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  1. Michael Caine Despairs at 'Discotheques' at Cannes Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Sir Michael Caine may have won over the famously stubborn audience at the Cannes Film Festival with his latest movie Youth , but the 82-year-old had admitted feeling his age as the annual bash becomes more of a "circus". Caine is in town to promote Paolo Sorrentino's movie with his co-stars Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel and Jane Fonda, though the Get Carter star isn't as enamoured with the festival as his younger contemporaries.


  2. Michael Caine reveals how he and wife Shakira endure marriage in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... ury he has made, by his own admission, some stinkers - but plenty of quality films, too, such as The Italian Job, Get Carter, The Man Who Would be King, Dressed To Kill, Educating Rita, and two that won him Academy Awards: Hannah


  3. Caine, Fonda and Keitel show their 'Youth' at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Peninsula

    ... out with hits such as "Zulu" (1964) and "The Italian Job" (1969). His portrayal as a charming gangster in 1971's "Get Carter" and womaniser in "Alfie" established him as the acting face of Swinging Britain. Caine was honoured with a knighthood in ...


  4. Remembering the miners who died at Blackhall CollieryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Northern Echo

    ... ngs, the colliery itself was pulled down in the 1980s. Blackhall beach made a notable appearance in the 1971 film Get Carter starring Michael Caine - in the climactic scenes the main character is involved in a chase across a coal-strewn beach.


  5. Gangsters, Goons And 'Grievious Bodily Harm' In Ted Lewis' LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WGBH

    ... gritty, propulsive storytelling would influence writers on both sides of the Atlantic. The best known of these is Get Carter , one of three novels about a gangster named Jack Carter. This tremendous book got turned into the one of the greatest crime ...


  6. Graphic 'Hyena' is an old-school gangster taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Los Angeles Times

    ... this otherwise coldhearted tale. Although the grim plot recalls noir classics such the 1971 Michael Caine film "Get Carter," the moody slow motion and electric hues of "Hyena" suggest neo-noir influences by the likes of Nicolas Winding Refn. ...


  7. Forgotten British film producer is subject of award-winning bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | UWE News

    ... producer. This is a detailed archive based history on Michael Klinger, a key producer, who didn't just produce Get Carter of course, but also Polanski's early films, Repulsion and Cul de sac .' They also praised the book in which 'scrupulous ...


  8. 'Underground coal gasification' hell-fires threaten Tyneside and the North SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Ecologist

    ... by the heat liberated from the process. At the final climax of one of the great gritty dramas of British Cinema, Get Carter , the anti-hero chases the villain to a lonely beach location where coal waste is being dumped into the sea. That was the tip ...


  9. Digger maker supports 1.5m demolition firm plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Advertiser

    DEMOLITION: A Thompsons machine tears down the former Trinity Square car park, in Gateshead, which was made famous by the Get Carter film The raft of machinery will be used across a number of Thompsons' sites, and will feature a bulldozer, which is part of a range of Komatsu UK products using high-tech tools to offer greater control on projects. The demolition firm is known across the region for its work, with one of its more famous contracts to pull down Gateshead's Trinity Square car park, which appeared in the 1971 film Get Carter, starring Sir Michael Caine.


  10. Pennine Film Festival visitors treated to animation masterclass by Oscar nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... enjoyed it and I was delighted to be on the same programme as Mike Hodges [director of Michael Caine classic Get Carter]. I came away smiling." He also directed commercials, title sequences and animation inserts for film and pop promos. His work ...


  11. 'One-armed bandit' killer Michael Luvaglio makes final bid to clear his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    whose case inspired the Michael Caine film Get Carter - was sentenced to the gangland shooting of Angus Sibbet in 1967 after the businessman's bullet-ridden body was found in the back of his Jaguar, in South Hetton, County Durham. He spent 12 years ...


  12. The 8 Roles That Defined Michael Caine's Career to DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | News Max

    ... maintains his character's sense of humor, making him a "lovable boob," according to a Time magazine review . 3. "Get Carter" (1971) Here, Caine takes a darker turn as a brutally unrelenting gangster seeking vengeance against rival mobsters for his ...


  13. Adelaide Festival 2015: Danny Elfman proves festival king as Adelaide comes to a musical closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Age

    ... some would consider the greatest of Sir Michael Caine's films: Alfie , The Ipcress File , The Italian Job and Get Carter . Bass-heavy minimal jazz was the order of the day, with special appearances from the likes of home town hero Darren Percival ...


  14. Kingsman Almost Had This Badass Flashback SequenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... find those signs. It's as if someone had jumped in a time machine and grabbed the early 1970's Michael Caine from Get Carter and transported him to be in a 2015 movie. Of course, what is the freakiest part of all of this? This spectacular sequence ...


  15. Soho Crime to Release GBH by Ted LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    ... cling to some final vestige of self-respect. Most famous for his second novel, Jack's Return Home (later retitled Get Carter after the Mike Hodges film adaptation), it is perhaps his final novel that best exemplifies what Lewis wanted to achieve ...


  16. Bullet to the Head a " review and trailerRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2013 |

    Now that The Expendables has provided Sylvester Stallone with another vaguely successful franchise beyond the Rocky and Rambo films, he seems to be getting another crack at making the kind of terrible action film that has traditionally exposed his inability to engage with audiences outside of his franchise roles. Exhibit A? Bullet to the Head , a deadening graphic novel adaptation destined to fall onto the scrapheap of past Stallone clunkers such as Cobra , Lock Up , Daylight and that dismal Get Carter remake.


  17. Rachael Leigh Cook and husband Daniel Gillies are expecting a second childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Rachael is best known for her 1999 film She's All That with Freddie Prinze Jr. She went on to star in 2000's Get Carter and 2001's Texas Rangers Rachael is best known for her 1999 teen romantic comedy She's All That with Freddie Prinze Jr. She went ...


  18. Memorial planned for Get Carter author Ted LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | This Is Scunthorpe

    A SITE has been provisionally earmarked in Barton- Upon-Humber to build a memorial to the late author Ted Lewis. Local businessman Monty Martin, who heads up the Ted Lewis Appreciation Society, has at this stage not identified the location.


  19. As the former 'Get Carter' pub re-opens in Newcastle, we...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    And as a pub that starred in Get Carter gets a makeover we looked at other locations made famous by the film. Owners of the re-opened "Get Carter" pub in Newcastle are making the most of a chance to revive some of its lost history.


  20. Sneak peek inside the Newcastle pub that featured in Get Carter film...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    The Victoria Comet, in Newcastle city centre, which starred in classic film Get Carter re-opens under its old name - and with a new look Doors have opened at a new-look pub in Newcastle made famous when it appeared in cult gangster film classic Get Carter. The former O'Neill's opposite Newcastle Central Station has been taken over by Nicholson's Pubs and re-opened as The Victoria Comet.