The horror that burns calories… Aug21

The horror that burn...

A recent study of film viewers undertaken by Brunel University London, one of the UK’s leading research universities, has found that a single viewing of new horror As Above, So Below can burn over 150 calories. It was found that, on average, viewers burnt 154 calories during the film’s...

UK Box Office Aug21

UK Box Office

With a 46% drop from the previous weekend, The Inbetweeners 2 comfortably retains the top spot, ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy and newcomer The Expendables 3. The number compares with a 34% drop for the second weekend of play for the original Inbetweeners Movie, in 2011. That film went on...

The Sinister Six Aug20

The Sinister Six

Alfred Molina has been looking back at his performance as Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2, and has confirmed that he would be more than happy to return to the role for The Sinister Six. “That was the most fun I think I’ve ever had on a movie of that kind,” says Molina. “Those big, big...

Mission: Impossible 5 Aug19

Mission: Impossible ...

Mission: Impossible 5 is set to restore a familiar face to its ensemble, with franchise regular Ving Rhames in place to join the cast. Director Christopher McQuarrie broke the news by tweeting, “Welcome back Mr. Rhames”, confirming that his character, Luther Stickell, would be making a...

Will and Testament Aug19

Will and Testament

Will and Testament is a moving and informative tribute to Tony Benn – political firebrand, prolific diarist, writer, charismatic anti-war campaigner, husband and father. Tony participated extensively in the making of the film, which was completed prior to his death in March 2014. This...

UK Box Office Aug14

UK Box Office

After The Inbetweeners Movie grossed £45m in the UK back in 2011, it was a foregone conclusion that there would be a healthy audience appetite for a sequel. But comedy can be a fast-moving target, and three years represented ample time for fan excitement to ebb. Would the market respond...

Dead Poets Society Aug13

Dead Poets Society

To commemorate the tragic death of Robin Williams, Secret Cinema is staging a special one off charity screening of Dead Poets Society in partnership with the mental health charity, Mind this Friday evening, 15th August. Secret Cinema is looking for partners to join them in hosting a screening...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug12

Teenage Mutant Ninja...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles might only have been open in the US for a week, but Paramount has already seen enough to confirm an official release date for the sequel. According to Deadline, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 will open in the US on 3 June 2016, with Paramount President Adam...

Captain America Aug12

Captain America

To celebrate the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on Disney 3D Blu-ray™, DVD and Blu-ray™ from 18th August 2014, Marvel are pleased to announce an exclusive London exhibition, offering fans a look at artwork from artists inspired by Marvel as well as other select items from...

UK Box Office Aug07

UK Box Office

Marvel may have demonstrated a sure touch when it comes to exploiting its Avengers universe of superheroes, but how would it fare withGuardians of the Galaxy, a comic book that had hitherto left only a modest footprint, populated by unlikely characters including a talking tree? The film...

Captain America 3 Aug07

Captain America 3

Having delivered at the box office with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Joe and Anthony Russo are currently hard at work developing the second sequel in the series, Captain America 3. And while they’re understandably keen to keep some of the finer details close to their chests, they...

The Legend Of Conan Aug07

The Legend Of Conan

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return as the mighty Conan is steadily approaching, with producer Fredrik Malmberg confirming that The Legend Of Conan is slated to begin filming next spring. At present, the final touches are being applied to the latest draft of the script, with the film still yet...

Transformers: Age of Extinction Aug06

Transformers: Age of...

Paramount Pictures’ “TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION,” the fourth film in director Michael Bay’s global blockbuster franchise has now crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office and stands at the year’s highest grossing film worldwide, with $1,005 billion grossed to date,...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Aug06

Pride And Prejudice ...

Having gone deathly quiet for months after a number of creative ins and outs, Pride And Prejudice And Zombies has lurched out of the grave with news that filming will begin in September. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith, which introduces hordes...

Life on the Road Aug06

Life on the Road

Multi award winning comedy actor, writer & director Ricky Gervais is developing a brand new movie, based on his creation David Brent, the focus of his global hit series, The Office. Life on the Road is currently being developed with BBC Films and goes in to production in 2015. We find...

Best Docs Ever Aug05

Best Docs Ever

The results of the BFI’s Sight & Sound magazine’s first ever poll to decide the world’s greatest ever documentaries are now in. The winner of the title of Greatest Documentary goes to Dziga Vertov’s extraordinary silent film Man with a Movie Camera (1929), shot in the cities of...

Voluntary Film Networking Event Assistant Wanted Jul31

Voluntary Film Netwo...

Film Oxford are looking for a volunteer to help run the Filmmakers Networking Night, an “Open Mic” night for local filmmakers to show off and get feedback for their work, whether it be completed films or “work in progress”. The group have been running for several years and meet up...

UK Box Office Jul31

UK Box Office

Three years ago, Rise of the Planet of the Apes had the misfortune to face the arrival of The Inbetweeners Movie on its second week of release. While hardly occupying the same space in terms of mood and genre, the TV spinoff sucked up a huge cinema audience, and Rise fell 49% at the...

Ghostbusters Jul31

Ghostbusters

Three university parapsychologists lose their research grant and their credibility when the Dean decides that their theories, methods and conclusions have no place in his august institution. Out of a job, they decide to go into business for themselves, setting up as professional paranormal...

Simon West Jul30

Simon West

The Hollywood director Simon West is offering British investors the chance to share the glamour – and profit – of the movie business by investing in his next film. British-born West, whose previous work includes Tomb Raider, Expendables 2 and the cult hit Con Air, is now set to direct...

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