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The Captain America European Press Conference: What did we learn?

The Avengers reassembled for an 11-man and 2-woman star-studded press conference on Monday afternoon. The cast were, for the most-part, friendly with each other.

Close-Up with… Eric Bana, on Special Correspondents

Laid back (quite literally on a comfy looking sofa) and relaxed, Eric Bana in real life is as far from his new onscreen persona of Frank Bonneville than you could imagine.

Dakota Johnson stars in the short film ‘Vale’

Estrella Damm is proud to present ‘Vale’ a new short film by award winning Alejandro Amenábar (The Others), starring Dakota Johnson (50 Shades of Grey, A Bigger Splash), Natalia Tena (Harry Potter, Game of Thrones) and Quim Gutiérrez (3 Bodas de más, Primos) that gives a warm-hearted insight into friendship in the Mediterranean, as a group of young people explore the island of Ibiza.

The Boss – Look Inside featurette

Academy Award®-nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

Less than six weeks since the Oscars – can you remember who won what?

It’s less than six weeks since the Oscars but can you still remember who won what?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2: The Big Fat Story

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the long-awaited follow-up to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. Written by Academy Award® nominee Nia Vardalos.

Oscar Issac’s Best FIlm Roles

Up until mega-blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens you could very well be forgiven for asking, ‘Who is Oscar Isaac?’ Since then it’s more likely to be ‘Where can I see more Oscar Isaac?’

Brooklyn: Saoirse Ronan interview

A young woman must make the difficult choices that will define the rest of her life as the BAFTA and Academy Award®-nominated BROOKLYN arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and EST from February 29th

Best Female Road Trip Films

Following a five year hiatus from rom-coms Sarah Jessica Parker returns in the brilliant All Roads Lead to Rome.

Desert Horror Top 10

Desolate landscapes make the perfect setting for horror films, with the isolation of a barren desert being particularly effective in providing an oppressive atmosphere for a disturbing assault on the senses.

Oscars: Best Supporting Actress – The Nominees are…

When the nominations for the 2016 Academy Awards were announced in January, the question on everybody’s lips was not about whether or not this is the year Leonardo DiCaprio will get his (little gold) man, but rather why were there only white contenders in all four acting categories? And for the second year running?

Hail, Caesar! -The Movie Star

Four-time Oscar®-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

The Science on Screen series at Barbican

The popular Science on Screen series continues at Barbican Cinemas, exploring the space where science and culture overlap.

Code of Honour Coming To DVD&Digital

ROBERT SIKES and WILLIAM PORTER served together in the US Special Forces in the Middle East. Both were exceptional soldiers, but Sikes went MIA after he received word that his wife and young son were innocent victims of a gangland drive-by shooting. He returns home and massacres a large group of drug dealers who are meeting late at night.

Barbican Film – She’s So Giallo

For roughly eight years, the giallo – this quintessentially Italian genre – stacked up the bodies, scattered red herrings and oozed style before fading away, nearly forgotten by the general public, though later it would inspire the likes of Quentin Tarantino, William Friedkin and Nicholas Winding Refn.

Film4 Summer Screen line-up announced

Somerset Houses’s unmissable outdoor movie season is back in August. Watching a film on the cobbles with a picnic is a practically perfect summer night out.

Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake has won the Palme d’Or

It was the 79-year-old’s second award for best picture at the festival after 2006’s The Wind That Shakes the Barley.

Production of The San Jose Announced

Shipwreck Movie Rights Ltd., in association with Rampage Entertainment and Byron A. Martin Productions, has just acquired the exclusive rights and launched the production of The San Jose, a dramatic feature film about the Spanish galleon San Jose and its $17 billion treasure.

Alice Through The Looking Glass – European Premiere

In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.

London Film Festival Continues Collaboration

Following a successful six year collaboration, the BFI London Film Festival (LFF) and American Express announce a continuation of their partnership, which will see American Express remain as Principal Sponsor and Preferred Payment Partner.

MORNING AFTER A Funny and Provocative New Drama

Flirt Films announces the production of Morning After, a bold and playful...

The Secret Cinema 28 Days Later event

The Secret Cinema 28 Days Later event (14th April 2016 – 29th May 2016) continues to ravage its way through London.

