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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Lysette Anthony

Lysette Anthony is an English actress and model who was born in London on September 26, 1963. She is well-known for her many television and film roles. Some of her better-known movies include the Woody Allen film ‘Husbands& Wives’, ‘Look Who’s Talking Now’, and ‘Tale of the Mummy’. She is Currently playing Marnie Nightingale in the British television series ‘Hollyoaks’. Lysette Anthony has recently come to media attention after she made claims that she was raped by Harvey Weinstein during the 1980s. She alleges that the former Miramax boss attacked her in her London home, although a representative has said

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Lysette Anthony
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Review: Russell Mulcahy's Tale Of The Mummy (1998), a cheap and cheesy take on the venerable monster

I vaguely remember watching Tale of the Mummy with my parents in a movie theatre when I was a kid. This was back in 1998, when Stephen SommersThe Mummy, starring Brendan Fraser (one of my all-time guilty pleasures, by the way) was at the height of its popularity —films with similar themes and plots, such as Russell Mulcahy’s Tale, were taking advantage of the hype for Universal’s summer blockbuster. As a kid, I really didn’t know the difference between both pictures, and was only excited to see yet another Mummy movie on the big screen. But while Sommers’ film is an entertaining action-adventure populated by memorable characters and featuring state-of-the-art digital effects (for its time), Tale… is a completely different kind of beast....

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More Details on Paradox Entertainment's Reclaim

Earlier this week we got the first word on Reclaim, a thriller coming our way from Paradox Entertainment, and now an official press release containing more details has arrived. Read on to learn the latest.

From the Press Release:

Reclaim, a new suspense-thriller inspired by real-life events, with a dynamic and powerful cast that includes John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Jacki Weaver, and Luis GUZMÁN, is about to make the move from pre-production into production.

“We’re beyond excited to start production on what is shaping up to be a thrilling ride,” said producers Fredrik Malmberg and Silvio Muraglia of Paradox Entertainment.

“We’ve assembled a brilliant cast and have an extremely talented director who will deliver something truly unique and unforgettable,” added producers Brian and Josh Etting.

Written by award-winning Australian writer Luke Davies (Candy), based on an original screenplay by Carmine Gaeta and directed by internationally acclaimed
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Twilight's Taylor Lautner, X-Men's Wolverine, The Hangover's Heather Graham and Sin City's Jessica Alba: Who are the sexiest strippers and scariest werewolves on screen?

To Mark the recent release of Strippers Vs Werewolves on DVD and Blu-ray comes a new battle between both sides of the monstrous mash-up.

Kaleidoscope's British comedy-horror flick sees sleazy werewolf Mickey (Martin Kemp) killed in a strip club. The girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty brethren seek murderous retribution. Among the cast is glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Lucy Pinder (above).

So who leads the pack in the film world as a whole? An infographic from the film's publicity people (see below) ranks the contenders.

Vying for the title of Sexiest Stripper are Heather Graham in The Hangover, Jennifer Beals in Flashdance, Demi Moore in Striptease, Jessica Alba in Sin City and Salma Hayek in From Dusk Till Dawn.

The contenders for Scariest Werewolf were: Taylor Lautner's character Jacob in the Twilight films; Michael J. Fox's Scott
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Easter funnies: Strippers vs Werewolves; Dim Sum Warriors turns Chinese snacks into kung-fu comic characters; and Keith Lemon The Film

As we enjoy the Easter holidays of 2012, it's time to crack open a celebratory chocolate egg and look at some of the more humorous items that have been arriving in the Geek Files inbox.

Kaleidoscope's British comedy-horror Strippers vs Werewolves, from director Jonathan Glendening and producers Jonathan Sothcott and Simon Phillips, is released in cinemas on April 27, 2012, and then comes to DVD and Blu-ray on May 7.

When sleazy werewolf Mickey (Martin Kemp) is accidentally killed in a strip club, the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolfpack seeks murderous retribution.

The cast features Steven Berkoff (Children of Dune, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo); Freddy Krueger star Robert Englund; Lysette Anthony (Krull, Dark Shadows, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Dr Jekyll and Ms Hyde, Tale of The Mummy); plus Sarah Douglas (Kryptonian baddie Ursa in the original Superman films, Stargate Sg-1, Bablyon 5), glamour
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