Trailer: Denial

Here’s a film with all the underdog potential of Philomena, as Timothy Spall and Rachel Weisz go head to head to prove whether or not the Holocaust actually happened. It looks tense and thoroughly unmissable, and judging by its release schedule Bleecker Street clearly have one eye on awards season. Denial is in the UK from…

The Rumour Mill Launch IndiGoGo Campaign

The award winning team behind new animation, The Rumour Mill, have launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise £10,000 for their captivating film about energy. The film is an accessible and unique stop-frame animated short that will ignite public interest in a debate around the future of energy. This is a subject that has become a…

The Significance of Haircuts

Originally posted on Gwen C. Katz:
For most of us, a haircut is a periodic necessity, but in fiction, haircuts only happen to make a statement. Being an appearance-related story element, the use and connotations of fictional haircuts are fraught with complex gendered implications. A character getting a haircut sends a message, and that message…

Film Editor Pavel Khanyutin Cuts to the Heart of the Matter

Originally posted on internationalfilmreview:
The film editor is one of cinema’s true behind the scenes wizards, one who can escalate the intensity of any sequence, deftly manipulating the action and emotion in a way few other production contributors—whether writer, actor or director—are as readily able to match. Russian editor and visual effects supervisor Pavel Khanyutin,…

Trailer: Ouija: Origin of Evil

In the sequel to 2015’s horror Ouija, we once learn the perils of playing with a wooden board in the dark, as more people have close encounters with demons after toying with a ouija board. Watch the trailer for Ouija: Origin of Evil below.

Teaser Trailer: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

Academy Award winning director Ron Howard is back with a new documentary feature about the glory years of The Beatles. Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years features interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and looks to be one of the biggest documentaries of the year. It arrives in UK cinemas from 15th September…

Trailer #2: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Tim Burton could have nailed it with his latest film and Johnny Depp is nowhere to be found. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has all the quirks you would expect, with a captivating story and an enchanting soundtrack. But that’s just the trailer talking. It comes out in the UK from 30th September 2016. What…

10 Things You Didnt Know About Independence Day

Originally posted on So Fetch:
Independence Day Resurgence is just around the corner, so I thought we’d take a moment and look back at some trivia concerning the first Independence Day. By Robert Graves Without further ado, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Independence Day! 1) Director Roland Emmerich is a modern…

Looking back: Independence Day then and now

Originally posted on Live By Proxy:
What happens when you take an American flag, coat it in a thin veneer of the 1990s “attitude” and then mount it to a fucking fighter jet ? A shitty opening joke? Perhaps, but if you would like a better way to sum up the 1996 sci-fi action classic…

Trailer: Swallows & Amazons

In this heartwarming story of a family coming together through some kind of banal boat-related drama, Swallows & Amazons definitely appeals to the older audiences, but who knows, maybe you’ll like it? Watch the trailer and comment below. Swallows & Amazons is in UK cinemas from 19th August 2016.

Anton Yelchin 1989 – 2016

In my estimation, when we get to New Years Eve and the news airs the celebrities who died this year segment, it might be significantly longer than any both in some years and probably would not be surpassed for many years to come. It seems that after the passings of Lemmy, David Bowie, Chyna, Guy…

Trailer: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

You might think this is just a silly kids comedy, but with Rob Riggle and others among the cast this has some real comedy credence. Add a Kiss-esque soundtrack and some kids “sticking it to the man” and what’s not to like? Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is in cinemas from 7th…

Review: 28 Days Later (2002)

Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston Release Date: 1st November 2002 (UK) One of the films that put Danny Boyle on the Hollywood radar was the breakout zombie horror 28 Days Later. Gritty, visceral and rough around the edges, this tense apocalyptic horror about chemically infected and highly contagious humans would define the sub-genre for…

10 of the Most Underrated Horror Movie Twists

Jason’s Mother was the killer, Bruce Willis was dead all along and aliens suffer from aquagenic pruritus, apparently. A lot of us all know the biggest twists and turns horrors have to offer but unfortunately over the years a few genius narrative turns have seemingly been swept under the rug. In this list we celebrate…

Trailer: The Woods

Movie trailers have taken a shining to putting creepy trailer to a slow, haunting remake of a classic song. With Lionsgate’s The Woods they picked stalker anthem of the millennium for their horror about a group of friends that get terrorised in the woods by some evil thing. But apparently this isn’t just The Blair Witch…

13 of the Best Films by Mario Bava

“Movies are a magician’s forge, they allow you to build a story with your hands–at least, that’s what it means to me. What attracts me in movies is to be presented with a problem and be able to solve it. Nothing else; just to create an illusion, an effect, with almost nothing.” –Mario Bava Mario…

The Effect of the Shared Universe Model

Originally posted on The Film Editorial:
So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have noticed that sequels/spin-offs/reboots/prequels/requels/whatever else have been coming out at an insanely rapid pace over the last few years. Due to this, geeks around the globe rejoice because of how much content we get to enjoy. Then there are…

Trailer: David Brent: Life on the Road

As a massive fan of The Office, news of David Brent spin-off movie would either make you jump for joy or rip your own face off in horrified disbelief. Well, time to actually judge because the first trailer for Life on the Road has landed. What do you think? Good, bad or just plain awkward? It comes to…

Review: The Boss (2016)

Director: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kirsten Bell, Peter Dinklage Release Date: 10th June 2016 (UK) This is Blue Jasmine –  Melissa McCarthy style, so a very different blueprint of the riches to rags story. And no Woody Allen direction but the man who is married to his leading lady, Ben Falcone. Talk about sleeping with the…