Film Features

21st century entrapment: 10 modern films with trapped heroes

21st century entrapment: 10 modern films with trapped heroes

As claustrophobic sci-fi thriller 'Storage 24' hits UK cinemas from June 29th, we look back at this millennium's finest films with entombed protagonists.
Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'Hobson's Choice' actress Prunella Scales

Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'Hobson's Choice' actress Prunella Scales

David Lean's 1954 classic 'Hobson's Choice' is back in cinemas for one day only across the UK (Tues June 26th) as part of Studio Canal's MADE IN BRITAIN film season. Here Joe Utichi sits down with actress Prunella Scales to discuss its lasting effect...
Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' screenwriter Paul Mayersberg

Made in Britain film season: Interview with 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' screenwriter Paul Mayersberg

Nic Roeg's sci-fi masterwork 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' is back in cinemas for one day only across the UK as part of Studio Canal's MADE IN BRITAIN film season. Here Joe Utichi sits down with screenwriter Paul Mayersberg to discuss its lasting effect...
A quick guide to the cast of 'Fast Girls'

A quick guide to the cast of 'Fast Girls'

Set to be the feel-good film of the summer, Fast Girls, out in cinemas Friday 15th of June, tracks the rollercoaster journey of a British female sprint relay team and stars a trio of Britain's hottest young stars. Let's take a look at the Best of British...
Watch an exclusive clip from MotoGP documentary Fastest!

Watch an exclusive clip from MotoGP documentary Fastest!

Ewan McGregor narrated feature-length documentary 'Fastest' races to Blu-ray and DVD on 11 June 2012, celebrating a love of speed and determination within the MotoGP circuit, and we've got an exclusive clip!
Famous believers of UFOs and alien forces!

Famous believers of UFOs and alien forces!

To celebrate the 3D Blu-ray and DVD release of sci-fi action-thriller, The Darkest Hour out 21st May, we list famous celebrities who have openly expressed their beliefs and sightings. It seems the force is strong within them...
Made in Britain film season re-releases quirkiest masterworks to UK cinemas

Made in Britain film season re-releases quirkiest masterworks to UK cinemas

Studio Canal are celebrating the Jubilee in a unique way. Rather than re-releasing just any old handful of British masterpieces, they've dug deep in their extensive archives to bring back some really special forgotten classics.
Sherlock Holmes crowned the most portrayed literary character ever

Sherlock Holmes crowned the most portrayed literary character ever

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional consulting detective Sherlock Holmes has been awarded a Guinness World Records title for the "Most Portrayed Literary Human Character in Film & TV".
Take a jailbreak: Our 10 favourite escape movies

Take a jailbreak: Our 10 favourite escape movies

As Mel Gibson's madcap 'How I Spent My Summer Vacation' is released on May 11th, Cinemas Online's own feature writer on-the-run Dave Lancaster takes a look back at his favourite classics that defined the genre.
Vanessa Paradis interview for 'Cafe de Flore'

Vanessa Paradis interview for 'Cafe de Flore'

As 'Cafe de Flore' hits UK cinemas, check out this interview with its star Vanessa Paradis - actress, model, singer, Mrs Johnny Depp and all round absorbing talent:
Universal Pictures' greatest moments of the last century

Universal Pictures' greatest moments of the last century

Universal Pictures is celebrating its 100th year as a Hollywood Studio this year, giving them a well-deserved excuse to look back at former screen glories and poll 1,000 Brits to determine their greatest moments.
10 of the greatest phone scenes in the movies

10 of the greatest phone scenes in the movies

To celebrate the release of the Academy Award-winning Pillow Talk on Blu-ray as part of a special Limited Edition Collector’s Digibook, we have created a list of the Top 10 phone scenes in movies. This collection of films showcases some of the most...
Back to school: Reliving 10 class A sorority films

Back to school: Reliving 10 class A sorority films

To celebrate the release of Whit Stillman's 'Damsels in Distress', we take a look at some favourite films about sisterhood and college life.
Rebecca Hall's best films so far

Rebecca Hall's best films so far

After years of acclaimed supporting roles, Rebecca Hall finally takes the lead in the ghostly thriller The Awakening (out on DVD & Blu-ray 26th March). To celebrate the film's release we take a look at Rebecca Hall's diverse career, which is only just...
'Contraband' star Mark Wahlberg's best career moves

'Contraband' star Mark Wahlberg's best career moves

March 16th sees Mark appear in his latest role as Chris Farraday in Baltasar Kormákur's CONTRABAND, a fast-paced thriller about the cut-throat underground world of international smuggling. Now's the perfect time to look back at Wahlberg's work:
Michael Fassbender talks 'Jane Eyre'

Michael Fassbender talks 'Jane Eyre'

Michael Fassbender is in everything these days, and for good reason too. The incendiary actor who has spearheaded films as diverse as 'Shame', 'X-Men: First Class', 'A Dangerous Method', 'Fish Tank' and 'Inglourious Basterds' (all within the last five...
'Safe House' - The UK press conference transcript

'Safe House' - The UK press conference transcript

Star Denzel Washington and director Daniel Espinosa sat down at the UK press conference for an in-depth discussion of their new movie, spy/conspiracy thriller 'Safe House'. We've got the whole transcript that reveals fascinating insights such as Denzel...
War horses: The close filmmaking encounters of the iconic Steven Spielberg and John Williams

War horses: The close filmmaking encounters of the iconic Steven Spielberg and John Williams

With 60 Academy Award nominations, 8 Oscar wins and a combined gross of billions of dollars between them, the directing/composing team of Steven Spielberg and John Williams is by far the most successful film and music collaboration to have ever served...
Cults in film: 10 of the most memorable

Cults in film: 10 of the most memorable

The secretive and illusive nature of cults has been depicted in cinema for decades. Human curiosity has looked at these mysterious organisations in a variety of screenplays, examining cults’ religious devotions and obsessions. To chime with the release...
Heavenly carnage: The definitive Kate Winslet performances

Heavenly carnage: The definitive Kate Winslet performances

Kate Winslet is one of the greatest actresses Britain has ever produced, combining box office pulling power with critically acclaimed talent. As she unleashes 'Carnage', let's examine some of her best screen work.

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