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More Akira casting rumours, including Kristen Stewart and Ken Watanabe

More Akira casting rumours, including Kristen Stewart and Ken Watanabe

Earlier this year, we brought you news of an imminent remake of the classic anime, Akira. There were lots of rumours flying about concerning casting, and a few exciting new names have been added to the mix. The new rumours mainly concern Gary Oldman and Ken Watanabe (Inception, Memoirs of a Geisha, The...

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Ice Age 4: Continental Drift trailer arrives

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift trailer arrives

After several teasers, the Ice Age 4 : Continental Drift trailer is here ahead of its summer 2012 release. "Does anybody care about Sid the Sloth?" poor Sid asked. The makers of Ice Age definitely think enough people care to bring out Ice Age 4: Continental Drift next summer. And the new trailer is here,...

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New trailer out for Woman In Black

New trailer out for Woman In Black

Last year we brought you news of Daniel Radcliffe's new role in A Woman In Black. At that time, there were only misty stills of the film available, but now we bring you the trailer. A Woman In Black comes out in the UK on February 10th, 2012 and stars Harry Potter, no wait, Daniel Radcliffe, as well as...

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Trailer and White Ape image released from upcoming John Carter film

Trailer and White Ape image released from upcoming John Carter film

If you think you're not a morning person, just take a look at this grumpy guy. This image is taken from the upcoming adventure film, John Carter, which is based on the Barsoom sci-fi book series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Disney Pixar production is due for release March 9, where we can expect to see...

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HMV to launch online film streaming service

HMV to launch online film streaming service

HMV seems set to join the ranks of LoveFilm and Zune in the UK as a film rental outfit that will stream content to users via the web. Digital distribution is most definitely in vogue at the moment, with various games retailers gearing up to make the move into downloads - film is just as obvious a market given...

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Warp to 2013: Star Trek 2 Release Date Announced

Warp to 2013: Star Trek 2 Release Date Announced

Two years after the release of J.J. Abrams's Star Trek in 2009, the release date of the anticipated 3-D sequel has been announced for 2013. Star Trek fans are going to wish they could warp forward to 2013 now it has been announced the release date for the anticipated sequel will be a rather long time...

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G.I. Joe 2 crew member Mike Huber dies during set teardown

G.I. Joe 2 crew member Mike Huber dies during set teardown

In an unfortunate turn of events, a local-hire member of the G.I. Joe 2 crew has died after falling off a scissor lift. I'd like to say this is the first time this has happened, but sadly it's not true. Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double was severely injured during the filming of one of the last Harry...

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Eighties horror flick, Chopping Mall, is to be remade

Eighties horror flick, Chopping Mall, is to be remade

Ludicrous, cheesy 80s horror B-movie, Chopping Mall, is set to be remade, and it's not just the prices which are being slashed....   Robert Hall (Laid To Rest) wants to modernize the 1986 sci-fi thriller - originally directed by Jim Wynorski - where robots suddenly decide to exterminate the...

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British Indie Film Awards: Fiennes and Branagh to be honoured

British Indie Film Awards: Fiennes and Branagh to be honoured

Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes are to be honoured at the British Indie Film Awards next month. There is no denying the impact Ralph Fiennes and Kenneth Branagh have had on British cinema, and now they are to be honoured at the British Indie Film Awards for their contributions. Ralph Fiennes will...

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My BBC in 10 years’ time

My BBC in 10 years’ time

A new YouGov survey shows 70% of us are proud of the BBC, however this doesn't mean that the organisation's present form is assured. The future shape of the corporation was discussed under the title 'My BBC in 10 Years' Time' at BAFTA this Monday. Being fans of quality media, The Film Review went along to see...

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