Articles Posted in the " Brian Cox " Category

  • The Anomaly, in UK cinemas from 4th July.

    Directed by Noel Clarke (Adulthood, 4.3.2.1) and produced by The Tea Shop & Film Company and Unstoppable Entertainment Starring Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries, Lost), Noel Clarke (Star Trek into Darkness, Fast Girls), Brian Cox (The Bourne Ultimatum, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Alexis Knapp (Pitch Perfect, Project X) and Luke Hemsworth in […]


  • Blood (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Nick Murphy, UK, 2012, 92 mins, Cast:  Paul Bettany, Mark Strong, Stephen Graham, Brian Cox Review by Carol Allen Writer Bill Gallagher developed the screenplay for this from his 2004 television drama series Conviction.  But whereas Conviction was primarily a police procedural story, for the film Gallagher and director Murphy aspired to a deeper drama about the pressures of family, […]


  • Coriolanus (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Ralph Fiennes, UK, 2011, 123 mins, Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain Review by Dee Pilgrim Following in the footsteps of some ofBritain’s greatest actors (Olivier, Branagh), Ralph Fiennes takes on the dual roles of star and director of a Shakespeare film. The result is meaty and visceral but […]


  • THE CAMPAIGN In Cinemas September 28th 2012 – Trailer

    Cast: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Katherine LaNasa, Dylan McDermott, John Lithgow, Dan Aykroyd, Brian Cox   When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their […]


  • BRING CAESAR HOME ON BLU-RAY

    Evolution Becomes Revolution In The Critically-Acclaimed $410 Million Worldwide Box Office Smash Arriving Globally on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download in December   London (October 18, 2011) – A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a battle unlike any other when RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES makes its worldwide debut […]


  • CORIOLANUS Released in the UK January 20, 2012

    Directed by Ralph Fiennes Starring Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox, James Nesbitt   OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS The people of Rome are hungry – they cannot afford to eat.  Riots are widespread. Their vitriol turns on Caius Martius (later to be Coriolanus), Rome’s foremost general who despises the people. Simultaneously, Rome is at war […]


  • IRONCLAD RELEASED ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON 11th JULY 2011 FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO

    Defend the Castle. Kill the King. Save the Nation.   “Brutal, bone-splintering brilliance…an old-fashioned medieval hack-and-slash par excellence” News of the World “The bloodiest film of 2011” Zoo   From the studio that brought you 300 and starring James Purefoy (ROME), Brian Cox (THE BOURNE SUPREMACY), Paul Giamatti (SIDEWAYS) and Kate Mara(127 HOURS),  IRONCLAD plunges […]


  • The Veteran (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. Matthew Hope, UK, 2011, 98 mins   Cast: Toby Kebbell, Adi Bielski, Brian Cox, Review by Carol Allen In this political cum action thriller Toby Kebbell, who’s already proved his versatility in supporting roles such as Joy Division manager Rob Gretton in Control and the runaway rock and roll singer of Rock’n’Rolla, demonstrates his […]


  • Ironclad (15)

    Dir. Jonathan English , UK/USA, 2011, 121 mins Cast: James Purefoy, Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox Review by Carol Allen Based on historical fact with a lot of cheeky amendments, this is an entertaining piece of historical hokum. The year is 1215, shortly after King John (Giamatti) has been forced to sign the Magna […]


  • Zodiac (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Zodiac (15) | Close-Up Film Review

    Dir. David Fincher, US, 2007, 158 mins Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr, Chloe Sevigny, Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox Review by Matthew Rodgers David Fincher returns skulking in the shadows of the genre that established him as one of the great directors of this generation with the darker than black Seven. As always, […]


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