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Stephen Fry Confirmed To Host Ee British Academy Film Awards 2015

11 December 2014 1:57 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We’re happy to share the news that the wonderful Mr Stephen Fry has been confirmed to return and host the Ee British Academy Film Awards on 8th February 2015 at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden, it’ll be the 10th time Fry has hosted the ceremony and we think he’s a perfect choice, the great man had this to say:

“Hosting the Film Awards has always been a highlight of my year. The opportunity to help the Academy promote filmmaking and encourage cinema-going means a lot to me. I’ve met many heroes and had the honour of introducing many young talents that are now busy forging remarkable careers for themselves. Seeing the photos from each year back I can chart my bewildering changes in weight too…”

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be providing all the coverage we can direct from the event, »

- Dan Bullock

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Jack And The Cuckoo-Clock Heart Blu-Ray Review

28 October 2014 9:09 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart Blu-Ray Review

There are few movies that are as wild, original, and filled with soul as Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart, and the only problem with that is that it’s going to make you think someone else directed it. (He didn’t.)

Adapted by Mathias Malzieu from his own bestselling novel and the gold-selling album by his band Dionysos, Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a magical story that feels like a new breed of myth, and it comes to you through brilliant animation.

Born on the coldest day in the history of the Earth, Jack’s heart is frozen solid. To save his life, midwife Madeleine grafts a tiny cuckoo clock into his chest to take its place. Everything will be fine, she tells him, so long as he follows three rules in order to keep things running smooth – He can never touch the clock’s workings, »

- Marc Eastman

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Bats Swarm For Dracula Untold Concept Art

20 October 2014 6:59 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Concept Art by Andrei Riabovitchev Now Playing! Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic action-adventure that co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Diarmaid Murtagh and Samantha Barks. Starring: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks Directed By Gary Shore * Screenplay By Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless »

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The Christmas Candle

20 October 2014 5:23 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

When progressive young minister David Richmond (Hans Matheson) arrives in the picture-postcard 19th century English village of Gladbury he finds himself fighting against the old ways. Their champion is the village candlemaker who - legend has it - is visited every 25 years by an angel who grants a miracle. However, David finds himself with an unlikely ally in the sceptical Emily Barstow (Samantha Barks). »

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Sink Your Teeth Into Dracula Untold Concept Art

15 October 2014 3:26 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Concept Art by Frame Store Concept Art by Maciej Kuciara Concept Art by Mauro Borrelli Concept Art by Jason Horley Now Playing! Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic action-adventure that co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Diarmaid Murtagh and Samantha Barks. Starring: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks Directed By Gary Shore * Screenplay By Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless »

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New Dracula Untold Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama,Plot & More

11 October 2014 7:12 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures released their new action/thriller film, "Dracula Untold," into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was very entertaining, serving up great action, drama, and an interesting storyline. It stars: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper, and Samantha Barks. In the new flick, The Sultan of Turkey sought to acquire and train boys in order to turn them into perfect soldiers who would hold no moral or ethical obligations. The Turks eventually made their way to Prince Vlad (Luke Evans) the Impaler's kingdom, which was set in Transylvania. The Turks eventually demanded that Vlad hand over 1,000 of their young boys, including his own son. After refusing the Turk's demands, Vlad knew this would bring about a major war in which he would need more power to protect his kingdom, so he sought out an old vampire that he knew »

- Andre

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Director Gary Shore Talks Dracula Untold, His First Cut, Deleted Scenes, Why He Cut Samantha Barks’ Character Baba Yaga, and More

10 October 2014 3:04 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening this weekend is Dracula Untold.  Directed by Gary Shore, the film stars Luke Evans as Vlad, a character based on Vlad the Impaler.  When the Turkish ruler Mehmet (Dominic Cooper) threatens to take 1,000 boys from Transylvania including Vlad’s son, Vlad makes a desperate play to save them by becoming a vampire.  The film also stars Sarah Gadon, Charles Dance, Art Parkinson, and Noah Huntley.  For more on the film, watch a clip or read 50 things to know about Dracula Untold from our set visit. The other day in New York City I spoke with Gary Shore about the film.  He talked about what he learned while making his first feature, his first cut, deleted scenes, why he cut out Samantha Barks' character (Baba Yaga) and how it'll be included on the Blu-ray, and more.  Hit the jump to watch. Gary Shore: What did he learn making »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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New Dracula Untold Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

10 October 2014 1:28 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures released their new action/thriller movie, "Dracula Untold" into theaters yesterday, October 9th, and all the top, major critics have submitted their reviews. I turns out that it didn't really sit well with the majority of them, getting only an overall 38 score out of a possible 100 across 28 reviews at the Metacritic.com site. The movie stars: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper, and Samantha Barks. We've posted blurbs from a few of the critics,below. Gary Goldstein from the Los Angeles Times, gave it a decent 70 score, saying: " As effective and fat-free as its sinewy star, Luke Evans, Dracula Untold proves an absorbing, swiftly comprehensive origin tale." Bruce Ingram over at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a 63 score. He stated: "Vlad’s numerous speeches about love, honor and family grow tedious, along with the film’s wooden dialogue in general. And it quickly »

- Andre

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'Dracula Untold' Master Vampire Featurette with Charles Dance

9 October 2014 5:38 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With Dracula Untold hitting theaters nationwide later tonight for sneak preview screenings, Legendary Pictures has released a featurette that offers new insight into the Master Vampire character, played by Game of Thrones star Charles Dance.

Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. But, before this legendary bloodsucking creature was born, he was just a mortal man named Vlad Tepes. It is Charles Dance's Master Vampire who gives Vlad the Impaler the power to become Dracula, as the actor explains in this featurette that includes plenty of new footage.

Go behind the scenes with the Master Vampire Charles Dance for a glimpse into his dark world. Directed by Gary Shore and produced by Michael De Luca, Dracula Untold co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, Zach McGowan, Charlie Cox, Art Parkinson and Diarmaid Murtagh.

Dracula Untold was released October 10th, »

- MovieWeb

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New Dracula Untold Clip, Spot, and Featurette

6 October 2014 12:38 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Dracula Untold opens in the U.S. this Friday, October 10, and today we’re going to whet your appetite with a clip, a TV spot, and a featurette, in that order. The clip shows nice guy, family man Vlad’s altercation with Ottoman soldiers threatening his son, ending with Vlad promising to find a way to protect his country. (Another GeekTyrant editor said, “Thanks, vampire Wolverine” at the end of the clip. You’ll get it once you watch it.) The TV spot focuses on his transformation into Dracula, and the featurette looks at the stunt work and fight choreography in a large battle scene that happens post transformation. There you go, I think that’s the whole movie. You’re welcome.

Dracula Untold is a part of the new Universal Monsters franchise, because every studio wants their own Marvel-style cinematic universe. It opened in several other markets this last weekend (including Fiji! »

- Mily Dunbar

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Dracula Untold to be part of Universal's shared monster movie universe

3 October 2014 3:53 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dracula Untold will form a part of Universal Pictures' shared monster universe.

Producer Alissa Phillips has revealed that the Luke Evans-starring film will launch the planned crossover franchise.

"I was really excited to be part of that. When we started out we weren't [part of the series], but then we found out that they were going to do it," she told Hey U Guys.

"Working with Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, who are very much a part of creating The Mummy and the other ones... it's been fun to be a part of that."

The rebooted Dracula origin story was put into development long before the plans for the shared universe based on Universal's classic monster movies emerged.

The runaway success of Marvel Studios' shared franchise is credited with plans for other such projects developed by 20th Century Fox for X-Men, Sony Pictures for Spider-Man and Disney for Star Wars.

Dominic Cooper, »

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'Dracula Untold' Confirmed as First Universal Monsters Reboot

2 October 2014 10:43 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Dracula Untold producer Alissa Phillips has now confirmed yesterday's report that the horror reboot will in fact be the first in the Universal Monsters Reboot series. The franchise was announced back in July and will bring all of the classic Universal Pictures ghouls together in one shared universe that will eventually lead to an all-star movie not unlike Marvel's The Avengers.

Hey U Guys caught up with Alissa Phillips at the U.K. premiere of Dracula Untold, where she said that the movie wasn't initially set to be a part of the franchise. Here's how she explains it:

"I was really excited to be part of that. When we started out we weren't [part of the series], but then we found out that they were going to do it. Working with Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan who are very much a part of creating The Mummy and the other ones...it's been fun to be a part of that. »

- MovieWeb

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Stake Out 'Vlad The Impaler' In "Dracula Untold"

2 October 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek behind-the-scenes 'B-roll' footage from director Gary Shore's upcoming IMAX horror feature, "Dracula Untold", opening October 17, 2014, based on the novel "Dracula" by author Bram Stoker:

Filmed in Northern Ireland, Luke Evans stars as 'Vlad III Tepes', aka 'Vlad The Impaler', who becomes the cursed, undead bloodsucker 'Dracula', co-starring Sarah Gadon is 'Mirena', the wife of Vlad...

...Dominic Cooper is 'Mehmed the Second', Samantha Barks plays 'Baba Yaga', a woman who turns into an evil witch and Art Parkinson is 'Ingeras', son of 'Vlad/Dracula'.

Other cast members include Charlie Cox, William Houston, Ferdinand Kingsley, Noah Huntley, Dilan Gwyn, Zach McGowan, Ronan Vibert, Diarmaid Murtagh, Noah Huntley, Thor Kristjansson, Joseph Long, Matthew Nesbitt and Ash Cook.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Dracula Untold"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Over Seven Minutes Of B-Roll Footage From Dracula Untold

2 October 2014 7:08 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic action-adventure that co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Diarmaid Murtagh and Samantha Barks. Dracula Untold features: Director: Gary Shore Luke Evans as Vlad III Țepeș Sarah Gadon as Mirena Dominic Cooper as Mehmed II Samantha Barks as Baba Yaga Art Parkinson as Ingeras Charles Dance as Caligula Charlie Cox Dracula Untold hits theaters October 10  Follow @KingPatel7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); »

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'Dracula Untold' Will Tie Into Universal Monsters Reboot Series

1 October 2014 4:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fans who head to the theaters for Dracula Untold next weekend will reportedly be treated to a tie-in scene at the end which connects the film to Universal Pictures' sprawling classic monsters reboot franchise.

