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Warner Bros. ‘Harry Potter’ Studio Tour To Undergo Huge Winter Transformation

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The Warner Bros. Studio tour ‘The Making Of Harry Potter’ has revealed that it is to undergo a massive winter transformation.  The tour, which opened to the public back in 2012,  offers visitors the ultimate chance to get up close to authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter film series.

According to an official release, Harry Potter fans are invited to experience Christmas time at Hogwarts and discover how film-makers created fire, ice and snow that never melts as Warner Bros. Studio Tour London undergoes a magical makeover for Hogwarts in the Snow. From 18th November – 28th January 2018, visitors will have the opportunity to see the Harry Potter film series’ most iconic sets decorated for festive scenes. The Great Hall will be transformed, the Gryffindor common room will be dressed for the season and a blanket of filmmaking snow will »

- The Hollywood News

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Could A Sequel To ‘Call Be By Your Name’ Be On The Way?

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Trust us, one of the best films to play in cinemas is released on UK screens in just over a week. Call Me By Your Name stars Armie Hammer and break-out star Timothée Chalamet, and is a warming love story set in the summer of 1983. The film is pretty much perfect, and to be honest, the last thing we expected was talk of a sequel. Well, now the film’s director, Luca Guadagnino, has reportedly already got ideas for a sequel. More on the Call Me By Your Name sequel below.

Coud a Call Me By Your Name sequel be on the way?

Speaking at the at the BFI London Film Festival, which concluded at the weekend, the Italian director had the following to say.

“I want to do a sequel because Timothée ChalametArmie HammerMichael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel – they are all gems. The texture we built together is very consistent. »

- Paul Heath

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New Trailer & Poster Artwork For Netflix Original Series ‘Godless’

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Netflix has released a new trailer and poster for their upcoming original series Godless, which comes to the small screen courtesy of Scott Frank. The seven-part epic western from Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated screenwriter Frank, as well as Academy Award-winner Steven Soderbergh, and executive producer Casey Silver. The original limited series Godless comes to Netflix 22nd November, 2017, and stars Jack O’Connell, Michelle Dockery, and Jeff Daniels.

Notorious criminal Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) and his gang of outlaws are on a mission of revenge against Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell), a son-like protégé who betrayed the brotherhood. While on the run, Roy seeks refuge with hardened widower Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery), an outcast herself, in a worn-down, isolated mining town of La Belle, Nm — governed mainly by women. When word reaches La Belle that Griffin is headed their way, the town bands together to defend against the murderous gang in a lawless western frontier. »

- Paul Heath

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McM Comic Con Releases A New Clip From ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2

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The McM Comic Con takes place in London later this month, and expected to feature heavily at the event at London’s ExCel Centre in east London is the Netflix TV show Stranger Things, the second season for which is due just before Halloween.

The nine episodes of Stranger Things season 2 hits the streamer on October 27th, the same day as the opening of this year’s second McM event in the capital.

Stranger Things season 2 is set in 984, a year after Will’s return when everything seems back to normal. However, a darkness lurks just beneath the surface and threatens all of Hawkins, Indiana.

The new clip shows cast member Millie Bobby Brown introducing a scene of her as Eleven as she escapes the Upside Down. You can check it out below.

The post McM Comic Con Releases A New Clip From <em>‘Stranger Things’</em> Season 2 appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Fan Creates ‘Jurassic Park’ Sequel We All Would Have Paid To See

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We don’t usually post that many fan trailers here on the site, but we thought we’d make an exception for this one. A hugely talented fan has put the following trailer together for a potential Jurassic Park II using footage from the original 1993 movie and what looks to be some from the Bruce Willis-led Tears Of The Sun, his hugely under-rated 2003 movie, directed by Antoine Fuqua. Watch the Jurassic Park 2 fan trailer in the player at the bottom of the post.

Pitched at what appears to be Jurassic Park by way of Predator, the trailer alludes to a film we’d certainly stand in line to see.

