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Hugo Gains 11 Oscar Nominations

The 2012 Oscar nominations have been realised today and there was one contender that surprised me. I really don’t know how to say this without sounding like a January humbug, but how is it possible for Hugo to gain 11 Oscar nominations? Martin Scorsese 3D ‘children’s’ adventure was not even for children. They would not … Continue reading

The Huger Games Sequel Secures Director And Writer

The rumours are now official: Simon Beaufoy will write Catching Fire, the second instalment in the much anticipated Hunger Games franchise. Lionsgate successfully hired the Oscar winning English scriptwriter, who has wrote for an impressive number of bestselling films, including 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire. Gary Ross, the director and co-writer of The Hunger Games, … Continue reading

Quentin Tarantino Reveals His Best And Worst Of 2011

The highly acclaimed Reservoir Dogs director, Quentin Tarantino, recently released a list of his Top 11 favorite movies of 2011, via The Quentin Tarantino Archives. The list is extremely varied, including a bunch of both mainstream and indie films. Although, some entries are quite unexpected, for example, The Three Musketeers was Tarantino’s 11th favorite movie. … Continue reading

Behind-The-Scenes Of Abduction

Taylor Lautner portrays the leading man in John Singleton’s latest movie, Abduction, and courtesy of Lionsgate here is a special feature showing some behind-the-scenes action. The clip shows Harry Potter’s Lucius Malfoy, Jason Isaacs, discussing the Twilight heartthrob’s slick martial-art abilities, Singleton and Lautner detail an on-the-fly stunt, which took place at PNC Park and … Continue reading

New ‘The Avengers’ Footage Is Finally Unmasked

At last month’s San Diego Comic Con it came as a surprise that one of the biggest superhero movies to be released next year was more or less absent. However, at this weekend’s Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center a preview was displayed showing what will be in store for ‘The Avengers.’ Kevin … Continue reading

James Cameron’s ‘Fantastic Voyage’ Could Be Sent Adrift Without A Director On Board

The ‘Avatar’ creator and his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau are set to produce the remake of the 1966 sci-fi flick, ‘Fantastic Voyage’, but if they are unable to acquire a well known actor then they may face losing the projects current director, Shawn Levy. THR claim that Levy, the director of ‘Night at the … Continue reading

This Weeks Cinema Releases

Rise of the Planet of the Apes A new Hollywood reboot of the much loved saga allows us to discover the origins of the revolution. The same visual effects team that brought us the 2009 blockbuster Avatar have been successful in giving us a further emotional and understanding layer to the instalment by creating realistic … Continue reading

Steven Spielberg Reveals ‘Jurassic Park 4’ Is Coming Soon, At Comic-Con

When legendary director Steven Spielberg took to the stage at San Diego’s annual Comic-Con convention on Friday, he was struck by ravenous cheers when he confirmed that there would be a new dinosaur adventure from the Jurassic Park franchise. The news broke out while the Jaws director was promoting his latest film in the works, … Continue reading

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