A new report from Badass Digest reveals that reshoots were conducted a few months back, which include a scene at the very end that reveals Dracula (Luke Evans) in a modern-day market.

Here's what Badass Digest's Devin Faraci said about the scene in a tweet from earlier today.

"The Dracula Untold 'tie in' scene is at the very end, Dracula in a market in the modern day.

When Universal launched this franchise in July, the studio announced that the Untitled Mummy Reboot will be the first official project, but this Dracula Untold scene is believed to be a prologue to the whole initiative. The scene in question isn't largely important, so if Dracula Untold tanks at the box office, »

- MovieWeb

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'Dracula Untold' Featurette Introduces Vampire Bride Mirena

30 September 2014 1:12 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following last week's featurette that explores Vlad Tepes history in Universal Pictures' Dracula Untold, the studio has released a new behind-the-scenes video that showcases Vlad's better half, Milena, played by Sarah Gadon.

This upcoming adventure blends both fact and fiction, combining the legacy of Bram Stoker's classic vampire Bram Stoker with the real-life figure Vlad Tepes, a.k.a. Vlad the Impaler, whom Dracula was loosely based on. In the film, Vlad's relationship with his loving wife Milena is the reason he goes down this path to becoming the legendary vampire Dracula.

Sarah Gadon explains how she tried to define a real relationship in her rehearsals with co-star Luke Evans, while stating that the actor was born to play this iconic character. We also hear from Luke Evans, who praises Sarah Gadon's performance and director Gary Shore in this behind-the-scenes featurette for Dracula Untold that includes plenty »

- MovieWeb

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New featurette for Dracula Untold

25 September 2014 11:10 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its U.S. release next week, Universal Pictures has released a new featurette for Dracula Untold, which takes us behind-the-scenes of the Dracula origin story featuring Luke Evans (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) as Vlad Tepes.

The film is directed by Gary Shore, and also stars Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger), Charlie Cox (Stardust), Samantha Barks (Les Miserables), Sarah Gadon (Enemy), Art Parkinson (Game of Thrones), Diarmaid Murtagh (Vikings), Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones), Zach McGowan (Shameless) and Noah Huntley (Snow White and the Huntsman).

Check out the new featurette here…

Dracula Untold is set for release in the UK on October 3rd and in the States on October 17th. Watch the trailer here.

The post New featurette for Dracula Untold appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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'Dracula Untold' Featurette

25 September 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Busy morning for Universal and Legendary.

Both studios have revealed a new featurette for Dracula Untold that gives us a taste of the bloody good fun it has in store, as well as a bit of the historical basis in Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (a.k.a. Vlad the Impaler). Check it out below!

Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dominic Cooper and Samantha Barks, Dracula Untold opens in 2D theaters and IMAX on October 10. Evans stars in the origin story of the man who became Dracula.

Video: 'Dracula Untold' exclusive featurette

Source: MSN »

- El Mayimbe

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'Dracula Untold' Featurette Looks at the Man Behind the Monster

25 September 2014 9:18 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Vlad the Impaler's real-life story is told this October in a thrilling new take on the vampire legend Dracula Untold, which finds Luke Evans as an average man trying to defend his people who succumbs to a curse that turns him into a supernatural superhuman with an insatiable blood-lust. The actor offers a look at the real man behind the monster in a featurette that brings never-before-seen footage from this Halloween thriller.

Take a look as director Gary Shore reinvents the Dracula legend for a whole new audience, based on the world famous novel by Bram Stoker.

Video: 'Dracula Untold' exclusive featurette

Dracula Untold comes just as Universal begins to relaunch their Classic Monsters franchise, with Dracula, The Mummy, The Werewolf, The Creature and more all inhabiting a shared universe. It is unclear if Dracula Untold will be part of this new cinematic world, which is officially set »

- MovieWeb

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Breathtaking Trailer for Jack And The Cuckoo-clock Heart Animated Film

16 September 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

This is a fantastic trailer for a jaw-droppingly amazing looking animated film called Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart. I don't know how I had never heard of this before, but wow! The movie seems to have kind of a Tim Burton vibe to it with its circus-like atmosphere, beautiful animation, and music.

The film is based on a novel written by Dionysos’s lead singer, Mathias Malzieu. He also directed the film and worked with music video director Stéphane Berla to bring it to life. 

The story revolves around Jack "whose heart was frozen on the day of his birth and replaced with a cuckoo-clock. Because of the delicate apparatus keeping him going, he lives by only three rules: never touch the hands of the clock; control his temper at all times; and most heartbreakingly, never fall in love. Any massive emotion could stop his clock and thus end his life. »

- Joey Paur

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