Marion Cotillard

Film Review: Assassin’s Creed (M15+) (USA, 2016) is another game-to-screen disappointment

December 28, 2016

The majority of videogame films are, for a lack of a better term, complete tosh. From catastrophes like Street Fighter, Super Mario Bros. and most of Uwe Boll‘s filmography to films that are close to viewer satisfaction like Final Fantasy VII – Advent Children and Ace Attorney, the reputation of videogame films is not something […]

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Film Review: Allied (USA/UK, 2016) is strengthened by a tour de force performance from Marion Cotillard

December 21, 2016

Robert Zemeckis is a film-maker that has both enthralled and frustrated me. For the most part, his films can be exciting, fun and incredibly well-told; take the Back to the Future series, Cast Away or the classic Who Framed Roger Rabbit. But at his worst, his films can be corny and indulgent; What Lies Beneath, […]

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Cotillard and Pitt’s World War II thriller Allied gets a new trailer

October 7, 2016

Paramount Pictures has released the first full length trailer for their upcoming World War II film Allied. The thriller stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as undercover operatives who meet each other on the North African front during a deadly mission behind enemy lines. To cut a long story short, many explosions and gunfights ensue. Murdering Nazi’s seems like […]

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Robert Zemekis enlists Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in new trailer for Allied

August 17, 2016

The trailer for Robert Zemekis’ (Back to the Future, Cast Away) new film, Allied has dropped. Set in 1942, in the heart of WWII, Allied tells the tale of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), who joins French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. As the two fall in love, their relationship […]

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Good news! The first trailer for the Assassin’s Creed movie is here!

May 12, 2016

It’s been a long time coming but the Michael Fassebender-fronted historical thriller finally has its first full trailer. Based on Ubisoft‘s megapopular videogame franchise, Assassin’s Creed will see Fassbender take on the role of a man kidnapped by a sinister corporation and forced to relive the memories of his Spanish ancestor. Watch the trailer below: Assassin’s Creed […]

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New stills released from the set of Assassin’s Creed

May 10, 2016

Showcasing a naturalistic look and feel, new official stills have been released from the set of the anticipated Assassin’s Creed film. The video game adaptation, which comes out December 21st this year, is directed by Justin Kurzel, who leads the film after his gruesome The Snowtown Murders and recent Macbeth, which also stars the lead, Michael Fassbender. Alongside Fassbender stars Michael Kenneth […]

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Production begins for Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard’s World War II film, Allied.

April 15, 2016

Principal photography began this week for Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis’s romantic thriller, Allied. Allied will see Brad Pitt continue to indulge his habit of appearing in the Second World War (see Fury and Inglorious Bastards) alongside Marion Cotillard. Set in the midst of World War II, the film will follow intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt) who in […]

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Film Review: Macbeth (CTC, UK/FRA/USA, 2015)

October 1, 2015

There have been plenty of adaptations of the Shakespeare play but this one from Australian director Justin Kurzel is a powerfully intense and brutal take on the tale of the Scottish warrior. This interpretation takes the baseline story of Macbeth and sets it in a dramatic re-imagining of ancient war-times in the Scottish highlands. After […]

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