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Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut to open the 2015 EIFF

Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut to open the 2015 EIFF

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is delighted to announce EIFF Honorary Patron Robert Carlyle’s feature film directorial debut, THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON, will open the 69th edition of the Festival on Wednesday 17 June, where it will receive its World Premiere. Directed by and starring Robert Carlyle alongside Emma Thompson and Ray...

Cary Fukunaga’s It has found a new Pennywise

Cary Fukunaga’s It has found a new Pennywise

Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) had been having some problems finding somebody suitable to play Pennywise in his adaptation of Stephen King’s It. However, they have not got it sorted and, instead of going for an older actor, they have picked Will Poulter (We’re The Millers, The Maze Runner). A surprising choice, but it could give us something...

First Look: Natalie Portman in A Tale of Love and Darkness

First Look: Natalie Portman in A Tale of Love and Darkness

Natalie Portman not only stars in A Tale of Love and Darkness, she also directed the film from a screenplay she wrote and adapted from Amos Oz’s international best-seller. A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS is the story of Oz’s youth at the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details young...

Cool Art: H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu

Cool Art: H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu

This gorgeous pieces of art work is by Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos. This is my piece for the exhibition dedicated to the 125th Anniversary of the born of H.P. LOVECRAFT on the COMIC CON SPAIN & SALÓN DEL MANGA DE JEREZ. I hope you like it! Via...

Channing Tatum will enter The Forever War

Channing Tatum will enter The Forever War

Interstellar showed the effects of time dilation, but that hasn’t got anything on The Forever War by Joe Haldeman. It has almost been a movie on several occasions, but things seem to be moving forward and Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher, 22 Jump Street) is attached to star. According to THR Warner Bros. won a bidding war for rights to the book. The novel is...

Animals attack in the Zoo trailer

Animals attack in the Zoo trailer

Zoo is a new series from CBS and it sounds like The Birds but with all animals attacking. Zoo is based on a book by popular author James Patterson and writer Michael Ledwidge The series stars James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie. ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the...

Watch Cate Blanchett in first footage from Todd Haynes’ Carol

Watch Cate Blanchett in first footage from Todd Haynes’ Carol

Based on the best-selling novel, The Price of Salt, by Patricia Highsmith, author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley, Carol is a powerful romance fueled by the suspense, danger and exhilaration of forbidden love. Todd Haynes directs and the film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy, Cory Michael...

Don’t Look Now, but there is a remake in the works

Don’t Look Now, but there is a remake in the works

Normally I have no problem with a remake. As I always say, the original is still there and the remake could end up being another good film. Even if it is bad it means the previous version gets brought up again. However, news of a Don’t Look Now remake doesn’t seem to sit right with me. The original film by Nicolas Roeg had such style and...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Watch the first trailer for the BBC series

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Watch the first trailer for the BBC series

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, is based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke and adapted by Peter Harness (Wallander, Is Anybody There?). The seven-part series stars Eddie Marsan (Best of Men, Ray Donovan, Filth) and Olivier award-winning Bertie Carvel (Restless, Hidden, Matilda) who take on the magical roles of Jonathan Strange and...

Sion Sono’s Tag gets a trailer

Sion Sono’s Tag gets a trailer

Tag stars Reina Triendl, Mariko Shinoda, Erina Mano & Yuki Sakurai. The film is based on the novel “Real Onigokko” by Yusuke Yamada. A bus full of high school girls are on their way to a school trip. A sudden gust of wind slices the bus in half, length-wise killing 40 girls in the blink of an eye, except Mitsuko our protagonist, who ducked...