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'Black Sea' Takes Its Place In The Sub Genre

Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald has taken on one of cinema's trickiest genres with his new thriller 'Black Sea', a submarine movie starring Jude Law as a unemployed ship-builder who hires a mercenary crew to salvage...

Wait, Is Jude Law's 'Black Sea' The Best British Movie Of 2014?

Do we have a late entrant for best British movie of 2014? We're not actually running a competition - the BAFTA's sort of are, and Black Sea might win. On the face of it (of...

Kevin Macdonald's Hong Kong Masterclass Cancelled

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Bafta bosses have postponed director Kevin Macdonald's university masterclass in Hong Kong due to the region's ongoing political unrest.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker was due to give...

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...

'How I Live Now': Saoirse Ronan's Dystopian Movie Is Too Dark For America [Trailer]

We've been teased by trailers, posters, promo shots and Bat For Lashes soundtrack songs for some months but now it's time to ratchet up the excitement for new Kevin MacDonald movie How I Live Now...

Kevin Macdonald To Direct Mick Jagger's New Elvis Film

British director Kevin Macdonald is bringing Elvis Presley back from the dead for a new biopic produced by Sir Mick Jagger.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker has signed up to take charge of Last Train...

'How I Live Now': Natasha Khan Movie Soundtrack 'Garden Heart' Released [Video]

Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan and music producer Jon Hopkins have joined their creative forces to bring the official soundtrack song for upcoming war thriller, How I Live Now. Jon Hopkins had been working on...

Saoirse Ronan Stars In World War Iii Adaptation 'How I Live Now' [Trailer]

Meg Rosoff's Printz Award-winning book, ‘How I Live Now’ has all the ingredients for a great film adaptation: romance, war, an academy award nominated leading actress (Saoirse Ronan) and The Last King of Scotland‘s Kevin...

Kevin Macdonald Angry About Slashed Documentary Budgets

Director Kevin Macdonald is urging Tv bosses to throw more money behind documentaries, insisting the budgets for investigative programmes have been slashed over the last decade.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker is an avid documentary-maker,...

Bob Marley Documentary Picked Up On Late Legend's Birthday

Studio bosses at Magnolia Pictures have marked what would have been Bob Marley's 67th birthday by acquiring the U.S. distribution rights to Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald's documentary about the late reggae legend.The Last King of...

Macdonald Refused To Capture Own Emotional Story For Life In A Day

Moviemaker Kevin Macdonald refused to record his own personal footage for his innovative film project Life In A Day - because he wasn't "brave enough" to put an emotional family tragedy on tape.The State of...

Channing Tatum Appreciates His Manhood

Channing Tatum "appreciates" his penis "a lot more" since it healed from scalding.The 30-year-old actor suffered an agonising injury to his manhood when a set assistant poured boiling water down his wet suit during filming...

Channing Tatum's Manhood Made The Eagle

Channing Tatum's burnt penis improved 'The Eagle'.The actor suffered the agonising injury after a set assistant poured water down his wet suit to ward off hypothermia during filming but failed to check the temperature, and...

Scott And Macdonald Swamped By Film Submissions

Filmmakers SIR RIDLEY SCOTT and KEVIN MACDONALD have been swamped with submissions for their planned YouTube movie after asking fans to hand over their homemade footage.The two movie moguls urged web users to record their...

Macdonald Making Youtube Movie

Filmmakers KEVIN MACDONALD and SIR RIDLEY SCOTT are teaming up to make a movie using footage shot by YouTube.com users.The Last King of Scotland director MACdonald has asked film fans to record their daily lives...

Macdonald Happy For Pitt To Quit

Director KEVIN MACDONALD is glad BRAD PITT pulled out of upcoming movie STATE OF PLAY - because the Hollywood star is too good-looking to play the role. Pitt was originally due to star in the big-screen...

Macdonald To Tackle Roman Epic

THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND director KEVIN MACDONALD is heading back to Roman times to tackle an adaptation of Rosemary Sutcliff's beloved 1954 teen novel Eagle of the Ninth. The story centres around a wounded...

Pitt To Star In Movie Adaptation Of Hit UK Tv Series

BRAD PITT is to star in the US movie adaptation of hit British TV mini-series STATE OF PLAY. The London-based thriller, starring DAVID MORRISSEY, BILL NIGHY and KELLY MACDONALD, was a big hit in the...

Macdonald's Ebay Regret

Director KEVIN MACDONALD regrets blowing up IDI AMIN's actual car in new movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND - as he would have made a fortune selling it on online auction site eBay instead. MACDONALD's...

Whitaker Begged For Amin Part

FOREST WHITAKER was so desperate to land the role of IDI AMIN in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, he begged the director to let him audition twice. KEVIN MACDONALD confesses he wasn't convinced Whitaker had...

Whitaker: 'Amin Was Make Or Break Role'

FOREST WHITAKER threw himself so deep into his role as former Ugandan dictator IDI AMIN in movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND that even his wife and children refused to talk to him. The actor...

Macdonald Considers Saddam Movie

Director KEVIN MACDONALD has refused to rule out documenting SADDAM HUSSEIN's last days on film, but insists now is not the time to give the Iraqi tyrant's last moments a Hollywood makeover. The 39-year-old Scot...

Mirren Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

DAME HELEN MIRREN was honoured for her achievements at the British Independent Film Awards last night (29NOV06) - despite her film THE QUEEN failing to grab the main awards. The monarchy movie, directed by STEPHEN...

This Is England Heads Nominations At Bifas

Director SHANE MEADOWS' THIS IS ENGLAND is leading the pack at the ninth annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) next month (NOV06), with seven nominations This Is England has received nominations including Best Film,...

Film Crew Terrified By Idi Amin Tales

Director KEVIN MACDONALD hired IDI AMIN's favourite music group for scenes in his new film THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, only to discover the late tyrant had killed their bassist. MCDonald went to Uganda to...

Controversial Amin Film 'Seduces' Toronto

Hotly anticipated IDI AMIN biopic THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND has premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this week (begs10SEP06) - stunning audiences with its "seductive" portrayal of the murderous Ugandan dictator. The movie tells...

Thompson And Bettany Triumph At London Film Awards

English actors EMMA THOMPSON and PAUL BETTANY took top honours at last night's (1FEB04) EVENING STANDARD BRITISH FILM AWARDS. Forty-four-year-old Thompson, who won Best Actress for LOVE ACTUALLY, was the belle of the ball...

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