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58th London Film Festival Review: Keep On Keepin’ On

58th London Film Festival Review: Keep On Keepin’ On

Director: Alan Hicks Writers: David Coombe, Alan Hicks Starring: Clark Terry, Justin Kauflin, Quincy Jones Synopsis: A documentary about Clark Terry, a legendary trumpet player, and Justin Kauflin, a blind pianist who has been mentored by Terry for over four years. It is difficult not to be too hyperbolic when criticising or praising a film, yet there are...

58th London Film Festival Review: ’71

58th London Film Festival Review: ’71

Director: Yann Demange Writer: Gregory Burke Starring: Jack O’Connell, Sean Harris, Sam Reid, Charlie Murphy, Paul Anderson, David Wilmot, Richard Dormer Synopsis: A soldier (O’Connell) becomes separated from his aid militia after being sent in to help during Belfast’s Troubles in 1971. Just before Jack O’Connell becomes a worldwide star (the lead in...

New trailer for Jupiter Ascending

New trailer for Jupiter Ascending

Warner Bros. have released the new trailer for Jupiter Ascending, an original science fiction epic adventure from filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix). The film stars Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth. Jupiter Jones (Kunis) was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things....

58th London Film Festival Review: The Dead Lands

58th London Film Festival Review: The Dead Lands

Director: Toa Fraser Writer: Glenn Standring Starring: James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka Synopsis: Hongi (Rolleston), a Maori chieftan’s son, is framed for sacrilegious behaviour by a despicable impostor (Tuhaka). A battle breaks out over the argument and Hongi’s tribe is killed. He then sets out to avenge his family and friends by killing...

58th London Film Festival Review: Metamorphoses

58th London Film Festival Review: Metamorphoses

Director/Writer: Christopher Honoré Starring: Amira Akili, Sebastien Hirel, Damien Chapelle, Melodie Richard Synopsis: Three chapters following/interpreting the stories of Jupiter, Europa, Bacchus, Narcissus, and more, from the poems of Ovid. Going into Metamorphoses without any inclination of plot, literature or history and you will be stumped for a long...

58th London Film Festival Review: In Darkness We Fall [La Cueva]

58th London Film Festival Review: In Darkness We Fall [La Cueva]

Director: Alfredo Montero Writers: Javier Gullon, Alfredo Montero Starring: Marta Castellote, Marcos Ortiz, Xoel Fernández, Eva García-Vacas, Jorge Páez Synopsis: Four friends go on a camping trip and stumble across a deep cave that they inadvertently get lost in a remote cave. The found-footage/POV horror genre has not stopped getting recharged with every...

Harry Treadaway talks to Live for Films about Honeymoon, Penny Dreadful & getting killed by E.T.

Harry Treadaway talks to Live for Films about Honeymoon, Penny Dreadful & getting killed by E.T.

Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful) is currently starring alongside Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) in the horror movie Honeymoon. In the film Treadaway plays Paul, and has recently married Rose Leslie’s character Bea. The pair retreat to a secluded lakeside cabin for their honeymoon. Bea goes missing one night and then reappears a changed woman. She is acting...

Colin Firth kicks ass in new Kingsman: The Secret Service trailer

Colin Firth kicks ass in new Kingsman: The Secret Service trailer

20th Century Fox have released another excellent trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service, the adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic. Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising...

Win the 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Stay Puft Figurine & T-Shirt

Win the 30th Anniversary Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Stay Puft Figurine & T-Shirt

The classic supernatural comedies that defined a generation: Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, together in this special collector’s edition Blu-ray set. Celebrate 30 years of the Ghostbusters franchise with remastered high-def picture & sound for both movies, plus all-new and never-before-seen special features. Plus, explore the history of the...

Review: The Equalizer

Review: The Equalizer

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer: Richard Wenk Starring: Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, David Harbour, Johnny Skourtis, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman Synopsis: Robert McCall (Washington) works by day as a home supply clerk, and by night he stays awake, reading and relaxing in a local diner. In the diner he befriends a young girl (Moretz) – a...