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New clips, images & featurette from Luc Besson & Scarlett Johansson’s Lucy

New clips, images & featurette from Luc Besson & Scarlett Johansson’s Lucy

From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directsScarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms...

Nick Cave’s 20,000 Days On Earth gets a trailer

Nick Cave’s 20,000 Days On Earth gets a trailer

Directed by visual artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, and featuring an original score by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, 20,000 Days On Earth is produced out of Pulse Films by James Wilson (JW Films) and Dan Bowen, and backed by Film4, the BFI, Corniche Pictures, Pulse, PHI, and Goldin Films. Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of...

Disney / Marvel’s Big Hero 6 gets a new trailer

Disney / Marvel’s Big Hero 6 gets a new trailer

Big Hero 6 features brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion—a robot named Baymax—Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. We...

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Set ten years after a genetically superior Caesar led his fellow apes off to start a new way of life far from human reach; Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a sequel full of action and tension let down by a lack of emotional punch. Some minor spoilers ahead. Those who watched the mid-credits scene of Rupert Wyatt’s 2011 surprise hit will have...

DVD review: Vampire Academy

DVD review: Vampire Academy

Vampire Academy is like a vamped up version of Hogwarts. The students aren’t just there to learn magic, but to suck blood, brutally bitch about each other and learn to kick the shit out of lurking monsterised vampires called strigoi. It’s like a mix of Harry Potter, Divergent and Heathers – with fangs. At least the book is. The movie is directed...

UK Cinema Releases – 11th July 2014

UK Cinema Releases – 11th July 2014

Here are the new UK cinema releases for this week. What will you be watching? Boyhood (15) Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar...

Reese Witherspoon goes into the Wild in new trailer

Reese Witherspoon goes into the Wild in new trailer

Wild stars Reese Witherspoon, Thomas Sadoski, Michiel Huisman, W. Earl Brown, Gaby Hoffman, Kevin Rankin, Laura Dern, and Keene McRae. Nick Hornby wrote the screenplay and it was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club). With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless,...

Review: Ballet Boys

Review: Ballet Boys

In an art form so intensely dominated by females, Norwegian director Kenneth Elvebakk has focused his lens on the less-scrutinised male side of the competitive ballet world in his first feature length documentary – the two prior film credits to his name amounting to 52 and 55 minutes, respectively. Cameras follow Lukas, Torgeir and Syvert as they grapple with...

Win the ultimate Vampire Academy Goody Bag – On DVD from 14th July

Win the ultimate Vampire Academy Goody Bag – On DVD from 14th July

To celebrate the release of VAMPIRE ACADEMY available to own July 14th, we’re giving you the chance to win the ultimate Vampire Academy Goody Bag, filled with the DVD, soundtrack and book collection! As well as two runner ups winning the DVD! Welcome to St Vladimir’s Academy, where blood runs thicker than water and school can be murder. Rose (Zoey Deutch)...

Review: Boyhood – “A genuinely unique and game-changing piece of cinema.”

Review: Boyhood – “A genuinely unique and game-changing piece of cinema.”

Director/Writer: Richard Linklater Starring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Marco Perella Synopsis: Starting its study with Mason (Coltrane) aged 5, Boyhood takes us up to Mason aged 18 to show the journey of youth to young adult. Richard Linklater’s eclectic filmography is regularly tied together by the auteur’s emphasis...