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  1. Reviving London's Toughest Pulp HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... now, 32 years after Lewis' death, his Jack Carter novels are getting a second life here in the States. Fans of Get Carter , Mike Hodges' 1971 movie, surely remember the exploits of the unflappable brute. As played by a young and rugged Michael ...


  2. Walking Phallic Symbol loves Valencia Instagram FilterRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Bronte Blog

    ... orlands. (...) ( Rich Evons ) The Newcastle Chronicle celebrates the 45th anniversary of the shooting of the film Get Carter quoting a 1970 interview to Michael Caine: "I had never witnessed


  3. Get Carter star Michael Caine takes a stroll around Newcastle in July, 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    If you'd gone strolling along Newcastle's Westgate Road on this day 45 years ago, you might have bumped into a very famous face. Michael Caine had arrived on Tyneside to begin filming Get Carter, and he was relaxing away from the movie cameras on the familiar streets of the city centre.


  4. The Pope of Greenwich Village / Desperate HoursRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    ... had rolled around Rourke was acting in cheapie sequels ( Another 9 1/2 Weeks ), Sylvester Stallone bombs ( Get Carter ), and one great film (Frank Miller's Sin City adaptation). After years of becoming a bit of a punchline, Rourke made a massive ...


  5. Braveheart star Alun Armstrong leads call to support Durham Miners' GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    The veteran actor who was born in Annfield Plain, near Stanley, will lead a rallying cry asking people to become 'Marras' of the Big Meeting The Get Carter and Braveheart star, from Stanley, County Durham , asked supporters of the Gala to become its 'Marras' to ensure it remained a major event in the region's calendar. He will lead a rallying cry by Friends of Durham Miners' Gala at the Town Hall in Durham on Thursday, just days before the 131st Gala takes place in the city.


  6. Cadogan Estate portfolio hits record as high-end shops move inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | This Is London

    ... rise and kept Chelsea and Knightsbridge as plush shopping destinations. Famous visitors to its properties include Get Carter star Caine, who often dines in Colbert on Sloane Square, and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, who shops in Peter ...


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

    May 22, 2015 |

    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.


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

    May 21, 2015 | 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


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

    May 20, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    May 15, 2015 | 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.


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

    May 7, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Apr 30, 2015 | 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. ...


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

    Apr 29, 2015 | 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 ...


  14. '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 ...


  15. 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.


  16. 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 ...


  17. '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 ...


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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 ...