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Alanis Morissette Reveals Battle with Crippling Postpartum Depression That Took Hold Seconds After Daughter’s Birth

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Alanis Morissette Reveals Battle with Crippling Postpartum Depression That Took Hold Seconds After Daughter’s Birth
Alanis Morissette grew up dreaming of being a mother, but what she didn’t expect was the devastating postpartum depression she suffered after the births of both her children.

“There are days I’m debilitated to the point where I can barely move,” the singer — who’s still struggling with the illness 14 months after welcoming daughter Onyx Solace — tells People exclusively in the latest issue. “As a kid, I imagined having children and being with an amazing partner. This is a whole other wrench I didn’t anticipate.”

The Grammy winner, 43, had her first experience with Ppd after giving birth
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New Preview Clip with Riz Ahmed and Cush Jumbo from 'City of Tiny Lights'

Directed by Pete Travis (Dredd, Vantage Point), City Of Tiny Lights stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris.  Set in West London, this gritty thriller is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. City of Tiny Lights had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival followed by the UK premiere at the London Film Festival. It's out in UK cinemas now. Watch a new preview clip with Riz Ahmed and Cush Jumbo below:...

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Pete Travis interview: City Of Tiny Lights, politics, Dredd

Simon Brew Apr 9, 2017

Director Pete Travis chats to us about City Of Tiny Lights, television, politics and Dred..

City Of Tiny Lights, starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, is the latest film from director Pete Travis, known particularly in this parish for helming Dredd. We met up with him in London to chat about the movie, about politics, and about Dredd

I read an interview for City Of Tiny Lights where you were quoted as saying you wouldn’t make the film unless Riz Ahmed did it, and that he was the first choice for the lead role of Tommy. I can’t tell you the number of people I interview who say something like that and…

… mostly they’re lying when they say that!

Well, quite possibly!

There’s a rule about casting I learned a long time ago. The right person for the role is the person who
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New Preview Clip of Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper in 'City of Tiny Lights'

Directed by Pete Travis (Dredd, Vantage Point), City Of Tiny Lights stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris.  Set in West London, this gritty thriller is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. City of Tiny Lights had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival followed by the UK premiere at the London Film Festival. Watch an exclusive Elle preview clip below of the movie which is released in UK cinemas today:  ...

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City Of Tiny Lights Review: Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper star in modern London Noir

Director: Pete Travis (Dredd, Vantage Point) Cast: Riz Ahmed, Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo, Roshan Seth, James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic, Damson Idris Rating: 15 Running Time: 110 minutes Release Date: 07/04/2017   Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed): cricket fan, devoted son and deadbeat private eye. He has an office above a suburban cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and booze and a finely tuned moral compass well hidden behind a sharp line in cynicism. Tommy walks in one morning to find highclass prostitute Melody (Cush Jumbo) seeking his help, but he soon discovers a dead Pakistani businessman rather than her friend Natasha. Before long Tommy finds himself on a journey that takes him beneath the complex layers of...

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City of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper opens in the UK April 7

Directed by Pete Travis (Dredd, Vantage Point), the upcoming City Of Tiny Lights stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris. Set in West London, gritty thriller City Of Tiny Lights is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son to an ailing father and deadbeat private eye. He’s got an office above a cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and bourbon, and a finely tuned moral compass that...

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Watch the trailer for City Of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper

Directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point, Dredd), the upcoming City Of Tiny Lights stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris. Set in West London, City Of Tiny Lights is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son to an ailing father and deadbeat private eye. He’s got an office above a cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and bourbon, and a finely tuned moral compass that he keeps...

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Preview: Riz Ahmed’s City of Tiny Lights!

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Set to release on April 7th, City of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems.

Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son to an ailing father and deadbeat private eye. He’s got an office above a cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and bourbon, and a finely tuned moral compass that he keeps hidden behind a sharp cynicism. When Tommy walks into his office one morning to find high-class prostitute Melody seeking his help, he’s launched into a story that plays as an utterly original modern noir. He’s drawn into a murder investigation and a dangerous criminal underworld where he will discover dark secrets from his own past

Check out the trailer for this exciting film!

And this cool new poster hot of the presses!

