Movies

Hugh-Bonneville-Downton-AbbeyWe may well be seeing Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville in the live action Paddington Bear film due out next year.

The Wrap is reporting that the British actor may well take the lead role as Henry Brown, the father in the family who take the bear in when he arrives in London.

The project is being adapted by David Heyman’s (Harry Potter) production company Heyday Films.

Paul King (The Mighty Boosh) is attached as director while Hamish McColl (Mr Bean’s Holiday) has penned the script. Continue reading »

benedict-cumberbatch-startrekFollowing all the controversy around Alice Eve’s lingerie scene in the latest Star Trek movie, it appears there’s actually another one that was left on the cutting room floor.

It involves Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

“We had a scene with him where we saw him actually take a shower,” director J.J. Abrams told Conan O’Brien on his talkshow. “It’s not in the movie but we have this. It’s one of those things we ended up cutting.”

After the clip was shown, O’Brien quipped: “He’s not enjoying that shower very much.” Continue reading »

four-lionsA planned screening of the 2010 movie Four Lions has been scrapped by Film4 following the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

The comedy, which centres on four British Muslims who plan a bomb attack on the London Marathon, was due to air on Monday night following this weekend’s race in London.

A spokesperson for Channel 4 has confirmed that the movie will not be airing as scheduled. Continue reading »

The winner of the ‘Best Actress’ award at the Oscars gives a bunch of brilliant answers to some seriously idiotic questions.

oscarsgifimageHere’s some of the best moments from the Academy Awards in GIF form. Continue reading »

rupert-grintHarry Potter actor Rupert Grint is making the move to TV after being cast in a major US pilot.

The British actor, known for playing Ron Weasley in the film franchise, has picke dup the lead role in superhero comedy Super Clyde.

Grint will play Clyde, a shy and neurotic fast food worker who makes the decision to become a superhero. He inherits a large sum of money from an Uncle and decides that money will be his secret super power. Continue reading »

Quentin Tarantino has fired up at questions from a Channel 4 News reporter regarding violence in his movies.

The director, who will release his new movie Django Unchained in the UK next week, was unhappy with the some questions from reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy regarding a possible link between screen violence and real violence.

“Don’t ask me questions like that. I’m not biting. I refuse your question,” Tarantino replied when queried about the subject.

When Guru-Murthy pushed the subject a little further, Tarantino said: “I’m not your slave and you’re not my master. You can’t make me dance to your tune. I’m not your monkey.” Continue reading »

6:55pm Wednesday, December 26 on C4

Over the holiday period Channel 4 presents an opportunity to see the complete trilogy of films, each introduced by director Peter Jackson. In the second of the J.R.R. Tolkien adaptations, The Fellowship face unimaginable armies and deception as they stand against the powerful forces spreading from the Two Towers.

5:40pm Tuesday, December 25 on C4

Over the holiday period Channel 4 presents an opportunity to see the complete trilogy of films, each introduced by director Peter Jackson. In the first of the J.R.R. Tolkien adaptations, Elijah Wood stars as Frodo, a hobbit who elects to become the bearer of the Ring of Power, which, if regained by its maker and master, Lord Sauron, will see him gain full and terrible power over all of Middle Earth.

9:00pm Saturday, December 22 on C4

Network premiere. Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn star in Seth Gordon’s frothy romcom about a happily unmarried couple who reconsider their relationship after spending Christmas with their families. The couple usually avoid family Christmases but when their flight abroad is cancelled they have no choice but to see each of their divorced parents – whom they’ve never introduced one another to – on the same day…

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