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Romeo & Juliet adaptation welcomes new cast member

Romeo & Juliet adaptation welcomes new cast member

Paul Giamatti, known for appearing in Saving Private Ryan, The Illusionist and Cinderella Man will be joining the cast of Carlo Carlei's adaptation of Romeo & Juliet.  Giamatti will be playing Friar Laurence, the character who is integral to major developments of the plot and serves as advisor to...

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Greek film maker Theo Angelopoulos has died

Greek film maker Theo Angelopoulos has died

The Greek film maker, Theo Angelopoulos, has tragically died in a road accident near the port city of Pireas. The 76-year-old producer - who was known for his poetic and deeply artistic dreamlike films - was with Italian actor and singer Toni Servillo (Il Divo) filming his latest work, The Other Sea,...

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The Crow remake takes off again

The Crow remake takes off again

A remake of the 90s thriller, The Crow, is back on track for a remake after a resolved dispute between the Weinstein Company and Relativity Media. The two companies have put their differences aside and have closed a deal with Spanish film maker, Francisco Gutiérrez (Before The Fall) to remake the...

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The Goon adaptation runs out of money

The Goon adaptation runs out of money

A computer-animated adaptation of the comic series The Goon has apparently run out of funding, says Paul Giamatti, the voice of Frankie. The Goon's unique in that it features a mob goon (the rather large, eponymous gentleman) and his short friend Frankie (predictably the angrier of the two) hanging out in a...

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Aardman spark political correctness debate!

Aardman spark political correctness debate!

Even Aardman aren't immune to complaints against their humour. The brains behind Wallace and Gromit, have cut a scene from their latest comedy after a joke about leprosy was branded distasteful. Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists isn't due to hit cinemas in the UK until March, but a scene in the...

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2012 Oscar Nominations Released

2012 Oscar Nominations Released

The history of early cinema is the flavour of the year as Hugo and The Artist lead this year's 84th Annual Academy Awards, scooping more than 20 nominations between them. Spielberg's epic war film, War Horse and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have six nominations each, closely followed by Moneyball...

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New clip out for thriller Man On A Ledge

New clip out for thriller Man On A Ledge

Asger Leth's upcoming film does exactly what it says on the tin - it centres around a man, played by Sam Worthington (Avatar, Clash of the Titans), who is standing on a ledge. However,  it's actually a lot more exciting than it sounds as this is not just an ordinary suicide attempt. Worthington's...

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Meanies Season comes to Sky Movies

Meanies Season comes to Sky Movies

Are you a fan of all things catty and sassy? If so, then get ready for a fantastic week when Sky Movies Drama & Romance show some 'meanie' classics over six consecutive nights. We've all seen them, laughed at their jokes or been disturbed by their sinister undercurrents. However you look at it, we love...

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Underworld tops the US box office … again

Underworld tops the US box office … again

Sequels continue to command box office takings, as Underworld: Awakening tops the US weekend box office ... again. The sci-fi vampire series has already released three hit films since it premièred in 2003: Underworld, Underworld Evolution and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans. Now Kate Beckinsale is...

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Marley documentary to première at Berlin Film Fest

Marley documentary to première at Berlin Film Fest

People attending this year's Berlin Film Festival are sure to be jammin' along to the première of Kevin MacDonald's much anticipated Bob Marley documentary. The film is thought to include rare and exclusive music, records and photographs of the reggae singer, which have only just been released by his...

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