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Us Weekend Box Office Results: 'Grown Ups 2' Defies Critics By Placing Ahead Of 'Pacific Rim'

Grown Ups 2 has placed ahead of Pacific Rim in the US Weekend Box Office. Adam Sandler's comedy received highly critical reviews, in contrast with the mixed response Pacific Rim received.Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del...

Wasted Opportunity As 'Trap For Cinderella' Garners Average Reviews

Trap For Cinderella - based on the novel Piège pour Cendrillon by Sébastien Japrisot – stars Tuppence Middleton, Alexandra Roach, Kerry Fox, Aneurin Barnard, Frances de la Tour. It tells the story of two friends...

Long Walk To Freedom: Idris Elba As Nelson Mandela Is Favourite For Oscar [Trailer]

Idris Elba is the man to beat the 2014 Academy Awards for his portrayal of South African President Nelson Mandela, according to the bookmakers, anyway. Elba's star has risen in recent years thanks to BBC...

Ron Perlman Opens Up On His 'Pacific Rim' Cameo

Apart from the epic set pieces, which saw huge robots fighting huge monsters from the deep, one of the best things about Pacific Rim were Charlie Day and Ron Perlman’s exchanges. Day - an eccentric...

Idris Elba: 'Bond Role Is Just A Rumour'

British actor Idris Elba has spoken out to dismiss growing speculation he will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond.Current 007 Craig has a five-picture deal with Bond bosses and is expected to step...

On The Rise: Idris Elba On International Recognition And Future Projects

After The Wire, Luther and Pacific Rim, there can hardly be any doubt – 2013 is the year of Idris Elba. The actor, who rose from humble beginnings, has been on everyone’s lips these past...

Pacific Rim's Charlie Hunnam Wanted To Punch Idris Elba

'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam wanted to punch Idris Elba in the face.In the sci-fi blockbuster directed by Guillermo del Toro - which centres on the futuristic war between otherworldly monsters named Kaijus and man-made...

Will Sam Mendes Be Able To Replicate Skyfall's Success?

The news that Sam Mendes – who helmed the most successful Bond of all time – is returning for the 24th incarnation of 007 will come as a huge relief for fans of the franchise....

Obama Is Idris Elba's Number One Fan

Idris Elba has impressed President Barack Obama with his acting skills.The 40-year-old star plays cop John Luther in TV drama 'Luther' and has found an unlikely fan in the US leader, who admitted he is...

Pacific Rim V Transformers - Guillermo Del Toro Falls Short At Box-office [Pictures]

Before Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was released, Michael Bay seemed to take a little pot-shot at him, bemoaning all the ‘rip-off’ robot movies around and imploring fans of that genre to stick with Transformers...

Idris Elba Was Determined To Be An Actor

Idris Elba was determined to be an actor after working in a car factory.The 'Pacific Rim' star has revealed that the monotonous routine of working in a motoring assembly job gave him the push he...

'Pacific Rim' Dubbed One Of The Most Memorable Movies In Years

Guillermo del Toro's big-budget sci-fi action movie Pacific Rim should have been horrible. I mean, it really should have been horrible. It costs hundreds of millions to make, it's about monstrous creatures called Kaiju rising...

What Links Del Toro's Pacific Rim And UK Soft Rockers Keane?

So there's the question. What links one of the Hollywood's most famous directors - Guillermo del Toro - with British band Keane? Well, we're going to tell you. It's the wave. The Hokusai wave,...

Pacific Rim Is Big But Empty Say The Critics - Review Roundup

Guillermo Del Toro missed out on his chance to helm The Hobbit films, with the Tolkien-experienced Peter Jackson getting the nod. Now the Mexican film maker has had his hands on a multi-million Hollywood Blockbuster,...

Idris Elba Hates Term 'Black Bond'

Idris Elba hates the phrase ''black Bond''.The 'Pacific Rim' actor - who has previously been linked to play big screen secret agent James Bond - would love to play 007, but admits he would struggle...

Guillermo Del Toro Urges Moviegoers To See The Romance In "Pacific Rim"

While at first glance Pacific Rim is a film about aliens and giant robots (not that there’s anything wrong with that), director Guillermo del Toro is keen to point out that that’s not all this...

Pacific Rim Stars Love Kanye West's Glowing Review

Forget the critics, the ones who actually get paid to review stuff, anyway; for the Pacific Rim stars, Kanye West’s recent endorsement of the film is good enough. Especially considering it’ll probably get panned by...

A Week In Movies: Pacific Rim Launches, The Wolverine Shows Himself And Gwyneth Deals With Sex-addiction

This week's big world premiere was for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim, which was held in Mexico City on Monday with cast members Charlie Day, Ron Perlman and Rinko Kikuchi. They were joined by British...

Kanye West Offers Up Glittering Review Of Del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'

If you've been frantically refreshing Rotten Tomatoes for reviews of Guillermo del Toro's monsters versus robots movie Pacific Rim, than quit it. Though the movie has garnered some negative press stateside with low tracking numbers,...

Pacific Rim Premiere – Stars Ready For Apocalypse Now After Epic Movie

Pacific Rim looks like a ‘leave your brain at the door and enjoy the ridiculousness’ type of film. There’s no proviso, no pretention; it’s monsters, machines, aliens and saving the world.Check out the Pacific Rim...

From Small Screen To Cinema Screen – Is A Luther Movie Going To Happen?

Luther has proved to be a smash hit. It combines a gritty, urban British setting, sick and twisted protagonists and the languid, dulcet tones of the honey-throated maverick cop, Idris Elba. No wonder a feature...

Second Trailer For Pacific Rim Raises Story Expectations [Video]

With nine days left until Pacific Rim hits theatres, Guillermo del Toro and co. have graced us with the final trailer. It’s big, it’s bad, it features something that sounds vaguely like dubstep, that much...

Idris Elba's 'Luther' Hunting Fetishist Serial Killer In Season Three [Preview]

It's finally here. The third series of BBC One's Luther will debut on Tuesday night (July 2, 2013) with the first of four 60 minute episodes. The lengthy instalments will please drama aficionadas, though perhaps...

Idris Elba Worried About 'Terrible' Us Accent

Idris Elba worried about his ''terrible'' American accent.The 'Pacific Rim' actor was relieved to learn he could retain his British accent in the new Hollywood blockbuster directed by Guillmero del Toro, because he can't quite...

Liam Gallagher Got Irate With Idris Elba Over His Hair

Liam Gallagher's confrontation with Idris Elba started over his hair.The Beady Eye frontman squared up to the 'The Wire' star at London's Ivy Club following the NME Awards in February and pulled Idris' red bobble...

Sam Mendes Returning To Direct New 'James Bond' Movie In 2014

Sam Mendes has made a U-turn on his decision to bow out of the James Bond franchise after helming the $1.1 billion Skyfall movie, considered one of the best 007 films in the series. Mendes...

Embarrassing Dad Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher's kids are embarrassed by him.The Beady Eye frontman - who has sons Lennon, 13, with first wife Patsy Kensit, and Gene, 11, by second spouse Nicole Appleton - thinks he is a cool...

Pacific Rim Promises To Deliver "2,500 Tons Of Awesome" [Trailer]

Fans at last month's WonderCon were treated to an exclusive trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim and that footage has now been released in full. The films sees Earth under attack from undersea alien...

New Footage Of This Summer's Pacific Rim Gives Fans Their Most In-depth Look At The Film Yet (Video)

The attendees of this years WonderCon in Anaheim last month were the first lucky souls to set their peepers on an all-new trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's long awaited sci-fi robots vs aliens showdown Pacific...

Could 'Thor: The Dark World' Emerge As Marvel's Finest For 2013? [Trailer & Pictures]

Natalie Portman as Jane Foster and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Thor: The Dark WorldThor has had a pretty rough couple of years, what with battling his adoptive brother Loki and other enemies in The...

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