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Karbala – Trailer for Polish war movie

Karbala – Trailer for Polish war movie

Karbala is directed by Krzysztofa Łukaszewicza. The film is on the true story of the battle of Karbala in Iraq. Here is a translation of the film synopsis: It was four days hell … Iraqi city of Karbala . 2004 years , a war in the Persian Gulf. It begins with an important Muslim festival of Ashura . Al- Qaeda militants and As – Sądry attack the...

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

More Galas, Special Presentations, British Movies & Shorts at TIFF 2015

A clearer picture has emerged as to what attendees at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival can expect to see with the second round of announcements being made which will see the screening of cinematic efforts by filmmakers Rob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, Pan Nalin, Lorene Scafaria, David Gordon Green, Matthew Cullen, Gaby Dellal, James Vanderbilt and...

Orcs are raising money to destroy the crowdfunded Minas Tirith!

Orcs are raising money to destroy the crowdfunded Minas Tirith!

A few days ago, I shared the news about a group of architects who have started a crowdfunding campaign to raised £1.85 billion to build a real life Minas Tirith. They are currently on £67,000+ with 46 days left. However, it appears that the Orcs have heard of the news and, as in The Lord of the Rings, they want to destroy it! An IndieGoGo campaign has been...

Watch Brit Marling & Hailee Steinfeld in The Keeping Room trailer

Watch Brit Marling & Hailee Steinfeld in The Keeping Room trailer

In this radically reimagined American Western set towards the end of the Civil War, Southerner Augusta (Brit Marling, Arbitrage, The East) encounters two renegade, drunken soldiers (Sam Worthington, Avatar & Kyle Soller, BBC’s “Poldark”) who are on a mission of pillage and violence. After escaping an attempted assault, Augusta races back to the...

Brit Marling’s The Keeping Room gets a new poster

Brit Marling’s The Keeping Room gets a new poster

The Keeping Room is directed by Daniel Barber and written by Julia Hart. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld, Sam Worthington, Brit Marling, Amy Nuttall, and Ned Dennehy. The film follows three Southern women – two sisters and one African American slave – who, left without men in the dying days of the Civil War, are forced to defend their home from the...

Watch the Dad’s Army movie trailer

Watch the Dad’s Army movie trailer

It stars Toby Jones (as Captain George Mainwaring), Bill Nighy (as Sergeant Arthur Wilson), Michael Gambon (as Private Godfrey), Tom Courtenay (as Corporal Jones), Bill Paterson (as Private Frazer), Daniel Mays, (as Private Walker) and Blake Harrison (as Private Pike). The cast also includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sarah Lancashire, Alison Steadman and Mark...

First Look: Lily James & Paul Dano in BBC’s War and Peace

First Look: Lily James & Paul Dano in BBC’s War and Peace

The BBC today released the first-look images of BBC One’s epic new event drama War And Peace, adapted by Andrew Davies. They reveal Paul Dano as Pierre, Lily James as Natasha and James Norton as Andrei. Widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of all time, War And Peace will be told over six one-hour episodes and directed by Tom Harper (The Scouting Book...

The Dad’s Army film gets a poster

The Dad’s Army film gets a poster

It stars Toby Jones (as Captain George Mainwaring), Bill Nighy (as Sergeant Arthur Wilson), Michael Gambon (as Private Godfrey), Tom Courtenay (as Corporal Jones), Bill Paterson (as Private Frazer), Daniel Mays, (as Private Walker) and Blake Harrison (as Private Pike). The cast also includes Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sarah Lancashire, Alison Steadman and Mark...

War Book – Trailer for new British thriller

War Book – Trailer for new British thriller

Following on from a great reception from its world Premiere at the 2014 London Film Festival, Tom Harper’s (Woman in Black: Angel of Death, Scouting Book for Boys) new thriller, War Book,comes to cinemas for a series of special one off event and discussion screenings taking place around the country on August 7, 8 and 9. The film will then air on BBC Four...

Kate Mara to star in Mean Leavey biopic

Kate Mara to star in Mean Leavey biopic

Kate Mara (Fantastic Four, House of Cards) is set to star in director Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s film about real-life hero Megan Leavey and her military combat dog Rex who, together, saved countless lives searching for roadside bombs during two tours in Iraq from 2004 to 2006. The film is based on the true story of Megan Leavey, a young Marine who turned her...