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From N.E.R.D.S to film stars

From N.E.R.D.S to film stars

With undercover names like Braceface, Wheezer, Choppers and Brainstorm, we know that the film adaptation of N.E.R.D.S is going to be just as wacky. It has been announced that Rocket Pictures - who brought us Gnomeo and Juliet last year - are looking to make a family fun film, based on the hit American...

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Jeff Who Lives at Home trailer with Jason Segel and Ed Helms

Jeff Who Lives at Home trailer with Jason Segel and Ed Helms

The first trailer has been released for Jeff, Who Lives at Home, starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms. It was only a matter of time before these two teamed up, although judging by the trailer, Jeff, Who Lives at Home could be a slightly more sober affair than one might have expected. Written and...

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Vin Diesel Facebooks a Riddick set photo

Vin Diesel Facebooks a Riddick set photo

Two films in, the Riddick flicks have had an up-and-down reception. Made by and starring super-geek Vin Diesel, they're also back in the works. In 2012, do you issue a press release or send assets to the press? Hell no, not if you're Vin Diesel! Vin chose, instead, to post the first on-set photograph of...

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YouTube to search for new talent with online film festival

YouTube to search for new talent with online film festival

Have you always wanted to go to the Venice Film Festival? Do you have what it takes to make a $500,000 film? The YouTube Film Festival could give you this exact opportunity, as the site prepares to launch the competition that could change the face of film-making in the online world. After the success...

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Richard Curtis to direct sci-fi film!

Richard Curtis to direct sci-fi film!

It's been a little while since his second directorial effort, The Boat That Rocked came out, but Richard Curtis is finally returning with a low budget film. The title will ring bells with all his fans who feel they've been waiting too long for the man to climb back behind the camera, About Time. You may...

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First half of Resident Evil 5 trailer baffles fans

First half of Resident Evil 5 trailer baffles fans

Is anyone else confused by the teaser trailer for Resident Evil: Retribution, doubling as an advertisement for Sony products? I certainly am! The fifth instalment of the Resident Evil film franchise is hotly anticipated for Autumn this year, and the teaser trailer has been let loose for our...

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Nanni Moretti named as president of Cannes 2012 jury

Nanni Moretti named as president of Cannes 2012 jury

Italian actor and director, Nanni Moretti, has been named as the president of the jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. Unlike last year's choice of jury president, US actor Robert De Niro, not all of you will have heard of Moretti, but that's not to say that he doesn't know his stuff. Moretti was...

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Trailer for Keanu Reeves’ Side by Side documentary is here

Trailer for Keanu Reeves’ Side by Side documentary is here

I'm a fan of documentaries, and this one is no exception - Keanu Reeves, interviewing some of the most successful living directors in the world, about 35mm film. Most people tend to hate on Keanu, but I really like his acting and his work in general. But to see him doing a documentary is very interesting -...

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Wild Bill hits cinemas in March

Wild Bill hits cinemas in March

Wild Bill, the directorial debut of Dexter Fletcher, is almost in cinemas and this London-based film looks like something we're likely to find dark and engaging. Bill is, by most counts, not a very nice bloke. Just out of prison after almost a decade, he finds that his children - left when they were small...

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Hammer Horror to restore and re-release classic films

Hammer Horror to restore and re-release classic films

Do you love a good Hammer Horror film but wish that their quality was a bit more up-to-date? If so, then you're in luck as the famous horror studio have announced that they are to embark upon a global restoration project of the Hammer film library. They will be accompanied by multiple partners and the project...

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