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Movie Release Dates Revealed

25th April 2017

Release dates for a couple of Hollywood’s biggest films have been revealed! However, some of them are a long way off. These dates were revealed by Entertainment Weekly, and include Avatar 2-5, Deadpool 2 (June 2018), and Dark Phoenix (November 2018). The next four sequels to Avatar have finally been unveiled by way of their official Facebook. The […]

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Batgirl Won’t Be a Big Star

20th April 2017

It was confirmed last week that director Joss Whedon will be at the helm of a Batgirl movie for DC. When asked about casting by Variety, Whedon mentioned that he doesn’t expect a big-name star to play the heroine. He said, “I feel like I’m creating this character, I’m going to dialogue with her, and […]

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Emma Watson’s Belle is Rightly the Next Generation’s Idol

18th April 2017

Yes, I know, I’m late to the party. However, I have arrived and I have a point to make. Emma Watson’s role as Belle in the spring blockbuster Beauty and the Beast is completely deserving of its place as the next generation’s idol. Watson, who is a UN Goodwill Ambassador and the face of feminist charity HeForShe, […]

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13 Reasons Why You Must Watch 13 Reasons Why

17th April 2017

If you haven’t already seen Netflix’s groundbreaking new show 13 Reasons Why then you’re one of the remaining few who has yet to fall in love with the show. Social media is full of reviews, posts and memes all about the show and its complicated characters so you probably already know most of the contents […]

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Hideo Kojima on Ghost in the Shell

12th April 2017

Yep, the guy who gave us Metal Gear Solid has shared his take on the Ghost in the Shell reboot. In an essay he wrote for Glixel, Rolling Stone’s video game outlet, he said: “The respect that the movie shows in mimicking the anime is unquestionable. As a real fan of the original works, though, […]

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“We Know Each Other!”

11th April 2017

The first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok has arrived! As expected, it will follow the storyline of Planet Hulk, where Hulk is on a distant planet, forced to fight in gladiatorial combat, but the focus is likely to be on Thor, obviously. Thor’s hammer is broken at the beginning of the trailer by a new foe, Loki […]

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The Defenders Confirmed for August 2017

10th April 2017

Marvel has announced that The Defenders, the show that will combine all of the Netflix Marvel heroes and mash them into one series, will be coming this August. We knew it was in the works but the show has officially been confirmed for 18th August. The show will see returning stars Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike […]

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What’s Coming to Netflix This April?

3rd April 2017

Netflix is without doubt one of the many joys of modern life and every month, it just gets better and better. This month, we have some really great movies/episodes to look forward to including some old classics like Ghostbusters and Matilda. Here is a short list of all of the best releases Netflix has to […]

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New Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer!

29th March 2017

Oh boy:  Yes folks, the new Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer is here and it looks like Spidey is back on form. Tom Holland will reprise his role as the web-slinger, over from Civil War, with actor Robert Downey Jr. returning as Tony Stark, in a mentor role for Peter. Things look tense between our favourite spandex-clad […]

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New Ghost in the Shell Clip

27th March 2017

After nearly two years of waiting, Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson is finally around the corner. To build the hype further, we have a short clip of the iconic water fight scene, redone for the remake, obviously. It’s short, sweet, and looks very in keeping with the animated movie’s original style, i.e. very […]

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Cable Actor Revealed!

23rd March 2017

Finally! After the first look at Deadpool 2 we got this month, it’s finally been revealed who will play one of the film’s main characters, Cable. According to THR, Oscar-nominee Michael Shannon is currently in the running to play Deadpool’s reluctant partner. Other actors were in the running too, however, including David Harbour, who played […]

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The Scene That Almost Was

22nd March 2017

SOME SERIOUS ROGUE ONE SPOILERS While Rogue One only featured our favorite Sith Dad for a few minutes collectively, Darth Vader was originally supposed to kill off a major character at the very end of the movie. Director Krennic was supposed to have survived the blast from the Death Star at the end of the […]

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Deathstroke Not Appearing in The Batman?

