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DVD Review: LAST PASSENGER Has No Momentum

As a fan of one location thrillers, I hoped Last Passenger’s train setting could create some serious claustrophobic tension. I was wrong. Instead we get so-so British film that begins slowly before picking up some momentum in the middle act. [...]

January 17, 2014

DVD Review: The Lack Of Humour In MOVIE 43 Is No Joke

Movie 43 arrives on DVD with low expectations. The anthology comedy received disastrous reviews and it totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release. This ravaging comes despite a top tier cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Kate [...]

June 21, 2013

Hugh Jackman Joins The Cast Of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

This isn’t a big surprise, but Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play Wolverine in director Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. The move further cements the fact this film will combine elements from Singer’s original trilogy and [...]

December 2, 2012

Hugh Jackman & Jake Gyllenhaal Take PRISONERS

It feels like the film Prisoners has been in development for decades – although it’s only been a few years. However, in this time everyone from Leonardo DiCaprio to Christian Bale by way of Mark Wahlberg has been attached to the project and then [...]

September 26, 2012

Back to the Future: Hollywood’s Fascination with Prequels

The release date for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is looming, and the marketing materials won’t have you know it, but the film is a prequel to Scott’s 1979 film, Alien. The term “prequel” is something of a dirty word in Hollywood these days, [...]

May 25, 2012

Gary Ross Ditches The Hunger Games For HOUDINI

It looks like Gary Ross has ditched the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire in order to make something that could actually be good. Ross is in negotiations to bring Houdini to the screen for Summit Entertainment. The film will be an adaptation of the [...]

May 3, 2012

DVD Review: Ryan Gosling In Nicolas Winding Refn’s DRIVE

Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive is a stripped down action-thriller for the art-house crowd, the perfect antidote to Hollywood’s overly glossy car movies like The Fast and the Furious franchise or Gone in Sixty Seconds. Based on James Sallis’ [...]

March 3, 2012

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