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12 Years A Slave Leads Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

'12 Years a Slave' leads the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards nominations.Steve McQueen's slavery drama set in 1840s Louisiana has received seven nods in total for categories including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best...

'12 Years A Slave' Leads Independent Spirit Awards Nominations In Seven Categories

We're into the realms of awards season now and Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave seems set to continue its miraculous habit of picking up awards, like a giant snowball gathering more prizes as it...

Javier Bardem To Star In Peter Pan?

Javier Bardem is set to play the villain in 'Peter Pan'.The 44-year-old actor is in talks to take on the role of pirate leader Captain Blackbeard in the story, based on J.M Barrie's tales of...

Reasons To Ignore The Critics And See 'The Counsellor' Tonight

At least let us explain ourselves. The world has turned against The Counsellor lately; negative reviews have flown in to the tune of a 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and people are ready to write...

UK Movie Reviews Special: Dom Hemingway, The Butler, Don Jon, The Counsellor

It’s a big weekend for the UK box office, kicking off tomorrow (Fri Nov 15), when Jude Law’s Don Hemingway, Forest Whitaker’s The Butler, Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Don Jon and Michael Fassbender’s The Counsellor all...

From Oscars Contender To Forgotten Film - 'The Counsellor'

Ridley Scott’s The Counsellor is a perfect example of how Oscar season can distort a film’s presence. Many, including us, touted Ridley Scott’s latest effort as a world-beater; Cormac McCarthy writing the screenplay, the stellar...

Lynne Ramsay Sued By Movie Bosses After Ditching Natalie Portman Western

Lynne Ramsay is being taken to court by the producers of the oft-troubled Western Jane Got Her Gun, starring (supposedly at least) Natalie Portman. Ramsay walked out on the project a day before shooting was...

Hugh Jackman In Talks For Wolverine 3

Hugh Jackman is in talks for a third 'Wolverine' movie. The 45-year-old actor and director James Mangold - who helmed 'The Wolverine' this year - have entered negotiations with Twentieth Century Fox about returning for...

'X-men: Days Of Future Past,' Different Generations Of Superheroes Combine [Trailer + Pictures]

Following a nastily short, nevertheless exciting, six-second teaser trailer released last week, we finally have a longer trailer to whet our comic book appetites. The emotive, epic trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past sets...

Michael Fassbender For Gangster Flick

Michael Fassbender is in talks to star in gangster movie 'Trespass Against Us'.The '12 Years a Slave' star has entered negotiations to play Chad Cutler, a man who is desperate to free himself from his...

Will 'X-men: Days Of Future' Past Energize Or Kill Off The Franchise?

Filmmaker Bryan Singer has released the first clip from his anticipated X-Men sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past - a few seconds of footage featuring Hugh Jackman's Wolverine and Patrick Stewart's Professor Charles Xavier.Days of...

Michael Fassbender Takes Penis Jokes In Good Humour

Michael Fassbender's takes jokes about his penis size in good humour.The 36-year-old actor played Brandon Sullivan in 2011's sexual exploration movie 'Shame' and appeared in a full-frontal nude scene which showed he has an impressive...

Will Somebody Give '12 Years A Slave' An Oscar Already?

12 Years a Slave is the best movie of the year. It just is. And it's hitting its key audiences ahead of its full nationwide release on Friday (November 1, 2013) - notably highbrow arty...

Michael Fassbender: I'm Not Good Looking

Michael Fassbender doesn't think he's good looking. The 'Shame' actor suffered with bad hair and skin when he was a teenager and never imagined he would end up as a sex symbol. He told the...

X-men: Days Of Future Past Will Be 'Darker'

Bryan Singer claims 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' will be ''darker'' than previous films in the series. The director has shot the second prequel to the original X-Men trilogy, and claims while it retains some...

'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Finally Topples 'Gravity' From The Top Of The Us Box Office

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is this weeks number one movie at the box office, ousting the mega-successful Gravity from the top spot after a three week stay. The Johnny Knoxville-starring prank fest more than doubled...

'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is predicted to earn close to $30 million at the box office in it's opening weekend, according to Deadline, making it the most likely candidate to finish at the top of...

'The Counselor': Stella Cast But Fails To Deliver Captivating Story - Review Round Up

'The Counselor', based on the original film screenplay by Cormac McCartney, had the great pleasure of England's Ridley Scott at its helm to direct the thriller to the big screen. A film that is guaranteed...

How Could Cormac Mccarthy's 'The Counselor' Possibly Have Failed?

If we cast back our minds some six months, The Counselor was tipped for Oscar glory. The bookmakers are prone to making false judgement calls when it comes to awards' season. Last year, the pairing...

Despite A Great Cast, 'The Counselor' Gets Lost In A Crazed Mess Of A Script

The Counselor is the latest film from No Country for Old Men writer Cormac McCarthy, making his screenwriting debut alongside director Ridley Scott, with a film that explores the complexities of hustling, and the fact...

'12 Years A Slave' Makes Solid Box Office Debut, High Yield Expected For Wider Release

Get ready to be underwhelmed: when we say 12 Years A Slave’s box office was solid on opening, we’re talking about a limited release. $960,000 from 19 theaters over the weekend is pretty good going,...

'12 Years A Slave': Is Oscar Talk Premature Or Has Steve Mcqueen Truly Struck Gold?

Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave is slowly doing the rounds at international film festivals before it begins to officially open in cinemas worldwide. For those countries that have not had the privilege of the...

'12 Years A Slave' Makes A Memorable Debut [Trailer + Pictures]

12 Years A Slave, the historical drama based on true events, detailing the life and trials of Solomon Northup, is out in the UK and in selected US cinemas today, however it won’t see a...

'12 Years A Slave' Is A Harrowing Trip Back To A Darker Period In History: Review Round-up

12 Years A Slave is the film version of Solomon Northup's account of his kidnap and subsequent sale into slavery until his rescue twelve years later. The real-life account of the tragic fate of Northup...

'12 Years A Slave' Receives Rave Reviews Ahead Of Us Release

12 Years a Slave tells of Solomon Northup, a black man living free from the shackles of slavery in upstate New York, until he is abducted and sold into slavery. Northup, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor...

'12 Years A Slave' Is Really, Really, Really Good. Go Watch Ejiofor & Fassbender

We can mince our words, right click and look for a fancy synonym and dress up symbolism with metaphor to give you an abstract endorsement, but that fact is: 12 Years a Slave is really...

Brad Pitt Hails 12 Years A Slave Stars

Brad Pitt has heaped praise on Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o for delivering stellar performances in such "demanding" roles in their new drama, 12 Years A Slave.The Hollywood star produced the Steve MCQueen...

Michael Fassbender Is Wary Of Fame-hungry Girls

British actor Michael Fassbender fears women are only interested in him because of his fame.The star of X-Men: First Class and Prometheus is amazed at his surging popularity with the opposite sex since he shot...

The Worst Tasting Carrot: Michael Fassbender To Eschew Oscars Race

Michael Fassbender is following the lead set by Joaquin Phoenix and will not campaign for an Oscar at the Academy Awards in March, despite his movie 12 Years a Slave considered the strong favorite for...

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