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Star Wars 3D posters: no Jar Jar in sight!

Star Wars 3D posters: no Jar Jar in sight!

Star Wars fans rejoice! The wait for the upcoming 3D releases of the franchise are nearly upon us. And the new posters for Episode One: The Phantom Menace have been revealed. Last year it was announced that George Lucas has been a busy man, digitally enhancing all six films in the franchise, ready to...

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The Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais edition is this weekend

The Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais edition is this weekend

Oh yes. He's here, and he's going to destroy the self-important bubble that surrounds celebrities with no sense of humour. Will you watch? Of course you will. Okay people, quick refresher course on what happened last year. Ready? Here goes: Seen that? See how brutal that was? That's what they've got in...

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First Trailer for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom

First Trailer for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom

The first trailer for Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom has arrived online, and it's every bit as kooky as you might imagine. Anderson has become renowned for his off-beat style of filmmaking and his latest cinematic offering looks set to follow suit. Set in 1960s America, Moonrise Kingdom follows the...

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Lunar Boy novel coming to cinemas courtesy of Bekmambetov

Lunar Boy novel coming to cinemas courtesy of Bekmambetov

After he's done with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, director Timur Bekmambetov will be turning his sights to his latest acquisition: the rights to sci-fi novel One Hundred Percent Lunar Boy. One Hundred Percent Lunar Boy is a novel set two millennia from the present day, and follows Heironymous Rexaphin, a...

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Disney is geared up for Hovercar, the movie

Disney is geared up for Hovercar, the movie

Disney are zooming into action to bring Matthew Reilly's Hover Car Racer book to the big screen. It is thought that Dan Harris, who wrote Superman Returns, will be turning the popular young adult book into a live action film. Giving Harris a hand will be screenwriters Miles Millar and Alfred Gough....

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LCD Soundsystem’s Shut Up And Play The Hits trailer revealed

LCD Soundsystem’s Shut Up And Play The Hits trailer revealed

LCD Soundsystem have revealed the trailer for the upcoming upcoming documentary film about the band, Shut Up And Play The Hits. Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, Shut Up And Play The Hits follows the US dance/punk band LCD Soundsystem as they play their final ever gig at Madison Square...

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Friends with Kids – new trailer out

Friends with Kids – new trailer out

What do you do if you don't want the hassle of a relationship, but do want to have a child? Well, in the film Friends With Kids, two friends seem to think that the answer is to have a baby with each other. That should be simple, right? Jason and Julie, played by Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt, make...

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Jersey Boys – from stage to screen?

Jersey Boys – from stage to screen?

British film producer, Graham King, wants to turn the hit Broadway and West End show, Jersey Boys, into a film.   King (the man behind The Tourist and The Rum Diaries) has recruited John Logan, who is currently working on James Bond's latest adventure, Skyfall, to write the all-singing,...

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AMC puts Goodfellas TV series into production

AMC puts Goodfellas TV series into production

The same network that brought viewers Breaking Bad and Mad Men have turned their production talents to a series that needs to happen - Goodfellas. If you have seen Goodfellas (i.e. most people), then you're probably keen to see how it turns out. Will cast members Ray Liotta, Robert de Niro and Joe Pesci...

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British Film Industry Forced to go Mainstream?

British Film Industry Forced to go Mainstream?

David Cameron has backed a review which is likely to call for more Lottery funding to be given to films which have mainstream appeal and the potential for commercial success. UK arts minister, Ed Vaizey, stated that the British film industry is "still not as profitable as it should be for British...

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