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Nicolas Cage and John Travolta reunite in TWO thrillers

Nicolas Cage and John Travolta reunite in TWO thrillers

Nicolas Cage and John Travolta are set to reunite in TWO upcoming indie thrillers. I recently sat in a hotel room attempting to watch a French-dubbed version of the Cage-Travolta classic, Face/Off, and realising that, even when you don't understand a word of what's going on, it really is a very good...

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American Gods film now in the works

American Gods film now in the works

If this is your favourite book (it should be), this is absolutely incredible news. If it's not your favourite book, you haven't read it. American Gods is coming to cinemas. Now, before I get too carried away, I just want to stipulate that it might turn out horrifically badly, and as a result I'll have to...

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Amy Adams is Lois Lane

Amy Adams is Lois Lane

The news we've all been waiting for has finally arrived - Amy Adams has been cast to play Lois Lane in Zack Snyder's hotly anticipated Superman. Back in January we found out that Brit actor Henry Cavill won the coveted role of Clark Kent in the film that the The Dark Knight team, Christopher Nolan and...

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Schwartzman to star in new Wes Anderson

Schwartzman to star in new Wes Anderson

Listen up! Exciting news on Wes Anderson's latest project. Jason Schwartzman who famously played Max Fischer in Anderson's Rushmore, has signed up to star in it. We've known about the film, Moonrise Kingdom, since last November but the cast wasn't confirmed until now. Alongside Schwartzman, there are some...

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Scarface coming to Blu-Ray

Scarface coming to Blu-Ray

Say hello to my high-definition friend. Scarface, Al Pacino's most famous role and probably one of the most famous gangster films of all time, is heading to Blu-Ray. Tony Montana is a Cuban immigrant. He's handy with a gun, and also very adept at establishing cocaine drug empires in 80s Miami. This film was...

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Paramount gives up Dune rights

Paramount gives up Dune rights

Oh, well. Looks like they couldn't be bothered to drag it out any further - the rights for a Dune film have been returned to the Richard P. Rubinstein, the rights holder. Dune is a sci-fi epic saga spanning a colossal number of novels, originally written by the now-legendary (and late) author Frank...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Alberto Falcone in new Batman

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Alberto Falcone in new Batman

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, everyone's favourite baby-faced underdog, who proved himself not-so underdog-esque in Inception, is due to play gangster Alberto Falcone in The Dark Knight Rises. Anyone who's read the seminal Batman noir, The Long Halloween knows that Alberto Falcone is an extremely important...

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First trailer for The Bang Bang Club

First trailer for The Bang Bang Club

The first trailer for The Bang Bang Club, starring Ryan Phillipe has come online. It's not something dodgy though, as the title may suggest, in fact it's a really serious film. Alongside actors Neels Van Jaarsveld, Taylor Kitsch and Frank Rautenbach, Phillipe makes up a group of four young photographers...

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The Hobbit filming now underway

The Hobbit filming now underway

Did you hear that? It's like a million fantasy geeks (myself included) cried out, and were suddenly silent - oh, wait. No, they've gotten louder. It's official. The Hobbit cameras are rolling. If you've been following news on this film at TFR (and if not, why not?), you'll know that every development, no...

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Jude Law & Aaron Johnson for Anna Karenina?

Jude Law & Aaron Johnson for Anna Karenina?

We already know Keira Knightley will star in the latest adaptation of Anna Karenina, but there's talk of Jude Law and Aaron Johnson also joining the cast. The film, which will be directed by the king of period films, Joe Wright, will be an adaptation of the famous Tolstoy epic. It has been adapted for the...

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