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Cinderella trailer

Disney studios continue their attempt to take over the entire film world with the future release of the classic tale of Cinderella. This time the beloved tale will be a live action adventure, in the ...
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay trailer

Just out is the first full trailer for the new Hunger Games film. As was extensively reported the final book of the series is being split into two films for reasons that can be best described as mone...
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Dracula Untold teaser clip

Ahead if its release in cinemas next month a forty-second clip of Dracula Untold has been released to help promote the opening weekend. The film is a re-imagining of the origin story of The Count and...
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

And so the end of the Hobbit saga is close at hand. The controversy and rather pointless moaning about the rather slim volume generating a trilogy of three-hour films is well behind us as we look for...
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Maleficent legacy featurette

Ahead of its imminent cinema release a short featurette has been released to promote the live action Disney film Maleficent. The featurette goes behind the scenes to focus on the legacy of the film w...
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300: Rise of an Empire

Back in 2006 I stumbled onto 300 in the cinema as a “nothing else on” choice. I had watched the trailers and had been generally underwhelmed. In the end I enjoyed both the visual style an...
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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 ...
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The Chronicles of Riddick

It is difficult to find a contemporary Sci-Fi film that doesn’t try to please everyone. The gritty Elysium from last year, had a storyline that was almost a joke due to it’s overly earnes...
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Troll 2

Films as a general rule, are meant to entertain.  And in order to entertain, regardless of the genre, it is generally accepted that a few principles need to be adhered to.  For instance, the acting a...
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Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Firstly, can I just say how nice it is to see so many people online who are cine-literate enough to reference Kinji Fukasaku’s 2000 film Battle Royale when issuing online put downs of the Hunger Game...