22nd March 2017

After recent information that The Batman would not begin shooting until 2018, actor Joe Manganiello, who was slated to play Deathstroke, might not actually be in it. In an interview with Pittsburgh Today, he was asked if he was still part of the cast for the standalone film. His answer though, was his hands raised, […]

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Movie Review: Logan

13th March 2017

Hugh Jackman returns one last time as Wolverine, in probably his best performance ever as an older, grittier Logan. *SPOILERS AHEAD* Set a decade in the future, the outlook is bleak for mutants. All but a few have been wiped out, and no new mutants have been born since the turn of the century. Logan, […]

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Logan Tops Box Office

6th March 2017

Top of the charts, bub. After a monsoon of positive press, Logan is the most successful solo Wolverine film ever. Following close behind, however, is Get Out, which is also supposed to be incredible. Check out the full list below! Logan –$85.3 million Get Out — $26.1 million The Shack — $16.1 million The Lego […]

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New GOTG Trailer Looks Incredible

2nd March 2017

Do you ever look at something and just grin, because you know it’ll be great? Yeah. Guardians of the Galaxy 2 is coming in May, and it looks like oodles of fun. From the colour pallet to the signature humour that was set out in the first film, everything looks so good. The film will star the […]

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Newest Chilling Alien Trailer is Here

2nd March 2017

This actually looks pretty horrifying. From director Ridley Scott, we have another Alien: Covenant trailer, and this one looks pretty harrowing. We begin with Daniels (Katherine Waterston) explaining just how much each person on the ship has sacrificed in order to find another planet fit for colonisation. It’s a rather optimistic start. Which slowly dissolves […]

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At Least They Tried?

2nd March 2017

This isn’t what we wanted from Beauty and the Beast. You’d think, looking at Beauty and the Beast, the obvious pairing you would make would be Cogsworth and Lumiere, right? I’m not going mad here, if anyone was to have a gay relationship it would be them. You’d think that, right? Sadly, however, this isn’t […]

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Final Kong Trailer Arrives

28th February 2017

The final trailer for Kong: Skull Island has landed, showing action, monsters and more. The trailer features a few promo spots that have been slowly coming out over the last month or so. It features a behind-the-scenes look at the film, as well as the island’s newest creatures, the Skull Crawlers. The film comes out […]

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And Now Something That’s Been Done Before

27th February 2017

Every few years or so, we’ll get a bulky story, citing some studies as to why younger children should not be subjected to technology so early in their lives. It’s a fact that it’s basically impossible to avoid technology. It’s in our homes, Wi-Fi permeates every level of our society, along with screens, sounds, everything. […]

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Pokémon Turns 21 Today!

27th February 2017

February 27th is apparently Pokémon day, in case you didn’t know. The original games came out in Japan on this date in 1996, and this will be the IP’s 21st birthday. They celebrated last year with a Super Bowl advert, and a party with Drew Barrymore. This year, fans can probably expect several things while […]

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Suicide Squad Won an Oscar

27th February 2017

Suicide Squad won an Oscar This was worth a special mention. Despite all the movies that came out last year with excellent make-up design and hairstyling, guess which one won it. #Oscars: 'Suicide Squad' Makeup & Hairstyling winners dedicate their win to "all the immigrants." pic.twitter.com/yO8iFfHOOc — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 27, 2017 The film […]

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The Oscars blunder plus the rest

27th February 2017

Since all the news is talking about is what happened at the Oscars, let’s go through some of the highlights… You’ll have heard about the big mistake with the Best Picture award. Oh, you know, the one that is what the whole event builds up to. Basically, the La La Land team was slap bang in the […]

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‘The Lego Batman Movie’ Film Review

25th February 2017

The Lego Batman Movie does exactly what it says on the tin. It follows DC character Batman as he fights crime Gotham City. As an animation, it’s an amazing spectacle; in a similar fashion to the first film, you are constantly bombarded with action. In the words of my 4-year-old brother, “it was awesome”. Probably the […]

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Deadpool 2 Gets a New Writer

