Tom Hardy

Film Review: Venom (USA, 2018) is a wasted opportunity at a more irreverent antihero

October 3, 2018

I’m going to preface this review by saying, I’m not a comics person, I just enjoy comic-adaptation movies. So my reviews tend to have this film-centric lens rather than delving into how aspects of specific comic editions or stories can be seen threaded through the movie. So now that I’ve gotten that out of the […]

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Five things to expect from the new BBC First series Taboo

July 17, 2017

Brought to our screens by producer Ridley Scott, writer and co-creator Stephen Knight of Peaky Blinders fame (read our interview HERE), actor Tom Hardy and his father Edward “Chips” Hardy, the new eight part series Taboo takes us back to 1814, where Hardy’s character James Keziah Delaney returns to his hometown after the death of his father to lay […]

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Interview: Steven Knight on writing the dark new Tom Hardy series Taboo, his history with the real Peaky Blinders and World War Z 2

July 12, 2017

Steven Knight is the creator and writer of some amazing award winning shows, such as Peaky Blinders and even Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. His writing and directing for film has been praised, too, such as the acclaimed Locke with Tom Hardy and the recent Brad Pitt film Allied. And this praise looks set […]

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The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk arrives, and it’s beautiful

December 15, 2016

The first full length trailer of Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming film Dunkirk was released today, giving Nolan fans a taste of what the filmmaker has done this time round. Known for his work in The Dark Knight and Interstellar, Nolan reveals a sharp and heart-thumping introduction to Dunkirk. The title has been shot using a mixture of IMAX® and […]

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Tom Hardy’s Star Wars: Episode VIII cameo revealed!

May 13, 2016

Arguably one of the worst-kept secrets of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was Daniel Craig‘s not-so-secret secret cameo. In case you missed it, the James Bond actor appears as a stormtrooper, codename JB-007, during Rey’s interrogation scene. Craig was among several notable stars to cameo as stormtroopers/glorified extras. A report via Making Star Wars this week […]

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Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan team up together (again) for Dunkirk

April 8, 2016

It’s been confirmed that Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan will be teaming up together again for a new  World War II action-thriller Dunkirk. While Murphy has received substantial screen time in Batman Begins and Inception, his work in the other two Dark Knight trilogies have essentially been cameos. Hopefully his appearance in Dunkirk will lean towards […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Six People We Want To See Alongside Tom Hardy in Mad Max: The Wasteland

March 2, 2016

Mad Max: Fury Road was arguably THE MOVIE of 2015. We named it our favorite film of 2015 and it’s easy to get excited about George Miller’s follow-up Mad Mad: The Wasteland. While all signs point to Charlize Theron‘s Imperator Furiosa being absent from this next film, Tom Hardy is set to reprise his role as […]

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Film Review: The Revenant (MA15+, USA, 2015)

January 6, 2016

In this survival and revenge tale set in the wild of the American frontier lands, one man is pitted against the forces of nature, the brutality of man and his own will to live or die in this sometimes graphically violent but consistently visually beautiful film. Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu the man who brought you Birdman […]

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Film Review: Legend (CTC, UK/FRA, 2015)

October 13, 2015

Many gangster movies have come before that have been considered great, The Godfather, Goodfellas, The Untouchables, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and all of these have depicted the highs and lows of the lifestyle. Where Legend differs, by utilising its lead to play both main characters, by taking an American spin on the British […]

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Film Review: Mad Max Fury Road (MA15+) (Australia, 2015)

May 15, 2015

There will be many adjectives thrown about when it comes to describing Mad Max Fury Road and I can guarantee you that all of them will be accurate. Breathtaking, explosive, relentless, spectacle, intense, awesome, mind-blowing, and even epic. This film lives up to all of those and quite possibly does the impressive job of surpassing […]

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Teaser trailer released for Tom Hardy thriller Legend

May 6, 2015

A new trailer has been released for new British film Legend, starring Tom Hardy as infamous London gangsters, Reginald and Ronald Kray. Legend follows the Kray twins as they secured their infamy during their reign of terror in London, over the 1950s and 1960s. Australian actress Emily Browning also appears in a central role as Reggie Kray’s […]

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DVD Review: The Drop (MA15) (USA, 2014)

April 24, 2015

It’s always easy to fetishize the final performance of a late, great actor – especially one as towering and impressive as James Gandolfini. Whilst other recent tragic losses, like that of Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman, have yielded a range of so-so posthumous performances, this is thankfully not the case for the final chapter […]

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Explosive Mad Max: Fury Road trailer now live!

April 1, 2015

There has been a few Mad Max: Fury Road teasers but today the full length trailer has exploded across media and it’s a dirty, gritty, fiery and frenzied 2 minutes and 30 seconds. With explosions, scavenged steam punk-esque vehicles flipping all over the place, an electric dust storm tornado and a guitar flame-thrower. Director George […]

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The Iris Interview: Locke co-producer Guy Heeley at Sydney Film Festival

June 20, 2014

As glowing reviews continue to pour in for Locke – and in particular, Tom Hardy’s stunning performance – The Iris caught up with the film’s co-producer Guy Heeley for some more insight into the unique process from which this film was made. The entire thing took a little over a week to shoot, a set […]

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First image of Tom Hardy as the Kray twins in gangster biopic Legend

June 14, 2014

Quickly cementing his status one of the most talented actors of his generation, Tom Hardy is currently undertaking one of his most challenging roles yet. Or rather, two of his most challenging roles yet. Hardy has started shooting period biopic Legend this week, in which he portrays real-life twins Reginald and Robert Kray. To mark the start of shooting, […]

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