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Best Marigold Hotel reaches UK box office top spot

Best Marigold Hotel reaches UK box office top spot

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has topped the UK Box Office, taking in an impressive £2.4m in less than two weeks. The light-hearted comedy drama has managed to push the Hammer horror, The Woman in Black, off the top spot, which took in £1.9m and broke the record for the most successful British...

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Star Wars designer Ralph McQuarrie dies

Star Wars designer Ralph McQuarrie dies

Ralph McQuarrie, the man who came up with the original designs for Chewbacca, Darth Vader and both R2-D2 and C-3PO, has died aged 82. As well as working on the iconic designs for the original Star Wars movie in the mid-1970s, McQuarrie also worked on the original 70s Battlestar Galactica TV series, and...

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Update: Men in Black III trailers one and two on the web

Update: Men in Black III trailers one and two on the web

One of the best mainstream science-fiction series, Men in Black, has returned, and we've got a trailer to show you. UPDATE: There's now a second trailer, below the first! Enjoy! There are so many good things to say about the previous two films that I don't know where to start. The pairing of Will Smith...

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Frankenweenie trailer released

Frankenweenie trailer released

Tim Burton has brought his 1984 movie Frankenweenie back to life and we can now have a sneak peak in the recently released trailer. The kooky director has resurrected the original monochrome short and revamped it into a children's spooky stop-motion feature, which also has no colour. Frankenweenie,...

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Troll Hunter director takes on demon-hunter soccer mom film

Troll Hunter director takes on demon-hunter soccer mom film

Going from a troll hunter to a demon hunter isn't a big leap for Troll Hunter director Andre Øvredal, but perhaps that's not a bad thing. Imagine being a demon hunter who's tired of the job and just wants to retire. Imagine that wish being granted and going off to be a soccer mom, only to find out some time...

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Check it out! Despicable Me 2 teaser and poster

Check it out! Despicable Me 2 teaser and poster

We love minions! We can give you an exclusive look at impending release, Despicable Me 2. Well, the teaser trailer at least. Despicable Me 2 isn't due out until the summer of 2013, but why not get the promotional ball rolling now? Universal have been very crafty though, because we don't actually get...

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The Lorax enters the US box office chart at the top of the tree

The Lorax enters the US box office chart at the top of the tree

It's wonderful to see a film about caring for the environment do so well at the US box office, especially when it contains all of the quirky anecdotes and trippy images of a Dr. Seuss story. It's a 3D animated family film with a serious message at the centre, providing you're not distracted by...

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Spectacular images of John Carter revealed *update – plus 10 minute clip!*

Spectacular images of John Carter revealed *update – plus 10 minute clip!*

John Carter will be fighting aliens on Mars from 9th March, and below we have some new images from the midst of the action.   Back in November, we brought you the trailer, plus a suitably terrifying picture of the White Ape that will no doubt be terrorising Mr. Carter. Now, we have more images...

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Pinewood loses money despite record revenue

Pinewood loses money despite record revenue

Pinewood Shepperton studios reportedly suffered a £3.9 million loss in 2011, despite the fact they received a record revenue totalling £50.7 million. Last year was a good year for Pinewood in terms of film. They celebrated a 24% increase in revenue, despite the fact their plans for a "Hollywood"...

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Marilyn Monroe to grace the posters of Cannes 2012

Marilyn Monroe to grace the posters of Cannes 2012

Believe it or not, it has been 50 years since the gorgeously talented and sexy Marilyn Monroe passed away. To commemorate her life, and recognise the 50th anniversary of her death, the 2012 Cannes film festival has decided to choose her as the icon for this year's event. Most people will know...

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