Review: She’s Funny That Way
Aug22

Review: She’s Funny That Way

She’s Funny That Way is a romantic comedy from actor and director Peter Bogdanovich starring Imogen Poots (Jane Eyre), Owen Wilson (Midnight in Paris), Jennifer Aniston (We’re the Millers), Kathryn Hahn (Tomorrowland) and Rhys Ifans (Elementary). The film is narrated by Hollywood starlet Izzy,  as she explains to a journalist how she got her first big break, when she met theatre director called Arnold Albertson as a call...

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Review: The Impressionists and The Man Who Made Them
Jul30

Review: The Impressionists and The Man Who Made Them

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them is a documentary from director Phil Grabsky, based around a touring exhibition of Impressionist works connected with the art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel that appeared in Paris, London and Philadelphia. The documentary uses interviews with curators, art historians and Durand-Ruel’s family, as well as a running narration by Durand-Ruel himself (voiced by Robert Lindsey), to tell the story...

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Review: Robot Overlords
Jul17

Review: Robot Overlords

Robot Overlords is a sci-fi film set in Britain that stars young actors Callan McAuliffe (The Great Gatsby), Milo Parker (Mr Holmes), Ella Hunt (Intruders) and James Tarpey (The World’s End) along  side acclaimed veterans of the screen Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3)  and Gillian Anderson (The X-Files). The film is set after the successful invasion of Earth by a race of alien robots who say they have come to learn about humans, and...

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New trailer for Woody Allen’s 50th film
Jul09

New trailer for Woody Allen’s 50th film

Check out this trailer for Woody Allen’s latest feature film Irrational Man, which stars Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Emma Stone  (The Amazing Spider-Man), Parker Posey (Louie) and Jamie Blackley (Snow White and the Huntsman). The film follows teacher Abe, a tormented philosophy professor who starts working at a small town college and becomes involved with two women – Rita, a lonely fellow professor who wants him to save her...

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New Dear White People UK trailer
Jun17

New Dear White People UK trailer

Check out this trailer for upcoming film Dear White People starring Tessa Thompson (Selma), Brandon P. Bell (Hollywood Heights), Teyonah Parris (Mad Men) and Denis Haysbert (24). When activist Samantha White is unexpectedly elected head of a traditionally black residence hall at Winchester University, it sets up a cultural campus war that challenges the conventional ideas of what it means to be black. Whilst Sam uses her notoriety as...

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Review: Bad Land – Road to Fury
Apr18

Review: Bad Land – Road to Fury

  Bad Land: Road to Fury is a post-apocalyptic drama directed by Jake Paltrow and starring Michael Shannon (Man of Steel), Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road), Elle Fanning (Maleficent)  and Kodi Smit-McPhee (ParaNorman). The film is set in a future world where water was become extremely scarce, leaving acres of farmland dry and reducing people to washing their dishes in dust. The plot is broken down into chapters and seen...

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Review: Automata
Apr08

Review: Automata

 Automata is a gritty science-fiction film set thirty years in the future, starring Antonio Banderas (Spy Kids) , Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story) , Melanie Griffith (Hawaii-Five-O) and Javier Bardem (Skyfall). The year is 2044 and due to solar flares the Earth is slowly being turned into a desert. Despite technology having regressed, humanity now has robots called Pilgrims, which were created to help mankind survive the new...

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14 Easter Gifts for the Geek in your Life
Apr05

14 Easter Gifts for the Geek in your Life

It’s almost that time of year again. The only day, other than Christmastime, when eating chocolate for breakfast is considered, not only acceptable, but expected! Yes, today is Sunday and the Easter bunny – or Batman? – is spreading his chocolatey cheer! But what if, after eating too much chocolate, you decide you don’t want to give just the ordinary eggs to your beloved next year? What if you want to give them...

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Review:  Serena
Feb01

Review: Serena

  Serena is a sweeping, tragic love story starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.  Based on the book by Ron Rash and directed by Susanne Bier. Set in the mountains of North Carolina in 1929, the film follows the trials and troubles of George and Serena Pemberton’s timber business and marriage. Already in-debt to the banks, and using land in Brazil as collateral, George meets practical and beautiful Serena – who...

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Depp in new Mortdecai film
Jan12

Depp in new Mortdecai film

Check out this TV trailer spot for Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean), Gwyneth Paltrow (Sliding Doors) and Ewan McGregor (Star Wars). The film follows debonair art dealer Charlie Mortdecai as he travels the globe in a race to find a stolen painting, which is said to contain a code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold. Armed with only his good looks, moustache and a special kind of charm, he must juggle...

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