Marvel’s Blade reportedly set to enter production next summer

News | Dan Cooper | 29.11.21
Marvel’s upcoming Blade film isn’t – as had been rumoured – landing in 2022, yet it will be starting production in the summer

Hayao Miyazaki director coming out of retirement for new Ghibli film

News | Dan Cooper | 29.11.21
The legendary director Hayao Miyazaki is once again ending his retirement to come back to Studio Ghibli for another movie

Jason Reitman discusses thoughts on a Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel

News | Dan Cooper | 29.11.21
If you’re a fan of Ghostbusters II, then Jason Reitman’s ideas might just have your interest piqued for Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2
Copshop

Copshop, Malignant arriving on UK DVD & Blu-ray this December

News | Simon Brew | 29.11.21
James Wan’s Malignant and Joe Carnahan’s Copshop are both on their way to DVD and Blu-ray in the UK this December
House Of Gucci

Ridley Scott wants to make House Of Gucci longer

News | Simon Brew | 29.11.21
As the film hits at the box office, Ridley Scott confirms he wants to release an extended edition of House Of Gucci
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4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: upcoming UK releases and dates

News | Simon Brew | 29.11.21
As the format continues to slowly gain traction – here’s our regularly-updated list of upcoming 4K UK disc releases

UK DVD and Blu-ray release dates confirmed: up to August 2022

News | Simon Brew | 29.11.21
A glimpse at upcoming UK DVD and Blu-ray release dates until summer 2022 – here’s what’s arriving and when
JFK Revisited

JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass review – Oliver Stone revisits the Kennedy assassination

Review | Simon Brew | 26.11.21
Director Oliver Stone revisits the world of his 1991 film JFK for the new documentary JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass – here’s our review
Robbo: The Bryan Robson Story

Robbo: The Bryan Robson Story review – a documentary that hits the post

Review | Simon Brew | 26.11.21
A new documentary feature about footballing legend Bryan Robson is very well made, yet feels very much like a varnished official product
Pirates from Reggie Yates

Pirates review: Reggie Yates’ directorial debut is a party and a half

Review | Tom Beasley | 26.11.21
Pirates is the directorial feature debut of Reggie Yates – and on this form, we hope there’s a lot more ahead: here’s our review
Power Rangers (2016)

Power Rangers cinematic universe coming from Netflix

News | Simon Brew | 26.11.21
Netflix steps in to bring a whole new universe of Power Rangers films and TV shows to the screen: more details here
Brian Cox: Putting The Rabbit In The Hat

99p Kindle books for film fans

News | Simon Brew | 26.11.21
Amazon has offers on a bunch of film books for its Kindle device, starting at 99p: here are some recommendations
Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde 3 gets a script update, still no director

News | Dan Cooper | 26.11.21
Legally Blonde 3, starring Reese Witherspoon, is still on its way: but don’t hold your breath for the planned 2022 release
Stellan Skarsgard

Stellan Skarsgard weighs in on the ‘Marvel monopoly’ and the death of cinema

News | Dan Cooper | 26.11.21
Marvel cinematic universe star Stellan Skarsgard has given his rather sensible take on whether superhero films are really ‘ruining’ cinema
The Three Musketeers

Release date and cast announced for upcoming 3 Musketeers films.

News | Dan Cooper | 26.11.21
A fun ensemble cast have been assembled for a new take on The Three Musketeers,  with two films heading our way in 2023: more here
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Criterion Collection announces February 2022 releases

News | Simon Brew | 26.11.21
 Three more titles join the UK arm of the Criterion Collection on Blu-ray this February – and they’re led by 2020’s Dirk Johnson Is Dead
The Lion King

Film Quiz Friday: Sing-Along Songs

News | Mark Harrison | 26.11.21
What’s this? Do you wanna build a snowman? Can you feel the love tonight? None of these questions appear in this week’s film quiz, but some other Disney songs do

British movie podcast of the week: Sequel Pitch

Feature | Em McGowan | 26.11.21
Our film podcast recommendation this week is in the movie sequel business: and there’s no shortage of pitches
Heat

Michael Mann teases Heat prequel movie

News | Dan Cooper | 25.11.21
The classic heist movie Heat is getting an accompanying novel, a quarter century after its release: more details on it here
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The director of the Bob Marley biopic shares details on the project

News | Dan Cooper | 25.11.21
Reinaldo Marcus Green has revealed some of his early thoughts on developing a biopic of the legendary Bob Marley
Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John McAfee

John McAfee’s story is becoming a feature film

News | Simon Brew | 25.11.21
The life of the late John McAfee – and it’s a heck of a story – is heading to the big screen, with both a new narrative feature film and a documentary too
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage UK DVD, Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray details

