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

Watch every time Owen Wilson says ‘Wow’ in a movie

Owen Wilson likes to say “Wow”. If the script contains enough ‘wow’, Owen Wilson is in. Had William Shakespeare wrote “Wow, to be or not to be” or ‘Wow is that a dagger?”, Wilson would have been a fine stage … READ ON

Posted: 11th, May 2015 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen as fans react to seeing Star Wars for the first time in 1977

As Star Wars: Episode VII gets ready to hit the silver screen, you can listen to what it was like watching the first film in 1977. Youtuber William Forsche recorded his trip to the movies 18 years ago. He … READ ON

Posted: 8th, May 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars hilarity: listen to Sheffield student Godfrey Elfwick troll the BBC

This is just brilliant. Listeners to the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say show were introduced to Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield talking about the lastest Star Wars franchise, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens. Godfrey … READ ON

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Retro Style)

Batman v Superman – Retro style:

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Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Premiere Of John Carpenter’s Night Video

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‘Music to shiver by’ might be the name of John Carpenter’s album of Lost Themes. The man who thrilled us with his Halloween and these overlooked gems inspired directors Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst to put pictures to … READ ON

Posted: 17th, April 2015 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscars: Mike Kleton and Morgan Miller wow New Yorkers with their “Mobarazzi” star maker

 

It’s Oscar season. And gearing up for the movie biz’s AGM, are Mike Kleton and Morgan Miller with their “Mobarazzi” star maker. New Yorkers are now all the beautiful people…… READ ON

Posted: 21st, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


First drafts: ‘Fifty Shits of Grey’

Shit First Drafts has “found a couple of drafts of the Fifty Shades of Grey script”:

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Posted: 13th, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


America ignores the Baftas in favour of the American Dance Institute’s New Choreography awards

What does America think of the Baftas, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards? A look at the New York Times tells us the anwer is not very much. Or nothing.

One night after British acting’s AGM, and … READ ON

Posted: 9th, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dad handmakes a David Bowie doll to surprise his 7-year-old daughter

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We love dolls, or action figures (as you macho lads call them). We’ve seen the weirdest celebrity dolls of all time. We’ve seen dead dolls. And we’ve spliced and diced more Barbies then you can shake a nagging … READ ON

Posted: 6th, February 2015 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


50 Shades of Grey was made with Lego in mind: video

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The clunking dialogue. The ability to fold yourself in half and turn your partner into an origami swan. The hands made for w***ing and clutching a ‘martial sex aide’. Yeah. 50 Shades of Grey was made with Lego … READ ON

Posted: 6th, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


American Sniper: Bradley Cooper’s Slipknot drive to remake news as entertainment

 

In making American Sniper, Bradley Cooper transformed into Chris Kyle, hero of the Clint Eastwood movie about the late Navy SEAL:

“Walsh added that Cooper didn’t just use his workouts to create the right look for the

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Posted: 3rd, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ghostbusters: First peek at new all-female Ghostbusters movie

The news Ghostbusters movie is an all-female affair. It’s going to be fan-tastic. Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray were at the top of their games when the first Ghostbusters film hit the big screens. But who needs them when you … READ ON

Posted: 1st, February 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ghostbusters re-sexed: classive movie reworked as feminist message

Hollwyood has run dry of ideas when you get the third film Ghostsbusters made with an all-female cast. The Hollywood Reporter notes:

Melissa McCarthy, who was already in talks for one of the leads, has signed on for the

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Posted: 28th, January 2015 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Frenzy: the ‘disgusting’ story of a London serial killer dubbed the ‘Necktie Strangler’

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Hitchcock’s 1972 Frenzy Is One Of The Least Festive Films Ever Made…

The BBC2’s decision to screen Alfred Hichcock’s Frenzy at 12.05am on the second of January, five minutes after the end of the holiday season is brutally appropriate, … READ ON

Posted: 31st, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Interview: the best reactions to Sony’s cyber war with North Korea

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Obama and the FBI blame the hacking attacks against Sony Pictures on North Korea. Who knew the DPRK regime was capable? The hacks were triggered by the The Interview, in which two American journalists played by James Franco and … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Being Stavros: jibes and snides when a 30 stone man enters Mr Gay UK

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Organisors of Mr Gay UK turn on a man for being not the ideal weight. Stavros Louca was robbed:

When Stavros decides to enter the Mr Gay UK beauty pageant nothing goes quite to plan. This is the story

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Posted: 12th, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mark Kermode’s Reviews As Painfully Honest Film Posters

We love this. Patrick Smith has used BBC Five Live’s film critic Mark Kermode’s bon mots as film poster reviews.

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Posted: 2nd, December 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Former Chelsea Footballer Frank Leboeuf On Acting And Dining With John Malkovich

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THE Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything features a face familiar to fans of Chelsea FC.

The doctor is played by none other than Frank Leboeuf, star of such hits as Taking Sides (2001) and Le foot fait READ ON

Posted: 5th, November 2014 | In: Celebrities, Chelsea, Film, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Crap Cockneys: And The Nominations For The Worst London Accent Are…

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Crap Cockneys

And the nominations for the worst London accent are…

 

Dick van Dyke (Mary Poppins)

The mother lode. To quote his song, ‘even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious’, there is something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious … READ ON

Posted: 25th, October 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Christmas Jumper-orama: The Hideous Gremlins And Fargo Sweats

READY for Christmas? Ready for your seasonal sweater?

Mondo have greated designs based on the 1984 film Gremlins and the 1996’s Fargo.

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Posted: 19th, October 2014 | In: Fashion, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


11 Who Should be Cast in Ghostbusters 3?

 

 

AS you may have heard, Ghostbusters 3 is definitely happening.

However, there’s a twist – writer and director Paul Feig says the new film will be an all-female Ghostbusters cast and he will be writing it alongside Kate … READ ON

Posted: 9th, October 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Every Perverted Corporate Logo From Idiocracy

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THE film Idiocracy features perverted corporate logos created by Ellen Lampl. She tells TriviaHappy:

“A visual vernacular fusion of Nascar, candy packaging, Mexico handpainted signs and Japanese pop culture…

“Sometimes in comedy, graphics are the straight man. But,

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Posted: 7th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Joe Carnahan Fast Forwards To The Sex Scene: How To Fake A Hollywood Orgasma, A Video Guide

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EVER filmed a Hollyood sex scene?

Joe Carnahan filmed one for his new film Stretch. To help us understand the process, he’s released this behind-the-scenes video of the film’s fast-forward-to scene. You will see Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson … READ ON

Posted: 6th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Uncle Monty’s Rolls-Royce From ‘Withnail & I’ Is For Sale

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UNCLE Monty’s 1953 Silver Wraith by Hooper & Co.is for sale. Last seen in the wonderful film Withnail and I, this is your chance to live the dream.

 

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Owned by Nubar Gulbenkian (1896 – 1972), the … READ ON

Posted: 5th, October 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0