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Iain Banks’ Stonemouth gets a great cast

Iain Banks’ Stonemouth gets a great cast

An impressive cast including Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Sharon Small, Christian Cooke and Charlotte Spencer are to star in new BBC drama, Stonemouth, a two-part dramatization of acclaimed author Iain Banks’ novel made by BBC Scotland and Slate North which starts shooting in Scotland this month, to air on both BBC One Scotland and BBC Two in 2015. The first...

Disney’s Moana gets some new concept art

Disney’s Moana gets some new concept art

I first posted details of Disney’s Moana back in December 2013. News today shows that the film has been moved from a 2018 release to 2016. Last year the film was described as being a “mythic adventure set around 2000 years ago and across a series of islands in the South Pacific.” The main character will be Moana Waialiki, a sea voyaging enthusiast,...

Tim Burton’s Big Eyes gets a poster

Tim Burton’s Big Eyes gets a poster

Directed and produced by Tim Burton, BIG EYES is based on the true story of Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz), who was one of the most successful painters 1950s and early 1960s. The artist earned staggering notoriety by revolutionizing the commercialization and accessibility of popular art with his enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The truth would...

Review: Lipstikka – “A clever, powerful and poignant film.”

Review: Lipstikka – “A clever, powerful and poignant film.”

Writer-director Jonathan Sagall’s Lipstikka was released in it’s native Israel in 2012, but is only now getting a UK release. It is a clever, powerful and poignant film that is well worth the wait. Lana (Clara Khoury) and Inam (Nataly Attiya) were best friends as teenagers in Palestine. Since moving to London the pair have drifted apart, but one day...

Robert Redford may join the Pete’s Dragon remake

Robert Redford may join the Pete’s Dragon remake

Disney are currently in talks with Robert Redford about him joining the remake of their 1977 film, Pete’s Dragon. David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) will direct this one, which has me intrigued about the final result. The original was set in a fishing village at the turn of the 20th century, the new story is set against the backdrop of loggers...

Watch Chris Rock in the Top Five trailer

Watch Chris Rock in the Top Five trailer

Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he’s left behind. Andre Allen is a comedian turned film star who, despite the expectations of his...

New Twin Peaks novel by Mark Frost will explore the missing 25 years

New Twin Peaks novel by Mark Frost will explore the missing 25 years

I was so happy to hear that David Lynch and Mark Frost would be returning to Twin Peaks. The fact it would be a continuation of the tale and not a reboot, made it all the more joyful. The big question is what has happened to the various characters during those 25 years? Series co-creator Mark Frost is writing a novel, The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks, which...

Watch Jack O’Connell in new trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken

Watch Jack O’Connell in new trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken

Academy Award® winner Angelina Jolie directs and produces Unbroken, an epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII—only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a...

Watch Chris Hemsworth in trailer for Ron Howard’s In The Heart Of The Sea

Watch Chris Hemsworth in trailer for Ron Howard’s In The Heart Of The Sea

Ron Howard’s adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea stars Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Benjamin Walker, Tom Holland, Brendan Gleeson and Jordi Molla. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human...

Mena Suvari to go South Of Hell with Eli Roth

Mena Suvari to go South Of Hell with Eli Roth

Mena Suvari (American Beauty, American Pie) is set for the lead in South Of Hell for WE tv. The show, which has an eight-episode straight-to-series order for a 2015 premiere, comes from top horror producers Jason Blum and Eli Roth. A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, “South of Hell” focuses on Maria Abascal (Mena Suvari), a stunning...