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Blog Of Thrones 5.2: The House Of Black And White (Contains Spoilers)

11 hours ago

It’s back! Can you believe it’s been almost a whole year since we last left the Westeros realm? During that time the hype hasn’t died down any and we’ve all been clambering at the bit, excitedly waiting for Game of Thrones to return. Happily our not so patient waiting is finally over as season five has finally landed.

One of the best things about the show is of course the audience participation, we love to talk about Game of Thrones. Thn will be here every week post evening UK transmission to chat about all the inevitable twists, turns and tragic deaths in our Blog of Thrones.

Be warned, only read on if you have seen the second episode of season five The House of Black and White as this article contains spoilers.

Writers: David Benioff, D. B Wiess

Directors: Michael Slovis

Cast: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, »

- Kat Smith

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Watch: Trailer For New Steven Seagal Film ‘The Mercenary: Absolution’

17 hours ago

Steven Seagal is an action movie legend. He burst onto the scene in 1988 with Above The Law. Since then he’s unleashed a steady slew of martial art heavy movies including Under Siege, Marked For Death and Machete. His latest film The Mercenary: Absolution doesn’t deviate from the winning Seagal formula. Seagal plays a mercenary who is seeking that one good deed that will grant him absolution for all his past sins. Could saving a young and frightened woman from Vinnie Jones’ big bad mob boss be just the ticket he’s looking for? Watch the trailer now for all the juicy details:

If you like what you see then make sure to keep 18th May free as The Mercenary: Absolution is released digitally in the UK by Content Media that very day.

Source: Content Media »

- Kat Smith

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Midnight Run (1988) Blu-ray Review

21 hours ago

Director: Martin Brest

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Joe Pantoliano, Dennis Farina

Cert: 18

Running Time: 126 mins

Bonus Features: New interviews with Charles Grodin, John Ashton, Joe Pantoliano, George Gallo (screenwriter) and Yaphet Kotto (audio only). ‘Making Of’ 1988 Featurette.

In 1988 Universal released Midnight Run, a high-profile action comedy. It contained several elements that were unusual for a film of its type. For starters, Robert De Niro was the lead. The idea of this brooding method actor playing it light was virtually unthinkable at the time, with Analyze This a decade away. He appeared alongside Charles Grodin, hardly a stellar name. The men improvised some of their dialogue. Danny Elfman delivered a score about as far removed from his usual style as it was possible to get. It found success at the box office, though perhaps it’s inevitable the result ended up as more of a cult offering, »

- Steve Palace

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‘Monsters: Dark Continent’ Trailer Brings The Action

23 hours ago

Monsters was the film that launched director Gareth Edwards. Following on from the success of his guerrilla baby Edwards has gone on to direct Godzilla and is now hard at work on the first stand alone Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Rogue One.

Monsters might be a distant memory for Edwards but the studio that helped birth it Vertigo Films have been hard beavering away on a sequel. Misfits director Tom Green has stepped into the shoes of Edwards and his offering Monsters: Dark Continent hits the UK on 1st May. Ahead of the release we’ve managed to get our hands on the latest trailer for the film, watch it now.

As you can see it seems that the sequel is going down the soldier route, not unlike a certain James Cameron sequel. Set ten years after the events of Monsters the plot finds a group of new »

- Kat Smith

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More ‘Jurassic World’ Posters Exhumed

20 April 2015 12:13 AM, PDT

Friday saw us teased with one of three new one sheet promotional posters for Jurassic World. At the time we told you that Universal would be releasing more over the weekend and we can now share those pictures with you. Friday’s offering was a riff on the Fifty Shades Of Grey poster (well sort of) and had Bryce Dallas Howard face to face with the ‘D-Rex’ (and can be found here). The new two include the world’s greatest aquarium, complete with shark eating Mosasaurus, as well as a moody night shot of Chris Pratt riding on a motorcycle alongside a pack of Velociraptor’s.

Jurassic World storms into cinemas on 11 June 2015. Are you excited?

Source: Universal »

- Kat Smith

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Tff 2015: Game Day Kicks Off With Bangs, Hangs, Schlongs and Unreal Goings-on

19 April 2015 11:51 PM, PDT

It’s early Friday morning here in New York and rather than living it up in the city that never sleeps, I’m sitting here… at my computer, staring – no that’s not right, glaring sounds more like it – hoping that the words to sum up the experiences of Day 1 at the Tribeca Film Festival will magically appear on screen for me, doing justice to the films I’ve seen today and not coming across like I’m gloating about viewing some amazing films yet to slated in the UK.

Pfft bugger that – I’m going to crow til the cows come home.

Day 2 here at Tff 2015 kicked off with a literal bang and has kept me on my toes for the rest of the day. I’ve had violent delights with John Maclean, experienced a mid-morning bout of melancholy thanks to Jeppe Rønde and his thought provoking film (which »

- Sacha Hall

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Tff 2015: The Overnight Review

19 April 2015 11:29 PM, PDT

Director: Patrick Brice

Cast: Taylor Schilling, Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche R.J. Hermes, Max Moritt, Sarah DeVincentis, Kyle Field

Certificate: Tbd

Run Time: 80 minutes

Synopsis: After relocating to Los Angeles from Seattle, a 30-something couple and their young son have a chance encounter with a similar family who invite them over for a family pizza night that quickly turns into nothing like a pizza night once the children go to bed.

It’s been quite some time since I’ve seen an hilariously funny film where the laughs just keep coming, but thanks to Patrick Brice’s second directorial feature about two thirty-something couples ready to play when the kids hit the hay, the drought appears to be finally broken.

The Overnight is everything last year’s Sex Tape should have been: sharply-written, outrageously relatable to those of us in our dirty 30s and naughty 40s used to time »

- Sacha Hall

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‘Fantastic Four’ Official Trailer Arrives

19 April 2015 9:32 PM, PDT

With teasers and trailers having dropped for this summer’s Ant-man, this Christmas’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and next summer’s Batman V Superman; Dawn Of Justice, Fox have decided to get in the ring with a full trailer for their big reboot, Fantastic Four. The film, which stars Miles Teller as Mr. Fantastic, is once again providing an origin story, but this time it is much more serious than what we were given in 2005.

Director of Chornicle, Josh Trank, takes the helm in an effort to keep the rights at Fox while also improving on the box office take of Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer. I actually enjoyed the last two movies, with them offering a bright and campier film for younger audiences. It was a nice respite from the gloominess of Nolan’s Batman films, Spider-Man’s angst, and X-Men’s social commentary. »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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