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Candyman director Bernard Rose speaks to LFF about his new film 2 Jacks

Candyman director Bernard Rose speaks to LFF about his new film 2 Jacks

2 Jacks is the story of the legendary film director Jack Hussar (Danny Huston), notorious gambler and womaniser, who returns to Hollywood to raise financing for his next film. During a whirlwind night on the town, Jack seduces the stunning Diana (Sienna Miller). Years later, Jack Hussar Jr. (Jack Huston) arrives in Tinseltown for his directorial debut and...

Blu-ray Review: The Third Man

Blu-ray Review: The Third Man

“Don’t be so gloomy. After all it’s not that awful. Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that...

Suite Insights: Zach Staenberg talks about film editing & Wachowskis

Suite Insights: Zach Staenberg talks about film editing & Wachowskis

Trevor Hogg chats with Zach Staenberg about the digital revolution, the Wachowskis, and the craft of assembling movies from the edit suite… “I’ve always enjoyed working with writer-directors because they have a tremendous grasp of their own material,” notes Zach Staenberg who has frequently collaborated with Andy and Lana Wachowski (The Matrix...

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...

It’s Arnie vs Arnie in new Terminator Genisys clip

It’s Arnie vs Arnie in new Terminator Genisys clip

It is back to events in The Terminator movie for this new clip from Terminator Genisys. Old Arnie turns up to take out young Arnie. Back in the original film it was Bill Paxton as one of the punks, but they haven’t gone the full distance in recreating every last detail. Instead we get Christion Troxel, John Edward Lee, and Luke Sexton as the...

We have our new Spider-Man

We have our new Spider-Man

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are proud to announce that after a full worldwide casting search, Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man film, in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017. The film will be directed by Jon Watts, director of “Cop Car,” the upcoming thriller that made its debut earlier this year at the...

Review: Digging Up The Marrow

Review: Digging Up The Marrow

Horror writer and director Adam Green (Hatchet and Frozen) teams up with gooey mind-bending artist Alex Pardee and genre movie legend Ray Wise (Robocop and Twin Peaks) for the monster hunting mockumentary Digging Up the Marrow. In a world one reality removed from our own, Green plays an exaggerated version of himself alongside his wife at the time Rileah...

Review: LEGO Jurassic World

Review: LEGO Jurassic World

You may have noticed that there have been lots of dinosaurs knocking about over the past few days. That can only mean Jurassic World is in the cinemas (read our review). That also means LEGO Jurassic World is with us and I was lucky enough to have a copy of the game sent to me to review. It is available on most formats, but I was playing it on the PS4. Based...

First look at the new Ghostbusters

First look at the new Ghostbusters

Yesterday I shared some plot details on Paul Feig’s new Ghostbusters film and today we have some set photos from the Boston shoot. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth. Wiig and McCarthy play a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. Flash forward a few years...

Watch Emily Blunt in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario trailer

Watch Emily Blunt in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario trailer

Sicario is directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Enemy) and stars Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Donovan and Victor Garber. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is exposed to the brutal world of international drug trafficking by members of a government...