Alan Rickman

'A Promise' Gives a Veteran Director a New Challenge

1st August 2014 -

 News

At age 66, Patrice Leconte clearly has no intention of slowing down. He's been making movies since he was 15 years old, and over his career has made films in a wide variety of genres,...

A Promise

1st August 2014 -

 Movie Review

When a French filmmaker travels to Belgium to film a German story in English, it's hardly surprising that the resulting movie feels somewhat awkward. Fortunately, the filmmaker in question is the detail-oriented Patrice Leconte (The...

Toronto Film Festival Unveils Line-Up

23rd July 2014 -

 News

David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars which stunned critics at Cannes and features Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson will screen alongside another Cannes favourite, crime drama Foxcatcher which sees Despicable Me actor Steve...

Farewell Rik Mayall: Comic Laid To Rest By Family And Friends In Devon

20th June 2014 -

 News

Rik Mayall was laid to rest in a rose-festooned wicker coffin in a beautiful English churchyard yesterday (19 June). The late comedian collapsed and died aged 56 after his morning run on Monday 9 June,...

The Butler

14th November 2013 -

 Movie Review

This is an strangely slushy movie from Lee Daniels, whose last two films (Precious and The Paperboy) bristled with unexpected life. By contrast, this star-packed drama uses a true story to trace the Civil Rights...

Harry Potter Reunion: J.K Rowling and Emma Watson Unite For Lumos Charity

11th November 2013 -

 News

They may have wrapped up the eighth and final film in the Harry Potter franchise a while back, but Emma Watson and JK Rowling were back in the magical world they created, alongside fellow Potter...

A Week In Movies: Gravity bows in Venice, One Direction takes to cinemas, all-star film explores JFK's death

30th August 2013 -

 News

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock brought their star power to opening night at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. The event launched with the world premiere of Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, and the critical buzz...

“50,000 bands and 1 disgusting bathroom" - Rupert Grint Stars in CBGB [Trailer + Pictures]

28th August 2013 -

 News

The highly anticipated movie surrounding New York’s infamous CBGB club is getting closer, and we’ve got some fantastic film stills to whet your punk-rock appetite. Rupert Grint stars alongside his Harry Potter nemsis Alan Rickman...

CBGB

27th August 2013 -

 Video

In 1973, New York nightclub CBGB opened as a venue for Country, BlueGrass and Blues acts led by music entrepreneur Hilly Kristal. However, it soon became clear that that wasn't the way the music scene...

'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top US Box Office Positions

26th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

'The Butler' Gives Competitors The Brush-Off In First Weekend Success

19th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler has outperformed all of its rivals upon its first weekend, having been released on 16th August to much nodding from critics and $25 million (£15.9m) earned. The film showcases an all-star cast, who...

'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Beats 'Kick-Ass 2' And 'Jobs' In US Weekend Box Office

19th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler has defeated other newcomers Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs in the US Weekend Box Office. The Butler has headed straight to number one whilst Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs have respectively gained 4th...

Lee Daniels' The Butler Is "Deeply Affecting And Oscar Bait"

16th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler is released today in US cinemas. Early reviews of the historical drama have been mixed although most suggest the film is definitely worth a watch.Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey at the...

The Butler Movie Looks Ready To Be The First Major Oscar Contender Of The Year

10th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler movie could very well be the first real contender for next year's Academy Awards when it is released next Friday (16 August) as critics have already singled the film out as a wonderfully...

Lee Daniel's 'The Butler' Is A Clear Oscar Contender [Stills + Clips]

6th August 2013 -

 News

Hollywood and the film industry seem more confident in taking on the issue of slavery in a cinematic context. Last year saw Django Unchained and Lincoln prove popular, and this year will see more films...

The Butler

6th August 2013 -

 Video

Cecil Gaines is a modest and dedicated butler at the White House who manages to make for himself a respectable career despite his underprivileged upbringing and cotton farm roots. Starting out as a regular kitchen...

Forest Whitaker As 'The Butler' Could Be A Recipe For Success [Trailer]

23rd May 2013 -

 News

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online. It has always been assumed that Harvey Weinstein believes the film is one of his better...

The Butler

23rd May 2013 -

 Video

Cecil Gains is a devoted White House butler who grew up on a simple cotton farm where he and other black workers were not treated with any respect by their white counterparts. From a simple...

Forest Whitaker's 'The Butler' Clearly Has Oscar Glory In Its Sights [Trailer]

8th May 2013 -

 News

The first trailer for 'Precious' director Lee Daniels' new movie The Butler starring Forest Whitaker has rolled out online and Harvey Weinstein's ambitions of taking this film all the way to the Oscars couldn't be...

First CGBG Movie Shots Revealed [Pictures]

2nd May 2013 -

 News

The first pictures of the potentially dodgy looking CBGB movie have been revealed, showing the film's stars filming in the specially built CBGBs nightclub set up. Obviously the most notable star here is Malin Akerman...

10 Of Our Favourite Movie Robots

18th January 2013 -

 News

What with Jake Schreier's upcoming movie 'Robot & Frank' scheduled for release in the UK on March 8th 2013 and talks of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' being in the making, we've put together a list...

Top Twenty Classic Holiday Season Christmas Films

4th December 2012 -

 News

Little has caused more contention in the contactmusic office than our recent discussion about the Christmas films list! Obviously, everyone has their own favourite, and to them that will always be the top of the...

Gambit

23rd November 2012 -

 Movie Review

Remade from a 1966 romp starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine, this con artist action-comedy is enjoyably silly but never much more than that. Part of the problem is a lack of chemistry between stars...

A Week in Movies Featuring: Argo, My Brother the Devil, Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Hitchcock, Emma Stone, Penelope Cruz and More!

9th November 2012 -

 Review

As big movies like Skyfall and Argo open in the USA and UK respectively, it's the smaller titles that are getting the most attention. The British independent drama My Brother the Devil won awards at...

Gambit Premier: Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth Talk Nudity and New Skills.

8th November 2012 -

 News

Eccentric British/American comedy 'Gambit' premiered in London last night at the Empire in Leicester square. It stars Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth and Alan Rickman, and was directed by Michael Hoffman, with a script written by...

Gambit - Trailer

1st October 2012 -

 Video

Harry Deane is a pretty hopeless British art curator who has suffered years of condescension and disrespect at the hands of his preposterously rich and eccentric boss that is the renowned art collector Lionel...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

20th June 2011 -

 Video

Harry Potter and his friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, continue their search for Voldemort's Horcruxes - dark magical objects that help the user gain immortality. Having found and destroyed one Horcrux - a locket...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1)

30th June 2010 -

 Video

The final instalment of the Harry Potter series is almost upon us! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will bring the much loved set of films to a close. If you're familiar with J.K.Rowling's books...

Alice In Wonderland

24th July 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Alice In WonderlandAlice In Wonderland is a legendary story that many people hold close to their heart, when the thought of the story being made into yet another film, you can’t...

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

7th July 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceHarry, Ron and Hermione are fast growing up and teenage hormones are starting to take hold of our beloved teenage heroes. Harry and Ginny Weasley's friendship...

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Alan Rickman shines in everything he does. He adds class and excitement to every project he's in. God I love Alan Rickman, especially as Severus Snape. Only he could make Snape a sex symbol.

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Alan Rickman! You're the greatest!

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