Film Features

Jessica Chastain – Her rise in pictures

Jessica Chastain – Her rise in pictures

As 2013 is looking to be yet another bumper year Ms. Chastain, we’ve taken a look back at some of the performances that catapulted her to where she is today: Oscar™ and BAFTA nominated for best actress in Zero Dark Thirty – with the Golden Globe...
Gangster Squad by Paul Lieberman

Gangster Squad by Paul Lieberman

Paul Lieberman's 'Gangster Squad' doesn't just scratch under the surface; it rips up the cavernous tunnels that stretch the length of LA's criminal underworld. A true crime masterwork.
Festive season DVD & Blu-ray buying guide

Festive season DVD & Blu-ray buying guide

The festive season is a great time for film lovers. On the run up to Christmas and with the sales afterwards, some truly excellent titles come out of the shadows begging to be graced with a place on your shelf. These are some of this year's best, chosen...
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The source novel of the highly acclaimed dramedy 'The Silver Linings Playbook' starring awards-worthy Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro, Matthew Quick's debut novel brims with heart.
Rust and Bone by Craig Davidson

Rust and Bone by Craig Davidson

A riveting collection of knife-edged short stories fused with jet-black humour, Craig Davidson's 'Rust and Bone' hits the mark.
Make your day: Clint Eastwood's essential big screen moments

Make your day: Clint Eastwood's essential big screen moments

Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood is without a doubt a Hollywood legend. Honored for his work as a director, producer and actor, including four Oscars®, he is the icon of macho movie stars. With that menacing squint, and rugged charm, his diverse...
Christopher Walken career highlights in pictures

Christopher Walken career highlights in pictures

A widely respected and distinctive actor, Christopher Walken is on fine form again with his performance in Seven Psychopaths. Here we appreciate some of Walken’s most memorable, diverse roles over the years.
2 Days in New York: Julie Delpy interview

2 Days in New York: Julie Delpy interview

Julie Delpy's witty and hilarious comedy '2 Days in New York' wowed the critics on its theatrical release and now as it comes to DVD and Blu from October 1st 2012 (our review HERE), why not see what makes the talented writer/director/producer/actor's...
The scariest cabins in the movies

The scariest cabins in the movies

'The Cabin in the Woods' arrived on Blu-ray and DVD September 24th, prompting a trip down memory lane, getting eerily closer to a handful of haunted cinematic cabins.
Lawless: John Hillcoat and Nick Cave interviewed

Lawless: John Hillcoat and Nick Cave interviewed

To mark the September 7th release of John Hillcoat's period gangster drama 'Lawless' starring Tom Hardy, Shia Labeouf, Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman and Jessica Chastain, check out this revealing interview with director Hillcoat and writer/musician Nick Cave...
Watch now! Avengers Assemble bloopers reel surfaces

Watch now! Avengers Assemble bloopers reel surfaces

In a film with this many egos on board, 'Avengers Assemble' was always going to have its fair share of celebrity hijinks as brilliantly evidenced in the recently surfaced gag reel.
Jackpot: Nordic Noir Character Smörgåsbord

Jackpot: Nordic Noir Character Smörgåsbord

To celebrate the release of 'Jackpot' in cinemas across the UK on August 10th, we thought we'd take the opportunity to look at some of the most memorable characters in Scandinavian crime fiction, from the enigmatic Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the...
The best opening scenes from musicals!

The best opening scenes from musicals!

Recently heralded as showcasing the world’s biggest flash mob in the opening sequence of a movie, STEP UP 4: MIAMI HEAT is quintessentially 2012: dub-step, iPads, and a rebellious mob spirit. It also makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck...
360 turns: Multiple converging narratives in film

360 turns: Multiple converging narratives in film

To tie in with the cinema release of 360 on August 10, we look further into the idea of multiple story lines intertwining and coming together at the end. You'll meet plenty of interesting characters along the way...
Video: 'Harry Potter' cast explore Wizard's Collection 31-disc set

Video: 'Harry Potter' cast explore Wizard's Collection 31-disc set

The mammoth 31-disc Wizard's Collection amasses all of the 'Harry Potter' films and a treasure trove of extras in one deluxe package. Released September 10th, the limited and numbered set will go down in history as one of the finest ever home entertainment...
When good actors become great directors

When good actors become great directors

Following the DVD & Blu-ray release of the film Wild Bill, out 23rd July, we put a spotlight on the director; Dexter Fletcher. Wild Bill marks the directorial debut for Fletcher, who has opted for a spot behind the camera this time. Well known for his...
Gold medals in filmmaking: Top running movies

Gold medals in filmmaking: Top running movies

To celebrate the re-release of Oscar-winning classic Chariots of Fire which hits cinemas on July 13th in its digitally restored version, let's take a look at a handful of the greatest running films of all time!
First look: Futuristic box set for 'I, Robot' 3D Blu-ray debut

First look: Futuristic box set for 'I, Robot' 3D Blu-ray debut

Every once in a while, a studio will really pull out all the stops on the home entertainment release of one of their popular films and 20th Century Fox have certainly done that with the October 22nd Blu-ray 3D debut of 'I, Robot'.
Memorable country estates in cinema

Memorable country estates in cinema

To celebrate the release of small town comedy 'Tortoise in Love', we've put together a selection of films from this millennium that feature an assortment of historical country estates!
Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'Quatermass and the Pit' actor Julian Glover

Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'Quatermass and the Pit' actor Julian Glover

Here Joe Utichi sits down with actor Julian Glover to discuss cult classic Hammer sci-fi 'Quatermass and the Pit'.

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