Trailer: Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley

News | Dan Cooper | 17.09.21
Guillermo del Toro returns for his first film since 2017’s The Shape Of Water – you can get a glimpse right here

The Purge 6 is on the way, Frank Grillo to return

News | Simon Brew | 17.09.21
Frank Grillo is heading back to The Purge franchise, he’s confirmed, as he awaits the script for The Purge 6

Free Guy heading to DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray next month

News | Simon Brew | 17.09.21
The Ryan Reynolds-headlined hit Free Guy will be heading to disc in the UK in October – more details here

Denis Villeneuve discusses why Marvel isn’t for him

News | Dan Cooper | 17.09.21
Dune director Denis Villeneuve has been ruminating on why the MCU probably isn’t right for his work

Marvel’s Shang-Chi reportedly facing a ban in China

News | Dan Cooper | 17.09.21
The Marvel kung-fu blockbuster, currently doing solid numbers, is struggling to get a China release

Sneakers: details of the first Film Stories Blu-ray release here

News | Simon Brew | 17.09.21
Film Stories is launching its own Blu-ray label – and we’re bringing Sneakers back to the format, with a new commentary track too

Details emerge of Christopher Nolan’s deal with Universal

News | Dan Cooper | 16.09.21
If you want to attract Christopher Nolan to your studio, it turns out he comes with a list of terms and conditions

The Bodyguard is getting a remake

News | Simon Brew | 16.09.21
The 1992 hit The Bodyguard – starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner – is heading back to the big screen in a new remake

First look at the sci-fi world of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s new movie, Big Bug

News | Brendon Connelly | 16.09.21
Jean-Pierre Jeunet has been hard at work on a new sci-fi movie – and images have appeared giving us hints as to what’s in store

Full trailer drops for Spielberg’s West Side Story

News | Dan Cooper | 16.09.21
It’s arriving a year later than planned, and here is the brand new full trailer for Steven Spielberg’s next film, his remake of West Side Story

Bond screenwriters set for London Q&A in October

News | Simon Brew | 16.09.21
Get insight into No Time To Die and support an independent London cinema at the same time: more details right here

Candyman on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in November

News | Simon Brew | 16.09.21
Director Nia DaCosta’s hit new take on Candyman is proving successful in cinemas – and it’s heading to home formats this November

Bryce Dallas Howard to direct Flight Of The Navigator reimagining

News | Dan Cooper | 16.09.21
Bryce Dallas Howard is set to bring Flight Of The Navigator back to the big screen, with a female protagonist in the cockpit this time

Revisiting the 1970s films of Michael Caine: Kidnapped

News | John Upton | 16.09.21
Our look at the 1970s films of Michael Caine sets sail to Scotland in the family adventure film Kidnapped
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Films to watch on BBC iPlayer right now (and when they’re leaving the service)

News | Em McGowan | 15.09.21
Who needs Netflix and Prime? Turns out that BBC iPlayer has a terrific collection of films to watch – here’s our fully updated list

Christopher Nolan sets up next movie at Universal

News | Dan Cooper | 15.09.21
Christopher Nolan brings two decades of working with Warner Bros to an end, as his new film goes to Universal instead

The original Casino Royale is getting a new Blu-ray release

News | Simon Brew | 15.09.21
It’s not the most popular James Bond film, but it’s one for completists: there’s a new Casino Royale Blu-ray on the way

A Boy Called Christmas: the first trailer

News | Simon Brew | 15.09.21
The big screen adaptation of Matt Haig’s A Boy Called Christmas lands in November – and here’s the first trailer for the upcoming film

Denis Villeneuve has received Dune 2 assurances

News | Dan Cooper | 15.09.21
Dune begins its global cinema rollout, and as it turns out, HBO Max numbers might be as vital to the chances of Dune 2 as cinema takings

Twins sequel, Triplets, adds Tracy Morgan to cast

News | Dan Cooper | 15.09.21
The belated sequel to Twins is moving ahead, with Tracy Morgan set to start instead of Eddie Murphy, as originally planned

They made a Baby Shark movie

News | Simon Brew | 15.09.21
If you’re looking for some more Baby Shark, then a feature film is heading to US cinemas – and is waiting for you on Netflix UK