News | Simon Brew | 25.11.21
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is confirmed for DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in the UK for January – with digital releases even quicker
Gorillaz

Netflix working on a Gorillaz movie

News | Dan Cooper | 25.11.21
The animated band Gorillaz will soon be appearing on a screen near you, it has been announced: more details here

The Jim Carrey movie sequels that didn’t star Jim Carrey

News | Mark Harrison | 25.11.21
Though his aversion to sequels has mellowed over the years, Jim Carrey declined to return for various sequels to some of his biggest box-office hits – that didn’t stop them getting made

How Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves earned Kevin Costner two special prizes

News | Simon Brew | 25.11.21
On the back of Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves’ success, special prizes were created to commemorate Kevin Costner’s impact on the Nottinghamshire tourism industry – in spite of him never having been there
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Films to watch on BBC iPlayer right now (and when they’re leaving the service)

News | Em McGowan | 24.11.21
Who needs Netflix and Prime? Turns out that BBC iPlayer has a terrific collection of films to watch – here’s our fully updated list
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Watch the opening five minutes of Jurassic World: Dominion’s prologue

News | Dan Cooper | 24.11.21
Universal has released a five minute sequence from the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion, ahead of its release next summer
Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves reiterates his desire to play John Constantine again

News | Dan Cooper | 24.11.21
Keanu Reeves’ role within a comic book universe has long been the subject of speculation – but Constantine 2 might be the answer

Ridley Scott reveals shoot date for Kitbag, his historical epic

News | Dan Cooper | 24.11.21
Filming on the Napoleonic epic Kitbag will begin in just over a month, Ridley Scott has announced
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Dune (2021): UK DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray listed as December

News | Simon Brew | 24.11.21
Warner Bros lists Denis Villeneuve’s Dune for UK DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release in December, but hasn’t issued official confirmation
The Naked Gun

The quiet return of the spoof movie

News | Simon Brew | 24.11.21
The Naked Gun director David Zucker is trying to bring the spoof movie back – and we’ve been taking a look at just where it went right and wrong
Coffee

Mental health & wellbeing matters: forced joviality

Feature | Simon Brew | 24.11.21
It’s the bit of the site where we chat about mental health and wellbeing, and in this case the peer pressure to get involved with Christmas festivities
A Christmas Number 1 Sky Cinema

A Christmas Number One: trailer and release date lands

News | Simon Brew | 24.11.21
The quest to make a winning Christmas song is at the heart of the upcoming A Christmas Number 1 – and here’s the first trailer for the film
The Souvenir Part II

The Souvenir Part II: trailer, release date confirmed

News | Simon Brew | 24.11.21
Joanna Hogg’s continuation of the hugely-acclaimed The Souvenir has a trailer, and a confirmed February 2022 UK release date
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Kathleen Kennedy hints Star Wars sequel trilogy characters may return

News | Dan Cooper | 23.11.21
It seems we may not be done with Rey, Poe, Finn or Rose just yet, as Star Wars sequel trilogy characters might be set for an encore
The Beatles Get Back

Peter Jackson discusses his incoming The Beatles documentary

News | Dan Cooper | 23.11.21
Peter Jackson has been chatting about who he believes really broke up The Beatles – and it wasn’t Yoko
The Matrix Resurrections

The Matrix Resurrections is ‘beautiful’ and ‘subversive’

News | Dan Cooper | 23.11.21
Ahead of the film’s release next month, a few more hints land about The Matrix Resurrections
Death Stranding

Hideo Kojima’s company launches film, music and TV division

News | Simon Brew | 23.11.21
The company behind Death Stranding and the Metal Gear Solid videogames is finally going to be looking at making movies
Bill The Movie

Ben Willbond, Larry Rickard pen new comedy We Are Not Alone

News | Simon Brew | 23.11.21
Dave orders a two hour comedy about an alien invasion, from the brains of the brilliant Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond: more here
The Last Duel Ridley Scott

Now Ridley Scott blames “millennials” for The Last Duel’s box office

News | Simon Brew | 23.11.21
Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel fell hard at the box office in the autumn – but the director knows just who to blame
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Mike Leigh’s Naked: revisiting his darkest film

News | Rob Daniel | 23.11.21
Mike Leigh’s Naked is the centrepiece of retrospectives of his work playing in the UK at the moment: we look back at arguably his most divisive film

The amazing Home Alone deal that John Candy turned down

News | Simon Brew | 23.11.21
John Candy was offered a slice of the Home Alone profits for his cameo in the film – but he chose to turn it down