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Sleepless

Sleepless

In remaking the 2011 French thriller Sleepless Night, the filmmakers have dumbed down both the title and the plot, leaving everything feeling rather over-familiar. Nothing remotely surprising happens, and there's absolutely no subtext beneath the...

Movie Review posted on 6th May 2017

James Gunn Loves The Guardians Of The Galaxy Like Family

James Gunn Loves The Guardians Of The Galaxy Like Family

When he first thought about taking on Marvel's little-known Guardians of the Galaxy, writer-director James Gunn's only plan was to breathe life back into the sci-fi genre, which he thought had become drab and grey...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 5th May 2017

Unlocked

Unlocked

By injecting a steady sense of fun, this slick but mindless action thriller both holds the attention and keeps the audience entertained, even when things get very silly indeed. And because of the tone, the...

Movie Review posted on 5th May 2017

Anne Hathaway Talks 'Post-Genre' Filmmaking

Anne Hathaway Talks 'Post-Genre' Filmmaking

In the new offbeat thriller Colossal, Anne Hathaway plays Gloria, an alcoholic who discovers that her mental breakdown is somehow connected to a giant monster that's terrorising South Korea. It's a very different kind of...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 2nd May 2017

Gemma Arterton Likes Female-Centric Movies

Gemma Arterton Likes Female-Centric Movies

Their Finest is based on the Lissa Evans novel, and stars Gemma Arterton, who loved the fact that the story is set at a time when "women were called to work" while the men were...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 2nd May 2017

The Circle Made Emma Watson Limit Her Social Media Contact

The Circle Made Emma Watson Limit Her Social Media Contact

Based on the 2013 novel by Dave Eggers, The Circle is a dramatic thriller that explores themes of interconnectivity as a young woman (Emma Watson) takes a new job at a social network company, then...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 30th April 2017

Florence Pugh: "Feisty Women Are My Calling"

Florence Pugh: "Feisty Women Are My Calling"

The British arthouse period movie Lady Macbeth was a triumph on the festival circuit last year, and is finally arriving in cinemas with big buzz surrounding 21-year-old rising-star actress Florence Pugh.Based not on Shakespeare but...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 29th April 2017

Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth

A seriously impressive feature directing debut with a star-making central performance, this period British drama cleverly references Shakespeare for its metaphorical title. It's actually based on Russian author Nikolai Leskov's 1895 novel Lady Macbeth of...

Movie Review posted on 29th April 2017

Chris Pratt Felt Fan Pressure While Making Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

Chris Pratt Felt Fan Pressure While Making Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

Following up a massive hit like 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy is a daunting task. And while writer-director James Gunn had the main responsibility to make the sequel bigger and better, the returning cast members...

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

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

It was never going to be easy to match the impact of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, which jolted the Marvel franchise to life with its fresh comedy and freewheeling adventure. This sequel is still...

Movie Review posted on 28th April 2017

The Promise

The Promise

The director of Hotel Rwanda, Terry George, turns to another humanitarian horror: the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians by the Turkish government between 1915 and 1923. Turkey has long denied that...

Movie Review posted on 28th April 2017

Oscar Isaac Felt An Intense Responsibility To Make The Promise

Oscar Isaac Felt An Intense Responsibility To Make The Promise

The Promise is a new drama from Terry George (Hotel Rwanda), set amid a horrific genocide in the early 20th century, which Turkey still refuses to acknowledge. The film stars Oscar Isaac as an Armenian...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd April 2017

Their Finest

Their Finest

Skilfully written, directed and acted, this offbeat British period film tells a story that catches our attention with its vivid characters and original setting. Based on real people and situations, it also rings unusually truthful...

Movie Review posted on 23rd April 2017

Unforgettable

Unforgettable

With heavy echoes of trashy thrillers like Fatal Attraction, this movie overcomes its painfully simplistic script with plenty of nasty nuttiness. It may be a problem that none of this is intentionally hilarious, but the...

Movie Review posted on 22nd April 2017

Katherine Heigl And Rosario Dawson Enjoyed Their Flawed Unforgettable Characters

Katherine Heigl And Rosario Dawson Enjoyed Their Flawed Unforgettable Characters

The new thriller Unforgettable harks back to the heyday of trashy female-led revenge movies like Fatal Attraction, as Katherine Heigl's Tessa makes life a nightmare for her ex-husband's new fiancee Julia, played by Rosario Dawson....

