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BFI adds awards, Nintendo partnership to London festival

BFI adds awards, Nintendo partnership to London festival

The British Film Institute (BFI) have announced two notable changes to the London Film Festival - new award categories and a partnership with games company Nintendo. The BFI's new awards categories are as follows: The Best Film Award First Feature Film Prize, The Sutherland Award The Grierson Award,...

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Eon celebrates fifty years of Bond with screenings at Cannes

Eon are showing a whole host of Bond films at Cannes to celebrate Bond's fifty-year anniversary. Sadly, this doesn't quite include the latest Bond film, Skyfall, due out in October, but it sure is a treat for those who really love their 007. The Guardian initially reported that five of the best-known Bond...

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Four British films making a Cannes appearance

Four British films making a Cannes appearance

The Cannes Film Festival will be graced with no less than four of our cinematic finest this year, reports Variety. The four films are also a pretty interesting mix, ranging from drama to documentary. Broken deals with the themes of youth and the loss of innocence, when an eleven-year-old girl witnesses a...

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Steve Jobs biopic finds a writer in Aaron Sorkin

Steve Jobs biopic finds a writer in Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin, the scriptwriter behind The Social Network, has finally been confirmed as the writer working on the Steve Jobs biopic. When doing biopics involving figureheads of the digital age, it seems logical to swing your idea past Aaron Sorkin. He won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay - because,...

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Dark Knight Rises: third trailer now online

Dark Knight Rises: third trailer now online

For those salivating at the prospect of a new Nolan Batman film, the third trailer for The Dark Knight Rises should help you survive until release date. Interestingly, the trailer also features the voice-change Bane underwent in order to become a little more intelligble. Sadly, he was less intelligible in...

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Audience give mixed reaction to 48fps Hobbit footage, Jackson responds

Audience give mixed reaction to 48fps Hobbit footage, Jackson responds

Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, The Lovely Bones) decided to shoot The Hobbit at a higher frames-per-second rate than usual - twice as high, in fact. Did the audience notice? Yep, and they're not all happy. The reaction is mixed simply because it appears to take some getting used to. At least one claim...

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Pixar eyeing the Day of the Dead festival as film inspiration

Pixar eyeing the Day of the Dead festival as film inspiration

It looks like Pixar could make a lot of people very, very happy if it proceeds with one of its announced project ideas - a film themed on the Mexican Day of the Dead. On the first and second of November each year, Mexicans gather to celebrate their dead relatives and friends. The Day of the Dead is characterised...

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Anchorman 2 script is “about two per cent… half a per cent” done

Anchorman 2 script is “about two per cent… half a per cent” done

There's no easy way to tell you this, but Anchorman 2 might be a little while longer, folks. Speaking about the progress made on Anchorman 2, writer and director Andy McKay said the following: "We've done about two per cent! Half a per cent? We've got five pages of story notes and chunks of story. We're...

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Breaking Dawn Part 2 needs some re-shooting

Breaking Dawn Part 2 needs some re-shooting

Looks like the final film in the Twilight saga needs a little more work, as the cast and crew are off to Vancouver to do some re-shooting. Now, don't get me wrong - they've got time, but cor, that's a bit frustrating, isn't it? Deadline supposes it might've been generated by the bad reviews Breaking Dawn Part...

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This Must Be the Place – Review

This Must Be the Place – Review

Sometimes, every now and again, you'll see a film that grants you a new perspective, that lets you look out of the eyes of the protagonist. This is one of those films. This Must Be the Place is a story about misfits. It's a story about feeling otherworldly, misunderstood, confused, upset, torn apart, and put...

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