4 items from 2014
★★★★☆Some films could only have been made in England, during a certain era and with a particular cast. The Belles of St. Trinian's (1954) - newly released by StudioCanal to mark its sixtieth anniversary - is one such film. Though its popularity led to a string of sequels throughout the 1950s and 60s - as well as an unfortunate revival in 2007 - it is the original film, directed by Frank Launder and starring Alistair Sim, George Cole and Joyce Grenfell, which remains the archetypal celluloid visualisation of artist Ronald Searle's comic creation. It's the new term at St. Trinian's - the girl's public school in the heart of England's home-counties, where anyone, other than the pupils themselves, fears to go.
- CineVue UK
As Magnet Releasing pre-orchestrates its upcoming theatrical release of Eugenio Mira's exciting new thriller 'Grand Piano' the fellas over at Styd have managed to ensnare a new alternative poster from the flick. The movie starring Elijah Wood ('Maniac') and John Cusask ('1408') is set to hit up select theatres across the Us this coming Friday. 'Grand Piano' also stars, Allen Leech, Alex Winter ('The Lost Boys'), Kerry Bishe ('Red State'), Dee Wallace ('The Howling),Don McManus ('Lucky Bastard') and sexy Brit Tamsin Egerton ('St. Trinian's'). Head below to view the poster and if you can't wait till Friday then don't forget this little tense thriller is currently playing on VOD. »
Do celebrities get fashion dibs because they're from the same country as the designer? Case in point Paloma Faith vs. Sandra Bullock in this Burberry Prorsum getup. Does the UK native automatically win because she's from Burberry's home turf? Frankly, we're just looking for help awarding a winner in this close call. Both the Academy Award nominee and the St. Trinian's star wear the Paris-inspired T-shirt and vintage skirt beautifully. It comes down to a choice between some added drama versus a clean, simple approach. There's something we love about Paloma's over-the-top take on this combo. She looks like a society gal shopping at Harrods circa 1945. The maroon color complements the »
Eugenio Mira's orchestral thriller 'Grand Piano' has been available on VOD for the past week. It'll be arriving in limited theatres in the Us from 7 March and to lead us up to the release comes this new brief clip from the movie which stars Elijah Wood ('Maniac') as a pianist who must make the performance of a lifetime as his life hangs in the balance from a threatening sniper watching from somewhere in the theatre. The mysterious sniper is played by John Cusask ('1408'). Allen Leech, Tamsin Egerton ('St. Trinian's'), Alex Winter ('The Lost Boys'), Kerry Bishe ('Red State'), Dee Wallace ('The Howling) and Don McManus also star. Check out the new clip below. »
4 items from 2014
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