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Includes cinema reviews and trailers for upcoming films. A digest of the best and worst interviews on movies and cinema.

Baftas 2011: Winners And Helena Bonham-Carter’s Rain In Photos

BAFTAS 2011: Helena Bonham-Carter takes the metal face for the Best Supporting Actress, received for The King’s Speech. Outside London’s Royal Opera House, it’s raining. Will the mask make a decent umbrella? Or will it have stopped raining by the … READ ON

Posted: 13th, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2011: Photos

THE 31st annual London Film Critics’ Circle Awards in photos: To the BFI Southbank with Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Sorkin, Rosamund Pike, Sam Taylor-Wood, Will Poulter, Olivia Williams,  Kristin Scott Thomas, Mike Leigh, Thomas Turgoose, … READ ON

Posted: 10th, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Baftas 2011: Emma Watson’s Head On A Stick

Orange BAFTA staff member Aimee Hall lays out heads on sticks marking the seating plan at the Royal Opera House, in Covent Garden, London, ahead of the Orange British Academy Film Awards, which takes place on Sunday February 13, 2011.… READ ON

Posted: 9th, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chalet Girl: The Premiere Photos Are Snow Joke

TO the Premiere of Chalet Girl – “A fantastic snow-mantic comedy” – with Bill Bailey, Tamsin Egerton, Bill Nighy and Ed Westwick. The story is that the poor, pretty, talented girl heads to the snotty ski resort to … READ ON

Posted: 8th, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amanda Knox Dry Heaves Watching Hayden Pantierre In Film Trailer

HAYDEN Panettiere is the woman starring in a made-for-TV film as Amanda Knox, the convicted killer who protests her innocent in the murder of Meredith Kercher. Knox is blonde, white and appealing in Perugia, a picturesque part of Italy. … READ ON

Posted: 8th, February 2011 | In: Film | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Andrew Garfield Spiderman Photos: Evening Standard Film Awards Winner Skins Up

THE Evening Standard film awards get in early before the Baftas and the Oscars. The entertainment season of AGMs come thick and fast – and not all of them are lucky enough to have Ricky Gervais to make the do … READ ON

Posted: 8th, February 2011 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Maria Schneider: A ‘Little Raped’ By Marlon Brando’s Butter Balls

RIP Maria Schneider, the actor best known for her performance in Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1972 drama Last Tango in Paris. The role defined her career. She was 19 when she starred in it.  (Not every actor is lucky enough to … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


James Franco Will Teach Class About James Franco: Trueman Show Made Real

JAMES Franco is to teach us in the ways of James Franco at Columbia College Hollywood. The module is called Master Class: Editing James Franco… with James Franco.

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Posted: 1st, February 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elton John Show Off Zachary At Gnomeo Premiere: Photos

TO the premiere of Gnomeo and Julie (it is as it sounds – gnome meets lover; gnome losers lover; gnome impales himself on fishing rod barb). The film is produced by news dads Elton John and David Furnish, they of … READ ON

Posted: 31st, January 2011 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Endhiran Is The Most Expensive Cheap Film Ever

ENDHIRAN (The Robot) is the ultimate Indian film of all time. It’s the most expensive film in the history of in Indian cinema. And yet they producers and talent has made it look so very cheap.

It is mind boggling:… READ ON

Posted: 28th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Oscars 2011: The Nominations (Including Jessica Alba And Twilight)

THE 2011 Academy Award nominees are not Jennifer Aniston (nominated for the Razzie for Worst Actress for her role in The Bounty Hunter) The Last Airbender (nine Razzie noms – we saw it; it is deserving), Twilight stars Robert … READ ON

Posted: 25th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kevin Smith Buys Red State: Stoned Masturbating Demographic Waits For Download

KEVIN Smith bought his film Red State for $20. He is now in control of the marketing  – see stories about his buying own film for $20.

