 2012

They’re the foundation of any movie, but they’re often a great read in their own right. Here, Ryan explains why movie scripts can be so fascinating…

20 incredibly arduous film productions

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jan 19, 2012

Script rewrites. Exacting directors. Terrible twists of fate. We look back through the ages to bring you 20 nightmarish film shoots…

Music in the movies: Elliot Goldenthal

Glen Chapman News Dec 14, 2010

The latest Music in the Movies column celebrates the work of Elliot Goldenthal, whose compositions have graced such films as Alien 3, Interview With The Vampire and Heat…

Looking back at Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Alien: Resurrection

Ryan Lambie News Oct 28, 2010

Our look back at the Alien films concludes with Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s divisive 1997 instalment, Alien: Resurrection…

Looking back at David Fincher's Alien 3

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Ryan Lambie News Oct 27, 2010

After the triumphant Aliens, the doom-laden Alien 3 followed, a film that has split fan opinion. Here’s our look back at David Fincher’s troubled debut…

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