Whilst in biblical times people lived for AGES (I think Noah was nine hundred and fifty when he died), life seems to have shortened somewhat. But whether it’s because the weight of sin has crushed our life span or we are just more clumsy, it makes it more amazing when someone lives a bit longer then average, currently 79.9 years in the U.K. So, let’s take our hats off to Gloria Stuart.
James Cameron has finally beaten his most worthy nemesis, his past self. Avatar, after weeks and weeks and endless bloomin weeks at the top of the UK and US box offices, has finally overtaken Titanic to become the highest grossing film ever, taking a staggering $1.85 billion worldwide.
Ah, star-crossed love, favourite of doe-eyed teenage girls all over the land. This year sees the release of Upside Down, a classic posh-bird-falls-for-common-scamp tale, the extra romantic hurdle being EXISTING ON SEPARATE GRAVITATIONAL PLANES. As someone unwilling to date anyone more than three tube stops away (because ugh, effort), I can’t help but admire their tenacity. And that, with several other reasons, is why my life never formed the basis of a rom-com. Here are some folks who tried harder.
Once again, the SyFy channel have worked their baffling magic and created an instant cult classic by simply ramming two scary things together. Sharktopus, Crocoshark, Sharkmonella – they’ve all been done, but nobody had ever thought of combining a massive fish with a natural disaster – until Sharknami. Sorry, we mean Sharknado. Anyway, here’s what we want from the inevitable sequel (apart from a sharkproof hat):
Gwyneth Paltrow will soon be back on our screens in Iron Man 3 – and she even gets to don the iconic metal suit this time. She’s pretty well known, but there’s got to be some stuff you didn’t know about her. Or maybe you know someone who has been living under a rock since 1989 and doesn’t know she is? Kindly refer this out-of-touch person to our cheat sheet that has everything you could ever need on Paltrow, and a lot of things you probably won’t need.