This has been one of my favorites since I first saw it. Such an emotional journey we are taken on with The Ram as he battles back from a heart attack whilst trying to reconcile with his estranged daughter who actually gives him one last chance. But in the end the only thing that he can relate to is being in the ring and wrestling.
Well Hero by Enrique just came on my iTunes and I remembered that Mickey Rourke is in the video! Quite funny that at the time this song came out I had no idea who Mickey Rourke was! Such a brilliant song!
Lots of big names in the cast for this one! Let’s hope it’s not a disappointment. Lets face it I am very happy to be seeing Mickey Rourke in another film, my obsession could really come back!
Two more posters have been released for Iron Man 2. Only a week longer to wait until the film is released, is it just me or has it felt like forever?!?!
A couple of days ago now I receieved a press release for the Iron Man 2 soundtrack which is featuring songs from AC/DC. What are everyone’s thoughts on this?
Read more to see the soundtrack listing!
Another poster has been released for the up and coming Iron Man film. They have tried to fit every star’s face on the poster. Thoughts?
Possibly the most predictable Oscars in recent times. But what was the show like? Well I thoroughly enjoyed it last year and that was because of host Hugh Jackman and some changes made to the show. I had also seen most of the nominated films and was much Team Rourke thinking we were going to see Mickey win for his role in “The Wrestler” a film I really loved. But that didn’t happen and then the very overrated Slumdog took the big prize, I pretty much fell out of love with the Oscars.
Today’s quote from a film which really hit a lot of nerves with me “The Wrestler” I am still most upset that Mickey Rourke was not given an Oscar last year for his performance as Randy “The Ram”. He broke your heart and then done it all over again after you thought he had changed his ways. This quote is just brilliant.
“I’m an old broken down piece of meat and I deserve to be all alone, I just don’t want you to hate me.”
Yes that’s right pure HMV . . . a card which you use every time in store or online to collect points. But what can you buy with these points I hear you ask. Well you can buy things that money can’t buy you (well it probably could but not from HMV itself).
I have had my card for a few weeks now and just wish i’d had it for a long time now as I would have quite a lot of points built up. Today I went into HMV and came out with one DVD (yes I did say I was not going to buy any more DVDs until I watch the ones I already have, but I found a loop hole that I have already seen the film I bought, that being Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). I also bought two books Up in the Air (because I loved the film so much) and Love Letters of Great Men and Women . . . because it said inspired by Sex and the City on the front. Yes I am way too obsessed with SATC, but hey it might regain my belief in love. Or it will make me resent it even more time will tell I guess.
Ricky Gervais hosting the awards which will be an experience, I will keep updating this blog post as the show goes on.
- The opening speech he headed straight for Steve Carrell with jokes about “The Office” and plastic surgery.
- Very good opening jokes which seemed to go down well with his audience.
- Nicole Kidman is the first up presenting best supporting actress in a motion picture.
- Which goes to . . . Mo’Nique for Precious.
- First speech of the night is a very emotional one with tears and dreams being reached, a rather long speech.
- I have just spotted Julia Roberts for the first time
- Toni Collette won best actress in a tv show comedy/musical.
- ooo Robert De Niro is there !!!
- First Meryl Streep spotting
- Sir Paul McCartney presents best animated feature and is rather amusing, which has a great shot of Julia Roberts laughing.
- Winner of best animated feature is Up
- Kate Hudson introduced some clips from Nine
- Ricky Gervais saying we have had some worthy winners and some not so worthy winners. Plugging his own film.
- Felicity Huffman who decided she messed up what she was saying so started over. She has totally lost what she’s trying to say.
- Best actor in a TV series drama goes to . . . Michael C. Hall for Dexter.
- Best actress in a TV series drama goes to . . . Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife.
- Just spotted Mickey Rourke kissing Mike Tyson.
- Harrison Ford introduces Up in the Air.
- Cher and Christina Aguilera presenting the best original song . . . The Weary Kind from Crazy Heart.
- Best original score . . . Up
- Best mini series or tv movie presented by Amy Adams and Josh Brolin. Goes to . . . Grey Gardens.
