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Review: This is Where I Leave You

Review: This is Where I Leave You

Director: Shawn Levy Writer: Jonathan Tropper Starring: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Timothy Olyphant Synopsis: After the death of their father, four siblings have to return home to spend a week in each other’s company. The  big family reunions, the tension that lingers after years of familiarity, the love...

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka director Jonathan Sagall talks to Live for Films

Lipstikka is the story of two childhood friends, Lara and Inam (Clara Khoury and Nataly Attiya). The pair grew up together in Palestine and have a complicated relationship and painful past. At odds now, as the women work at reconciling in present day London, flashbacks to their teen lives in Israel reveal the traumatic event that changed them forever. It’s...

Win Once Upon A Time In America on Blu-ray

Win Once Upon A Time In America on Blu-ray

Sergio Leone’s original vision for his tour-de-force Once Upon a Time in America is now available in the UK with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s (WBHE) Blu-ray™ and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ release of the Extended Director’s Cut. This 251-minute cut was a restoration funded by The Film Foundation, the film preservation organisation founded by...

The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer and poster

The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer and poster

The trailer leaked online so Marvel released it officially and you can watch it below. Let me know what you think of it. There are many things to see – Hulkbuster Iron Man armour, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Andy Serkis, and Ultron. It all looks very dark for the team. Great to hear James Spader as Ultron. Very menacing. All in all, I would say it...

Win The NeverEnding Story on Blu-Ray!

Win The NeverEnding Story on Blu-Ray!

“The NeverEnding Story”, the cinematic classic about a young boy who borrows a mysterious, ornately-bound book, who never dreamed turning a page would draw him into a shimmering fantasy world of racing snails, hang-glider bats, soaring luckdragons, puckish elves, a Childlike Empress, the brave warrior Atreyu and a slab-faced walking quarry called a Rock...

Review: Wild -“Serious, life-affirming and radical”

Review: Wild -“Serious, life-affirming and radical”

It’s raining. My boots hurt. I’m hungry. All of these things are very inconvenient, but trite in these circumstances. As Wild makes my complaints pale in comparison. For Wild is something that I have been waiting a long time for. Not because it’s a film centring on a struggle with personal demons – sex, drugs, death, pain,...

John Carter may go back to Mars as rights revert back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.

John Carter may go back to Mars as rights revert back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.

I loved the John Carter movie (read my review) and would have loved to have seen more. The poor marketing by Disney basically killed the film. It looked like there would never be a sequel to the film, but the fact the rights have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. from Disney. That means there is the chance we could once more return to Barsoom. The...

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is returning to UK cinemas

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is returning to UK cinemas

Stanley Kubrick’s philosophically ambitious, technically innovative and visually stunning cinematic milestone returns to UK cinemas this November as part of Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder. I don’t really need to tell you anything else. You know how good it is so seeing it on the big screen is a rare opportunity that needs to be taken. Book tickets...

13 Days of Horror: 30 Days Of Night

13 Days of Horror: 30 Days Of Night

Halloween is almost upon us. Between now and then we will be bringing you a horror film review each day. “You can feel it. That cold ain’t the weather, that’s death approaching.” Synopsis: Barrow is the northernmost settlement in Alaska. The closest town is 80 miles south meaning that every winter, when the weather harshens and the sun retreats below...

Angelina Jolie Was ‘Very Hands-On’ For Maleficent Role (Exclusive)

Angelina Jolie Was ‘Very Hands-On’ For Maleficent Role (Exclusive)

With the home release of Disney’s surprise hit ‘Maleficent’ this month, the designer behind the famous horn headwear, milliner Justin Smith, exclusively reveals the extent of Angelina Jolie’s involvement in the production that made over $750 million worldwide. Was there pressure to recreate the horns for Angelina Jolie’s character?...