Says Smith:

I never wanted to know jack shit about business. I’m a

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Posted: 24th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Golden Globes: All You Need To Know

THE Golden Globes 2011: The best video, gifs and action. and Ricky Gervais  sounding just like Russell Brand. There’s is the new British accent in LA:

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Posted: 17th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Quentin Tarantino’s First Movie: Watch My Best Friend’s Birthday

THIS is Quentin Tarantino’s first movie. The title is My Best Friend’s Birthday. He made it in 1987. It cost $5000 in 1987. Here’s what left of it…

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Posted: 13th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Glenn Close Is The Feminine Mr Nobbs: Exclusive Photos

THAT man in the bowler hat is Glenn Close. She’s playing the eponymous hero in the film Albert Nobbs, And who is Mr Nobbs? Why, he’s the Englishwoman disguised as a man in order to work as a butler in … READ ON

Posted: 12th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Strongman Is Stanless Steel: A Film Hit For 2011

HERE’S the trailer for Strongman – a film documentary about Stanless Steel – “The Strongest Man in the World at Bending Steel and Metal”.

He’s the first man since the Cyclops in the 1890’s to legitimately bend coins in his … READ ON

Posted: 10th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peter Postlethwaite Picked A Good Day To Die

DID Peter Postlethwaite pick a good day to die? The actor Stephen Spielberg called “the best actor in the world” is front-page news. But in life he was never so lauded. Aldous Huxley and CS Lewis died on … READ ON

Posted: 4th, January 2011 | In: Film | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blaxploitation Films: A Gallery Of Film History

BLAXPLOITATION films of the 1970s showed black people on the big screen as the stars of the show. The working class characters were larger than life. The films were cheap to make, and with their lurid colours, confused plots, clownish … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, January 2011 | In: Film | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz’s Real Life Dream House Romance: Photos

ARE Daniel Craig and actress Rachel Weisz at it? The NoTW says the actors are embroiled in “secret romance”. So secret is it that the stars of the big screen are in Dorset (sources suggest The Pavilion in READ ON

Posted: 26th, December 2010 | In: Film | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hollywood Stars First Films: A Great Gallery

FOR every Johnny Depp, who made his firm film appearance in A Nightmare on Elm Street (movie), 1984, there are thousands of actors who never went on to make it big. In this gallery who will see when some of … READ ON

Posted: 21st, December 2010 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars: Darth Vader And C-3PO Started Out As German And French Firefighters

DID George Lucas get inspiration for Star Wars heavy breather and stuff shirt Darth Vader and C-3PO, respectively, from Vajen-Baderstyle helmets for German (menacing black one) and French (flashy golden one) firefighters?

The masks are from between the … READ ON

Posted: 14th, December 2010 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mel Gibson’s The Beaver Is Film Gold: Trailer

MEL Gibson is back as the star of The Beaver. Jodie Foster directs Mel as a man with puppet on his hand. It’s a beaver and Mel treats it as if it were real. His character name is Walter Black … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2010 | In: Film | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amanda Knox Film Reduces Meredith Kercher To An Extra At Her Own Funeral

AMANDA Knox is not only a murderess appealing against her conviction for her part in the brutal killing for Meredith Kercher, she is a muse, inspiring a TV film called the The Amanda Knox Story. It’s a title that … READ ON

Posted: 6th, December 2010 | In: Film | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


One Direction Dazzled By Victoria Swarovski At Chronicles Of Narnia Premiere: Photos

TO The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Trader premiere in London’s snowy and gritty Leicester Square. Laura Brent, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson and Anna Popplewell preened and posed. Downturn Abbey writer Julian Fellowes posed with someone called … READ ON

Posted: 30th, November 2010 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Leslie William Nielsen RIP: Good Luck. We’re All Counting On You

LESLIE William Nielsen is dead.

And when a star dies the other stars who want to be associated with his death get on Twitter to offer their condolences and muscle on the mourn porn.… READ ON

Posted: 29th, November 2010 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0