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Elizabeth Olsen Worked On Her Tenacity For Wind River

Elizabeth Olsen Worked On Her Tenacity For Wind River

In the mystery thriller Wind River, Elizabeth Olsen plays Jane Banner, a federal officer investigating a murder on a Native American reservation with a Fish and Wildlife agent (Jeremy Renner). Written and directed by Taylor...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 28th August 2017

Riley Keough Combined Tough And Girly For Logan Lucky

Riley Keough Combined Tough And Girly For Logan Lucky

In Steven Soderbergh's new heist comedy Logan Lucky, rising star Riley Keough plays Mellie, the only woman in a gang that includes her brothers (Channing Tatum and Adam Driver) and an explosives expert named Joe...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 28th August 2017

Detroit

Detroit

After The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal reteam to tell a true story from half a century ago, finding unnerving present-day resonance in the details. Using exhaustive research, they...

Movie Review posted on 27th August 2017

Samuel L. Jackson Calls The Hitman's Bodyguard A Romcom

Samuel L. Jackson Calls The Hitman's Bodyguard A Romcom

The new action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds as a security expert trying to protect Samuel L. Jackson's assassin on the way to testify in a war crimes case at The Hague. But...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 27th August 2017

Logan Lucky

Logan Lucky

Good news: Steven Soderbergh's well-publicised retirement from directing only lasted about four years. He's back with this lively, relentlessly enjoyable caper that feels like a mash-up between his Ocean's Eleven and Magic Mike movies. Using...

Movie Review posted on 26th August 2017

American Made

American Made

An enjoyably freewheeling tone and Tom Cruise's star wattage combine to make this an entertaining true story. Packed with an astonishing sequence of absurd twists and turns, it's the kind of movie that could only...

Movie Review posted on 25th August 2017

Kathryn Bigelow Talks About Detroit

Kathryn Bigelow Talks About Detroit

The events unfolded in July 1967, exposing rampant racial and economic oppression. But the true story of what happened had never been fully told. The big question was whether a middle-class white woman from San...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 25th August 2017

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

It's been a decade since Al Gore's wake-up-call documentary won the Oscar. And here he is, back with an update that looks at how climate change continues to alter the face of the planet. What's...

Movie Review posted on 18th August 2017

The Hitman's Bodyguard

The Hitman's Bodyguard

It really doesn't matter that this movie is utterly ridiculous, because the central pairing of Ryan Reynolds with Samuel L. Jackson is so entertaining that we never want it to end. Director Patrick Hughes (The...

Movie Review posted on 18th August 2017

Final Portrait

Final Portrait

A relaxed, amusing true story about noted Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti, this sharply well-made film feels somewhat slight, with only a wisp of a plot. But the characters are so vivid that it's...

Movie Review posted on 18th August 2017

Idris Elba Explains The Lure Of The Dark Tower

Idris Elba Explains The Lure Of The Dark Tower

The film has been in the works for more than a decade, and its path to the cinema has been rocky. The first hurdle came with the casting of Idris Elba in the lead role,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th August 2017

John Boyega And Will Poulter Bonded In Detroit

John Boyega And Will Poulter Bonded In Detroit

Boyega (The Force Awakens) plays Melvin Dismukes, a quietly observant security officer, while Poulter (The Revenant) plays Philip Krauss, an abusive policeman. As non-American actors, they're able to get under the skin of these characters...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 15th August 2017

Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland

Finnish artist Tuoko Laaksonen used the name "Tom of Finland" as he drew explicit illustrations of sexy, muscly men, in the process changing the way the world looks at masculinity. He also defined the imagery...

Movie Review posted on 12th August 2017

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story

Filmmaker David Lowery reunites the stars from his offbeat Western Ain't Them Bodies Saints for an even more offbeat drama about the afterlife. A ghost story in which the lead character is a guy under...

