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Great Expectations – Review

Great Expectations – Review

Some people were forced to read Great Expectations at school and others have chosen to delve into Charles Dickens of their own accord. Whatever your reason for watching the new film adaptation, you should prepare yourself for a rather pleasant surprise. Directed by Mike Newell, who also helmed Harry...

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Argo – Review

Argo – Review

Ben Affleck steps into his directing shoes once again and shows us that his talents are stronger than ever before. Argo is based on the true story of the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, which has since been declassified. It is a film that will grab your attention and refuse to let go until the very last scene,...

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Top 10 Best Casting Decisions Of All Time

Top 10 Best Casting Decisions Of All Time

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Great Expectations on the red carpet

Great Expectations on the red carpet

Last night, the 56th BFI London Film Festival came to a glamorous close with the European première of Mike Newell's Great Expectations. London's Leicester Square was awash with stars - and rain - so, wet-weather gear at the ready, TFR went down to ask the red-carpet goers a few questions. David...

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Andy Serkis and more at the V&A Hollywood Costume Exhibition opening

Andy Serkis and more at the V&A Hollywood Costume Exhibition opening

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has recently become the home of many famous film costumes from days gone by. You could be forgiven for thinking it has been turned into a glamorous dressing room for the rich and famous, however it is actually the site of a new exhibition showcasing iconic Hollywood...

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Savages – Review

Savages – Review

Savages, directed by Oliver Stone, is the sort of film that is just about watchable if you don’t take it too seriously. However, for those looking for something a little more substantial, it is more than likely to fall short of the mark. The film centres around two guys, Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and...

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Untouchable creators Eric Toledano and Olivier Nekache talk to TFR

Untouchable creators Eric Toledano and Olivier Nekache talk to TFR

Untouchable is looking like the unexpected cinematic star of the year. It is touching yet emotional, laugh-out-loud funny and startlingly deep. Check out our review to find out more. TFR caught up with co-writers and directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nekache, to talk about their masterpiece. Untouchable...

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Untouchable – Review

Untouchable – Review

A story this enjoyably touching does not come around often, especially one with such a unique and classy style of humour. Untouchable takes a potentially uncomfortable subject and turns it into a celebration of the good things in life and the strength of friendship. It has overtaken Amélie in the global box...

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Karl Urban talks to TFR about playing comic book hero Judge Dredd

Karl Urban talks to TFR about playing comic book hero Judge Dredd

Karl Urban is an actor who has proven his versatility with many different roles. From playing Doctor Bones in the 2009 Star Trek film, to Eomer, leader of the Riders of Rohan in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Return of the King. He has now donned the helmet and deadpan attitude of the title...

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to the London première of St. George’s Day

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to the London première of St. George’s Day

British crime thriller St. George's Day comes out on 7th September. We have a pair of tickets to the London première on 29th August, so enter the competition below if you want a chance to be in the midst of the action. With lots of gritty film pros making up the cast, St. George's Day is a British crime...

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