23rd February 2017

After a few months of saying um and ah, we finally have some concrete information that Deadpool 2 has some new writers on board. It has been reported that Cloverfield and Daredevil writer Drew Goddard has joined the movie. Coming from Collider, he has joined the other writers, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, as a […]

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New Alien Covenant Images

23rd February 2017

Colour me intrigued. Alien: Covenant is set for release later this year, but for now, we have a selection of images released by Ridley Scott, the director, to keep us sated. We see a broken landscape, with what looks like a giant alien head(?) poking out of the cliff side. We have bloodied footprints, and […]

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Review: Bridget Jones’s Baby

22nd February 2017

With Bridget Jones’s Baby having just been released onto DVD, you may be wondering whether it’s worth spending your well-earned pennies on. Well, we’re here to figure that out for you. A spin-off from the original, Bridget Jones’s Diary, this may at first seem like old news. However, don’t dismiss it just yet. Now in […]

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Logan to Have Post-Credit Scene

21st February 2017

Neat. Logan, Hugh Jackman’s last swing as Wolverine, is said to have a post-credit scene, so you may want to keep your butts seated when you go see it. This comes from Collider, though we have no word on what will be in the scene. Critics have already seen the film, and the reviews are […]

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Why new film Split does nothing for mental health

17th February 2017

As someone who sees the struggle for mental health awareness and funding parity in their everyday life, I knew that I had to see the new film Split. Split is based on a man named Kevin with dissociative identity disorder – something many know as multiple personality disorder. Kevin, played by James McAvoy, has 23 different identities, some […]

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Hang On a Minute

16th February 2017

Warner Bros., the dunderheads behind Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad, have shown interest in hiring Mel Gibson to direct the next Suicide Squad film. This is according to The Hollywood Reporter, and they also state that there has been no official offer made yet. Gibson is said to be currently “familiarising himself with the […]

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Keanu Up for John Wick 3

13th February 2017

John Wick: Chapter 2 is out as we speak, and there are already whispers of a sequel. Keanu Reeves, the star of both movies, has said that he would love to play the role of the master assassin a third time. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, he explained that a third film would depend on the […]

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Batman Wins at Box Office

13th February 2017

The Lego Batman Movie has beaten Fifty Shades Darker this weekend, in what folks are calling ‘a turn for the better for 2017’. They aren’t really. This is just fantastic news. Yes, the most recent Lego movie has topped the box office charts, beating Fifty Shades, John Wick, and Split. It took the spot with […]

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Pacific Rim 2 First Look

9th February 2017

A word from the first movie’s director, and John Boyega looking gruff: things are shaping up nicely. We have received our first image from the set of Pacific Rim: Uprising. The image was tweeted by John Boyega, who will play one of the lead roles in the film. The film name was changed from Maelstrom […]

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Stranger Things 2 – Coming Halloween

6th February 2017

But that’s years away! So, the Super Bowl happened, and obviously, we had the slog of trailers for upcoming IPs. Most importantly though, we had our first look at Stranger Things 2, which is set to release later in the year, in October. Along with that, we got another look at Logan in a short […]

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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Film Review

6th February 2017

Hacksaw Ridge is Mel Gibson’s (Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ) re-telling of the true story of how one man, Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), saved the lives of 75 men without firing a single shot. Doss was a conscientious objector who served for the American Army during the Second World War. Garfield’s performance as […]

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Anticlimaxes

5th February 2017

The Godfather is widely heralded as one of the greatest films ever made. It was for a time the highest grossing film ever made; it won an Oscar for best picture; it’s been called one of the most influential films in American cinematic history and perhaps the most influential ‘gangster’ film ever. Generally, everyone loves […]

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Split Review

3rd February 2017

M. Night Shyamalan is a director whose reputation often precedes him. Films like The Village and The Sixth Sense have made him renowned for a tendency towards ‘sudden twists’. This has not always acted entirely in his favour, and his style has occasionally lead critics to discredit him as gimmicky or the most supposedly unexpected […]

