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Tom Hiddleston

Early Man (2018)

It is strange to think that British director Nick Park has not made a film in nearly ten years. His last film, Wallace & Gromit, A Matter of Loaf and Death, had picked up the BAFTA for Animated Short Film but failed to earn an Oscar,…

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Since 2004, New Zealand director Taika Waiti has been quietly honing his skills as a filmmaker. Now, with films such as Boy; What We Do in the Shadows, and Hunt for the Wilderpeople having gained critical acclaim, he’s making his name in…

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

More than a decade after he was last spotted dangling from the Empire State building in Peter Jackson’s courageous remake, King Kong comes roaring back onto our screens in Kong: Skull Island. With Legendary Entertainment firmly fixed on a…

Bastille Day (2016)

It seems everyone - or at least two of the front runners - with even the slightest chance of becoming James Bond when Daniel Craig eventually hangs up his Walther PPK, is currently featuring in some form of crime / espionage thriller, in…

TRAILER PARK – High-Rise

The main trailer for Ben Wheatley's eagerly awaited High-Rise has just been released. Adapted from J.G. Ballard’s visionary novel by screenwriter Amy Jump, High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans,…

Crimson Peak (2015)

As a director whose imagination, creative eye and affinity to gothic horror initially captured the hearts of film fans, Guillermo del Toro took a strange turn with 2013's Pacific Rim, a film heavily reliant on CGI with a concept that is…

LONDON 2015 – High-Rise (2015)

After being linked to Don’t Look Now director Nicholas Roeg, a film version of J. G. Ballard’s novel High-Rise fell into financial difficulties and UK producer Jeremy Thomas put the project aside.  Now, 30 years after the novel’s original…

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Before I saw Thor I was worried that it was going to be a dreary, po-faced movie about a guy who had no sense of humour, but one mighty hammer. Thankfully, that wasn't the case. Thor turned out to be surprisingly entertaining, thanks to the…

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

After the success of the Twilight films, delving into the vampire film genre is a risky move.  Gone are the Hammer Horror films where vamps wore capes and actually fed on people.  In the course of a few years, Stephanie Meyer weakened the…