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Muppets Parody Trailers: The Collection

Muppets Parody Trailers: The Collection

Everyone loves The Muppets, and considering their new film - called, erm, The Muppets - is coming out imminently, we thought we'd show you something awesome. Thus far, every single trailer of theirs has been a parody of another film, and the final one, released this week, is a mash-up of various parodies. I...

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Errol Morris delivers upcoming BAFTA Lecture

Errol Morris delivers upcoming BAFTA Lecture

Oscar-winning American documentary filmmaker, Errol Morris, is going to deliver BAFTA's annual David Lean Lecture 2011. Widely considered to be one of the world’s great documentary filmmakers, Morris has a dozen major film and television credits to his name, as well as numerous awards and honours...

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X Factor’s Tulisa Launches Acting Career?

X Factor’s Tulisa Launches Acting Career?

Director Arjun Rose has confirmed that he thinks singer-songwriter, Tulisa Contostavlos, could make it big as a film actress. Tulisa has continued to rise to fame since making her name as the female singer in British hip hop group, N-Dubz. Not only has she recently become an X Factor judge, but she's also...

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Johnny Depp takes on Dr. Seuss

Johnny Depp takes on Dr. Seuss

Johnny Depp is set to produce, and potentially star in, an upcoming film chronicling the life of author and illustrator, Dr. Seuss. Dr.Seuss was the pseudonym used by Theodor Geisel, the man behind some of the best loved, and most amusingly rhyming, children's books ever written. Dr. Seuss's books...

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My Week With Marilyn trailer arrives

My Week With Marilyn trailer arrives

The trailer for the highly anticipated film, My Week With Marilyn, has finally arrived... My Week With Marilyn is directed by Simon Curtis and stars Michelle Williams as the iconic singer and actress, Marilyn Monroe. The film is based on two books by filmmaker Colin Clark, who assisted Laurence Olivier...

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Danny Dyer’s 7 Lives premières tomorrow

Danny Dyer’s 7 Lives premières tomorrow

Tomorrow sees the première of Danny Dyer's latest film, 7 Lives, with limited public tickets available. 7 Lives sees Dyer take on the unlikely role of a family man, Tom, but it isn't long before he slips into far more familiar ground, as he is seduced by a client at work and finds himself being...

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The BFI Screenwriters’ Lecture Series: Paul Laverty

The BFI Screenwriters’ Lecture Series: Paul Laverty

Last Thursday, Scottish screenwriter, Paul Laverty, spoke at the BFI as part of their Screenwriters Lecture series. TFR went along to see what he had to say about working his writing methods, as well as his frequent collaborations with legendary British director, Ken Loach. Laverty is perhaps best...

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Diverse international line-up for Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011

Diverse international line-up for Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011

This year's Doha Tribeca Film Festival looks set to be a diverse celebration of world cinema. The festival will feature Japanese 3D Horror, a Turkish/ German cross cultural comedy and a Nordic crime thrillers when it kicks off on  October 24th. With a sumptuous selection of thrillers, comedies,...

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Jurassic Park hits the IMAX

Jurassic Park hits the IMAX

The best dinosaur film of all time is coming back to the cinemas, much like Back to the Future did recently. This is a real thing. I am happy about this. If you've not seen Jurassic Park yet, please close this page and leave the site. Go to a shop, buy the film, and watch it. In fact, watch all three, because...

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The BFI Screenwriters’ Lecture Series: John Logan

The BFI Screenwriters’ Lecture Series: John Logan

This last Tuesday, leading screenwriter, John Logan, spoke at the BFI as part of their Screenwriters' lecture series. TFR went along to see what he had to say about working with some of the biggest names in Hollywood.  John Logan has worked on the scripts for an extremely diverse range of films -...

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