Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money
Jul28

Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money

Watching movies about winning big is almost as exciting as the real thing. Whether the film is about winning money online or about con-artists in the old west, the following five films are some of the most entertaining movies about gambling ever produced. Ocean’s Eleven This 2001 film is a remake of the popular ‘Rat Pack’ thriller. Starring Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and George Clooney. The movie takes place in Sin City and...

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Review: The Hooligan Factory
Jul19

Review: The Hooligan Factory

With the cliché ridden football hooligan genre reaching over-saturation point some time ago, it’s surprising we haven’t really had much in the way of spoofery yet. But The Hooligan Factory aims to put that right. Focusing on budding young lout Danny and his chance meeting with legendary ’80s hard man Dex, the film is a knockabout comedy which plays moments of casual violence for laughs and occasionally references the well...

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Feature: Six things I learnt on my first London Film and Comic-Con

Last week I travelled to London to attend one of the big film and comic-cons of the year, London Film and Comic-Con, held at Earl’s Court. A place where a myriad of comic, film, gaming and television sci-fi and fantasy geeks were going to meet, spend money, have photos taken with their heroes and get autographs. I had previously attended a couple of smaller conventions based mostly on talks, but nothing quite as big as this....

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6 Things I Learned at my First London Film and Comic-Con

  Last week I travelled to London to attend one of the big film and comic-cons of the year, London Film and Comic-Con, held at Earl’s Court. A place where a myriad of comic, film, gaming and television sci-fi and fantasy geeks were going to meet, spend money, have photos taken with their heroes and get autographs. I had previously attended a couple of smaller conventions based mostly on talks, but nothing quite as big as...

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See a jetski get a Viking burial in new Tammy clip
Jul05

See a jetski get a Viking burial in new Tammy clip

  Check out this funny new clip from Tammy, starring Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates and Toni Collette.  After losing her job and finding out her husband has been unfaithful Tammy hits the road with hard-drinking, profane grand-mother. Tammy is out in cinemas now....

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Review: Thoughtcrimes
Jul03

Review: Thoughtcrimes

A science fiction thriller from director Breck Eisner, Thoughtcrimes (2003), film follows a young woman called Freya, played by Navi Rawat, who in the great tradition of X-men and Scanners, inexplicable gains the power to hear other people’s thoughts during her prom night. Overwhelmed by the noise of the voices, she is put into a mental hospital with the diagnosis of schizophrenia, where is lives and learns to some degree block...

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Daniel Radcliffe stars in romcom What If trailer
Jul02

Daniel Radcliffe stars in romcom What If trailer

  Check out this quirky new trailer for romcom What If, featuring Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks) and Adam Driver (HBO’S Girls). The film follows Wallace and Chantry who meet by chance at a party, and feel the chemistry between them , unfortunately Wallace is recovering from a failed relationship and Chantry has a boyfriend. So, acting with the best of intentions and a dash of denial, they decide to...

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5 Unexpected Actors in Woody Allen films
Jun07

5 Unexpected Actors in Woody Allen films

  Over the last couple of years I’ve watched and read about quite a lot of Woody Allen’s work, and have kept being surprised and amused to spot famous actors I’d never have expected to see in his films – actors who would’ve have been starting out in their careers back then, but are famous for other things now.    [1] Helena Bonham- Carter – Mighty Aphrodite (1995)  Perhaps most famous now...

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International launch of crowdfunding campaign for Joseph Banks film
May26

International launch of crowdfunding campaign for Joseph Banks film

The film company Red Dog Film launches their official crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo today, to raise funds for their film Joseph Banks Endeavour, an authentic period drama and documentary aimed at being aired on television. Why should you be interested this you ask? Well, the documentary/drama is about Sir Joseph Banks, an explorer and botanist that did a huge amount for science, exploration, for example… He sailed on the...

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Review: The Crazies
May26

Review: The Crazies

The Crazies is directed by Breck Eisner, who also did that fun action movie Sahara back in 2005 and who, according to IMDb is going to be directing the new The Karate Kid 2 – which based on my experience of the other two films is probably going out to be something that’s solidly done but nothing special. Because unfortunately, I did not find The Crazies particularly special. The plot is as follows…a plane containing...

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