Empire Live – The O2, September 23-25, 2016

Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine, today launched Empire Live, a two-day, three- night celebration of the best in movies and entertainment.

LEGO® DUPLO® Launches The Tiny Film Festival

Following the success of last year’s campaign, LEGO® DUPLO® has launched the second Tiny Film Festival to celebrate the imaginative stories of children under the age of five. The Tiny Film Festival invites parents to bring their little one’s imagination to life through story telling.

The Secret Lives of Pets (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Although called somewhat scary by a tiny child, this animated feature is well made with a good story and some cute animals. It is directed by Chris Renaud and features a number of American stars as the voices of the animal characters.

The Legend of Tarzan (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

I think some people are being rather snooty about this film. Although it is directed by David Yates who made the final four Harry Potter films, The Legend of Tarzan was never going to be a highbrow cultural event.

The Violators (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The Violators is a stark and effective tale of life on a rundown estate for three siblings, both written and directed by Helen Walsh as her debut feature.

Tale of Tales (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Inspired by the collected fairytales of Giambattista Basile – from the 1630s and much more famous on the Continent – Matteo ‘Gomorrah’ Garrone’s film is wonderfully overblown.

When Marnie Was There (U) | Close-Up Film Review

Studio Ghibli turn yet again to post-World War Two British children’s fiction for their final full-feature film When Marnie Was There. It is co-adapted by the author Joan G. Robinson, although the animation studio doesn’t always need this support, as the faithful and successful The Secret World of Arriety in 2010 proves.

Embrace of the Serpent (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Bold, heartfelt and gripping, this mind-bending Amazonian adventure will take you on an inner voyage to places you didn’t know still existed.

The Nice Guys (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Shane Black makes the kind of scuzzy Raymond Chandler style detective noirs that you wish you’d read the book of before anyone had ever heard about it, they’re that cool.

Versus:  The Life and Times of Ken Loach (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Veteran director Ken Loach, who this month celebrates his 80th birthday, was for some a surprise winner for the second time in his career of the Palme d’Or for best picture at this year’s Cannes Film Festival with his latest film “I, Daniel Blake”.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out Of The Shadows (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Way, way back in the 90s Turtles was my jam, it was THE T.V. show I watched. Whilst most kids liked Power Rangers I wanted nothing more than to be a Turtle.

Alice Through the Looking Glass (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

Looking beautiful with inventive cinematography under Stuart Dryburgh, the film follows on from Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland and is always lovely to watch. It is frequently exciting as director James Bobin shows a grown-up Alice having a new adventure.

Warcraft (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Warcraft has so much stacked against it from the pushing of the standby button; it’s based on a video game, and when can we honestly say that such source material, despite some promising titles – Silent Hill, Resident Evil – has translated into anything above risible?

Love and Friendship (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

A comedy of manners set in the 1790s, the artificiality of the speech and behavior is perfectly in keeping with the times of Jane Austen’s epistolary short novel, untitled but known as ‘Lady Susan.’ Depending to a large extent on the performances of a glorious cast of mainly British actors, the style and content are just right for fans of Jane Austen as well as newcomers to her work.

Visions (15) | Home Ents Review

Blumhouse productions are known for their low budget, big box office horrors. Having previously made such chillers as Insidious and Paranormal Activity, what will this new Polish production about haunting foresight bring them?

Gilda (PG) | Home Ents Review

Charles Vidor’s enthralling film-noir Gilda, featuring a career-defining performance from Rita Hayworth at the heart of a tempestuous love triangle, has finally been released on Blu-Ray for the first time in the UK.

Bone Tomahawk (18) | Home Ents Review

Stephen Spielberg was recently quoted as saying ‘there will be a time when the superhero movie goes the way of the Western’. Well if ‘Bone Tomahawk’ is an indication of the way of the Western, then the superhero movie going that way is fine by me.