Movie Review posted on 11th August 2017

Charlize Theron Beat Herself Up Making Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron Beat Herself Up Making Atomic Blonde

After winning an Oscar for Monster in 2003, Charlize Theron has mixed serious roles with increasingly ambitious action movies, hitting the big time with the 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road and this year's The...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th August 2017

Christopher Nolan Wanted Dunkirk On The Biggest Screen Possible

Christopher Nolan Wanted Dunkirk On The Biggest Screen Possible

While out talking about his huge-screen epic Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan has been vocal about how he feels about small-screen companies like Netflix that sometimes keep movies out of cinemas. "Netflix has a bizarre aversion to...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 11th August 2017

Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde

From the co-director of John Wick, this similarly styled action romp puts Charlize Theron front and centre as an unstoppable government operative. Set during the Cold War, it has buckets of visual panache, with eye-popping...

Movie Review posted on 10th August 2017

T.J. Miller Identified With Meh In The Emoji Movie

T.J. Miller Identified With Meh In The Emoji Movie

A busy comedic actor known for his rude characters in television (Silicon Valley) and movies (Deadpool), Miller is bemused by the fact that he's become a star voicing animated characters. "I never anticipated this," he...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2017

Jada Pinkett Smith Loved Cutting Loose

Jada Pinkett Smith Loved Cutting Loose

"The Hangover meets Sex and the City." That's how director Malcolm D. Lee describes his new comedy Girls Trip. "Women are just as lascivious and sexual as men, and they want to let loose and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2017

Luc Besson Felt Destined To Make Valerian

Luc Besson Felt Destined To Make Valerian

It's been 20 years since Luc Besson made his outrageous genre-changing sci-fi adventure The Fifth Element. And now he has returned to space with a passion project, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets....

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2017

Harry Styles Was Out Of His Comfort Zone For Dunkirk

Harry Styles Was Out Of His Comfort Zone For Dunkirk

When Christopher Nolan cast Harry Styles in his new World War II thriller Dunkirk, he had no idea he would spark a social media storm. "I don't think I was that aware of how famous...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th August 2017

Girls Trip

Girls Trip

This movie's premise basically sounds like The Hangover with added black girl power. But it's actually a lot more than that, with themes and ideas that emerge across the board. Although what audiences will remember...

Movie Review posted on 6th August 2017

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

There's so much manic energy in this animated action comedy that it can't help but entertain pretty much everyone in the audience, from kids who like fart jokes to adults who will enjoy the surprisingly...

Movie Review posted on 5th August 2017

The Big Sick

The Big Sick

It may be rather long for a romantic comedy, but this film has such a strikingly original script that it grabs hold and never lets go. Based on the real-life story of actor-writer Kumail Nanjiani...

Movie Review posted on 4th August 2017

The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie

There's no reason why this animated comedy adventure needed to be this pointless. Solidly entertaining movies have been made using far less as source material (see The Lego Movie). But while there are some hilarious...

Movie Review posted on 3rd August 2017

England Is Mine

England Is Mine

While this is billed as a film about The Smiths' singer-songwriter Morrissey, it's actually an unauthorised biopic about his early years. Which means that it doesn't include a single word or note of Morrissey's music....

Movie Review posted on 3rd August 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

It's been 20 years since French filmmaker Luc Besson shook up the sci-fi genre with his inventive adventure The Fifth Element, and now he's back at at again with this adaptation of the popular comics...

Movie Review posted on 3rd August 2017

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Britain's epic 1940 evacuation of Dunkirk has been dramatised on film before, but no one has taken an approach like Christopher Nolan. Not that this is a surprise, since Nolan has made a career of...

Movie Review posted on 24th July 2017

Killing Ground

Killing Ground

From Australia, this dark and edgy thriller is skilfully made by writer-director Damien Power to drag the audience right into the middle of the horror. It may be a bit simplistic thematically, with an ultimate...

Movie Review posted on 24th July 2017

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts

This award-winning documentary plays like a thriller as it traces the work of a group of young students who have turned into a guerrilla journalistic team to cover what's happening to their hometown of Raqqa,...

Movie Review posted on 24th July 2017

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