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Talk Hard – John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings)

Bad dates. Good interview. Quickflix critic Simon Miraudo chats with John Rhys-Davies; best known as Sallah from the Indiana Jones series and Gimli from Lords of the Rings. An entirely unnecessary review of the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark follows. Wait, why does the floor move? Give me your torch. Asps. Very dangerous. You […]

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Interview: John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings)

Interview: John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings). By Simon Miraudo. If you’re ever embarking on a grand adventure, there are a number of fictional characters who you’d want by your side. Near the top of that list is Indiana Jones’ Egyptian buddy Sallah, Frodo’s trusty Dwarf warrior Gimli, and, perhaps significantly further down […]

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The top 10 Oscar losers

The top 10 Oscar losers. By Simon Miraudo. We’re sure that winning an Academy Award is one of the highest honours an artist in the field of film could ever hope for. And it hardly needs to be said that a fair few great flicks have been recognised by the Academy over the years. However, […]

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Steven Spielberg regrets his controversial E.T. alterations

Steven Spielberg has admitted digital alterations made to his 1982 classic E.T. for the 2003 DVD release were a mistake, and confirmed they will be removed when the film makes its Blu-ray debut. Speaking after a 30th anniversary screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark in L.A. (thanks to¬†AllThingsFanGirl¬†for the transcription), Spielberg was asked how […]

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