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Dean Cain and Helen Slater join the Supergirl TV show

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

The CBS Supergirl TV show cast keeps getting bigger. So far we have Melissa Benoist is Supergirl/Kara, Mechad Brooks is Jimmy Olsen, Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal) is Cat...

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Game of Thrones Season 5 clips show Brienne & Jon Snow

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

These two new clips from Game of Thrones Season 5 feature Jon Snow (Kit Harington) & Mance Rayder (Ciaran Hinds) then we have Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) and...

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Black Widow, Thor & Nick Fury get Age of Ultron posters

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk,...

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Review: A Dark Reflection – “An intriguing picture that raises questions”

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015

In Brett Martin’s excellent book Difficult Men: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution, the author discusses...

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Donald Glover talks about Spider-Man

Donald Glover talks about Spider-Man

Everybody was happy when it was announced that Sony and Marvel Studios had cut a deal so that Spider-Man could star alongside The Avengers. Will they tease him in Avengers: Age of Ultron? There has been no specific mention that it will be Peter Parker’s Spider-Man and a rumour has been going round that it could actually be Miles Morales. Donald Glover...

New poster for Ryan Gosling’s Lost River

New poster for Ryan Gosling’s Lost River

Lost River, previously called How To Catch A Monster, is Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut. The film stars Christina Hendricks, Ben Mendohlson, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Iain De Caestecker, Eva Mendesand Barbara Steele. “Lost River” is a dark fairy tale about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger. In the virtually abandoned...

Disney’s Frozen Fever gets a trailer

Disney’s Frozen Fever gets a trailer

Walt Disney have released a trailer for their Frozen Fever short films. Frozen Directors’ Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee give a behind the scenes look at the film and talk about the characters and story. Princess Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), Princess Elsa (Idina Menzel), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and the snowman Olaf (Josh Gad) are back for the new short...

New trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight – “Gotham is Mine”

New trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight – “Gotham is Mine”

The new Batman: Arkham Knight video game has been rated ‘M’ for Mature rating. A bit of a surprise as the previous games have been rated ‘T’ for Teen. Maybe the story is more adult or the graphics are so could they show all the damage and gore caused by the fights. Whatever the reason I can’t wait to play it as it looks...

All new DuckTales heading to Disney XD

All new DuckTales heading to Disney XD

An all-new “DuckTales,” an animated comedy series based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, has been ordered for launch in 2017 on Disney XD channels around the world. Set to be produced by Disney Television Animation, the new series will again star Disney’s enduringly popular characters: Scrooge McDuck, his...

Robot Overlords – New clip shows an ambush!

Robot Overlords – New clip shows an ambush!

The adults lost the war and now the kids must save the world! Robots rule the streets and the people are locked in their homes. Stepping outside risks being vaporised by a hulking Sentry or picked off by a lethal Sniper. Through the ruins of Britain a group of kids, led by Callan McAuliffe (The Great Gatsby), set out to join the Resistance. Hot on their heels...

Watch Mike Tyson in the Gates of the Sun trailer

Watch Mike Tyson in the Gates of the Sun trailer

Gates of the Sun, aka Algeria Forever, is directed by Jean-Marc Mineo (Bangkok Revenge). The film stars Mike Tyson, Zakaria Ramdane, Ahmed Benaissa, Mourad Khan, French Algerian actor Smaïn and former Kung Fu world Champion, Lorie Pester. An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country...

Stuart Dryburgh reflects upon filmmaking in New Zealand and Peter Jackson

Stuart Dryburgh reflects upon filmmaking in New Zealand and Peter Jackson

“My family moved from London, England when I was nine years old so I had most of my schooling and university education in New Zealand,” states Stuart Dryburgh who currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. “I started to work in the film industry there too during the late 1970s when it was being invented.”  The emergence of government funding in Australia...

Paul Feig says his Ghostbusters is inspired by The Walking Dead

Paul Feig says his Ghostbusters is inspired by The Walking Dead

Whether you want it or not, the new Ghostbusters film is heading our way. The all female team will be a reboot of the series. While he was on AMC’s Talking Dead directer Paul Feig mentioned how The Walking Dead was an inspiration for his version of the Ghostbusters. I will say, I was very inspired by this show. What I love is how they play...

FX release details for Kurt Sutter’s The Bastard Executioner.

FX release details for Kurt Sutter’s The Bastard Executioner.

FX have announced the cast for its new drama series from Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy), “The Bastard Executioner.” The show will include Lee Jones, Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Kurt Sutter, Sam Spruell, Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White, and Sarah Sweeney with Matthew Rhys set to guest star. Read on for a...

Watch the Birdman toy advert

Watch the Birdman toy advert

Fox Searchlight have released this cool 90s style spoof advert for Birdman. It stands to reason that Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) would have an action figure based on his famous movie. Hopefully they will actually make some of these figures for us to...

Cool Animated Short – Mad Max: Tales of the Road Warrior

Cool Animated Short – Mad Max: Tales of the Road Warrior

It is only 41 seconds long, but I want to see more animated Mad Max. Daz Tibbles put it together the excellent short. I love the look of Max. Watch it below. Via...

Review: Focus – “Sexy, slick and sophisticated rom-con”

Review: Focus – “Sexy, slick and sophisticated rom-con”

Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in Focus, a tricksy, on-the-con heist movie from Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, the writer-directors of Crazy Stupid Love and I Love You Phillip Morris. As much as everyone loves a sleek Hollywood scam movie, all eyes are particularly on this one due to the leads next project together: Suicide Squad. A vital part of DC’s...

Jessica Chastain & Emily Blunt join Chris Hemsworth in The Huntsman

Jessica Chastain & Emily Blunt join Chris Hemsworth in The Huntsman

Universal’s sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman is being directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Nick Frost are returning for the sequel. They will be joined by Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, A Most Violent Year) and Emily Blunt. No word on what character Chastain will be playing, but Blunt is thought to be the villain...

Thomas Jane & James Marsden go up against a bear in new Grizzly trailer

Thomas Jane & James Marsden go up against a bear in new Grizzly trailer

Grizzly, aka Endangered aka Red Machine, stars James Marsden, Thomas Jane, Scott Glenn, Piper Perabo, and Billy Bob Thornton. James Marsden (X-Men, Enchanted) and Thomas Jane (“Hung”, yes, and so good in The Mist) are a pair of estranged brothers who enter the wilderness. Marsden, fresh out of jail, is the ne’er-do-well who has come home to settle some...

Cool Art: Snoopy at The Grand Budapest Hotel

Cool Art: Snoopy at The Grand Budapest Hotel

I think this is just a fan made poster for the new Peanuts movie, but it is a great mashup with Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. You can watch the Peanuts trailer here. I’m not sure who put the poster together, but I do like it a lot. If anyone does know the artist behind it then let me know and I will update the post. Via...

Takashi Miike to direct adaptation of Terra Formars manga

Takashi Miike to direct adaptation of Terra Formars manga

The always busy Takashi Miike is turning his attention to a live action version of Terra Formars. The sci-fi horror manga is written by Sasuga Yu and illustrated by Tachibana Kenichi. Here is the synopsis for the manga: With the space program attempting to travel to Mars, 21st century scientists were tasked with warming up the planet so that humans could...

Chris Pratt talks about Indiana Jones

Chris Pratt talks about Indiana Jones

The Internet went wild when rumour surfaced that Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy, Parks and Recreation) could play Indiana Jones. Then Steven Spielberg is supposed to have said he was down with that casting decision and wanted to direct the new Indy film. It is all wishful thinking at the moment, but Pratt was asked about the rumour and this was his...