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Introducing the cast of the Grand Budapest Hotel

Introducing the cast of the Grand Budapest Hotel

In a world of generic blockbusters with more explosions than plot points, few filmmakers take imaginative but everyday settings and fill them with quirky characters quite like Wes Anderson. And his latest film The Grand Budapest Hotel is no exception. The second trailer for the 2014 release can be found...

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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...

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Anne Frank to become animated feature

Anne Frank to become animated feature

Anne Frank's estate has given its blessing for director Ari Folman to bring her story to life, in a new animated feature based on her diary. The man behind the multiple award winning animation Waltz with Bashir, Ari Folman has the full backing of Anne Frank's estate to make an animated feature aimed at...

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12 Years a Slave leads SAG nominations

12 Years a Slave leads SAG nominations

On 18th January 2014, Hollywood's biggest and greatest stars of film and television will gather together for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. And the nominations are in. 12 Years a Slave is leading the fray with four nominations, tied with TV's Breaking Bad. 12 Years a Slave, which was directed...

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues premiere tonight

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues premiere tonight

It's taken nine years and a clever promotional strategy to come around, but the UK premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is finally taking place tonight! So who's excited to see what comedic capers our favourite news team are going to get up to this time round? Premières have already taken place...

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Moet British Independent Film Awards 2013

Moet British Independent Film Awards 2013

Metro Manila was the big winner at the 2013 Moet British Independent Film Awards with three awards given on Sunday night. Julie Walters received the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film. The big win for Metro Manila will come as a relief and delight for...

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Warner Brothers Jungle Book gets the go-ahead

Warner Brothers Jungle Book gets the go-ahead

Despite the fact Walt Disney has a similar project in the works, Warner Brothers are moving ahead with a big-budget live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book. Mexican auteur Alejandro González Iñárritu is set to direct. Backed by Warner Brothers, the screenplay has been written by Harry Potter's...

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Paddington Bear gets his own movie

Paddington Bear gets his own movie

If you live or work in and around London, there's a good chance you've seen filming take place for the new Paddington Bear movie. It's overdue, right? Here's what you need to know about the production. Paddington Bear, for those who have missed out on one of childhood's greatest treasures, is a young...

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Does Weinstein use free movie tickets to gain SAG votes?

Does Weinstein use free movie tickets to gain SAG votes?

People often wonder how the name Weinstein has become so influential in Hollywood. Well, having been founded in 2005 by the brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, it turns out the Weinstein Company likes to give potential voters for the SAG-AFTRA awards little perks for watching the company's films. They give out...

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Triforce Short Film Festival 2013 – the lowdown

Triforce Short Film Festival 2013 – the lowdown

Right, long-form cinema can take a hike for a bit, because we're about to get all short and snappy.   I’ll be honest, when someone says “Triforce” to me, I think of The Legend of Zelda. However, a videogame this ain’t: the Triforce Short Film Festival contains a wealth of cinematic goodies, so...

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