Previews: Jurassic World Featurette, Macbeth Trailer and More

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Jurassic World featurette, the trailer for Macbeth, and the latest Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation trailer… Jurassic World Featurette [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3rdMW0eMes[/youtube] Steven Spielberg talks about passing the torch to director Colin Trevorrow in this new Jurassic World featurette. The importance of the cast and crew being fans of Jurassic Park is highlighted in the […]

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Plenty of film previews this week, with Mad Max: Fury Road, Spy, Poltergeist and more… Amy [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A97-pQJD6Hw[/youtube] Above is the teaser trailer for documentary Amy. Filmmaker Asif Kapadia looks at the life of late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. From the footage here, she is depicted as quiet personality, perhaps debunking tabloid representations. Amy is set for release in UK cinemas on 3rd July 2015. Mad […]

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Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Science fiction blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow is tremendous fun. Doug Liman’s film is entertaining throughout. A solider ends up out of his comfort zone, having to fight in a war against aliens. When he gets caught in a time loop, he seems destined to relive the same day over and over again… With its premise, Edge of Tomorrow is reminiscent […]

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A treasure trove of film-related goodness this week, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Edge of Tomorrow and Godzilla… X-Men Days of Future Past [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFjEy87EVV4[/youtube] Here is a new featurette for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past. Wolverine is one of a host of characters returning from the original X-Men film series. X-Men: Days of Future Past is released […]

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Film Review: Oblivion

Science fiction blockbuster Oblivion is flawed, but entertaining nevertheless. Fans of the genre are likely to spot allusions to earlier films. Following a war that ravaged the Earth, drone repair operative Jack is one of the few remaining humans on the planet. The rest of the surviving humans have made a new home elsewhere. With two weeks left before he joins […]

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A catch up of all the trailers you may have missed for the Easter weekend… The Big Wedding [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuYzQ8gv7MY[/youtube] Robert De Niro heads an all star cast in comedy The Big Wedding. I wish Robert De Niro was still making films with Martin Scorsese, but there you go. The film also stars Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton, and Katherine Heigl, who […]

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Film Review: Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher is an immensely entertaining thriller. Wisely, the film does not take itself too seriously, which adds to the overall enjoyment. When five innocent people are gunned down by what appears to be an expert sniper, police believe that they have found the culprit. However Jack Reacher, a former investigator in the army, thinks there is more to the […]

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A bumper edition this week, with plenty of releases for 2013… Man of Steel [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZfKfs0vIBw[/youtube] I have always been more of a Batman child than a Superman one, but I did love the Christopher Reeve movies (maybe not the last one). After 2006’s underwhelming Superman Returns, this new version looks more appealing. Henry Cavil stars as the title character in […]

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Film Review: Rock of Ages

Based on the successful musical, Rock of Ages is a lot of fun. The film’s tone makes it hugely enjoyable. New in Hollywood, Sherrie dreams of making it as a singer. Drew, a barman at the infamous Bourbon Club, has similar dreams. When Drew gets Cherrie a job at the club, the pair are smitten. Others, however, are more preoccupied […]

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There is still some time to go before the new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is unleashed (4th May, to be shown before The Avengers in US cinemas). I am trying to avoid the TDKR scoops/spoilers like the plague. In the mean time, here is some stuff on other upcoming releases. Dark Shadows [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fxCr80pvYY[/youtube] Dark Shadows is out in cinemas […]

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