Zack Snyder’s Army Of The Dead: first trailer

News | Dan Cooper | 26.02.21
Netflix launches the trailer for Zack Snyder’s return to the zombie world he first ventured into with 2004’s Dawn Of The Dead

Pixar’s Luca: the first trailer

News | Simon Brew | 26.02.21
Pixar heads to Italy for its brand new movie Luca – and the first trailer for the production has landed

Netflix video game adaptation The Division lands new director

News | Dan Cooper | 26.02.21
Rawson Marshall Thurber, director of Netflix’s upcoming Red Notice, is taking over the reins of the long-gestating video game adaptation

District 10 is coming, confirms Neill Blomkamp

News | Simon Brew | 26.02.21
Director Neill Blomkamp confirms that the long-mooted sequel to District 9 is currently being written, and that the project is alive

Made In Italy, starring Liam Neeson, getting March UK release

News | Simon Brew | 26.02.21
James D’Arcy makes his directorial debut with Made In Italy, and a UK release date for the movie is finally with us

Steven Soderbergh announces next film KIMI, Zoe Kravitz to star

News | Dan Cooper | 26.02.21
With his next project, Steven Soderbergh will be continuing his deal to release his films through HBO Max – in the US, at least

DVD and Blu-ray release dates confirmed: up to October 2021

News | Simon Brew | 26.02.21
A glimpse at upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release dates until October 2021 – here’s what’s arriving and when

No Time To Die: release date now coming forward

News | Simon Brew | 26.02.21
The new James Bond 007 film will be moving its release forward by just over a week to the end of September

Six Minutes To Midnight starring Eddie Izzard: new trailer

News | Simon Brew | 25.02.21
Eddie Izzard stars and makes her screenwriting debut with Six Minutes To Midnight – and here’s the first trailer for the movie

Beavis and Butthead to return in new feature film

News | Dan Cooper | 25.02.21
Let the torrents of moronic sniggering commence once more, as Beavis and Butthead are returning to the movies for the first time since 1996

Cinefex magazine closing after 41 years and 172 issues

News | Simon Brew | 25.02.21
Much-loved visual effects magazine Cinefex is shutting its doors, it’s been confirmed, due to current market conditions

Dougie Brimson announces new production company

News | Simon Brew | 25.02.21
A new film and TV production company – Red Bus Movies – will actively look to give military veterans a way into the business

Millennium Media exits Brett Ratner Milli Vanilli project

News | Dan Cooper | 25.02.21
Just days after receiving a critical broadside for choosing to work with Brett Ratner, Millennium Media drops his new film

David Fincher, Michael Fassbender to unite for The Killer

News | Dan Cooper | 25.02.21
David Fincher is returning to a genre that he knows well, with Michael Fassbender reportedly in talks to star in The Killer
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4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: upcoming UK releases and dates

News | Simon Brew | 25.02.21
As the format continues to slowly gain traction – here’s our regularly-updated list of upcoming 4K UK disc releases
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Films to watch on BBC iPlayer right now (and when they’re leaving the service)

News | Em McGowan | 24.02.21
Who needs Netflix and Prime? Turns out that BBC iPlayer has a terrific collection of films to watch – here’s our fully updated list

Zack Snyder’s Justice League: watch it in parts, suggests producer

News | Simon Brew | 24.02.21
The new cut of Justice League has been put together to accommodate those who don’t want to watch four hours of it in one go

Judd Apatow shooting pandemic comedy in London

News | Simon Brew | 24.02.21
Judd Apatow’s new lockdown comedy feature is shooting for Netflix in the UK – and more details on it are right here

Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers documentary lands distributor

News | Simon Brew | 24.02.21
Edgar Wright’s new documentary, The Sparks Brothers, will be heading to the UK courtesy of Universal’s Focus Features

Wesley Snipes discusses Blade and a possible MCU appearance

News | Dan Cooper | 24.02.21
Wesley Snipes has been reflecting on his time as Blade, whilst considering the possibility of a future appearance in the MCU

Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch and Johnny Flynn for new crime drama

News | Dan Cooper | 24.02.21
Ever wondered where gangsters get those sharp suits from? Graham Moore’s directorial debut promises answers

