In the heyday of Hollywood, many movies were adaptations of books and pulp novels. The Asphalt Jungle was one of these and is largely credited with being the first major cinematic heist movie. It had all the elements we know today, including the meticulous planning of a high-stakes robbery and its execution.
Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. What draws most people to the city, is the developed and world famous gambling culture that permeates the city. Some of the grandest, most luxurious casinos in the world can be found in Vegas, which makes it a safe haven for gamblers, experienced and wet behind the ears, alike.
While those at the top of football have completely lost their way in recent years, the game does still have a grassroots movement which is the beating heart of sport in countries like the UK, and it is there that stories are to be found of the game encouraging social togetherness, brotherhood and sisterhood.
The winners of this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards were announced earlier this evening at the ceremony’s regular home, London’s Royal Albert Hall, after 2021’s Covid-restricted event. The Power of the Dog was the big story of the night, winning both Best Film and Best Director for Jane Campion.
Year in, year out, horror fans are always graced with many varied and diverse productions that explore different archetypes and fears for the audience. And 2022 will be no different, with many releases on the way. The year will be marked by the return of great directors – such as Robert Eggers and Jordan Peele.