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2017

The Belko Experiment

The Belko Experiment

The kill-or-die scenario that this movie hinges on isn't something new; it's been used in films from Battle Royale to The Hunger Games. What's different here is the utter pointlessness of the exercise. There's no...

Movie Review posted on 21st April 2017

John Krasinski Thinks Born In China Has The Cutest Animals [Pictures]

John Krasinski Thinks Born In China Has The Cutest Animals [Pictures]

The new Disneynature documentary Born in China explores the family lives of snow leopard cubs, a baby panda and some lively young monkeys. And actor-filmmaker John Krasinski jumped at the chance to provide the voiceover...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st April 2017

Jim Broadbent Loves His Flawed Character in The Sense of an Ending

Jim Broadbent Loves His Flawed Character in The Sense of an Ending

To play the lead role in the film adaptation of Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending, Jim Broadbent says that going back to Julian Barnes' writing was the key. "Just how someone speaks...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 17th April 2017

Cynthia Nixon Drew On The Ferocity Of A Quiet Passion

Cynthia Nixon Drew On The Ferocity Of A Quiet Passion

Sex and the City actress Cynthia Nixon isn't the first person you'd think of if you were making a biopic about the death-obsessed 19th century poet Emily Dickinson. And indeed, Nixon admits that it's "definitely,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2017

Vin Diesel Says Brotherhood Is The Key To Fast & Furious

Vin Diesel Says Brotherhood Is The Key To Fast & Furious

The tight Fast & Furious family showed a crack in the run up to the eighth film in the franchise, The Fate of the Furious, when Dwayne Johnson made a disparaging remark about some of...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 14th April 2017

The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious

With the more dumbed-down title Fast & Furious 8 outside of North America, this overcrowded franchise continues in its trajectory to provide mindlessly outrageous thrills involving muscly guys, tough girls and loud cars. This episode...

Movie Review posted on 13th April 2017

The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes' Booker Prize-winning novel is adapted into a remarkably intelligent, gently involving film anchored by a terrific performance from Jim Broadbent. With an unusually realistic depiction of London life, this an introspective story about...

Movie Review posted on 13th April 2017

A Quiet Passion

A Quiet Passion

British writer-director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea) is an expert at digging beneath the surfaces of his stories and characters. So it's especially intriguing to see him take on a biopic about the enigmatic...

Movie Review posted on 13th April 2017

Michael Caine: Comedy Is 'Harder' Than Drama

Michael Caine: Comedy Is 'Harder' Than Drama

To remake the 1979 caper comedy Going in Style, about three pensioners who turn to bank robbery to solve their financial problems, the filmmakers managed to collect three of the most venerable actors of our...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th April 2017

The Boss Baby

The Boss Baby

There isn't a lot of subtlety in this madcap animated comedy, which is more aimed at nostalgic adults than young kids who will miss the rapid-fire movie references. But it's also silly and busy, and...

Movie Review posted on 7th April 2017

City of Tiny Lights

City of Tiny Lights

After the latest incarnation of Dredd, director Pete Travis shifts gears drastically for this complex noir mystery set in multiracial London. It's a stylishly made film, anchored by another superbly involving performance by Riz Ahmed....

Movie Review posted on 7th April 2017

Going in Style

Going in Style

This is only technically a remake of the iconic 1979 film starring movie icons George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg. While that film was a bittersweet comedy about old age, this one has a...

Movie Review posted on 7th April 2017

Alec Baldwin Loved Playing A Baby

Alec Baldwin Loved Playing A Baby

With a willingness to play just about any kind of character from comedy to horror, Alec Baldwin's career seems to have reached its climax with his impersonation of Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live. And...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 1st April 2017

Ben Wheatley Threw His Cast Into Free Fire

Ben Wheatley Threw His Cast Into Free Fire

Ben Wheatley is happy that these are small-budget movies made on his own terms. After finishing High-Rise with Tom Hiddleston and Luke Evans, he turned to Free Fire. The idea came from reading transcripts of...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 1st April 2017

Graduation

Graduation

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) recounts another staggeringly detailed story about his home culture. And the way it plays out is so realistic that it almost feels like a...

Movie Review posted on 1st April 2017

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