Of course, back in 1997 we were ‘treated’ to a very lackluster sequel to Steven Spielberg’s 1993 original, adapted from the source material by Michael Crichton. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, far from set the world on alight, even though it »

- Paul Heath

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Cher Has Joined The Cast Of The ‘Mamma Mia’ Sequel

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In quite remarkable and truly wonderful casting news, it appears that Cher has joined the cast of the Mamma Mia sequel. The film, titled Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, is currently in production for a release in 2018. The news was announced via Variety, though previously Cher tweeted the following image, alluding to her involvement.

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— Cher (@cher) October 15, 2017

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again sees Meryl Streep return as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper are also amongst the cast as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård and Oscar winner Colin Firth all return to play Sophie’s three dads: Sam, Bill and Harry. It is not known presently as to who Cher will play in the production.

The original film grossed over $600 million around the world when it was released in 2008. It »

- Paul Heath

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Lff 2017: ‘You Were Never Really Here’ Review: Dir. Lynne Ramsay (2017)

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You Were Never Really Here review: After a solid debut in Cannes back in May, Lynne Ramsay’s tight, 85-minute film reaches UK shores where it is already being referred to as a masterpiece.

You Were Never Really Here review by Orestes Adam.

You Were Never Really Here review

Less than 24 hours after exiting the cinema and I already envy my past self for being able to presently experience Lynne Ramsay’s gorgeous and deeply disturbing thriller. Since its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this year, the film has been called many things; namely rushed and incomplete. While it is most certainly short (running at a mere 85 minutes) and is missing much of the direct exposition we as an audience have become conditioned to, Lynne Ramsay’s directorial follow-up to We Need to Talk About Kevin is a work of art just as poetic, experimental, brutal and visceral to »

- Orestes Adam

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Win a ninja-tastic goody bag with The Lego® Ninjago® Movie – In Cinemas Now

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To celebrate the release of The Lego® Ninjago® Movie, from the team that assembled The Lego®  Movie and The Lego®  Batman Movie, we’re giving you the chance to win an amazing ninja-tastic goody bag that includes a t-shirt, a beach towel, a hooded towel, a cool character mask, a cap and a phone case!

In this big-screen  Ninjago®  adventure, the battle for  Ninjago®  City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors.  Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad.  Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu. »

- Paul Heath

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The New Trailer & Poster For ‘Marvel’s Black Panther’ Is Here!

16 October 2017 6:39 AM, PDT

Marvel Studios have debuted the brand new UK trailer and poster for the upcoming Black Panther, which arrives in cinemas in February.

Marvel StudiosBlack Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Chadwick Boseman leads the cast, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, »

- Paul Heath

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Competition: Win ‘Fast & Furious 8’ On Blu-ray™

16 October 2017 3:06 AM, PDT

The No. 1 action film in the world, Fast & Furious 8 goes full-throttle on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand from today, October 16, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UK), and to celebrate the release, we have three copies of the film to give away on Blu-ray™!

The latest exhilarating installment of the nitro-fueled blockbuster action franchise features a gripping new storyline, the most outrageous collection of vehicles yet, and an all-star cast of fan favorites and series newcomers. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains of the Arctic Barents Sea, the close-knit crew crisscrosses the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing world chaos — and to bring home the man who made them a family. With more than an hour of never-before-seen bonus features and an Extended Director’s Cut, Fast & Furious 8 will be the crowning glory of every fan’s collection. »

- David Agnew

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See How They Made It ‘Rain Cars’ In Our Exclusive ‘Fast & Furious 8’ Clip

16 October 2017 2:54 AM, PDT

Out on the home formats in the UK is the blockbusting super-hit that is Fast & Furious 8. The film is available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD from 16th October, and to celebrate, we have a UK exclusive featurette clip.

The clip features Jack Gill (2nd Unit Stunt Coordinator), Spiro Razator (2nd Unit Director / Stunt Coordinator) and Andrew Gill (2nd Unit Stunt Coordinator) as they discuss the ‘It’s Raining Cars’ scene. Some topics of discussion are testing throwing cars out of the parking structure, how to get at least seven cars in the air at a time and best locations for this scene.

The latest exhilarating installment of the nitro-fueled blockbuster action franchise features a gripping new storyline, the most outrageous collection of vehicles yet, and an all-star cast of fan favorites and series newcomers. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the »

- Paul Heath

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Interview: Tyrese Gibson On ‘Fast & Furious 8’

16 October 2017 2:38 AM, PDT

Actor and R&B artist, Tyrese Gibson returns to the Fast & Furious 8 cast as Roman Pearce, a film that hits UK DVD and Blu-ray™ from today. We caught up with him to talk about working in the iconic franchise.