Set in West London,
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First poster for City Of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper

A first poster has just been released for the upcoming City Of Tiny Lights. Directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point, Dredd), it stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris. Ahead of its' general release In UK Cinemas on April 7, the British Urban Film Festival (in association with BBC Films and Icon Film Distribution) present the early pre-release screening of this gripping thriller. Set in West London,  City Of Tiny Lights is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it...

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City of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper to screen at British Urban Film Festival

Directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point, Dredd), City Of Tiny Lights stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris. Ahead of its' general release In UK Cinemas on April 7, the British Urban Film Festival (in association with BBC Films and Icon Film Distribution) present the early pre-release screening of this gripping thriller. Set in West London,  City Of Tiny Lights is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son...

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First trailer for City Of Tiny Lights starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper

The upcoming British drama City Of Tiny Lights has launched a first trailer. Directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point, Dredd), it stars Riz Ahmed with Billie Piper, Cush Jumbo and Roshan Seth. The exciting cast also features James Floyd, Hannah Rae, Antonio Aakeel, Vincent Regan, Danny Webb, Branko Tomovic and Damson Idris. Set in West London, City Of Tiny Lights is co-written by author Patrick Neate, and based on his novel of the same name. It is a unique portrait of contemporary London as a teeming multicultural metropolis where nothing is as it seems. Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son to an ailing father and deadbeat private eye. He’s got an office above a cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and bourbon, and a...

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Riz Ahmed Digs Up Secrets in First Trailer for ‘City of Tiny Lights’

After a major last year with The Night Of, Rogue One, and Jason Bourne this year, Riz Ahmed also brought a few films to Tiff. One of them was City of Tiny Lights, which comes from Dredd‘s Pete Travis, and follows Ahmed as a London detective who gets entangled in a missing-girl case as a complex web of lies bubble up. With the film picked up for U.K. distribution this April, the first neon-soaked trailer has now arrived.

We said in our review, “Ahmed shines in the lead role: something this charismatic actor has deserved since the wonderfully funny Four Lions. He embodies the hard-edged street-wise detective well without erasing the sense of empathy his characters always possess. We see the struggle endured between those worlds and know how Shelley’s leaving widened the void in his soul that Stuart’s death tore open. People like him from Mrs.
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City Of Tiny Lights trailer: Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper lead the cast

The very first City Of Tiny Lights trailer has launched. The British drama, which stars Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, debuted at last year’s London Film Festival to huge acclaim, and will reach cinemas across the UK from 7th April, 2017. The film is a portrait of contemporary London, and is co-written by author Patrick Neate, based on his novel of the same name.

Here’s the plot.

Meet Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed), cricket fan, devoted son to an ailing father and deadbeat private eye. He’s got an office above a cab firm, a taste for cigarettes and bourbon, and a finely tuned moral compass that he keeps hidden behind a sharp cynicism. When Tommy walks into his office one morning to find high-class prostitute Melody seeking his help, he’s launched into a story that plays as an utterly original modern noir.

The film is directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point,
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Comedy-drama The Strike hitting VOD next week

Gravitas Ventures has announced that the award-winning comedy drama The Strike is set for release worldwide on all major digital platforms on December 13th.

The Strike is based around three, less than talented, New York actors who after years of missed opportunities, criticism, and bad first impressions, take fate into their own hands when they devise a hilarious half-baked theatrical “siege” in order to prove they have what it takes to make their mark in the film business.

The Strike is written and directed by Guillermo Ivan, and stars Erin Fogel (27 Dresses), Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Paul Calderon (Pulp Fiction), Guillermo Ivan (Vantage Point) and Christopher Marquez (Habana Instant).
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The Walking Dead: Lauren Cohan interview on Maggie Greene

Duncan Bowles Sep 27, 2016

As The Walking Dead season 6 comes out on Blu-ray and DVD, we chatted to Lauren Cohan about Maggie, survival and losing people...

Warning: contains spoilers for The Walking Dead season 6.

