Paul fell in love with cinema when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. A childhood viewing of Jurassic Park introduced him the magic of the silver screen and he's been hooked ever since. He can be be found writing nonsense about movies on his website, Quiet of the Matinee, and about Steven Spielberg on his specialist Tumblr blog, From Director Steven Spielberg.
When we think of the films that helped shape our lives, it’s often the ones we watched as kids that seem to have the greatest impact. For me, that means Jurassic Park, The Lion King and The Goonies, but there’s much more to my film education than marauding dinosaurs and sunken pirate treasure. The films we watched as teenagers are just as important and my teenage years were about one, iconic classic: 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Paul Thomas Anderson has given us our first glimpse of Philip Seymour Hoffman's title character in the latest teaser for The Master.
Disney have unveiled the first stills from their forthcoming experimental short Paperman and it looks like the film will serve up a nice contrast to video-game-inspired Wreck-It Ralph, which it will play in front of.
Directed by John Kahrs (who has worked on the likes of Toy Story 2 and Tangled), Paperman tells the story of George, a dreamer living in 1950s New York who uses only paper to woo the woman of his dreams.
Formula One hasn't always enjoyed the best of fortunes on the silver screen, but Ron Howard looks to have nailed the sport's edge-of-the-seat thrills in his forthcoming film Rush.
Focusing on the rivalry between '70s legends James Hunt and Nicki Lauda (played by Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl respectively), Rush shows how Lauda recovered from a potentially fatal accident half-way through the 1976 season to challenge Hunt for the World Championship.
Ever wanted to give a legendary Hollywood director a good licking? Well, now you can with the U.S. Postal Service's new line of film-inspired stamps!