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Review: All is True

The year is 1613. The Globe Theatre, the embodiment of Shakespeare’s life work, has just burned to the ground, and the heartbroken writer has abandoned his work altogether, returning to his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. Just prio...

 
 
 
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The Favourite takes home seven awards at the BAFTAs

While not quite as popular as the Golden Globe or the Academy Awards, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards, also called the BAFTAs, are usually an entertaining show that honors the best movies of the previous year, though with ...

 
 
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Lost episodes of Doctor Who have been reanimated

Episodes from Doctor Who's fourth series, once thought lost to time, are coming back with the help of animation. Older television shows often run the risk of losing their episodes, due to the advent of recording only hitting the mainstream ...

 
 
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Review: Johnny English Strikes Again

Johnny English Strikes Again is neither entirely stupid nor entirely witty. It’s just smart enough to set-up a decent joke, but just dumb enough to flop its execution. It sees how pop-culture has changed since the series last outing (...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Ghost Stories

I was so hyped for this. The trailer looked fantastic, and I'm a sucker for anthology horror. Even if the quality of the shorts was uneven, I enjoyed the original V/H/S's use of a frame story. This movie’s frame story sounded even b...

 
 
 
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Review: The Ritual

The Ritual is a horror film that manages to graze a long list of standard horror tropes and still turn out a well made film that’s familiar-ish, but more effective than anything I’ve seen in a while. Netflix has plenty of horr...

 
 
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Red Dwarf celebrates its 30th anniversary today

Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi comedy that aired its first episode on February 15, 1988, a pilot that almost never saw the light of broadcast due to a few trivial script rejections that eventually saw the project accepted by BBC Northwest, ...

 
 
 
 
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The next Doctor will be announced on Sunday

This coming Christmas Peter Capaldi will be leaving the role of the Doctor in Doctor Who and someone new will be taking over. Rumors have been flying left and right over who will be the next Doctor with rumors swirling around every act...

 
 
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Paddington 2 gets a trailer, is adorable

Do you remember the first Paddington movie? Are you also British? If you answered 'yes' to both of these questions, strap in, because there's finally a trailer for Paddington 2. If you aren't familiar with the first film, it's about a cute ...

 
 
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NYCC: First look at Doctor Who spin-off Class (Updated)

Updated: The teaser is now here. Class has had Doctor Who fans going a little crazy. Is it going to be too kiddy or too weird or too whatever. At NYCC we got the first look at an extended trailer that had a lot of the Doctor himself i...

 
 
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Layer Cake sequel is still coming Jason Statham says

When it was announced that Daniel Craig was going to play James Bond everyone basically ran to watch Layer Cake since it was the closest thing to the spy we could get. Since then Bond has had two sequels and Layer Cake has had non...

 
 
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Simon Pegg and Lake Bell rom-com it out in Man Up trailer

Romantic comedies live or die on their leads. There's a bunch of other stuff that came make them bad, but if the leads don't jive then the ship is sunk. Thankfully, both Simon Pegg and Lake Bell are awesome so they should be able to keep M...

 
 
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See the Imitation Game early and free

It's Oscar season and while Benedict Cumberbatch's performance in The Imitation Game is actually losing steam as we roll into the end of the year it is still a site to behold, and behold it you shall. We have passes to a screening for ...

 
 
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Ricky Gervais announces Office movie, Life on the Road

Can't get enough of squirming uncomfortably in your seat pondering whether something was funny or just horribly awkward? Then get excited for the return of David Brent, Ricky Gervais' character from the British The Office, as a new movie ba...

 
 
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Trick or Treat: Mum & Dad

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tri...

 
 
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Dom Hemingway trailer makes you want to see Dom Hemingway

OK, so Jude Law playing a scuzzbag (yes, that's a word) should be quite enough to make you swing your head towards a movie, but if the positive buzz out of TIFF is correct than Dom Hemingway is also an awesomely funny movie. This trai...

 
 
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Trailer: One Direction: This Is Us

It was really only a matter of time before there was a One Direction documentary. After being formed in and finishing in 3rd place in the seventh series of Britain's The X-Factor television show, the young boy-band has catapulted to stardo...

 
 
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Review: Shadow Dancer

Following in the footsteps of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Shadow Dancer is an absorbing period thriller about divided loyalties, instability in the British intelligence services, and the personal cost of political turmoil. Director James Mar...

 
 
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These BAFTA Best Film posters are beautiful

Here we have a bunch of posters created by illustrator Jonathan Burton for this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards, and they are pretty wonderful. Each poster features one of the Best Film nominees, Argo, Les Miserabl...

