Video games and movies have a mixed relationship. In this list, let’s celebrate the high points with the 7 best films based upon games that have ever been created!Read More
Sci-fi fans have long had concerns that J.J. Abrams will confuse the popular franchises of Star Trek and Star Wars. But what would that actually look like?
Over 70 years after The Wizard of Oz was first released, a prequel to that film has finally been made to show us of what Oz was like before Dorothy was ever born; to tell us how The Wizard first arrived and got into power, to inform us of what he was really like, and perhaps most importantly, to enlighten us to how the Wicked Witch became so wicked in the first place. And...it's okay.
When I first sat down to watch Flight, I was anticipating a disaster movie. I got one, but not quite in the manner I expected.
I'm going to clarify straight away: this is a film about addiction. This is a film about alcoholism and drug abuse and the incredible damage it can do to a person and their relationships and their life in general. Denzel Washington, playing main character Captain "Whip" Whittaker, absolutely excels in this role, and I would recommend you see it just for his performance.
Pages of the original script of Raiders of the Lost Ark have been released by a film trivia page on Tumblr called Cinephilia & Beyond. On it are Harrison Ford's adjustments to his lines and his development of the character of Indiana Jones.
Tarantino's latest offering Django Unchained has met with vast praise so far, including being nominated for an Oscar. I'm not so sure I agree.
Victor Hugo's epic tale Les Misérables has been gloriously adapted for the stage, and now for the big screen. With such big names as Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway, expectations were high - and director Tom Hooper has delivered magnificently.
H. P. Lovecraft fans may still have an opportunity to see the novella At The Mountains of Madness on the big screen. Guillermo del Toro, who was rumoured to be making it back in 2010, has said that he still hopes to venture "once more into the dark abyss."
Put simply, Life of Pi is a beautiful film. Beautifully shot, beautiful colours, beautiful scenery, and particularly breathtaking animal shots. If you've seen Ang Lee's other films, especially Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain, you'll recognise his style.
Over a decade after I first saw The Fellowship of the Ring, another Tolkien film is back in our cinemas. Lord of the Rings was such a massive part of my childhood that this prequel had me equally nervous and excited – I was begging Peter Jackson not to fail me. Fortunately, he didn't.Read More
The teaser trailer for the next instalment of the new Star Trek films is here, and it appears J. J. Abrams has followed Nolan's example and taken the franchise darker and edgier, complete with lava.
Rumours have been spreading like wildfire lately over whether Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire, Thor) might be the next Bond after Daniel Craig.
The short answer is “probably not”.
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Laying down the CG motion capture get-up that led him this year to impersonate a pot-smoking, foul-mouthed teddy bear, creator of Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show and writer-director and star of Ted Seth MacFarlane is now all set to host the 85th Annual Academy Awards taking place on February 24, 2013.
True 3D may well still be settling into mainstream cinema – the likes of Prometheus, Avengers Assemble and The Amazing Spider-Man continue to push the format forward – but the cinematic big-screen experience may not stop there. Because according to the LA Times, the format known as ‘4-D’ may just be around the corner and it’s going to be big.