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Firmly in the awards season hunt, David O Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' has been a hit with audiences and critics alike since its release back in November of last year. The chemistry between its stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer...
John Mcclane may be an iconic figure of the action genre. However, after suffering an emphatic backlash from critics widely regarding the latest installment the 'weakest of the series' and being up against a plethora of new releases, its...
Broadcast on Channel 4, Charlton Brooker's truly unique anthology series 'Black Mirror' has been an unexpected hit with its 'skewered' portrayal of how culture and technology affects the modern world. One episode in particular, has caught the eye of Marvel's 'Iron...
Luckily for the comedic duo of Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) and Melissa Mccarthy (Bridesmaids) this weekend, the zombie romance between Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer proved limited in its 'signs of life'. Scoring one of the biggest box office openings in the...
The interweb awash with spoilers before the ceremony was even televised.. Cue traditional grumbles towards the Beeb. However, this didn't stop this year's EE British Academy Film Awards from putting on a terrific show. Hosted once again by the incomparable...
Released: 25th January 2013 Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton Certificate: 15   Reviewed By: Garry Arnot Kathryn Bigelow has done it again. After the major success of Hurt Locker in 2008, she now tells the story of America’s hunt for Osama...
Whether it's on the small screen through the likes of The Walking Dead, or on the big screen, there seems to be no end to the fascination with the undead. Business Stateside over the Superbowl weekend is traditionally slow, however...
Hollywood just can't seem to resist tinkering with timeless tales involving iconic female characters. In recent years, we've had the likes of Kristen Stewart's Snow White rock the sword and sorcery look and Mia Wasikowska's Alice stuck in Tim Burton's unique...
After director Sam Raimi left this particular project back in the Summer of last year to harness his focus on Oz: The Great and Powerful for Disney, Blizzard Entertainment must have wondered if an adaptation of  the hugely successful 'World Of Warcraft'...
It's hardly uncommon that once an American TV show strikes gold on the small screen, attention soon shifts towards plotting whether a big screen outing would be wise for all parties. The Simpsons, Sex and The City.. the list...
Marc Webb certainly isn't resting on his laurels, as he prepares to return to the directorial hotseat for 'The Amazing Spiderman 2'. The sequel to the 'reboot' installment as Andrew Garfield took the reins from Tobey Mcguire, has already bagged...
Three new entries brimming with acting heavyweights, but the Box Office Stateside was slow out of the blocks this weekend as they attempted to wrestle the top spot away from 'Mama'. In a blood splattering reimagining of a classic fairytale,...
Together, along with the impressive talents that Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams possess, crafted one of the most peculiar yet brilliant films of 2012. Of course, we are talking about 'The Master'. It seems one multi award acknowledged collaboration just...
A red hot topic in the press. You can always rely on Hollywood to quickly set the wheels in motion for their own big screen interpretation. Fresh from a compelling interview with talk show 'giant' Oprah Winfrey, the career of Lance...
  Released: 11th January 2013 Directed By: Tom Hooper Starring: Hugh Jackman, Eddie Redmayne, Anne Hathaway Certificate: 12a Reviewed By: Ross Goddard Right, Let me get this straight, I am not a big fan of musicals at all. I have had no desire to go...
  We were almost defeated by the lack of televised coverage, but Movie Marker bared witness to the 70th Golden Globes. Widely deemed the 'Official' KO to the glitz and glory of awards season, the hosting mantle was passed on...
As Hollywood geared up for the official awards season 'opener' this weekend (The Golden Globes hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler), its to no surprise that a heavily acknowledged nominee albeit a controversial one makes its presence felt at the US...
To supplement demand, the 1994 original based on the Michael Crichton novel may have been granted a re-release to be given the 3D treatment. However, a 'fresh' installment is what many fans seemed to have been truly craving. Stuck in limbo for a...

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Stanley a Man of Variety

Director: Stephen Cookson Stars: Timothy Spall Reviewed by Ren Zelen Stanley - a Man of Variety, a film co-written by Stephen Cookson (My Angel), is a...

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George Clooney To Direct Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’

Following on from Suburbicon earlier this year, Deadline is reporting that George Clooney is about to helm his next film and this time the director...