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James Mcavoy's 'Filth' Earns A Split Reception On Opening Day- Review Round Up

'Filth' is a British crime film based on Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name. The book was published in 1998, not long after Welsh's 'Trainspotting' was adapted into a feature film by Danny Boyle....

"The Filth" UK Premiere Sees James Mcavoy In What Might Be His Most Challenging Role Yet

Filth, Jon S. Baird’s adaptation of the eponymous Irvine Welsch novel Filth, starring James McAvoy. The actor, known for his roles in X-Men: First Class, Wanted and, once upon a time The Chronicles of Narnia,...

A Week In Movies: Big Films Hit Britain, New York Premieres For Hanks And The Coens, Statham Fights Back

Two big British films hit UK cinemas this week. After storming the Scottish box office last weekend and garnering rave reviews across the board, Filth arrives in the rest of the country this week. Based...

Mcavoy Shines, But Is He Bright Enough To Save 'Filth'? - Review Round-up

Filth is the James McAvoy-starring movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name, about a debauched police officer scheming his way through life. Starring as Dt. Bruce Robertson, McAvoy snorts and shags his...

James Mcavoy Is Filthy Good In Movie Version Of Irvine Welsh's 'Filth' [Trailer + Pictures]

It was an ambitious project, but one that seems to have paid off. Transferring Irvine Welsh’s brilliantly disgusting character, Bruce Robertson from page to screen in Filth sees James McAvoy excel, further swelling his already...

James Mcavoy Considered Career In The Navy

James McAvoy considered a career in the navy before becoming an actor.The 'Filth' star has had a phenomenal on-screen career, but admits before he decided on life as a thespian he considered sailing the seas...

James Mcavoy Denies Interest In Jimmy Savile Role

Actor James Mcavoy has denied reports he wants to play disgraced British Tv presenter Sir Jimmy Savile on the big screen.Writer Irvine Welsh, whose book Filth is the basis for MCAvoy's latest film, recently alleged...

Riding High - James Mcavoy Will Take On Any Role, Even Jimmy Savile

With his role in Filth, James McAvoy is a liberated man. His talents have been celebrated, both on the screen and on stage, and with a wave of critical praise pushing him forward, he’s ready...

James Mcavoy's Difficult Filth Sex Scenes

James McAvoy admits he found it difficult filming some sex scenes for his new movie 'Filth'.The Scottish star plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson in John S. Baird's big screen adaptation of Irvine Welsh's twisted...

James Mcavoy Wants His Son To Have A Scottish Accent

James Mcavoy is keen to spend more time in his hometown of Glasgow, Scotland to ensure his son grows up with an accent like his own.The 34-year-old actor married his former Shameless co-star Anne-Marie Duff...

James Mcavoy In 'Filth' > Robert De Niro In 'Taxi Driver'? Big Claim

The temptation to place classic performances, films and music on a pedestal and never let your mind’s eye topple them is strong. We hold a robust affection for culture gone by, and often struggle to...

James Mcavoy Broke Thumb Playing Macbeth

James Mcavoy has detailed the horrifying extent of the injuries he suffered playing Macbeth onstage, revealing he broke a thumb, incurred an axe wound, and had stitches in his head from a machete slash.The Wanted...

James Mcavoy Filmed Saucy Scenes With His Sister For Filth

James Mcavoy felt awkward and uncomfortable when he had to film a saucy scene with his real life sister for new movie Filth.The Atonement star plays the lead role in the big screen adaptation of...

Just How Filthy Is Filth? James Mcavoy Reveals All

James McAvoy continues to assert himself as one of the finer actors of his generation. In his new film, Filth – one of Irvine Welsh’s fruitier novels – fans of the Scottish actor might just...

James Mcavoy Confused By Some Roles

James McAvoy sometimes finds himself in roles where he ''doesn't know what the f**k'' he's going to do. The actor admits he can't always envision a part just by reading the script, but he gets...

James Mcavoy's 'F***Ed Up Fairytale'

James McAvoy's new film is a ''f***ed up fairytale''. The actor plays a morally reprehensible policeman in 'Filth' which made presenting him as a character who viewers could sympathise with wasn't easy.He said: ''[It's] a...

Hugh Jackman Teases X-men 'Fun'

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will have ''fun'' with Michael Fassbender's Magneto in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.The actor has revealed the time-bending movie will allow for some humorous scenes when his clawed superhero travels back in...

James Mcavoy Suffered Bowel Problems Over Movie Diet

Scottish actor James Mcavoy was struck down with bowel problems after adopting a fattening diet for new movie Filth.The Atonement star appears in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel, and he piled on the...

Jessica Brown Findlay For Frankenstein

Jessica Brown Findlay is in talks to join 20th Century Fox's 'Frankenstein' remake.The 'Downton Abbey' actress - who is best known for playing Lady Sybil Crawley in the hit period drama - is closing in...

Downton Abbey Star Lands Leading Lady Role In Frankenstein

Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has landed a leading role in the new Frankenstein adaptation opposite Daniel Radcliffe and James Mcavoy.The actress, who played the late Lady Sybil Crawley in the period drama, has...

Marion Cotillard Lined-up For Lady Macbeth Role In Upcoming Film Adaption

Marion Cotillard has been chosen to bring some Gallic glamour to one of Scotland's most malevolent (fictional) characters in the latest big screen adaption of William Shakespeare's MacBeth. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star...

Jane Austen's Ring Kept In UK - Despite Being Owned By Kelly Clarkson!

Jane Austen's ring was bought by Kelly Clarkson last year but it's still in the country! The turquoise and gold ring, once owned by Jane Austen, was bought by Clarkson last year at auction. She...

James Mcavoy Piled On The Pounds For New Role

Scottish actor James Mcavoy relished preparing for his role in new movie Filth as it meant he was able to over-indulge in his favourite fattening snack - his grandmother's bacon sandwiches.The Wanted actor has been...

Sting's Wife Saved James Mcavoy's New Movie

James Mcavoy's new movie Filth was almost mothballed as executives failed to rase enough funds - until Sting's producer wife Trudie Styler stepped in.The Wanted actor stars as sleazy police officer Bruce Robertson in the...

James Mcavoy To Play Frankenstein?

James McAvoy is in negotiations to play Victor Von Frankenstein.The 34-year-old actor - known for playing Professor X in 'X-Men: First Class' - is close to signing a deal with 20th Century Fox which will...

X-men At Comic-con 2013: 'Wolverine The Musical', The Dinklage Hair & "Hideous" 70s Clothes

The X-Men stars who were present at this year's monumental Comic-Con included writers Simon Kinberg and Omar Sy, as well as Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, director Bryan Singer, Hugh...

X-men Steals The Show At San Diego Comic Con 2013

The X-Men cast and crew appeared at the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. The huge cast for the upcoming movie X-Men: Days of Future Past appeared in Hall-H and was greeted with an overwhelmingly positive...

The Ultimate Compliment? James Franco To Be Roasted On Comedy Central

It might seem like James Franco has been in almost every movie this year and with so much success, what better way to knock the actor/director/producer/writer/poet/we’re-probably missing-something-here down a peg than with a good old...

Channel 4 Sees Off "Shameless" In Last Ever Episode

Say goodbye to “Shameless” – everyone else has, in one massive final blowout – in other words, a final episode to remember. The series is Channel 4’s longest runner, but this past season hasn’t exactly...

Hugh Jackman's 'Ridiculous' Body

Hugh Jackman's body is ''ridiculous'' in person.The 44-year-old actor has gotten in shape to reprise the role of Wolverine for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and his co-star Ellen Page has been impressed by his...

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