The wonderfully eclectic film choices of Brendan Fraser

News | Jake Godfrey | 15.09.21
Jake Godfrey takes a look at the eclectic mix of film roles star Brendan Fraser has taken over his 30 years on screen

Mental health & wellbeing matters: judging people

Feature | Simon Brew | 15.09.21
In our spot on the site where we chat about things that can affect our mental health and general wellbeing, a few thoughts on snap judgements

Schwarzenegger’s Eraser rebooted, filming already wrapped

News | Dan Cooper | 14.09.21
In a surprise move, it’s been announced that an Eraser reboot is already finished and set for a VOD-only launch: more details here

Alan Moore’s The Show: film gets UK release date, trailer

News | Simon Brew | 14.09.21
Alan Moore writes and appears in The Show, from director Mitch Jenkins: and here’s the trailer for the upcoming Northampton-set movie

Knives Out 2 wraps filming

News | Dan Cooper | 14.09.21
Rian Johnson announces that filming has wrapped up on Knives Out 2, which has been shooting over the summer: now we just have to wait for it

Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers heading to DVD, Blu-ray in October

News | Simon Brew | 14.09.21
With over three hours of additional features, Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers documentary heads to disc in the UK this October

The Phantom Of The Open: first trailer

News | Simon Brew | 14.09.21
Sally Hawkins and Mark Rylance heading a real life golf story with a twist: here’s the trailer for The Phantom Of The Open

The Luther movie is happening: November filming, more cast announced

News | Dan Cooper | 14.09.21
The Netflix/BBC co-adaptation of a Luther film rounds out its cast ahead of a November shoot: this one is finally coming together

Tower Heist and Universal’s aborted premium VOD experiment

News | Mark Harrison | 14.09.21
Premium VOD may be becoming a new normal, but ten years ago, there was a huge backlash when Universal tried it with an Eddie Murphy movie

Old movies: a salute to 1931’s Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

News | Sarah Cook | 14.09.21
Ahead of a special screening of the film this weekend, a few thoughts on what makes 1931’s Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde such a timeless piece of work

Parallel Mothers receives a January UK release date

News | Clare Brunton | 13.09.21
Pathé has announced a January 2022 release date for Pedro Almodóvar’s new feature film Parallel Mothers

New trailer for Netflix horror There’s Someone Inside Your House

News | Clare Brunton | 13.09.21
Netflix has released a trailer for new horror film There’s Someone Inside Your House, releasing in October

Don’t Worry, Darling teaser released a year ahead of the film’s release

News | Clare Brunton | 13.09.21
A teaser trailer has been shared for Olivia Wilde’s upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling – but you won’t get to see the finished film until 2022

It looks like Paramount will be making fewer blockbuster movies

News | Dan Cooper | 13.09.21
Paramount Pictures’ CEO reshuffle is reportedly further indication that the studio is planning to release fewer films theatrically

Ellen E Jones, Mark Kermode to host new Radio 4 film show

News | Simon Brew | 13.09.21
Radio 4 confirms The Film Programme is coming to an end, and has announced what’s going to be replacing it

Universal Classic Monsters: 4-film 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray set confirmed

News | Simon Brew | 13.09.21
Four horror classics from the Universal vaults are coming together in a single 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray boxset: more details on it here

Jeff Daniels recalls uncertainties of making Speed and Dumb & Dumber

News | Dan Cooper | 13.09.21
1994 was a banner year for Jeff Daniels, with two smash-hit films – but both he and his agent were unsure either film was a good idea

David O Russell’s star-studded next project sets release date

News | Dan Cooper | 13.09.21
David O Russell’s new film will be with us later this year, even though we don’t yet have an actual title for it – more here

Podcast: The Expendables (2010) and Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)

Podcast | Simon Brew | 13.09.21
In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a pair of big hit movies, that each had their challenges to make

When The Silence Of The Lambs struggled to get a UK release date

News | Simon Brew | 13.09.21
Lots of films were caught up trying to get into UK cinemas at the start of the 1990s – and one of them was Oscar-winning hit The Silence Of The Lambs

How Batman (1989) helped shift Commodore Amiga computers

News | Andrew Fisher | 13.09.21
1989’s Batman movie didn’t just set the box office alight – it helped shift an awful lot of Commodore Amiga computers in the UK as well