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Brave trailer now online

Brave trailer now online

If you're curious about Pixar's latest project, Brave, then you'll be excited to know that a rather intriguing trailer has been released. Brave is a somewhat different animal to what has come before. It has a Scottish protagonist, it had a female director (before she was removed, a move which is causing...

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Clint Eastwood to cast Leonardo DiCaprio opposite Beyoncé?

Clint Eastwood to cast Leonardo DiCaprio opposite Beyoncé?

Leonardo DiCaprio may be set to star opposite Beyoncé in the upcoming remake of A Star is Born. Clint Eastwood is currently on board to direct the remake of A Star is Born, which follows the story of an ageing alcoholic actor, who becomes the mentor to a bright young starlet. Fredric March and Janet...

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Ben Barnes cast in The Seventh Son, alongside Jeff Bridges

Ben Barnes cast in The Seventh Son, alongside Jeff Bridges

Ben Barnes is set to play Jeff Bridges' son in the upcoming historical fantasy film, The Seventh Son. The film is based upon The Wardstone Chronicles series of fantasy novels from author Joseph Delaney, and follows the story of a Thomas J. Ward, the young apprentice to a renowned 'Spook' - someone who...

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Coen Brothers going musical for next film

Coen Brothers going musical for next film

The Coen Brothers aren't particularly known for their musical numbers in film. But now they're bringing a biopic of folk icon Dave Van Ronk to the big screen. Despite the inclusion of the Soggy Bottom Boys in O Brother, Where Art Thou? it's something of a surprise, and Dave Van Ronk is an interesting...

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Emma Thompson to team with Will Smith and Jay-Z for Annie?

Emma Thompson to team with Will Smith and Jay-Z for Annie?

Emma Thompson could be set to write the script for Will Smith and Jay-Z's 're-imagining' of the musical, Annie. It was announced back in January that Will Smith planned to remake the 1952 musical comedy, Annie, with Smith's daughter, Willow, in the lead role. The original film was, of course, based on...

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War Games remake to be headed by King of Kong director

War Games remake to be headed by King of Kong director

If you recall the documentary about the challenge on the Donkey Kong world record, King of Kong, you'll know that director Seth Gordon has what it takes to create geek cinema. Now, War Games is his new project. War Games tells the story of two computer whiz-kids who manage to wangle their way into military...

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Take a cycle round iconic locations from The Lavender Hill Mob

Take a cycle round iconic locations from The Lavender Hill Mob

The Ealing Studios classic The Lavender Hill Mob is being re-released later this month. Fans of the classic movie, and two other Ealing comedies Hue & Cry and Passport to Pimlico, are in for a treat. To coincide with the re-release on July 22nd, three exclusive bike tours around some of the most...

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Dunn dies, Ebert makes a point, Margera rants, Perez SNAFUs

Dunn dies, Ebert makes a point, Margera rants, Perez SNAFUs

As most of you know, Ryan Dunn, star of Jackass, died this week after driving drunk, hitting a tree at around 110-130mph, and killing his passenger. But whatever you do, don't tell it like that. And why? Because fellow-Jackass Bam Margera may just leap down your throat in a self-righteous tirade that defies...

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A Dangerous Method risqué trailer released

A Dangerous Method risqué trailer released

The first trailer for A Dangerous Method, starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender and Vincent Cassel, has been released - and it's certainly raising a few eyebrows...   While Keira Knightley might be more used to being given prim and plummy roles in her films (Pride and...

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes new trailer released

Rise of the Planet of the Apes new trailer released

The latest trailer has been revealed for Rupert Wyatt's Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The excitement surrounding this film continues to mount as the latest trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes is released. Unlike previous trailers, this one gives us much more insight into what we can expect to see...

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