Here Comes Mr Jordan (U) | Home Ents Review

Nestling in a unique space somewhere between Harvey and It’s a Wonderful Life, Here Comes Mr. Jordan tells the fascinating tale of a boxer, Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery), who is taken to the afterlife following a near-fatal plane crash whilst flying solo on his way to fight for the title.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (18) | Home Ents Review

The chances are that you cannot name a single director of tv dramas from what are often called the golden years of British tv. If you can, the name on your lips is probaby Alan Clarke – whose astonishing body of work from 20 years at the BBC has now been released in two formats: a sumptuous 13 disc Blu-ray box set and two 6 discs DVD sets.

Stuff and Dough (12) | Home Ents Review

Stuff and Dough is a masterclass in fresh film-making, resonating with several genres to great effect (disaffected youth, grimy realism, thriller) to create something unique yet wonderfully familiar; while keeping up a sprightly, light tone throughout. Now, you definitely can’t say the latter about Puiu’s follow-up films.

Scott of the Antarctic (PG) |Home Ents Review

Studio Canal’s Vintage Classic series brings us yet another treat with this lovingly restored edition of “Scott of the Antarctic”. Jack Cardiff’s cinematography hardly needs my endorsement but the painstaking restoration work by the team at Pinewood Studios really shows. The image is pin-sharp with none of that slight fringing we’re accustomed to seeing in unrestored early Technicolor films

Journey to the Shore (12) | Home Ents Review

There is no shortage of films about love carrying on into the afterlife. On one end of the spectrum you’ve got films like ‘Ghost’, on the other is the likes of ‘Truly Madly Deeply’. From Japanese writer/director Kiyoshi Kirosawa comes the latest addition to the ghost romance genre.

Our Little Sister (PG) | Home Ents Review

Sachi (Haruka Ayase), Yoshino (Masami Nagasawa) and Chika (Kaho) are three sisters who live a seemingly idyllic life in their family home. When they hear that their father, a man absent for many years, has died and that he had a teenage daughter, Suzu (Suzu Hirose), from another relationship, they attend his funeral and meet Suzu

Edvard Munch (PG) | Home Ents Review

This austere, informative portrait of the Expressionist painter of the iconic ‘The Scream’ really puts the viewer through the wringer – in a good way, that the artist himself might have commended.

Creed (12) | Home Ents Review

Creed is touted as a “Rocky for a new generation”, but do we really need one? Isn’t all that rags to riches and defeating the odds been completed in other movies?

Youth (15) | Home Ents Review

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel star as two aging artist best friends, staying in a Swiss-Alps spa for the mostly old or lost folk, in which they discuss and dissect their past and their creative careers but want to end them on different spectrums.

New Clip From The Colony

A tense face off between Emma Watson’s character, Lena, and Michael Nyqvist as the notorious, charismatic and unflinching Paul Schäfer, leader of the German sect in Chile, Colonia Dignidad.

Trailer: Ouija: Origin of Evil

It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin of Evil tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014’s sleeper hit that opened at number one.

Trailer: Keeping Up With the Joneses

An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses (Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot) – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors

Trailer: Precious Cargo

After a botched heist, Eddie, a murderous crime boss, hunts down Karen, the seductive thief who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems.

Trailer: Learning To Drive

Learning to Drive. The feel good coming of (middle) age drama stars Sir Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson and hits cinemas on June 10th.

Trailer: Star Trek Beyond

In “Beyond,” the Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

New Clip For The Trust

Bad Lieutenant meets Lethal Weapon in this blackly-comic buddy cop thriller. Nicolas Cage delivers his best performance in years as a nihilistic cop who teams with a reluctant young officer played by Elijah Wood

New Clip For Alice Through The Looking Glass

Disney have launched a new clip for Alice Through The Looking Glass titled ‘The Young Hatter’. The film will be released in UK Cinemas on Friday 27th May, 2016.

Trailer: Tank 432

From director Nick Gillespie and executive producer Ben Wheatley (Director Kill List, High Rise), comes this knife-edged thriller about a band of mercenary soldiers battling to escape a mysterious, unseen enemy.

Trailer: Miniscule

If you go down to the woods this spring, you’re sure of a tiny surprise as the mini-beasts go antennae-to-antennae for the spoils of a picnic in MINUSCULE, in cinemas from May 27th, 2016 courtesy of Lionsgate Films.

Trailer: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy (Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley) are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots.

Trailer: Independence Day: Resurgence

After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale.