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Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

Lipstikka is the story of two childhood friends, Lara and Inam (Clara Khoury and Nataly Attiya). The pair grew up together in Palestine and have a complicated relationship and...

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Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles – Trailer

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary – the enigma of his career as a...

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Cool Art: Plisskin, Burton & McCready by PJ McQuade

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

John Carpenter and Kurt Russell brought us some amazing films – Escape From New York, Big Trouble In Little China and The Thing. PJ McQuade has made these fantastic images...

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Review

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

Director: André Téchiné Writers: Cédric Anger, Jean-Charles Le Roux, André Téchiné Starring: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla, Mauro...

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58th London Film Festival Review: French Riviera [L'homme qu'on aimait trop]

Director: André Téchiné Writers: Cédric Anger, Jean-Charles Le Roux, André Téchiné Starring: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla, Mauro Conte Synopsis: In 1976, Agnès Le Roux, daughter of the Palais de la Meditérranée, began an affair with her mother’s lawyer, Maurice Agnelet. Through their relationship, real estate and...

58th London Film Festival Review: The Duke of Burgundy

58th London Film Festival Review: The Duke of Burgundy

Director/Writer: Peter Strickland Starring: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D’Anna, Eugenia Caruso Synopsis: A lesbian couple, who experiment with sado-masochistic role playing, begin to find cracks in their relationship. If anything is to be taken from The Duke of Burgundy – Peter Strickland’s third feature – it is that the British...

Review: This is Where I Leave You

Review: This is Where I Leave You

Director: Shawn Levy Writer: Jonathan Tropper Starring: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Timothy Olyphant Synopsis: After the death of their father, four siblings have to return home to spend a week in each other’s company. The  big family reunions, the tension that lingers after years of familiarity, the love...

Cool Art: Plisskin, Burton & McCready by PJ McQuade

Cool Art: Plisskin, Burton & McCready by PJ McQuade

John Carpenter and Kurt Russell brought us some amazing films – Escape From New York, Big Trouble In Little China and The Thing. PJ McQuade has made these fantastic images of Russell’s characters in the films. You can buy them...

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka is the story of two childhood friends, Lara and Inam (Clara Khoury and Nataly Attiya). The pair grew up together in Palestine and have a complicated relationship and painful past. At odds now, as the women work at reconciling in present day London, flashbacks to their teen lives in Israel reveal the traumatic event that changed them forever. It’s...

First Look: Helen Mirren & Barkhad Abdi in Eye In The Sky

First Look: Helen Mirren & Barkhad Abdi in Eye In The Sky

Eye In The Sky is directed by Gavin Hood (Ender’s Game) and stars Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) and Iain Glen (Game of Thrones). The hot button thriller follows the complicated chain of authority that is firmly yanked when a new wrinkle enters a drone mission. The focus is on a few characters...

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Steve Carell & Charlie Kaufman to dumb down the world in I.Q. 83

Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind) is rewriting an adaptation of Arthur Herzog’s 1978 science fiction novel, I.Q. 83. Herzog also wrote The Swarm and Orca among others. Here is the synopsis for the novel: YOU ARE DR. JAMES HEALEY AND LAST WEEK YOU WERE A GENIUS That was before the DNA experiments....

Check out Evangeline Lilly & Michael Douglas on the Ant-Man set

Check out Evangeline Lilly & Michael Douglas on the Ant-Man set

These set images show Michael Douglas and Evangeline Lilly as Hank Pym and Hope Van Dyne. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of...

Win Once Upon A Time In America on Blu-ray

Win Once Upon A Time In America on Blu-ray

Sergio Leone’s original vision for his tour-de-force Once Upon a Time in America is now available in the UK with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s (WBHE) Blu-ray™ and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ release of the Extended Director’s Cut. This 251-minute cut was a restoration funded by The Film Foundation, the film preservation organisation founded by...

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles – Trailer

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles – Trailer

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary – the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. From Oscar-winner Chuck Workman. Welles made so many incredible films and...

Watch Air New Zealand’s epic Hobbit themes safety video

Watch Air New Zealand’s epic Hobbit themes safety video

Air New Zealand have made another air safety video and it is a return to Middle Earth. The video features Peter Jackson, Elijah Wood, Sylvester McCoy, Dean O’Gorman, and WETA Workshop’s Richard...

Watch Mark Wahlberg in the trailer for The Gambler remake

Watch Mark Wahlberg in the trailer for The Gambler remake

Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) is the director behind the remake of the 1974 film, The Gambler. Mark Wahlberg is playing James Caan’s role in the new film. Brie Larson, Jessica Lange, John Goodman, and Michael K. Williams also star. Paramount have released the first trailer and you can watch it below. Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee...

Morena Baccarin joins Gotham as a classic Batman character

Morena Baccarin joins Gotham as a classic Batman character

Gotham has been steadily improving since the opening episode. Bane’s drug of choice, Venom was introduced in the latest episode and Bruce Wayne is proving to be quite the little detective, while fan theories are suggesting The Penguin may actually end up being the Joker. The world building continues with another character from Batman’s small circle...

The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer and poster

The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer and poster

The trailer leaked online so Marvel released it officially and you can watch it below. Let me know what you think of it. There are many things to see – Hulkbuster Iron Man armour, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Andy Serkis, and Ultron. It all looks very dark for the team. Great to hear James Spader as Ultron. Very menacing. All in all, I would say it looks...

EW’s Into The Woods cover shows Johnny Depp as the Wolf

EW’s Into The Woods cover shows Johnny Depp as the Wolf

Directed by Rob Marshall, Into The Woods is adapted by James Lapine from his Broadway musical with Stephen Sondheim. The film stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Mackenzie Mauzy, and Billy Magnussen. Set in an alternate world of various...

First Look: Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

First Look: Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

We have already seen Adrienne Palicki as Bobbi Morse in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The character debuted in last nights episode. Marvel have released this new image of her in costume as her alter-ego, Mockingbird. “Bobbi Morse is a well-seasoned spy whose ability to slip in and out of undercover situations seamlessly will prove invaluable to...

Jo Nesbø’s Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder – UK trailer & release date

Jo Nesbø’s Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder – UK trailer & release date

Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder is based on first book in the hilarious series from the bestselling author Jo Nesbø (headhunters). The live-action family film, from the distributors of StreetDance, Allstars and Horrid Henry: The Movie, comes blasting into UK cinemas from February 2015. The story follows the brilliantly funny and wonderfully weird Doctor...

13 Days of Horror: Cannibal Holocaust

13 Days of Horror: Cannibal Holocaust

Halloween is almost upon us. Between now and then we will be bringing you a horror film review each day. It’s hard to know exactly where to start when discussing Ruggero Deodato’s 1980 film Cannibal Holocaust. Not only was it a hugely controversial movie at the time, it still is even now. The horror movie that many hail as the founding father to the...