On the story:

Dominic Toretto compromised his family because he turned his back on us, and it was uncomfortable to shoot.

It was uncomfortable to watch.

I actually had a problem with them wanting to do that.

But I understood clearly that the family and the movie in itself needed to do something disruptive, and everyone in the world was just curious, like, why would Dom turn his back on us.

And the fact that we didn’t know what was going throughout the movie until the end just had the world on the edge of their seats.

And I didn’t realize how good it would be for the franchise, »

- The Hollywood News

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Lff 2017: ‘Small Town Crime’: Dir. Ian Nelms (2017)

16 October 2017 1:00 AM, PDT

Small Town Crime review: John Hawkes leads the cast of this crime movie, a film that follows the pursuit of a woman’s killer by an alcoholic cop.

Small Town Crime review by Awais Irfan.

Small Town Crime review

Continuing our Lff coverage here on the site, we are reviewing Small Town Crime from the pairing of the Nelms Brothers – Eshom Nelms, and Ian Nelms.

The premise follows Mike Kendall (John Hawkes), an alcoholic ex-cop that can’t last five minutes without a drink – with this problem of his being the reason he’s no longer in the forces. Living off of his sister (Octavia Spencer) and her husband (Anthony Anderson), merely scraping by and desperate to return to the action, he finds himself in luck when he accidentally stumbles across the dead body of a young girl one morning. Using this as a shot at redemption, Kendall becomes hell-bent »

- Awais Irfan

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Lff 2017: ‘Downsizing’ Review: Dir. Alexander Payne (2017)

16 October 2017 12:30 AM, PDT

Downsizing review: Four years after the stunning Nebraska, Alexander Payne returns with this incredible, shrinking-man movie.

Downsizing review by Awais Irfan.

Downsizing review

Four years since his last film, the Academy-Award nominated Nebraska, and director Alexander Payne finally returns with a bang with his latest film: Downsizing.

Matt Damon is Paul Safranek, a kindly occupational therapist. Him and his wife, Audrey (Kristen Wiig), are looking for a new home but, strapped for cash and wanting more out of life, the pair decide to “downsize” – a new procedure that shrinks its subjects to around 4/5 inches tall, one that is affordable and also environmentally friendly. Payne is perhaps best known for telling very different, very character-driven stories and Downsizing is no exception. This is as original and rich a story as they come.

Of course, similarly to Sideways and The Descendants, Downsizing is hilarious. It boasts a very mature, smart sense of »

- Awais Irfan

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Win Richard Gere Starrer ‘Norman’ On DVD

16 October 2017 12:00 AM, PDT

To celebrate the release of Norman, a new film which stars Richard Gere, Steve Buscemi and Michael Sheen, we have three copies of the film to give away on DVD.

Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, and strives to be everyone’s friend. His incessant networking leads him nowhere until he ends up befriending a young but charismatic politician, Micha Eshel (Lior Ashkenazi), at a low point in his life. Three years later, the politician becomes the Prime Minister of Israel. Norman uses Eshel’s name to leverage his biggest deal ever: a series of quid pro quo transactions linking the Prime Minister to Norman’s nephew (Michael Sheen), a rabbi (Steve Buscemi), a mogul (Harris Yulin), his assistant (Dan Stevens) and a treasury official from the Ivory Coast. Norman’s plans soon go awry, creating the potential »

- Paul Heath

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Win Transformers The Last Knight Merchandise – Available On Digital Now & on DVD, Blu-Ray™, 4K Ultra HD™ October 30

15 October 2017 11:30 PM, PDT

Get ready for the ultimate adventure as Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg present the new and explosive addition to the Transformers family, Transformers: The Last Knight. To celebrate the DVD, Blu-ray™ and 4K Ultra HD™ release coming up on October 30 and with the digital out now, we are giving you the chance to win an exciting merchandise bundle that includes a medieval cup, stylish jacket, chess set and a collectible Sqweeks keychain, as well as a copy of the DVD!

Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock). There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we »

- Paul Heath

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