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The 25th Leeds International Film Festival announces Audience Award and Jury winners

The 25th Leeds International Film Festival announces Audience Award and Jury winners

The 25th Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) finished yesterday and the Audience Award  and Jury prize winners have been announced. Votes were taken from the audience for each of the 150+ feature films in the festival's programme, as well as some awards being decided by specially-selected...

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Rampart trailer now online

Rampart trailer now online

There's nothing like a Woody Harrelson film. Natural Born Killers, Zombieland - doesn't matter what he's in, he improves it. Now we get Rampart, and it looks like a winner. Imagine a film with a protagonist who has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. Not "antihero", but actually just dislikeable. In Rampart,...

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Diablo Cody pens Sweet Valley High film AND Evil Dead remake!

Diablo Cody pens Sweet Valley High film AND Evil Dead remake!

Diablo Cody has recently spoken about her hugely varied future projects: the Sweet Valley High feature film, and the remake of horror classic, The Evil Dead. Cody, who is perhaps best known for writing quirky comedy-drama film, Juno, announced that she would be putting together the script for a film...

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Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas at Argentinian Puss in Boots premiere

Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas at Argentinian Puss in Boots premiere

Out in the UK on December 9th Puss in Boots is making its stars jet-set all around the world. The latest premiere of the footwear-sporting cat's story took stars Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas to Argentina and we have some photos of the red carpet and press conference. The brave, furry hero is played...

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Rampage videogame adaptation underway

Rampage videogame adaptation underway

So, for those of you who have never seen any version of Godzilla, The Wolfman or King Kong, you're in luck! There's a game similar to all three, and it's going to be a film. As far as game adaptations go, it could be weirder - the Monopoly film is still chugging along somewhere. But Rampage a videogame of...

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Amy Winehouse: The Movie?

Amy Winehouse: The Movie?

Singer Amy Winehouse, who passed away last July, could be set to have her remarkable life made into a film... Several producers are said to be interested in buying the rights to Saving Amy - a book documenting the extraordinary life of Amy Winehouse, which was written why celebrity journalist Daphne Barak....

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Hugo star Asa Butterfield lead in Enders Game?

Hugo star Asa Butterfield lead in Enders Game?

How many fourteen year old boys can tick 'starred in a Martin Scorsese blockbuster' off of their bucket list? Asa Butterfield certainly can after starring in Hugo and now he's been offered the role of Andrew “Ender” Wiggin in the adaption of Orson Scott Card's Enders Game off the back of it...

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Andrew Kevin Walker writing 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Andrew Kevin Walker writing 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Kevin Walker, the writer behind Seven, Sleepy Hollow and 8mm, will be taking his pen (or keyboard, really) to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Exciting? Somewhat! To all those convinced that Nemo is nothing more than a Pixar fish, allow me to educate you. Captain Nemo is a legendary sea-faring explorer. He isn't...

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Titanic 3D Trailer released

Titanic 3D Trailer released

A new year, a new 3D re-release. The 3D trailer of James Cameron's Titanic debuts on the web. The re-release of James Cameron's Oscar-winning Titanic doesn't hit cinemas until April next year, but the trailer for the 3D version has just debuted on the internet. The film is part of a string of hit films...

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Woody Woodpecker pecks his way to the big screen

Woody Woodpecker pecks his way to the big screen

His laugh was contagious, if a little annoying and he was most people's favourite little cartoon woodpecker. Now, he could be on his way back in the form of a film for the big screen, created by the animation studio behind Despicable Me. Woody Woodpecker started life in 1940 when he was created by Walter...

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