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Blu-ray Review: The LEGO Movie

Blu-ray Review: The LEGO Movie

I never quite bought into the hype of The LEGO Movie when it hit cinemas back in February, but a revisit on Blu-ray has proven more rewarding than I ever anticipated. For starters, it looks divine in High Definition. It’s fluid and bright and gloriously colour-paletted, which makes watching it a total joy. The jokes, too, appeared to resonate and...

Lots of images from Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules

Lots of images from Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules

Paramount have sent out lots of photos from Hercules. Based on the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars, the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. The screenplay is by Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos. Everyone knows the legend of Hercules and his twelve labors. Our story begins after the labors, and after the...

The bad guys get their own Guardians of the Galaxy posters

The bad guys get their own Guardians of the Galaxy posters

Ronan (Lee Pace), Nebula (Karen Gillan) and Korath (Djimon Hounsou) get their own character posters for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.   Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious...

Win the ultimate Pudsey The Dog: The Movie Goody Bag! In cinemas July 18th

Win the ultimate Pudsey The Dog: The Movie Goody Bag! In cinemas July 18th

To celebrate the release of PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE, in cinemas July 18th, we’re giving you the chance to win the ultimate goody bag, full of treats! A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one,...

Exclusive First Look: Uma Thurman in Jameson First Shot’s The Gift

Exclusive First Look: Uma Thurman in Jameson First Shot’s The Gift

We have been sent some new images from The Gift starring Uma Thurman. The short film is part of the Jameson First Shot short film competition. The Gift follows Miss Anderson who works at the city department store wrapping gifts. An extraordinary encounter with Mr Grimm, an illusionist, makes her see magic all around her. The short was written and directed by...

London Film and Comic Con 2014 Cosplay Gallery

London Film and Comic Con 2014 Cosplay Gallery

The 11th to the 13th of July saw the UK’s biggest convention, London Film and Comic Con, kick off for another year of talks, guests, autographs, cosplay and queuing. I did see Stan Lee do a press conference, but as the sound in the panel was so atrocious, I can’t make a word out. Being able to hear anything was a major problem in every panel, and...

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...