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Samuel L Jackson joins Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight reading

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

The Hateful Eight was going to be Quentin Tarantino‘s next movie. Then the script leaked and he said it was no more. Then he decided to do it as a live staged reading. It...

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Batman: Assault on Arkham trailer

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014

Batman: Assault on Arkham is an upcoming direct-to-video animated superhero film that is part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies. The film takes place in the same universe...

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80s Youth – Movie posters celebrating the best (and worst) of ‘80s cinema

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014

This May the iconic Ritzy cinema in Brixton will play host to a month long exhibition of re-imagined movie posters celebrating the best (and worst) of ‘80s cinema. Printer of...

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Reviews: The Raid 2 – “An orgy of enjoyable and inventive grotesquerie”

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014

There are few things as uniquely wonderful to be found in cinema than that of a sinuously choreographed martial arts exchange: the dance-like recital in accordance with the rhythm...

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Reviews: The Raid 2 – “An orgy of enjoyable and inventive grotesquerie”

Reviews: The Raid 2 – “An orgy of enjoyable and inventive grotesquerie”

There are few things as uniquely wonderful to be found in cinema than that of a sinuously choreographed martial arts exchange: the dance-like recital in accordance with the rhythm of your heartbeat, the breathless edge-of-your-seat physicality and the majestic beauty and art of the act. Gareth Evans, a director of rare talent and taste, is fully aware of this...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV Spot shows Splinter

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV Spot shows Splinter

We get our first glimpse of Master Splinter in the new TV spot for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their...

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…Poseidon Rex!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…Poseidon Rex!

Sharknado, Ghost Shark, Octoshark and the rest are now joined by Poseidon Rex. I kid you not. Watch the trailer below. Jackson Slate, famous treasure hunter, is out to find the legendary Lost Gold Of Cortez in the open waters off a secluded island in the Caribbean Sea. Using dynamite to blast his way through centuries of silt, new chasms are created reaching...

Cool Art: The incredible art of Craig Drake

Cool Art: The incredible art of  Craig Drake

Craig Drake recently had a solo show at the Hero Complex Gallery and you can see some of his work here. If they are still available you can buy them...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a fun, but flawed, slip up

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a fun, but flawed, slip up

Hmmm. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a bit of a mixed bag. While the web swinging and slinging scenes, and the majority of the action sequences, are spectacular; the third act is a sloppy, busy and emotionally stunted mess. Thankfully, the Uncle Ben guilt tripping is kept to a bare minimum – instead Peter is haunted by the ghost of Dennis Leary. He sees...

Cool Art: Indiana Jones and Princess Leia

Cool Art: Indiana Jones and Princess Leia

A very cool crossover by James Hance – “A Princess And A Guy Like Me.” Via...

New images from Gregg Araki’s White Bird In A Blizzard

New images from Gregg Araki’s White Bird In A Blizzard

White Bird In A Blizzard stars Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Gabourey Sidibe, Shiloh Fernandez, Christopher Meloni. It is based on the book by Laura Kasischke which has the following synopsis. When Katrina Connors’ mother walks out on her family, Kat is surprised but not shocked; the whole year she has been “becoming sixteen” – falling in love with the...

Win the WWE 2014 Royal Rumble (on DVD)

Win the WWE 2014 Royal Rumble (on DVD)

Yeah, on DVD, just in case anyone was worried that we were going to travel back in time and rig this year’s recent Royal Rumble for you. We’re good, but we ain’t that good. To support the release of WWE Royal Rumble 2014 (coming to DVD and Blu-ray on the 14th April), we are pleased to say that we have a DVD copy to give away courtesy of...

Review: The Love Punch

Review: The Love Punch

Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan team up as former spouses turned diamond thieves in The Love Punch, a hilarious mad-cap adventure for the older generation. After his company goes bust and he loses his entire pension overnight, Richard (Brosnan) enlists the help of ex-wife Kate (Thompson) to recover their stolen money from the nasty man who took it. When they...

Kevin Spacey reveals the winners of Jameson First Shot 2014

Kevin Spacey reveals the winners of Jameson First Shot 2014

The three 2014 Jameson First Shot winners are preparing to fly to Los Angeles to bring their short film scripts to life with the expert help of Kevin Spacey, Uma Thurman and Trigger Street Productions, after winning this year’s competition. Henco J from South Africa, Ivan Petukhov from Russia and Jessica Valentine from the US have been chosen by the...

New image from Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars

New image from Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars

David Cronenberg‘s Maps To The Stars features quite the cast – John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams, and Sarah Gadon. The Weiss family is the archetypical Hollywood dynasty: father Sanford is an analyst and coach, who has made a fortune with his self-help manuals; mother Christina mostly looks after the...

Watch 25 Moments In the Struggle Between X-Men And Humans

Watch 25 Moments In the Struggle Between X-Men And Humans

This new viral video for X-Men: Days of Future Past shows how mutants have shaped our history. After decades of conflict, look back at the events that determined the fate of a species. The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original...

Gemma Arterton has lost her head in The Voices images

Gemma Arterton has lost her head in The Voices images

This genre-bending tale centers around Jerry Hickfang, a lovable but disturbed factory worker who yearns for attention from a woman in accounting. When their relationship takes a sudden, murderous turn, Jerry’s evil talking cat and benevolent talking dog lead him down a fantastical path where he ultimately finds salvation. Directed by Marjane Satrapi...

Transformers: Age of Extinction – Grimlock roars in new pic

Transformers: Age of Extinction – Grimlock roars in new pic

Michael Bay has been talking to EW about Transformers: Age of Extinction which will be the beginning of a new trilogy. It’s kind of like a new Transformers. We had three, the first trilogy, and this is going to be the next one.” The next…trilogy? “Yeah, it’s the first of a new trilogy. I’m not necessarily sure that I’m doing [the...

Can you spot Michael Fassbender on the Frank poster?

Can you spot Michael Fassbender on the Frank poster?

  Frank was a man who wore a paper mache and cardboard head while singing. Chris Sievey was the man behind the mask. Jon Ronson played in Frank’s band and co-wrote the film based on his experiences. In Frank the character, played by Michael Fassbender, is more mysterious than the real Sidebottom. Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Scoot...

Baz Luhrmann may direct Kung Fu

Baz Luhrmann may direct Kung Fu

Baz Luhrmann (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge) is in talks to direct the big screen adaptation of the 1970s martial arts series, Kung Fu. Kwai Chang Caine (David Carradine) is the orphaned son of an American man, Thomas Henry Caine, and a Chinese woman, Kwai Lin, in mid-19th century China. After his maternal grandfather’s death he is accepted for training...

Trailer: A Most Wanted Man starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

Trailer: A Most Wanted Man starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

Anton Corbijn‘s A Most Wanted Man is an adaptation of the John Le Carre novel. It stars the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman along with Willem Dafoe, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and Grigoriy Dobrygin. Hamburg, Germany: 2012. A mysterious, tortured and near-dead half-Chechen, half-Russian man on the run (Grigoriy Dobrygin) arrives in the city’s...

Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie is heading to Blu-ray

Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie is heading to Blu-ray

Welcome to the world of dinosaurs! The awe-inspiring adventure 70 years in the making – Walking with Dinosaurs The Movie – is stomping to Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD on Monday 14th April it was announced today by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Experience the spectacular story that brings dinosaurs to life and the viewer back in time. Directed...