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Suburbicon

There is something really disheartening about a film that barely resembles the trailer that was sent to market to grab your attention. But, in the case of George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, ...

The Martian

Things are beginning to look up for Ridley Scott. After a series of critically panned movies and lacklustre box office performance it was high time that he restated his command of modern cinema. The ...

Six Of The Best: Matt Damon

With the imminent release of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, it is an appropriate time to look back at the filmography of its star Matt Damon. Although best known as an A list Hollywood star he has...
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The Martian – Second Trailer

The second trailer for the forthcoming Matt Damon film, The Martian, has just been released. Astronaut Mark Watney is alone. His crew has left him behind on Mars after he was lost in a storm and pres...

The Martian – Viral Trailer

Hot on the heels of the initial images from the new Ridley Scott film, The Martian, we start to get some of the marketing in the form of a viral trailer. This takes the form of a video diary which in...
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The Martian – First Images Released

I still haven’t forgiven Ridley Scott for Prometheus, but the first images from The Martian, along with more detailed information about the cast list and plot, have actually really intrigued me...

The Monuments Men

The popularity of film genres seems to go in cycles. The usual pattern starts with a surprisingly massive hit movie which garners praise and award recognition. This leads to a glut of movies within t...

The Zero Theorem

For the majority of film makers today the biggest obstacle to getting their projects made is money. It does not matter how good the story is and, in most cases, who is attached. It all comes down to ...

John’s Top Ten of 2013

It was a bit of a hit and miss year for movies. Some of the most anticipated and heavily promoted films failed to live up to the hype. We had the now normal slew of Superhero movies of varying qualit...