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2013 British Academy Children’s Awards nominations

2013 British Academy Children’s Awards nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced the nominations for the annual British Academy Children's Awards, honouring the very best of children's media in 2013. Ahead of the competition this year with four nominations is the supernatural drama Wolfblood, which is up for the...

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Judi Dench: found family during film production

Judi Dench: found family during film production

Dame Judi Dench got more than she bargained for during the making of her latest movie, Philomena. She got to meet some long-lost cousins. It's quite an ironic story when you consider the film she was making at the time. Directed by Stephen Frears and written by Steve Coogan, the film is based on a true...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt confirms he’s in talks for Ant-Man

Joseph Gordon-Levitt confirms he’s in talks for Ant-Man

There have been a lot of rumours floating around the web about Edgar Wright's adaptation of Ant-Man. In the last week alone it was suggested that Wright was torn between Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd for the title role. Well, according to Gordon-Levitt there's some truth to this. Speaking to the...

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Jurassic World takes on Ty Simpkins as lead

Jurassic World takes on Ty Simpkins as lead

Hold onto your memories, folks, as Jurassic World draws ever closer with the announcement of its lead, Ty Simpkins. I'm really not sure how to feel about a new Jurassic Park film. Mostly, I'm interested simply because if you can contentedly sit and watch the third film, you could probably get through...

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Jamie Foxx to play Martin Luther King Jr.?

Jamie Foxx to play Martin Luther King Jr.?

If you've seen him in Ray, Jamie Foxx is a known quantity for playing a historically-important role. Now he might be playing another: Martin Luther King, Jr.. The story of Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most important in American, if not world history. The face of black rights, Martin Luther King Jr....

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Machete Kills trailers are somewhat entertaining

Machete Kills trailers are somewhat entertaining

Machete Kills, the sequel to Machete, starring the wonderful Danny Trejo, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga and a host of recognisable Hollywood names, is completely mental. Please bear with me as I explain the plot. Machete (yes, that's his name), is a former policeman, who's now a spy. Recruited by the President of...

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The best of Coogan and Winterbottom

The best of Coogan and Winterbottom

We've seen a lot of film partnerships over the years: Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are one example, another is the duo of Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom. Their latest collaboration, The Look of Love was released on Blu-Ray disk and DVD on 19th August, so we decided to take a look back at the films which have...

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Ben Affleck is the new Batman

Ben Affleck is the new Batman

Er. I'm going to be honest with you, I'm a little confused. But only because Affleck was not, as the internet is seemingly stating, at the top of the list for New Batman. After some  discussion and cogitation, my conclusion is that Seth Rogen said no, so they've gone to the next one on the list. Don't...

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Win Nile Rodgers guitar and goodies!

Win Nile Rodgers guitar and goodies!

Fans of the band Chic and 70s sensation Nile Rodgers, listen up! Fender are offering an exclusive giveaway of a Stratocaster to one lucky winner. Head on over to their official Facebook UK & ROI page for a chance at the prize. I know what you might be thinking but rest assured, this isn't just any old...

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Warp Films releasing 10th anniversary book and DVD boxset

Warp Films releasing 10th anniversary book and DVD boxset

Warp Films fans are about to get a big treat in the form of a lovely-looking book & DVD collection. For those who aren't familiar with Warp Films, they're an independent, UK-based production company who formed out of Warp Records with the initial intention of producing short films. That then evolved into...

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