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Thurman film mother of all flops

IT could go down in British cinema history as the great Easter turkey. A film about a stressed-out mother, featuring the Hollywood superstar Uma Thurman, has been withdrawn from show after just 11 cinema goers turned up to see it in its opening weekend. Motherhood managed to gross £9 from […]

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New Moon (2009)

New moon, same weary rubbish… Okay, okay, I knew going into this movie that I was unlikely to enjoy it. I had thoroughly disliked the first Twilight movie and the trailer for this one looked just as bad. Forced to watch the film with my girlfriend, all of my fears […]

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McGregor not to star in Madonna Film

The Material Girl is stepping behind the camera to direct a historical drama based on the former King, who abdicated in 1936 so he could marry twice-divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson. The Trainspotting star was reported to have signed up to play the lead in the upcoming movie But now […]

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Female Bourne film in the making

Fan of Jason Bourne? Wish there was a female equivalent up there on the big screen? Well, wish no more. Legion producers Bold Films have snapped up an action thriller spec script called Blank State, written by screen-team Doug Cook and David Wiseberg. The plot is sort of a hybrid […]

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Pitt’s Premiere Kicks-Ass

Stars including Brad Pitt turned out for the European premiere of superhero flick Kick-Ass last night. Pitt, who produced the film, signed autographs before entering the Empire cinema in London’s Leicester Square. The comic book adaptation stars 19-year-old Aaron Johnson and 13-year-old Chloe Moretz – who plays a super-violent foul-mouthed […]

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Sunshine (2007)

Written by Alex Garland and directed by Danny Boyle, Sunshine is science fiction for grown-ups.  While most sci-fi films attempt to dazzle you with exploding star ships, impress you with spectacular space battles and garish costumes, and treat the audience like idiots, Sunshine follows in the rarely observed tradition of […]

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Up in the Air (2009)

Writer/director Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air starts out like one of his father’s (Ivan Reitman) comedies from the  1980s. Overhead shots of clouds and the earth below, paired with an upbeat friendly score, make this seem like a fun, friendly outing. But, this all ends when we see the […]

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It’s a hi-go silver lining for Ranger

The Lone Ranger can ride again after his original mask and gloves were unearthed after 50 years. The collectables, expected to fetch £2,000 at auction tomorrow, had been hidden away by a woman who won them in a competition. Tonto’s headband is also included in the lot from the 1958 […]

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Transformers 3 extra anyone?

Fancy being an extra in Transformers 3? An ad has recently been posted on Craigslist that reveals casting plans for extras for Transformers 3. So if you fancy it and can get yourself over to LA then give them a call… the pay is $200 a day… I wonder if tourists can apply…  […]