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Downfall director to make a World War I movie

Downfall director to make a World War I movie

Oliver Hirschbiegel (Downfall, 13 Minutes) is planning on making a film set during World War I, which will dramatise the Battle Of Marne. “It is very much in the wake of Jean Renoir and of (Stanley) Kubrick,” the German director told ScreenDaily of the project, which is at a very early stage. “For the first time, it would give me the chance to direct...

DVD Review: ’71

DVD Review: ’71

A British soldier left behind on the streets of Belfast attempts to get back to his regiment while pursued by the IRA. Before going off to his first military assignment Private Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell} assures his younger brother that there is nothing to worry about as he is not even leaving the UK; however, the streets of Belfast prove to be a hostile war...

Cool Art: Apocalypse Now by Jock

Cool Art: Apocalypse Now by Jock

Brilliant art work by the mighty Jock. 36″ X 24″ screen prints, private commission. Regular edition and “Charlie Don’t Surf” variant. Via...

Marc Forster to direct Stanley Kubrick’s The Downslope

Marc Forster to direct Stanley Kubrick’s The Downslope

An original screenplay written in 1956 by the late filmmaker Stanley Kubrick is being developed as a feature trilogy with Marc Forster (“Finding Neverland,” “Monsters Ball,” “World War Z”) attached to direct and produce the first in the series. He will also produce the subsequent features. Producers Lauren Selig (“Lone Survivor,” “Black...

Forest Whitaker may join Star Wars: Rogue One

Forest Whitaker may join Star Wars: Rogue One

Star Wars: Rogue One is the first in the Anthology series of spin-off film. It takes place between Star Wars Episodes III and IV. A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans in Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. It is said to be a dark and gritty war movie with no Jedi to back up the troops. The film stars...

Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips & Andrew Lazar to join WWII’s Ghost Army

Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips & Andrew Lazar to join WWII’s Ghost Army

Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillips’ 22 & Green are teaming with Andrew Lazar for Warner Bros’ Ghost Army. The film is based on The Ghost Army of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived the Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, and Other Audacious Fakery the book by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles. The story follows the true story of...

13 Minutes trailer looks at a plan to assassinate Hitler

13 Minutes trailer looks at a plan to assassinate Hitler

From Oliver Hirschbiegel, the director of the Academy-Award nominated Downfall, 13 MINUTES tells the incredible true story of the man who nearly changed the world – Georg Elser, a carpenter who attempted to carry out a bomb plot against Hitler at a Nazi convention in Munich 1939. The film follows Georg’s fascinating confession, of not only how a...

Netflix pick up Brad Pitt’s War Machine

Netflix pick up Brad Pitt’s War Machine

Netflix have picked up the distribution rights to War Machine The film is directed by David Michod and will star Brad Pitt as a four-star rock star U.S. military general. Netflix are continuing to change the way movies and TV shows are delivered to us. Getting a new Brad Pitt film is quite a big deal. This will be the biggest investment Netflix will have...

Win Brothers of War on DVD

Win Brothers of War on DVD

British war film BROTHERS OF WAR makes its DVD bow on Monday 1st June, and we have two DVD copies to give away. When a bitter rivalry between two brothers finally erupts into bloody, life-changing violence it is younger brother Greg who signs up for frontline battle in France. Greg discovers a world of uncompromising brutality as we follow him on his journey...

Watch a clip from Brothers of War

Watch a clip from Brothers of War

When a bitter rivalry between two brothers finally erupts into bloody, life-changing violence it is younger bother Greg who signs up for frontline battle in France. Greg discovers a world of uncompromising brutality as we follow him on his journey through France at the outbreak of World War II. Directed by Mike Carter, the film stars Rory Finn, Daniel...