- Something that always amuses me about the Golden Globes has to be how difficult it is for the winners to get onto the stage if they are not on one of the tables right next to the stage.
- Tom Hanks introducing Julie & Julia.
- Colin Farrell who looks very good I might add. Presenting best actress in a comedy or musical . . . Julia Roberts is sitting next to Paul McCartney. Meryl looks embarrassed with both of her nominations. Goes to . . . Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia.
- She wants to change her name to T-Bone . . . T Bone Streep hahaha. I really do love Meryl the more I see her, she really is just brilliant. Awww she got rather emotional talking about her mother and how she is really grateful for everything.
- Helen Mirren introduces Precious.
- Kevin Bacon won best actor in a mini series or TV movie for Taking Chances.
- Drew Barrymore won best actress in a mini series or TV movie for Grey Gardens.
- Cameron Diaz introducing It’s Complicated.
- Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler presenting best screenplay for a motion picture . . . Up in the Air. I am so pleased about this!!! Also Gerard Butler was very cute not letting Jennifer Aniston see the paper then saying I’m not telling you haha.
- Jason Reitman got rather emotional towards George Clooney.
- Jennifer Garner and Ashton Kutcher present best actor in a comedy/music on TV . . . Alec Baldwin won for 30 Rock, but he wasnt able to attend the awards.
- Samuel L. Jackson introduces Inglourious Basterds. He then introduced Sophia Loren who got a standing ovation from the audience.
- Best foreign language film . . . The White Ribbon (Germany)
- Best TV series Drama . . . Mad Men.
- Taylor Lautner introduces (500) Days of Summer.
- Halle Berry presenting best supporting actor in a motion picture . . . Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds which I think was a pretty obvious choice.
- Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio presenting Martin Scorsese with an award. Was brilliant seeing them on the stage together and talking about everything they have done in the films and what an impact he has had on films. Leo sees Marty as his friend and mentor, thats nice !!!
- Marty’s speech was just brilliant after seeing clips from his films. Everyone in the audience gave him a standing ovation, Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts lead the cheering which was great. You can tell that everyone respects Marty by the way they were watching him.
- Jodie Foster introduces The Hurt Locker.
- Mel Gibson is presenting after a very cheeky joke from Ricky Gervais about drinking. Director of a motion picture . . . James Cameron for Avatar. Could this be the first hint of the Oscar going to James Cameron too??? He thought his ex-wife was going to win it.
- Best TV series comedy/musical . . . Glee. Yes, I really was hoping that Glee would win this. It’s brilliant! All of the cast decided to get on the stage as well.
- Reese Witherspoon presenting motion picture comedy or musical . . . and the winner is The Hangover.
- Mickey Rourke (yay) presenting actress in a motion picture drama. He always seems so shy when he has to talk on a show like this.
- The winner is . . . Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side.
- Best actor in a comedy or musical . . . Robert Downey Jr for Sherlock Holmes. This is a bit of an outside win I reckon. I love him though he is brilliant. A very funny speech as well.
- I am really hoping that George Clooney is going to get the best actor award, will find out in a few seconds.
- Kate Winslet is presenting best actor in a drama . . . Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart. Who got a standing ovation from the audience. They really let his speech be a long one !!!
- The last award of the night best motion picture drama !!!
- Presenting this my favorite Julia Roberts. She really does have a great smile. The Golden Globe goes to Avatar !!!
- Interesting I was hoping for Up in the Air. O well never mind, this will make the Oscars more interesting.
As the 2010 Golden Globe ceremony is upon us on Sunday, I thought I would start posting some build up and take a look to see who is going to be presenting (and get excited if my favorites are presenting).
The rest of the presenters are, Josh Brolin, Taylor Lautner, Amy Poehler, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Cher, Chace Crawford, Cameron Diaz, Colin Farrell, Jodie Foster, Jennifer Garner, Matthew Fox, Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks, Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Winslet, Sam Worthington, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio.
This makes for a very good line up in the presenters, and what should be a good show.
Are you favorites involved?
