Browsing all posts from August, 2011.

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From the desk of Michael Bay…

The Clapper Bored has been granted exclusive access to the private correspondence of extraordinary filmmaker Michael Bay. We’ll be bringing you a selection of his letters and emails.

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Bernie Lawson

Hollywood super producer Bernie Lawson was kind enough to send us a video message from out in California! He might have one or two more coming our way over the next few days, so stay tuned… Check out more of Bernie’s schtick at his own [...]

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Maks’ Alternative Posters!

Maks’ Alternative Posters!

Every week Polish poster designer Maks Bereski will be gracing The Clapper Bored with his beautiful, minimalist takes on new and upcoming releases. This week it’s the turn of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two! Those of you who’ve seen the film will [...]

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
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The original Planet of the Apes movie is a classic and, I am confidently assured, an era defining special effects event. 40 odd years later and actors in monkey suits with perfect English diction have been replaced by Weta’s digital simians, a technology that was [...]

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The Devil’s Double

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Dominic Cooper’s been a ‘hot young thing’ for a while now without ever quite cracking Hollywood. He had a bit part in a little indie movie called Mamma Mia and a supporting role in this summer’s low-budget superhero movie Captain America, but somehow he’s never [...]

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Sarah’s Key

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There’s a certain Holocaust fatigue at the moment. For a while everyone in Hollywood knew that Holocaust films were a safe bet for a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a bag load of awards and whilst nothing has really changed it feels as though [...]