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…

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.

Review: Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Liam Hemsworth Release Date: 23rd June 2016 (UK) It’s been twenty years in the making, but Roland Emmerich has finally brought himself to direct the sequel to Independence Day. Expectation was always going to be high, with many critical of how the story could feasibly continue following Earth’s defeat of the…

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…

Review: Independence Day (1996)

Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum Release Date: 9th August 1996 (UK) It’s the mid nineties and Hollywood execs are desperate for something big, a holiday movie that can take the lucrative July 4th weekend by storm but also dominate overseas box office. They need stars, they need effects and they need something to…

Review: The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Director: James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe Release Date: 13th June 2016 (UK) It’s unusual for a franchise to offer a prequel before a sequel, with the exception of Star Wars, but James Wan may have pulled off a bit of a masterstroke with The Conjuring, with a film that not only signals the end of the core…

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

Director:    Dave Green Starring:     Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney Release Date:  30th May 2016 (UK) Those speedo pizza loving turtles are back for more, er….pizza. Who says turtles are boring creatures, huh? This time, it’s an even bigger budget which means more money spent on explosive high octane…

Review: Visions (2016)

Director: Kevin Gruetert Starring: Isla Fisher, Jim Parsons, Anson Mount Release Date: 20th June 2016 (UK) When you watch the trailer you will think Isla Fisher’s straight to DVD horror looks like nothing more than a cheap imitation of Rosemary’s Baby. No doubt Polanski’s masterpiece was an inspiration to the story, like any horror about pregnancy or demonic children…

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.

Review: The 5,000 Fingers of Dr T. (1953)

Director: Roy Rowland Starring: Mary Healy, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig Release Date: 26th October 1953 (UK) Back when I was a kid, a show called Disney Time formed a staple of the BBC’s TV schedule on public holidays. Disney Time, as its title suggests, compiled musical numbers or famous scenes from the likes of Mary Poppins (1964), Jungle…

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…

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…