Yet another poster has been released for Iron Man 2, this time featuring Mickey Rourke who is taking on the role of Whiplash. Another poster which is very good I must say, so far so good for Iron Man 2 posters.
I think its nice to see that a role in a movie can help an actor in their personal life sort things out. Especially after her role in “The Wrestler”.
Evan Rachel Wood has credited her portrayal as Mickey Rourke’s daughter in The Wrestler with helping to resolve estrangement issues with her own dad.
The actress admits the role made her face her own family problems and now she and her father have never been closer – in fact they’re planning to star opposite one another in a family production of Romeo & Juliet in North Carolina.
Wood insists such a project would never have been possible before she played Rourke’s estranged daughter in The Wrestler.
She tells i-d magazine, “All these issues came up that I didn’t know I still had until I was forced to go there and it totally reconnected me with him (father).
“Everything that’s been pent-up over the years suddenly comes out, then you don’t talk for a while, and then you slowly reconcile.
“There wasn’t any closeness. We had to get to know each other again. Getting to know him now, it’s like, ‘Oh my God, you are so cool.’”
Power of Film: Has stated the 10 movies they think are most anticipated for 2010. I thought I would give my opinion on whether I think they are my most anticipated . . .
10. “The Book of Eli”
I think anything with Denzel in should be on a most anticipated list.
9. “Remember Me”
Robert Pattinson . . . I guess that is all you need to say and millions of teenage girls will be running to see this movie. A romantic drama set in New York, can’t be too bad.
8. “Prince of Persia”
I am still undecided whether or not I am looking forward to this or not. Jake Gyllenhaal is a very good actor, so it maybe very good.
7. “The Green Hornet”
I love comic book adaptation movies, so yes I am looking forward to this one. Has a very strong cast as well, with Seth Rogan and Cameron Diaz among the stars.
6. “The Expendables”
Another movie with loads of stars in the cast, Sylvester Stallone infront and behind the camera means it is going to have action in it. Biggest draw for myself with this movie has to be Jason Statham !!!
5. “A Nightmare of Elm Street”
In all honesty I do not care about this movie. I am not a real fan of the horror genre/slasher movies, I just don’t get why you want to go and watch loads of blood being splattered everywhere.
4. “The Last Airbender”
Well I had not even heard of this movie until coming across this list, so I cannot really comment on it.
3. “Iron Man 2″
Now here is a movie I have been looking forward too since Iron Man finished in the cinema last year when I went to see it. Even more so when Mickey Rourke was thrown into the equation. This is going to be next year’s biggest hit, I reckon!
2. “Harry Potter and the deathly Hallows, Part 1″
Not a big Potter fan and have not seen the last two movies, so I guess if I watch them before this comes out I might venture to see it.
1. “Alice in Wonderland”
Yes, yes and yes. Definatly on my must see list for next year . . . Tim Burton is back and yes he has brought Johnny and his wife Helena back together again.
So as I said before this is not my list, it is my views on Power of Film’s list.
My list will be coming very soon . . . maybe even later today if you are lucky!
Just come across some new pictures from Iron Man 2
I really cannot wait for this movie to come out, is it next year yet?
I have no idea if I am up to 8 . . . but just had to post this picture of Mickey !!! He really does wear some very random things.
I guess I have nothing better to do but thought I would have a look into the future of film and pick out some movies that I am looking forward to being released in 2010. At this very moment in time, my list of what I really want to see only contains 10 movies. I am sure as time goes by this will increase to so many more . . .
I have just come across the first picture of Mickey Rourke as Whiplash from “Iron Man 2″ which is due for release next year.
This really is becoming a movie that I cannot wait to see !!! I really loved “Iron Man” and just to see Mickey in this type of role is going to be great.
Havent had any Mickey news for a while, hearing about him in a new movie is always nice
Mickey Rourke is to star in a remake of the 1986 British gangster movie Mona Lisa.
The Wrestler star will portray an ex-con working as a chauffeur for a high-class escort, rumoured to be played by Casino Royal actress Eva Green.
The original movie’s line-up included Bob Hoskins and Michael Caine, and saw Hoskins go on to win the 1987 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama.