We take a look at what ingredients make for a bad movie and just how such movies get made in this opinionated feature…
Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and director of Ted is to host the Oscars in 2013.
We chat to actress Fiona Gillies, star of low budget City Slacker. Gillies stars as tough but vulnerable Amanda, a mix that attracted Gillies to the role.
★★★✰✰ City Slacker is a satisfying and uplifting tale of love, greed and family revolving around one woman’s desperate search for companionship.
★★✰✰✰ A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle in Dragon Wasps.
Five UK horror premieres will take place as part of the Film4 Frightfest Halloween all-nighter on October 27th.
★★★★★ Made in response to Stalin’s plans for collectivisation, Earth is about peasants owning their own land and tilling it as they please.
★★★★★ Arsenal, the second of Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s War trilogy, explores the process that the Ukraine underwent in its journey from agricultural idyll towards industrialisation.
Hundred-year-old studio Universal have broken their own record with this year’s box office earnings, and there’s still three months to go…
★★★★✰ Zvenigora was Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s fourth film, but his first outside of the Russian studio system… we review the 1928 classic.
Fresh from directing Avengers Assemble, Joss Whedon’s new TV series S.H.I.E.L.D is a go, and looks set to feature a host of new characters.
★★★✰✰ Taking a wide shot against the workings of American politics, The Campaign stars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.
★★★★✰ Barbara focuses on the internal workings of its characters, rather than the workings of the oppressive system that they inhabit.
★★★★★ Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis go toe to toe in Rian Johnson’s sci-fi action thriller where assassins kill people sent back from the future for monetary gain.
There can only be one… and it’s going to be Ryan Reynolds in the remake of the 80’s fantasy classic.