Through some choice genre roles in the likes of Supernatural, Chuck, The Vampire Diaries and Archer, Lauren Cohan has cemented herself as a geek icon, but it’s her long-standing role as Maggie Greene on The Walking Dead that’s allowed her to really shine. Maggie’s journey has seen her suffer extreme loss, with her once rather large family cut down to err… zero, but she’s also been the only character to sustain a long term relationship with Mr Glenn Rhee and out of that love, there’s now the possibility of the show's second baby on the way.

Of course like most of the core characters, both Glenn and Maggie are in the line of bat,
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Barry L. Levy Developing Movie on Boston Strangler (Exclusive)

Barry L. Levy Developing Movie on Boston Strangler (Exclusive)
Barry L. Levy will direct “Stranglehold,” a movie about the Boston Strangler Task Force with Todd Garner and Sean Robins producing through their Broken Road company.

The Solution Entertainment Group will finance the project and produce “Stranglehold.” Myles Nestel is producing with Lisa Wilson, and Stephen Emery is executive producing.

Levy is set to make his directorial debut and will helm from his own script. His screenwriting credits include “Vantage Point” and “Paranoia.”

“Stranglehold” tells the untold true story of the Boston Strangler Task Force, which was assembled as a special unit by the Massachusetts Attorney General to stop the serial killer after more than a dozen unsolved murders in the early 1960s. What no one could have predicted was that this group, led by a disgraced Boston Police Detective and a Hollywood psychic, would unearth an even more heinous crime.

Producers are planning to begin casting immediately.

The Boston Strangler
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Match the president to the movie – quiz

With Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton engaging in real world battle to become the next Us president, how well do you know their fictional counterparts?

Ant-Man

Thor

Iron Man 3

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

In the Line of Fire

Conspiracy Theory

The Fugitive

The Pelican Brief

Vantage Point

Lucy

Mr Brooks

The Bourne Ultimatum

Meteor

Airplane

The Towering Inferno

Rollercoaster

Accidental Hero

The American President

Dave

The Naked Gun 2 1/2

The Silence of the Hams

Fatal Instinct

Spy Hard

Mafia!

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Back to the Future III

The Ridiculous 6

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Mr Peabody & Sherman

Megamind

Monsters vs Aliens

Despicable Me

White House Down

Pixels

GI Joe: Retaliation

Salt

The Sum of All Fears

Spy

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Get Smart

7 and above.

the Oval Office awaits

4 and above.

losergate

0 and above.

no votes for you

Continue reading...
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London Has Fallen — Blu-ray DVD review

Blu-ray Review

London Has Fallen

Directed by: Babak Najafi

Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Running Time: 1 hr 39 mins

Rating: R

Due Out: June 14, 2016

Plot: (courtesy Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) Devastation of a world capital and a revenge plan against an American president fuel the high-octane London Has Fallen, coming to Digital HD on May 31, 2016, and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on June 14, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen raises the stakes with non-stop action and suspenseful plot twists. The Blu-ray™ and Digital HD versions also include exclusive bonus features about the can’t-miss thriller.

In London Has Fallen, the stellar cast of Gerard Butler (300), Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Radha Mitchell (Pitch Black), Sean O’Bryan (Vantage Point), and Morgan Freeman (Lucy) reprises their original roles from Olympus Has Fallen, joined by Alon Moni Aboutboul (The Dark Knight Rises), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Charlotte Riley (Edge of Tomorrow), and Waleed F. Zuaiter (Homeland). Babak Najafi directs London Has Fallen.

When the British Prime Minster dies unexpectedly, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) knows it is his duty to prep with Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs (Angela Bassett) for them to accompany U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) to the state funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. With every powerful world leader set to attend, the funeral should be the most protected event on Earth. Yet within moments of arriving, heads of government are assassinated and London landmarks are attacked. Asher, Banning, and Jacobs are ambushed and retreat amidst a hail of gunfire and explosives. The devastated British capital goes into lockdown. Banning will stop at nothing to secure Asher’s safe return home. Back at the White House, Vice President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) races against time brainstorming with top advisors in the Situation Room to get those trapped in London a lifeline of support and a way out. Outnumbered and outgunned, Banning reaches out for help to an English MI6 agent (Charlotte Riley) who rightly trusts no one. Failure is not an option as they attempt to stop the criminals from carrying out the final phase of their revenge plan.

