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Will Tom Hardy Bring The Apocalypse For ‘X-Men’?

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Tom Hardy is probably wanted for most of the roles in the world right now, especially comic franchises. He already played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, and was rumoured last week to be wanted for DC’s Suicide Squad alongside Will Smith. Now it looks as though 20th Century Fox want a piece of the action, as Hardy is rumoured to be the favourite for the role of Apocalypse in the upcoming X-men: Apocalypse. Hardy would play the first ever mutant, who made a brief appearance after the credits in X-men: Days Of Future Past.

It’s doubtful that Hardy could take on roles in both, so perhaps going the way of Marvel would be best considering he’s already danced with DC. I’m still not sure on how accurately a human performance could capture Apocalypse, with perhaps the CG route of Thanos in Guardians Of The Galaxy being more appropriate. »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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Lff 2014: The Satellite Girl And Milk Cow Review

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Director: Chang Hyung Yun.

Starring: Yoo Ah In, Jung Yu Mi.

Running Time: 81 Minutes

Synopsis: A satellite comes to Earth and takes on the form of a young girl in order to discover the singer of her favourite song. She finds the singer has turned into a cow, and the two team up with a magical toilet roll named Merlin in order to stop a giant incinerator.

I read that synopsis and I can’t quite believe I wrote those words. And yet, I’m bloody glad that I did. As nonsensical as it all sounds, The Satellite Girl And Milk Cow is a wonderfully charming animation from South Korea, that somehow gets away with its absurd little twists and mad characters.

The first of the titular pair starts life as a satellite. With opening narration that isn’t annoyingly expositional, we are introduced to a sentient satellite that has »

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