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How is Frozen connected to every Disney animation?

How is Frozen connected to every Disney animation?

With over $1 billion earned at the worldwide box office, chances are you've seen and love Disney's hit animation, Frozen. Did you know that the film has connections with the production company's other animated feature films that might surprise you?   AllFancyDress.com have created a really cool infographic...

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Page to screen: children’s books make great films

Page to screen: children’s books make great films

How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the hugely popular 2010 animation from DreamWorks, has been released in England behind the rest of the United Kingdom, but did you know the world Toothless and Hiccup inhabit is originally based on a book series? A lot of our favourite family films are based on...

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A Brief History of Iconic Movie Robots (And Why Wall-E Has Beef with the Transformers)

A Brief History of Iconic Movie Robots (And Why Wall-E Has Beef with the Transformers)

Who would win in a fight between a fridge and a toaster? That is the question posed, albeit on an awe-inspiring scale, by Transformers: Age of Extinction, in cinemas from today. The titular Transformers, big metal brutes who moonlight as vehicles and domestic appliances, and who have a penchant for blowing...

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Searching for Intimacy: Interview with Amat Escalante

Searching for Intimacy: Interview with Amat Escalante

It has been a year since Amat Escalante won the Best Director award at Cannes for his film Heli. Finally released in the UK, it has been a long wait, but well worth it. Heli will surely be remembered as one of the most powerful films released this year. We went to talk to the director about the Mexican Drug War,...

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Feature: Interview with director Jia Zhangke – A Touch of Sin

Feature: Interview with director Jia Zhangke – A Touch of Sin

Review - A Touch of Sin Show/Hide video transcription 展開/隱藏 專訪全文 English Transcription Q1: Could you please briefly explain A Touch of Sin to the UK audience? My latest film A Touch of Sin is a story about four people who use violence to cope with the violence that is inflicted...

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Interview with Leanne Pooley

Interview with Leanne Pooley

Beyond the Edge  is the first feature length documentary about the first successful ascent of Mount Everest in May 1953 since The Conquest of Everest released the year after the event. The film was directed by Leanne Pooley, who speaks to us here about working with Peter Jackson's 3D experts, filming in the...

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Top 10 Survival Films

Top 10 Survival Films

As All is Lost makes its way onto Blu-ray and DVD on 28th April, we wanted to take a look back at some of the greatest survival films we’ve watched over the past few years! Staying alive is no easy feat for the characters in our list of ten survival movies. Natural disasters and unfortunate accidents...

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Noah: The Movie Preview

Noah: The Movie Preview

The upcoming release of the cinematic re-telling of one of the Bible’s most epic narratives, has certainly been fraught with controversy before we even get to see the movie! With reports of the film’s release already being banned in several countries around the globe, as well as protests against it before its...

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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...

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Mat Snead interview

Mat Snead interview

Humans can be difficult when you put them at the centre of a film. Donald Rumsfeld resolutely avoided revealing very much at all to Errol Morris in his documentary The Unknown Known. Nick Broomfield had to do daily contest with the odious beliefs of South African white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche while making...

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