 
 
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Full list of 2013 BAFTA Film Award winners

The 2013 BAFTA Film Awards were last night, Britain's highest film honor. The big winner of the night was Argo, which won Best Picture, Best director for Ben Affleck, and Best Editing. Skyfall took home Best British Film, as well as Best Sc...

 
 
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Sundance Review: The Look of Love

I can forgive The Look of Love for operating within cliches and stereotypes of the '70s, because porn mogul Paul Raymond is one of the few that set the tone of the decade. Raymond is a man of excess, pushing the moral standards of society w...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Bond Month!

Hey guess what! It's Bond Month! In honor of Skyfall, the new James Bond movie coming out this month-ish, and because we've got some crazy James Bond fans on staff around here, we've decided to dedicate an entire month to James Bond's iconi...

 
 
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Review: The Sweeney

Ignoring such travesties as The Keith Lemon Movie (don't ask), British filmmaking has enjoyed something of a revival over the past two years. The Sweeney, a present-day adaptation of a popular '70s tv programme about 'ard as nails cockney c...

 
 
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Paddy Considine joins Edgar Wright for The World's End

Paddy Considine will be reuniting with his Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for The World's End, the final instalment in their Three Colours Cornetto trilogy. The movie sees five ageing friends attempt t...

 
 
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Trailer: Sightseers

Ben Wheatley's Kill List was battling it out with Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In to be my favourite movie of 2011, and the director returns for another shot at the title this year. Sightseers is a pitch black comedy based around the ...

 
 
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Hammer launches YouTube channel w/ free films and more

Hammer is the iconic studio of British horror, particularly those swank period Dracula and Frankenstein movies starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. They've been making a comeback after years in limbo, one harkened by Let Me In (the E...

 
 
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Trailer: Great Expectations

I tend to forget that there are other film adaptations out there aside from David Lean's immortal 1946 version* of Great Expectations. Mike Newell is the latest gentleman to take on Charles Dickens's novel of love and coming of age and cre...

 
 
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Bob Hoskins announces retirement

I watched Michael, the film in which John Travolta plays an endearingly slovenly angel, at my aunt's house one day when I was a child. I'd arrived after it started, walking in during a scene in which, as I recall, tabloid editor Bob Hoskins...

 
 
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The Inbetweeners movie already set for US remake

Pay attention for a bit, because it make get a bit confusing down the line. So The Inbetweeners was a popular UK sitcom about a band of misfit teenagers that ran from 2008-2010. Last year, a movie was released (and reviewed by our very own ...

 
 
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Trailer: The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners follows a group of four young, nerdy British guys as they travel on holiday to try to find the elusive "pussay". Based on the popular British comedy TV show, The Inbetweeners movie was actually released in the U.K. in 2011...

 
 
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Alan Partridge gets distributor, release date

Amid the standard Hollywood news which churns out with the dependable regularity of This Morning's Farmer, I am grateful for any morsel from the long-awaited Alan Partridge movie to report with an over-eagerness relative to its obscuri...

 
 
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CBGB movie gets more Harry Potter stars

So the upcoming movie about the CBGB nightclub seems to be getting quite the star power! The movie is said to star Alan Rickman as the club's founder Hilly Kristal, and apparently another Harry Potter cast member is getting thrown in t...

 
 
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Flix for Short: The Eagleman Stag

You know an animated short is awesome when it's racking up awards like no tomorrow. The Eagleman Stag is about an entomologist's experiences when he discovers a new kind of beetle. It's more about the feeling than the actual plot, and even...

 
 
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Alan Partridge film confirmed by Iannucci for 2013

The yet-untitled Alan Partridge film has been bandied around for the last decade, at times seeming deader than Tony Hayers. While I normally loathe headlines which tediously allude to the most common reference of any given work when writing...

 
 




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Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"

 

Dark Phoenix"Rising from ashes or better off soot?"

 

The Last Black Man in San Francisco"An ode to a home slipping out of grasp"

 

Changeland"Seth Green goes to Thailand"

 

Rocketman"I'm still standing"

 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters"Call me when they add Jet Jaguar"

 

The Cleaning Lady"Expect the expected"

 

Rondo"A little blood never hurts"

 

Free Trip To Egypt"Not a ploy to sell you into sex slavery"

 

Domino"Line 'em up"

 

The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 

Brightburn"What if Superman was evil, but also boring?"

 

Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight"May your journey overflow with curses and blessings"

 

Avengement"Bone-breaking Brits"

 

Aniara"How grim it is, one's detonation."

 

All is True"To die, to sleep - no more"

 
 
 
 
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