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Jason Segel ‘to star in Muppets movie’

Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor Jason Segel is to star in the new, Disney-produced Muppets film, reports say. The star, who also co-wrote the script and is producing the movie, will feature as the main human character, The Hollywood Reporter said. The plot is being kept under wraps, but it is […]

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Mission: Impossible star dies aged 83

Hollywood actor Peter Graves, star of Mission Impossible and Airplane! has died. He was 83. Graves died of an apparent heart attack at hid Los Angeles home, publicist Sandy Brokaw confirmed. Source: Evening Standard 15th March 2010

Film Review

Alien (1979)

Great Scott, this remains the best sci-fi/horror of them all… I always find it most difficult to write a review of a movie that most people already acknowledge as a complete classic, especially when I agree with the majority and count it as one of my own favourites. Ridley Scott […]

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Lost Boys Corey Haim dies of ‘overdose’

The Lost Boys star Corey Haim died yesterday from a suspected accidental drug overdose. He was 38. Haim was found unconscious at his California home, surrounded by bottles of prescription drugs, according to reports. He was pronouced dead layer in hospital. Haim, who shot to fame as a youngster in […]

Feature, Film Review

Moon (2009)

Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do… If ever there were a debut with an elephant in the room this is it. And, here, it’s an elephant which no-one seems to want to acknowledge: not the director, not the marketers, and curiously, not the critics: every review […]

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Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Premiere

London Film Day is a new initiative from the Mayor of London in association with Film London and the BFI London Film Festival to celebrate the magic of cinema across London on Sunday 21 March. As part of the Day you can be the first to see Nanny McPhee and […]

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Bigelow wins Oscar battle of the Ex’s

We saw an Oscar first last night with Kathryn Bigelow becoming the first  woman in Academy Awards history to win best director. Her low-budget  Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker also won best film and four other  awards. Delivering a knock out blow to her ex-husband James Cameron’s  huge-budget Avatar […]

Film Review

District 9 (2009)

A bureaucrat finds that he’s nothing more than a little prawn in a bigger game… Ahh, the science fiction genre. From the sleek, shiny, warp-driven fun of Star Trek to the grimy, hot discomfort of Hardware, sci-fi has a range much further than many who dismiss it as nothing more […]

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Brittany Murphy Top Five Tribute

Brittany Murphy was one of those stars who who gleamed quietly in the background, never really receiving the same levels of attention as the actors and actresses she supported. As yet all the media can do is speculate on the cause of death, but even if it was in some […]

Feature, Film Review

Shutter Island (2010)

I just got back from my second screening of Martin Scorsese’s latest opus Shutter Island (saw it on opening day as well). I truly felt as though I couldn’t give any sort of intelligent criticisms about the film without having seen it for at least a second time. Now that […]