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Movie Score: 4/10

Extras

The Making of London Has Fallen – An inside look at the massive undertaking of shooting such a large-scale film in London. Featuring interviews with cast and crew, this piece shows the unique challenges encountered on-set, director Babak Najafi’s process, and the cast’s inspiration for their characterizations. Guns, Knives & Explosives – Delve deeper into Gerard Butler’s iconic character of Mike Banning, and the extensive training and preparation the actor needed to play a Secret Service agent.

The film will be available on Blu-ray™ with Digital HD and UltraViolet™ and DVD.

Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound. DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away. Digital HD with UltraViolet™ lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download. Read Scorecard Reviews from our film reviews database Watch movie trailers and read our Tsr reviews Listen to Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider

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London Has Fallen Blu-Ray Preview Blows Up Chelsea Bridge | Exclusive

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London Has Fallen Blu-Ray Preview Blows Up Chelsea Bridge | Exclusive
After a solid theatrical run where it took in $195 million worldwide, from a $60 million budget, London Has Fallen is coming home this week with its release on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand formats today, June 14. In case you didn't get a chance to see this action sequel in theaters, we have an exclusive preview for you to check out before the movie hits Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand formats. This preview takes fans behind-the-scenes of the destructive Chelsea Bridge scene in this sequel.

This preview, courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, features second unit director Steve Griffin, who teases that, since they couldn't actually blow up the real Chelsea Bridge in London, this massive attack scene was filmed by using a huge green screen set at an airfield in Bulgaria during principal photography. We also hear from senior visual effects supervisor Sean Farrow, who reveals that some of the most fascinating conversations during the production involved around deciding which bridges to blow up. He also explains that the production chose Chelsea Bridge because it was a suspension bridge that could be pulled apart piece by piece.

Devastation of a world capital and a revenge plan against an American president fuel the high-octane London Has Fallen, coming to Digital HD on May 31, 2016, and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on June 14, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen raises the stakes with non-stop action and suspenseful plot twists. The Blu-ray and Digital HD versions also include exclusive bonus features about the can't-miss thriller.

In London Has Fallen, the stellar cast of Gerard Butler (300), Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Radha Mitchell (Pitch Black), Sean O'Bryan (Vantage Point), and Morgan Freeman (Lucy) reprises their original roles from Olympus Has Fallen, joined by Alon Moni Aboutboul (The Dark Knight Rises), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Charlotte Riley (Edge of Tomorrow), and Waleed F. Zuaiter (Homeland). Babak Najafi directs London Has Fallen.

When the British Prime Minster dies unexpectedly, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) knows it is his duty to prep with Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs (Angela Bassett) for them to accompany U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) to the state funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in London. With every powerful world leader set to attend, the funeral should be the most protected event on Earth. Yet within moments of arriving, heads of government are assassinated and London landmarks are attacked.

Asher, Banning, and Jacobs are ambushed and retreat amidst a hail of gunfire and explosives. The devastated British capital goes into lockdown. Banning will stop at nothing to secure Asher's safe return home. Back at the White House, Vice President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) races against time brainstorming with top advisors in the Situation Room to get those trapped in London a lifeline of support and a way out. Outnumbered and outgunned, Banning reaches out for help to an English MI6 agent (Charlotte Riley) who rightly trusts no one. Failure is not an option as they attempt to stop the criminals from carrying out the final phase of their revenge plan. Take a look at our exclusive preview from London Has Fallen before picking up the Blu-ray and DVD this week.
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Devastation of a world capital and a revenge plan against an American president fuel the high-octane London Has Fallen, coming to Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on June 14, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen raises the stakes with non-stop action and suspenseful plot twists. The Blu-ray™ and Digital HD versions also include exclusive bonus features about the can’t-miss thriller.

In London Has Fallen, the stellar cast of Gerard Butler (300), Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Radha Mitchell (Pitch Black), Sean O’Bryan (Vantage Point), and Morgan Freeman (Lucy) reprises their original roles from Olympus Has Fallen, joined by Alon Moni Aboutboul (The Dark Knight Rises), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Charlotte Riley (Edge of Tomorrow), and Waleed F. Zuaiter (Homeland). Babak Najafi directs London Has Fallen.

When the British Prime Minster dies unexpectedly,
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