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Blue Ruin – Clip shows how to shoot

Blue Ruin – Clip shows how to shoot

Dwight Evans is a mysterious outsider whose quiet life on the margins is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family. Blue Ruin is a classic American revenge story that won the FIPRESCI Prize in the Directors’...

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – New trailer

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – New trailer

A new trailer has been released for Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For weaves together two of Frank Miller’s classic stories with new tales in which the town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more repulsive inhabitants. In Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Dwight is hunted down by the only...

Review: Cheap Thrills – “A bona fide cult classic”

Review: Cheap Thrills – “A bona fide cult classic”

Cheap Thrills is brilliant. It’s lean and mean, it’s dark and harsh, and it’s fucking cool and fucking funny. Cheap Thrills is the best thriller I’ve seen in a long time, and it made me feel the way I felt after the first time I saw Shallow Grave. That I had seen something special. That I had just watched a cast at the top of their...

X-Men: Days of Future Past TV spot is all about the Sentinels

X-Men: Days of Future Past TV spot is all about the Sentinels

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past — to save our future. Directed by Bryan Singer,...

Terminator Genesis has begun filming

Terminator Genesis has begun filming

Alan Taylor is directing the film which has Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah Connor, Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) as John Connor, Jai Courtney (Die Hard 5, Jack Reacher) as Kyle Reese, Dayo Okeniyi as Danny Dyson and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man) is likely playing a “alcoholic detective,” who has spent three decades following the strange case of...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Abridged Script

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Abridged Script

Nobody has time to see a two hour film these days; add up the time spent travelling, waiting in annoying queues and sitting through thirty dastardly minutes of adverts and trailers and that’s your whole Sunday! That’s why every week I’ll bring you a condensed version of a recent cinema or DVD release. It’s like the Cliff Notes of cinemagoing! This week...

David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars gets a trailer

David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars gets a trailer

Always good to see some Cronenberg and the first trailer for Maps To The Stars is very intriguing. The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Sanford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Christina mostly looks after the career of their son Benjie, 13, a child star. One of Sanford’s clients,...

David Fincher’s Gone Girl gets a trailer

David Fincher’s Gone Girl gets a trailer

Gone Girl – directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy,...

Harrison Ford’s AMA was most interesting. Is this his new Han Solo look?

Harrison Ford’s AMA was most interesting. Is this his new Han Solo look?

Over on Reddit they often run an AMA (Ask Me Anything). More and more celebrities are taking part and Harrison Ford is the latest. As you can see from the image above, it looks like Ford is filming. Could it be Star Wars: Episode VII? The chair next to him could be for Carrie Fisher. During the AMA Ford talked about many of his movies and some of the...

Reviews: The Raid 2 – “An orgy of enjoyable and inventive grotesquerie”

Reviews: The Raid 2 – “An orgy of enjoyable and inventive grotesquerie”

There are few things as uniquely wonderful to be found in cinema than that of a sinuously choreographed martial arts exchange: the dance-like recital in accordance with the rhythm of your heartbeat, the breathless edge-of-your-seat physicality and the majestic beauty and art of the act. Gareth Evans, a director of rare talent and taste, is fully aware of this...