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Movie Review: John Wick

2nd February 2017

Keanu Reeves looks glum for two hours, and it’s never been so fun. With the sequel coming next week, we thought we’d give the first film a spot on our review reel. If you’re not a fan of action, or Keanu Reeves, look away now, because we’re about to gush. John Wick, an ex-assassin who […]

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Okay, So He’s Not Directing It

31st January 2017

Contrary to what we thought the other week, it has officially been announced that Ben Affleck will not be directing the future standalone Batman film. The actor himself and Warner Bros. confirm this; however, he will star in the movie (obviously). He said to Entertainment Weekly: “There are certain characters who hold a special place […]

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Jurassic World 2 Details Revealed!

31st January 2017

It’s no secret that the second Jurassic World film was in production. The second film is now starting filming, and the director, JA Bayona, tweeted the first image we’ve had out of the set. In an interview with the first film’s director Colin Trevorrow, who is producing and co-writing, said: “It will be more suspenseful […]

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Film Review: Jackie

31st January 2017

The hottest new film on the block is Jackie and you’ll be hard-pushed to find someone into politics – or who reads the news – who hasn’t heard about it. Natalie Portman stars as Jackie Kennedy, the widow of former president John F. Kennedy. Her portrayal is particularly rousing in the film, stirring emotion and […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Game?

30th January 2017

Last week, we got a small snippet of what will be the upcoming Avengers game, from the developers of Deus Ex and Tomb Raider. This week, we have news that Eidos is working on a Guardians of the Galaxy game, while Deus Ex is put on hiatus. The untitled project is still in “early stages […]

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DC’s The Flash Being Rewritten

26th January 2017

For a movie about someone with super speed… this film is moving at a snail’s pace. The Flash is an odd movie for the cinematic side of DC. It’s gone through two directors and still doesn’t have one fixed yet, and the script is being rewritten from page one, reports Variety. Warner has decided to […]

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Godzilla 2 Has a Director

24th January 2017

Godzilla: King of Monsters is happening very soon, and finally has a director. It’s Michael Dougherty, who directed Krampus… and Superman Returns. But let’s not jump overboard just yet. With Kong: Skull Island continuing the trend of modern monster movies after Godzilla in 2014, and Godzilla vs. Kong coming in 2020, there’s a revival going […]

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Way Down We Go

19th January 2017

The newest trailer for Logan is here, and it’s the last one we’re getting until the release on March 3rd. We’re about to get bloody. The first trailer arrived in October last year, and had me sobbing for an hour after I watched it. It confirmed a number of important details – Mutants are extinct, […]

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Art for Cancelled Maul Game Released

19th January 2017

Aw man, this looked cool. It’s a sad story if we look back at all the cancelled Star Wars games. From the supposed KOTOR III and the likes of Star Wars: 1313, it’s a long tragic tale of liquidation and ‘so close but so far away’. The newest game to be revealed would be Star […]

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Another Mad Max Definitely Coming

16th January 2017

2015 seems like an age ago. Since its release way back when, Mad Max: Fury Road has won a number of awards, been nominated for many more, and is just about all I see on Tumblr some days. George Miller, the director of the recent film and the originals, has said there could be more […]

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New Game of Thrones Book for 2017 (Maybe)

12th January 2017

George RR Martin has teased fans that the new book might be out this year, after an interaction with some fans on his blog. The time it takes between different books in the Game of Thrones series is something of a meme among fans. The last book was released in 2014, and people have been anxious […]

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Affleck Confirms He Will Direct Batman

11th January 2017

Ben Affleck has officially confirmed he will be directing the standalone Batman film, and that the script is still in progress. There had been a few rumours that the film’s production had been pushed back, and that Ben Affleck might not even direct, but he has stated he is definitely going to helm the movie. […]

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Batman Doesn’t Believe in Magic

10th January 2017

As if we needed any proof of that. Continuing the trend of the DC Animated movies, Justice League Dark will follow the story of the regular band of heroes as they fight a deadly new foe surrounded in magic and mystery. This will join the trend of R-rated DC animated movies, after The Killing Joke […]

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