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DVD Review: The Imitation Game

DVD Review: The Imitation Game

A brilliant mathematician with an incriminating secret is recruited by British military intelligence to break the Enigma encryption code being used by the German forces during World War II. When Alan Turing dismissively deals with police officers investigating a burglary at his own home, a detective senses that the professor at King’s College is trying to...

Max – Trailer for new film about a military working dog

Max – Trailer for new film about a military working dog

Directed by Boaz Yakin and starring Josh Wiggins and Thomas Haden Church, Miles Mussenden, Robbie Amell, Lauren Graham, Luke Kleintank, Jay Hernandez, Joseph Julian Soria with Dejon LaQuake. A military working dog Max returns from service in Afghanistan after his handler’s death. He’s adopted by the man’s family to help the grieving family...

Fight for Survival at the Prince Charles Cinema – A Day of Free Cinema‏

Fight for Survival at the Prince Charles Cinema – A Day of Free Cinema‏

Battle Royale will be topping the bill in a day of free cinema presented by Square Enix in anticipation of the upcoming FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD videogame. Hosted by veteran film critic, videogame fan and Editor-In-Chief of Empire, James Dyer, the day will also see screenings of international hit The Hunger Games, Tomorrow, When the War Began and cult sci-fi...

Blu-ray Review: Inglourious Basterds

Blu-ray Review: Inglourious Basterds

Garnering eight Oscar nominations (and one win), ‘Inglourious Basterds’ offered viewers yet another Quentin Tarantino masterpiece. Riddled with gore, pop culture references and comedic moments this was an undoubted shoe-in for the ‘Best Picture’ nomination in 2010. Brad Pitt, as Lt. Aldo Raine, leads Jewish U.S soldiers ‘The Basterds’ into combat...

Game of Thrones has international aspirations with fifth season simulcast

Game of Thrones has international aspirations with fifth season simulcast

There is no doubt that Game of Thrones has a worldwide appeal with the latest initiative by HBO which will see the entire fifth season of the epic fantasy tale being simulcast in over 170 countries. “We are thrilled to see our international partners jumping on board to bring Game of Thrones, one of the most universally loved television shows in the world, to...

Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer has action, new characters & dragons!

Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer has action, new characters & dragons!

Lots to see in this new trailer for Game of Thrones Season 5. Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plots, lust and intrigues; to the vast and savage eastern lands; all the way to the frozen north, where an 800-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom...

First Look: Matthew McConaughey in the Free State Of Jones

First Look: Matthew McConaughey in the Free State Of Jones

Here is out first look at Matthew McConaughey in Free State Of Jones as Newton Knight who was the leader in one of the biggest rebellions during the American Civil War. Gary Ross (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) is directing the film which also stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, and Mahershala Ali. Set during the Civil War, The Free State of Jones tells the...

A Dangerous Year: Yann Demange and Jack O’Connell talk about ’71

A Dangerous Year: Yann Demange and Jack O’Connell talk about ’71

While attending the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, Trevor Hogg attended roundtable interviews with filmmaker Yann Demange and actor Jack O’Connell to discuss the action thriller ’71… “I’ve always wanted to make a film,” states Yann Demange while promoting his feature directorial debut ’71 at the 39th Toronto International Film...

Watch an extra from The Imitation Game Blu-ray / DVD

Watch an extra from The Imitation Game Blu-ray / DVD

One of the cinematic events of 2014 becomes the first essential home entertainment release of 2015 as THE IMITATION GAME (read our reviews here and here )– beloved by critics and audiences alike – arrives on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital platforms on 9th March 2015, courtesy of STUDIOCANAL. Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing,...

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge will film in Australia

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge will film in Australia

Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of war hero Private First Class Desmond T. Doss, who won the Congressional Medal of Honor even though he refused to bear arms on religious grounds. He saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa, was wounded by a grenade and later hit by a sniper while saving soldiers. Doss also received two Bronze Stars and three Purple...