• METAMORPHOSES

    Film Review: Metamorphoses

    Writer-director Christophe Honoré’s Metamorphoses is an interesting but not wholly successful transplant of Ovid’s poem to modern day France. The ideas are there, even if the execution is lacking. A […]

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    The New Superhero Movies

    With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron last week, superhero movie season has just begun.Back in the late 1970-mid-1990s era, audiences were lucky to get one big comic book adaptation a […]

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  • Macbeth

    Previews: Spectre Vlog, Legend Trailer and more

    Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Spectre vlog, the Legend trailer, plus a first look at Macbeth… Spectre Vlog In this latest Spectre vlog, director Sam Mendes and members […]

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  • DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

    Film Review: Dear White People

    Justin Simien’s Dear White People is a witty satire on race relations that has a very contemporary feel. When the only black fraternity at a US university is threatened with closure, some […]

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  • Jurassic World Trailer

    Previews: Jurassic World Trailer, Inside Out Clip and more

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Jurassic World trailer, a clip from Inside Out, plus Black Mass, Danny Collins and more… Jurassic World Trailer Steven […]

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  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron European Press Conference

    Avengers: Age of Ultron Press Conference

    On Tuesday director Joss Whedon assembled with the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron to discuss the new Marvel movie. On hand to discuss the film were Robert Downey Jr., […]

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  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Joss Whedon’s rambunctious sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron offers action and entertainment in spades. It does not quite reach the giddy heights of its predecessor, yet Avengers: Age of Ultron is still a great […]

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  • The Falling

    Film Review: The Falling

    Carol Morley’s The Falling constructs some interesting ideas. Although the path the film takes may not be fully satisfying, the unease generated by The Falling is engaging throughout. At a […]

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  • Star Wars Celebration London

    Star Wars Celebration – London

    I was very excited to be invited to the Star Wars celebration in London yesterday evening, an event which featured a live stream to the Anaheim presentation of the brand […]

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The New Superhero Movies

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With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron last week, superhero movie season has just begun.Back in the late 1970-mid-1990s era, audiences were lucky to get one big comic book adaptation a year. Now, this is the tentpole genre, with several new superhero movies being released each year. Both Marvel and DC Movies have revealed a busy slate for the coming years. […]

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Previews: Spectre Vlog, Legend Trailer and more

Macbeth

Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Spectre vlog, the Legend trailer, plus a first look at Macbeth… Spectre Vlog In this latest Spectre vlog, director Sam Mendes and members of the crew discuss a car chase sequence from the upcoming James Bond movie. You can check out the Spectre trailer here, and more Spectre vlogs are available on the James […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Press Conference

Avengers: Age Of Ultron European Press Conference

On Tuesday director Joss Whedon assembled with the cast of Avengers: Age of Ultron to discuss the new Marvel movie. On hand to discuss the film were Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elisabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Paul Bettany… On on Avengers: Age of Ultron as a sequel… Joss Whedon: There are restrictions, but a […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Joss Whedon’s rambunctious sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron offers action and entertainment in spades. It does not quite reach the giddy heights of its predecessor, yet Avengers: Age of Ultron is still a great superhero movie. When Tony Stark sees an opportunity to enact a peace-keeping programme, the Avengers are faced with a new threat: Ultron. Hellbent on destruction, the team must stop the […]

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Film Review: The Falling

The Falling

Carol Morley’s The Falling constructs some interesting ideas. Although the path the film takes may not be fully satisfying, the unease generated by The Falling is engaging throughout. At a girl’s school in the late 1960s, troubled Lydia is best friends with magnetic Abbie. When a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out amongst the teenage […]

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Star Wars Celebration – London

Star Wars Celebration London

I was very excited to be invited to the Star Wars celebration in London yesterday evening, an event which featured a live stream to the Anaheim presentation of the brand new trailer for The Force Awakens, plus a q&a session with J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and others. Here is what happened… We were greeted by two ominous-looking Stormtroopers, however Any […]

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Film Review: The Last Five Years

THE LAST 5 YEARS

Based on the musical, Richard LaGravense’s The Last Five Years is an experiment that pays off for the most part. The film is well executed. Cathy, a struggling actress, looks back at her five year relationship with writer Jamie. Meanwhile, Jamie’s perspective sees the relationship from the beginning to the end… Richard LaGravenese’s cinematic adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s musical The Last […]

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