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RIP Carrie Fisher

In very sad news, beloved actress and writer Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60. The actress, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars saga, suffered a major heart attack just a few days ago. Making her debut in the cult 1975 film Shampoo, Fisher shot to stardom …

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American Honey cleans up at the British Independent Film Awards 2016

While most people consider the BAFTAs to be the most prestigious award in the UK film industry, I always keep my eye out for the British Independent Film Awards. Celebrating the best in low budget, homegrown filmmaking, the BIFAs have in the past rewarded some of the greatest films that were overlooked by other awards ceremonies …

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Choose life. Choose to watch the T2 trailer.

My most anticipated film of 2017, Trainspotting sequel T2, has finally released a trailer, and it looks stunning. Featuring dreamy hallucinations, familiar faces, and the up-to-date rantings of Ewan McGregor’s iconic Renton, the first trailer for Danny Boyle’s long awaited follow-up has only increased the hype. It’s going to be a long wait until January …

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Could Logan be the best Marvel film in years?

I’m about to say the five most controversial words any film fan could possibly say: I’m not a Marvel fan. Like most people, I loved superheroes when I was younger; Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy were some of my earliest cinema visits, and I must have seen Bryan Singer’s first X-Men movie a dozen times at least. Somewhere …

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Black Mirror is back in two weeks – Here’s the trailer

Everyone’s favourite disturbing dystopian ditty Black Mirror is back and bigger than ever. The hit sci-fi show, created by Charlie Brooker for Channel 4, is making its triumphant return to its new home: Netflix, and they’ve been kind enough to post a new trailer for the third series. Though the series looks to have had …

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Will this be the year’s most devastating film? Manchester-by-the-Sea releases first trailer

“This is a big, heartbreaking American movie, and it wrecked me like nothing I’ve seen in a very long while” – The AV Club “Extraordinary swirl of love, anger, tenderness and brittle humor” -Variety “The movie is as meaningful as any we’re fortunate to get” -Time Out Since its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival …

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Mulholland Drive voted Best Film of the 21st Century

The BBC asked 177 critics for their top 10 great films since the year 2000, and finally the results can be revealed; David Lynch’s mind-melting masterpiece Mulholland Dr. has been voted the best film of the 21st century. While the film remains an enigma to many, there’s no denying it’s among the boldest and most memorable …

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New T2: Trainspotting 2 teaser offers first glimpse of Renton and co.

In anticipation of its eagerly-awaited January 27th premiere, the Trainspotting has just released an exclusive teaser trailer on The Guardian. Though only forty seconds long, the new T2 teaser finally gives us a glimpse at our four main characters: Renton (Ewan McGregor), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Johnny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). The …

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Secret Blair Witch sequel announced at Comic-Con

Fans of 90’s found footage horrors – Rejoice! Adam Wingard, director of fantastic horror films You’re Next and The Guest, dropped a bombshell at Comic-Con last night when he revealed that his mysterious upcoming project ‘The Woods’ is in fact a sequel to cult 90’s horror The Blair Witch Project. Fans of The Blair Witch Project (of …

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RIP Anton Yelchin

One of cinema’s most diverse and talented young actors, Anton Yelchin sadly passed away on the 19th June 2016 after a freak car accident. At just 27 years old, Yelchin had already amassed enough box office hits and fantastic performances to last a lifetime. Making his debut in 2000 as a child actor, Yelchin appeared in …

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