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Potter director & Emma Watson collaboration?

Potter director & Emma Watson collaboration?

Harry Potter director David Yates is set to take on an adaptation of Emma Forrest's book Your Voice in My Head, and if rumours are true he wants to hire Emma Watson to star in it. David Yates has been busy for the past few years, making the last four Harry Potter movies a roaring success, but it would seem...

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Stoke Your Fires film festival takes place next week

Stoke Your Fires film festival takes place next week

Love films? Love watching them? Love making them? Okay with travelling to Stoke-On-Trent? Well then: Stoke Your Fires might just be the ideal festival for you. I love festivals and conventions. There's always something interesting going on, some talk you could be taking notes at, some competition running, or a...

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The Reader author sues Hollywood studios

The Reader author sues Hollywood studios

The author of The Reader is attempting to sue the studios who turned it into the Oscar-winning Hollywood film over claims he has not received a penny from them.   Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel was adapted into the 2008 film starring Kate Winslet, who won an Oscar for Best Actress. However, three...

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New image of Daniel Craig brooding in Skyfall

New image of Daniel Craig brooding in Skyfall

It's been a long time coming, and now a new image from the upcoming James Bond outing has been released. We thought it would be worth showing you lovely people, so here you go, check out Daniel Craig in all his stubbly, brooding glory: From this image, we can gather that he will be a brooding Bond, who...

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Richard Attenborough Regional Film Award winners announced

Richard Attenborough Regional Film Award winners announced

The RAFAs are out in force today, tipping their collective hats at a wide variety of cinema in a celebration of good British filmmaking and film criticism. Some of the usual suspects have made the list - The Artist and Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady being two good examples - but there are some accolades that...

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The Hobbit: casting call shut down over safety.

The Hobbit: casting call shut down over safety.

Contrary to popular belief, open casting calls for film productions are rather dull. Well, unless you're hoping to be in The Hobbit it would seem. Then there are concerns for your safety to consider. Okay, so open auditions, whether you're hoping to be a character or just an extra, tend to go like this:...

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The Screen Actors Guilds Awards – winners and pics

The Screen Actors Guilds Awards – winners and pics

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday 29th January, and the event was sparkling with its usual amount of stars and congratulatory words. The awards, honouring outstanding performances over the past year, consisted of five film and eight television categories. What we all...

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Sundance Festival horror film makes audience sick

Sundance Festival horror film makes audience sick

We know movies like Saw and Hannibal are pretty gruesome, but judging by the Sundance audience's reaction to the horror film V/H/S, we haven't seen anything yet.   V/H/S -which premièred at the Sundance Film Festival last week - left some film fanatics feeling severely sick after seeing...

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Hunky Dory trailer, starring Minnie Driver & Aneurin Barnard

Hunky Dory trailer, starring Minnie Driver & Aneurin Barnard

The first trailer has been released for upcoming Welsh musical drama, Hunky Dory, starring Minnie Driver. Hunky Dory is the story of drama teacher Vivienne (Minnie Driver), who strives to engage her pupils in the theatre by staging a musical version of Shakespeare's The Tempest - featuring a soundtrack...

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Taylor Lautner leaves Stretch Armstrong, film changes studios

Taylor Lautner leaves Stretch Armstrong, film changes studios

So, yeah. Taylor Lautner was due to play Stretch Armstrong. No, you heard right. The stretchy toy bloke we all had as kids. But he's left, and the film's switched studios. Good move? Yep. What I don't get about Taylor Lautner is that he's actually got a reasonable amount of potential, but keeps finding himself...

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