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Film Review: Thirteen Lives is a tense dramatization of one of this century’s most triumphant rescue efforts

August 7, 2022

In June of 2018 when thirteen members of a Thai boys’ soccer team were trapped underground in a cave that flooded out through early monsoon rains, it didn’t take long for the story rights to be snapped up by various studio heads, all looking for their own take on an initially tragic then, thankfully, happily […]

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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story (USA, 2018) is the epitome of fun fan servicing

May 20, 2018

Once again we return to a galaxy far, far away for another installment in the “A Star Wars Story” films. This time we explore the back story of one of our favourite rogues Han Solo, the people and aliens he meets up with, and their misadventures aboard the iconic Millenium Falcon. We first meet Han […]

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Film Review: Inferno (M15+) (USA, 2016) entertains with a healthy dose of schlocky fun

October 12, 2016

I remember when I first heard of The Da Vinci Code novel by Dan Brown, I couldn’t really understand the hype of it all and how it became a best-seller. The story felt like it was a more mature version of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, since they both involve going on a quest […]

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Film Review: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years (M) (USA, 2016) takes us back to Beatlemania

September 17, 2016

It’s probably impossible for any film or documentary that covers The Beatles to ever be disappointing. It’s also challenging for any to shed light on an interesting aspect of the band that may not have been covered before. Director Ron Howard opts to focus this project on a particularly hectic and whirlwind time in the […]

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First Look: check out the teaser trailer for Ron Howard’s authorised Beatles documentary

June 23, 2016

Imagine Entertainment, in collaboration with White Horse Pictures and Apple, released a teaser trailer and poster this week for Academy Award-winner Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary feature The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. The authorised documentary features rare and exclusive footage, documenting the early career (1962-1966) of the famed band with […]

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New teaser released ahead of the full trailer for Dan Brown’s Inferno

May 10, 2016

Director Ron Howard and Tom Hanks are returning to the big screen later this year with Inferno, the third film in the Robert Langdon series that began with The Da Vinci Code and continued with Angels & Demons. Now, after already revealing the poster and first teaser trailer, Sony have announced that a full trailer will be doing […]

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Chris Hemsworth on the trials of filming In The Heart Of The Sea

April 14, 2016

Chris Hemsworth has built a reputation on being the brawn, block jawed sweetheart from the land below, yet if you were to catch the later scenes of In The Heart Of The Sea, you might have trouble finding him. Taking on a script with a tumultuous past, Hemsworth and (Ron) Howard formed their second duo […]

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Ron Howard talks directing In The Heart Of The Sea

April 11, 2016

For a man with a long history of success recreating true stories, Ron Howard must have been pinching himself when he was approached by Chris Hemsworth with the script for In The Heart Of The Sea. Having worked together only two years prior on Rush, the pair had established a relationship that would ultimately form […]

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Watch the new trailer for In The Heart of the Sea

September 17, 2015

The trailer for Ron Howard’s thrilling new film In The Heart Of The Sea has just been released. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick‘s best-selling novel, the trailer gives us a sneak peek into the the dramatic true journey of the whaling ship Essex.  It stars Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson. […]

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