Trailer for upcoming Tina Turner documentary, Tina

News | Dan Cooper | 24.02.21
Tina Turner’s life and career look like making for an absorbing documentary film, and you can catch your first glimpse right here

The race to make an Interview With The Vampire sequel

News | Simon Brew | 24.02.21
Warner Bros faced a race against time to make Interview With The Vampire 2 – and thus it took a bit of a gamble

Wellbeing and Mental Health Matters: the long haul of viral illness

Feature | Jane Roberts | 24.02.21
In our weekly spot on the site where we chat about things not being quite wrong, the challenges and demands of a long term condition
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Zack Snyder on Warner Bros’ original plans for his Justice League cut

News | Dan Cooper | 23.02.21
Justice League Zack Snyder director claims that Warner Bros original plans to release The Snyder Cut were far less ambitious

Peter Pan Goes Wrong and A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong heading to DVD!

News | Simon Brew | 23.02.21
At last! Two Mischief Theatre Christmas television specials are getting a DVD release – more details right this way

Guy Ritchie to helm World War II black ops action movie

News | Dan Cooper | 23.02.21
Guy Ritchie is to helm Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Conduct for Paramount Pictures, with Jerry Bruckheimer set to produce

Diamonds Are Forever: saluting an underappreciated James Bond film

News | Chris Oatten | 23.02.21
It’s the 50th birthday of Diamonds Are Forever this year – and it’s a James Bond 007 movie that deserves a bit more love

Children’s book of the week: Jane Austen Investigates by Julia Golding

Review | Alexandra Goldstein | 23.02.21
Our latest recommendation for young readers is a really fun detective story for nine year olds and older – more details here

Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson to headline The Great Escaper

News | Simon Brew | 23.02.21
Glenda Jackson and Michael Caine are teaming up to tell the true story of a man escaping his care home to join up with his fellow war veterans

Latest American Pie film confirmed for UK DVD release

News | Simon Brew | 23.02.21
The latest American Pie movie, going by the name Girl’s Rules, is coming to DVD in this May – more details here

The 270+ movies Disney+ UK is bringing to its Star service from today

News | Simon Brew | 23.02.21
Over 270 movies – many rated higher than a 12A certificate – have just joined Disney+, and here’s the full list of what’s on offer

The Great Gatsby to return as an animated feature film

News | Dan Cooper | 23.02.21
The classic American novel The Great Gatsby is being adapted for cinema once again, but this time in animated form

Cinemas in England to stay closed until May 17th

News | Simon Brew | 22.02.21
The government has confirmed that the earliest cinemas will be reopening in 2021 across England will be in May

Timestalker: Alice Lowe’s new movie lands backers

News | Simon Brew | 22.02.21
Alice Lowe’s time-jumping new movie is set to shoot this summer – and Hanway Films has snapped up the worldwide rights to it as well

Edgar Wright to direct The Running Man

News | Dan Cooper | 22.02.21
Edgar Wright’s take on Stephen King’s The Running Man will be rather different to the Arnold Schwarzenegger-headlined movie

The Raid’s Gareth Evans to team with Tom Hardy and Netflix

News | Dan Cooper | 22.02.21
Gareth Evans’ first project of a multi-film deal with Netflix will be Havoc, an action thriller starring Tom Hardy

Time’s Up movement slams Brett Ratner’s comeback announcement

News | Dan Cooper | 22.02.21
Brett Ratner is planning to return to the film industry after four years, following multiple claims of indecent and abusive behaviour

The Blue Thunder movie is getting a Blu-ray release

News | Simon Brew | 22.02.21
1983’s Blue Thunder will be debuting on Blu-ray in the UK this coming April – more details right this way

Zack Snyder, and the ramifications of his Justice League cut

News | Simon Brew | 22.02.21
With Zack Snyder’s Justice League now confirmed for March, its success or otherwise could have real ramifications for the film industry

Podcast: The Social Network (2010) and The Naked Gun 2 1/2 (1991)

Podcast | Simon Brew | 22.02.21
In the new episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, two films where the actors had to get used to a whole load of takes

Old movies: a salute to cinematic pioneer Dorothy Arzner

News | Sarah Cook | 22.02.21
In our regular look at old cinema a salute to the groundbreaking work of female film director Dorothy Arzner, whose first film debuted in the 1920s