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Papicha - Richard Mowe - 16132

21 hours ago   |   Eye For Film

Algerian director Mounia Meddour makes an auspicious debut with this feature which in part is based on her own personal experience. The connection shows in the raw emotions and...
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‘Bugsy Malone' and ‘The Commitments' director Sir Alan Parker has died

‘Bugsy Malone' and ‘The Commitments' director Sir Alan Parker has died

3 days ago   |   NME   |   11 articles

Sir Alan Parker, the director behind movies such as Bugsy Malone , The Commitments , and Midnight Express , has died aged 76. The news was announced by a representative, who...
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Shakuntala Devi review - spirited biopic of a mathematical genius

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Vidya Balan puts in a blazing performance as the eponymous Indian maths genius in Anu Menon's characterful feminist life story In recent years, the Hindi film mainstream has...
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The Big Ugly - Jennie Kermode - 16125

5 days ago   |   Eye For Film

Did you know that in some years, as many as 4% of all films released in the UK have used the death or serious injury of a woman to drive the plot? At Eye For Film we're not big...
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Last and First Men review - eerie sounds and unearthly images from a posthuman world

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Tilda Swinton's voice echoes back coolly from billions of years hence in Jóhann Jóhannsson's brief essay on humanity's future destiny Two years after the death of the Icelandic...
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Netflix working on Jimmy Savile documentary about ‘friendships with celebrities and Royal Family'

Netflix working on Jimmy Savile documentary about ‘friendships with celebrities and Royal Family'

6 days ago   |   Metro

A Jimmy Savile documentary could come to Netflix next year Netflix are reportedly working on a Jimmy Savile documentary which will delve into the paedophile's ‘friendships'...
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Review: Rosamund Pike is riveting as Marie Curie in uneven biopic Radioactive

6 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Rosamund Pike stars as Marie Curie in the film Radioactive , now streaming on Amazon Prime. A resolute young woman in Paris in the 1890s sets the scientific world ablaze with...
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A short history of Hollywood's attempts to adapt the internet

A short history of Hollywood's attempts to adapt the internet

7 days ago   |   Little White Lies

For brothers Matt and Harrison Query, a nightmare turned into a dream come true this past weekend. Not so long ago, Matt was killing time as many online denizens do, by posting...
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Opus Of An Angel - Jennie Kermode - 16121

9 days ago   |   Eye For Film

A troubled man who has given up on life. A blind girl lost all alone in Los Angeles. A chance meeting that will turn the man's life around. Ali Zamani's drama may sound like...
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Good sci-fi speaks to the times, and Domain has done that twice in four years

9 days ago   |   Ars Technica

The email hit my inbox in mid-May. The reader kept things succinct. Subject: Remember Domain? Body : I've been thinking about this a lot lately Two months into a global...
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‘Seinfeld' and ‘Dirty Harry' actor Reni Santoni dies aged 81

‘Seinfeld' and ‘Dirty Harry' actor Reni Santoni dies aged 81

Seinfield actor Reni Santoni has died at the age of 81, it has been reported. Santoni passed away on Saturday in hospice care in Los Angeles following years of health issues... Read more ...

Ariana Grande 'sparks bidding war over Sweetener World Tour film' 

Ariana Grande 'sparks bidding war over Sweetener World Tour film' 

After Grande, 27, hinted last week a film was in the works about the 2019 world tour, a number of heavy hitters - including Netflix and YouTube - have expressed interest in... Read more ...

Andrew Lloyd Webber on ‘Cats' film adaptation: “The whole thing was ridiculous”

Andrew Lloyd Webber on ‘Cats' film adaptation: “The whole thing was ridiculous”

Andrew Lloyd Webber has shared his thoughts on the film adaptation of his hit musical Cats . Read more ...

An American Pickle REVIEW: Hilarious and heartwarming - Seth Rogen double...

An American Pickle REVIEW: Hilarious and heartwarming - Seth Rogen double act is brilliant

An American Pickle review. Seth Rogan's double act comedy-drama is hilarious and heartwarming; one of his best films in years. Read more ...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Criticises Cats Director Tom Hooper, Calling Film...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Criticises Cats Director Tom Hooper, Calling Film Adaptation 'Ridiculous'

Andrew Lloyd Webber has given his verdict on the Cats film adaptation - and it doesn't sound like he was a fan. The musical maestro has branded last year's big-screen version... Read more ...

David Attenborough teams up with rapper Dave for Planet Earth special

David Attenborough teams up with rapper Dave for Planet Earth special

Sir David Attenborough has teamed up with award-winning rapper Dave for Planet Earth: A Celebration, a BBC One special aimed to “lift everyone's spirits”. Attenborough, whose... Read more ...

Spider-Man will be exclusive to PlayStation in Square Enix's Avengers...

Spider-Man will be exclusive to PlayStation in Square Enix's Avengers reveals leak

Will Spider-Man only be an Avenger on PlayStation consoles? An online retailer has let slip that Spider-Man will be an exclusive character in the PS4 and PS5 versions of... Read more ...

Disney almost made Catcher in the Rye animated movie with singing dogs - and...

Disney almost made Catcher in the Rye animated movie with singing dogs - and a Mary Poppins sequel a lot earlier

Disney is no stranger to adaptation, just take any fairytale and it's probably been taken, changed and put on the big screen so the House of Mouse's idea of reimagining the... Read more ...

The best road trip films to watch this summer

The best road trip films to watch this summer

There is something quintessentially American - or, in the case of Y Tu Mama Tambien, Mexican - about the road trip film. Although there have been valiant British attempts to... Read more ...

Reni Santori from Dirty Harry and Enter Laughing fame has passed away at 81

Reni Santori from Dirty Harry and Enter Laughing fame has passed away at 81

Actor Reni Santoni, best known for starring in Carl Reiner's semi-autobiographical film Enter Laughing and for playing Clint Eastwood's young partner in Dirty Harry, has passed... Read more ...