New images of Jason Segel and Emily Blunt’s Five Year Engagement

New images of Jason Segel and Emily Blunt’s Five Year Engagement

Most romantic comedies end with a proposal, however The Five Year Engagement is a little different. It begins with the couple getting engaged, and then proceeds to follow them through the trials and tribulations of organising a wedding and overcoming hurdles along the way. Director Nicholas Stroller and writer/actor Jason Segel must have...

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Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt join The Muppets

Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt join The Muppets

The star-studded line up of the latest Muppet movie, The Muppets, just keeps growing, as Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt are added to the bill. It might not be due to reach cinemas until Christmas 2011, but with the cast confirmations continuing to roll it, how could we not start to get excited about the new Muppet film? Back in March it...

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Gordon-Levitt and Blunt voice The Wind Rises

Gordon-Levitt and Blunt voice The Wind Rises

The English-language voice cast for Disney's 2014 much anticipated release The Wind Rises has been announced. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt and Elijah Wood are among the actors lending their voices to Hayao Miyazaki's final animé feature for Studio Ghibli. Gordon-Levitt portrays the main character Jiro Horikoshi, a young Japanese...

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Blunt and Segel’s Five Year Engagement trailer is here!

Blunt and Segel’s Five Year Engagement trailer is here!

After the success of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Jason Segel has reunited with the director Nicholas Stoller to make a brand spanking new comedy, The Five Year Engagement. And the trailer has landed. The film revolves around Violet and Tom, played by unlikely coupling Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, who get engaged only for the wedding to...

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The Academy Award contenders

The Academy Award contenders

More than any Awards Season in recent memory, this year has been unpredictable. Speculation has only been that, with surprise wins cropping up all over the place. So with the 86th Academy Awards being held this Sunday and it's still difficult to name who the front runners are. To educate you a little on some of the more notable nominations...

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The best films to look out for in 2014

The best films to look out for in 2014

As ever, some of the strongest films of the year are to be released in January and February in the run-up to the Oscars in March. But there will then be 10 more months of movie madness after the winter Oscar releases. Here is an overview of some the films we're looking forward to this year. Let's start with those early releases. Two...

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New poster for Looper travels into the present

New poster for Looper travels into the present

Upcoming sci-fi thriller Looper is one of those films that brings some intriguing, not to mention potentially bamboozling ideas, to the cinema. A new poster, featuring stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis looking bad-ass, gives a glimpse of the film's atmosphere. Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Looper is all about time-travel,...

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Your Sister’s Sister – Review

Your Sister’s Sister – Review

In the age of the sequel, threequel and prequel, Hollywood is deliberately veering away from original ideas. So it's no wonder this reviewer was keen to delve into indie territory. Luckily Your Sister's Sister was exactly what I was looking for; a film that should have been like any other, and yet managed to be entirely unique. Penned...

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The Five-Year Engagement – Review

The Five-Year Engagement – Review

The Five-Year Engagement is your standard, funny 124 minutes that entertains all the way through, without being too taxing. Jason Segel is on his usual good form as Tom, the nice guy who just wants to marry the girl. Emily Blunt plays the girl, a high-flying career-type who wants the guy but also the job. With a screenplay written by...

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The Muppets sequel confirmed

The Muppets sequel confirmed

It's time to play the music and it's time to light the lights, because the Muppets are set to make another family-fun film with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the lovable, fuzzy gang. According to the BBC, a sequel to last year's Oscar-winning musical is set to be made with all the Muppet cast regulars. However, the 2011 film's...

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen trailer

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen trailer

The latest trailer for the film adaptation of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen has been released, starring Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt. Ewan McGregor stars as a fisheries scientist, who is roped into implementing the plans of an ambitious Yemeni Sheik (Amr Waked) to start salmon fishing in the Gulf state by the UK Prime Minister's press...

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The Adjustment Bureau – Review

The Adjustment Bureau – Review

The Adjustment Bureau stars Matt Damon. He runs around a lot, as we have come to expect since his Bourne movies. He also falls in love, which marks a departure as his characters tend to be in too much of a rush for emotional entanglements. As well as physical and romantic action, the plot asks all sorts of interesting cosmic questions as movies...

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Rachel Weisz to play wife of transexual Nicole Kidman

Rachel Weisz to play wife of transexual Nicole Kidman

Rachel Weisz has reportedly joined Nicole Kidman in the cast of the upcoming sex-change drama, The Danish Girl. The Danish Girl is based on a novel of the same name by David Ebershoff, which was published back in 2000. Set in 1920s Copenhagen, it tells the story of Lili Elbe - the first person to undergo sex reassignment surgery. Artist...

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First peak at the love story of the year – Gnomeo and Juliet

There is nothing we like more at TFR Towers than a garden gnome or two, so imagine our delight when we saw the trailer for Gnomeo and Juliet. A sneak peak of the film hit the internet yesterday, as did the first images of the Touchstone Pictures film which will be in 3D. As you may have worked out, Gnomeo and Juliet is a re-telling of...

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Gwyneth and Scarlett get along really well, phew!

With the release of Iron Man 2, everybody has been more interested in the relationship between Gwyneth Paltrow and co-star Scarlett Johansson than the actual film itself. The two ladies have been having a fashion off on the red carpets and discussing how much they actually get on, well Gwyneth has anyway. Apparently during filming, the pair...

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Top 20 Scene-Stealing Sidekicks

Just because a film's lead gets all the screen-time and budget, it doesn't mean they automatically get to bag all the thunder; some lesser-know actors just have that knack of waltzing in from the sidelines and stealing the scene from right under the star's nose. There are those who have earned Oscars for this canny ability, others have made a...

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