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What's on this Summer

This year’s U certificate Summer Of Cinema trailer features glimpses of 33 films set for UK release between May and August, with new instalments in the Harry Potter, Transformers, Terminator, X-Men, Ice Age and Star Trek sagas. Alongside these are brand new big-screen adventures with GI Joe, G-Force and Land of...

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New Exclusive Trailer: Public Enemies

In the action-thriller Public Enemies, acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann directs Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard in the story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger (Depp)-the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar...

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Art won’t be imitating life for Robert Downey Jr

It could have been a handy bit of method acting for the former addict, but Robert Downey Jr has said that Sherlock Holmes's opium habit, explored in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original novels, will not play a prominent part, in Guy Ritchie's upcoming big screen adaptation - ensuring the flick is fit for all the...

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Buddhism hits the Big Screen

Buddhism isn't something that you'd automatically associate with the silver screen (if Tom Cruise had his way the industry's official religion would be Scientology), but the form of spirituality has always had a place in cinema, so it makes sense that the UK's capital is celebrating its presence with a somewhat...

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Lots of love for Harry Potter as romance hits Hogwarts

It's the penultimate Harry Potter flick (well, the final film in the series is being divided in two so really this is the third from last cinema release), and it's been a long, long time coming. The fact that The Half-Blood Prince was originally pencilled for release last November could seem concerning - such a...

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Awaydays: Interview with writer Kevin Sampson

Awaydays is a movie adaptation of a cult-classic book by Kevin Sampson, who was kind enough to give an exclusive interview to thefilmreview.com. The story is set in 70's Birkenhead, following the life of a 19 year old who gets caught up in football gangs and drugs. The film has obviously been a long time coming,...

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