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James McAvoy

Atomic Blonde (2017)

When Mad Max: Fury Road was released in 2015, everyone was raving about its hero. For most people, it wasn't the gruff eponymous drifter that drove the film, but the strong-willed soldier, driver and overall badass Imperator Furiosa.…

SXSW 2017 – Atomic Blonde (2017)

In a breathless opening sequence, an inappropriately dressed man dashes around the streets of Berlin only to get repeatedly run over and then shot by a KGB agent, all while “Blue Monday” roars out. Atomic Blonde is not out to cause any…

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

In 2004, Bryan Singer left the X-Men franchise in favour of the ill-fated Superman Returns, which resulted in Fox terminating his production contract and Brett Ratner signing up to direct the lacklustre X-Men: The Last Stand. 12 years on,…

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

In 2004, Bryan Singer was in the middle of negotiating a deal to complete his acclaimed X-Men trilogy.  When he abandoned the project to direct a new Superman film, there was a feeling of disappointment as fans wouldn’t see Singer’s final…

Filth (2013)

Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy) is a nasty piece of work. He drinks excessively, he's having sex with the wife of a colleague, he takes as many drugs as he can get his hands on, he makes obscene phone calls, he stabs everyone in the back and…