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Us Weekend Box Office Results: 'Grown Ups 2' Defies Critics By Placing Ahead Of 'Pacific Rim'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th July 2013

Grown Ups 2 has placed ahead of Pacific Rim in the US Weekend Box Office. Adam Sandler's comedy received highly critical reviews, in contrast with the mixed response Pacific Rim received.Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del...

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Wasted Opportunity As 'Trap For Cinderella' Garners Average Reviews

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th July 2013

Trap For Cinderella - based on the novel Piège pour Cendrillon by Sébastien Japrisot – stars Tuppence Middleton, Alexandra Roach, Kerry Fox, Aneurin Barnard, Frances de la Tour. It tells the story of two friends...

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Long Walk To Freedom: Idris Elba As Nelson Mandela Is Favourite For Oscar [Trailer]

By Michael West | 12th July 2013

Idris Elba is the man to beat the 2014 Academy Awards for his portrayal of South African President Nelson Mandela, according to the bookmakers, anyway. Elba's star has risen in recent years thanks to BBC...

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Ron Perlman Opens Up On His 'Pacific Rim' Cameo

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th July 2013

Apart from the epic set pieces, which saw huge robots fighting huge monsters from the deep, one of the best things about Pacific Rim were Charlie Day and Ron Perlman’s exchanges. Day - an eccentric...

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On The Rise: Idris Elba On International Recognition And Future Projects

By Victoria Pavlova | 12th July 2013

After The Wire, Luther and Pacific Rim, there can hardly be any doubt – 2013 is the year of Idris Elba. The actor, who rose from humble beginnings, has been on everyone’s lips these past...

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Will Sam Mendes Be Able To Replicate Skyfall's Success?

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th July 2013

The news that Sam Mendes – who helmed the most successful Bond of all time – is returning for the 24th incarnation of 007 will come as a huge relief for fans of the franchise....

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Pacific Rim V Transformers - Guillermo Del Toro Falls Short At Box-office [Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th July 2013

Before Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was released, Michael Bay seemed to take a little pot-shot at him, bemoaning all the ‘rip-off’ robot movies around and imploring fans of that genre to stick with Transformers...

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'Pacific Rim' Dubbed One Of The Most Memorable Movies In Years

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

Guillermo del Toro's big-budget sci-fi action movie Pacific Rim should have been horrible. I mean, it really should have been horrible. It costs hundreds of millions to make, it's about monstrous creatures called Kaiju rising...

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What Links Del Toro's Pacific Rim And UK Soft Rockers Keane?

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

So there's the question. What links one of the Hollywood's most famous directors - Guillermo del Toro - with British band Keane? Well, we're going to tell you. It's the wave. The Hokusai wave,...

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Pacific Rim Is Big But Empty Say The Critics - Review Roundup

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th July 2013

Guillermo Del Toro missed out on his chance to helm The Hobbit films, with the Tolkien-experienced Peter Jackson getting the nod. Now the Mexican film maker has had his hands on a multi-million Hollywood Blockbuster,...

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A Week In Movies: Pacific Rim Launches, The Wolverine Shows Himself And Gwyneth Deals With Sex-addiction

By Rich Cline | 5th July 2013

This week's big world premiere was for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim, which was held in Mexico City on Monday with cast members Charlie Day, Ron Perlman and Rinko Kikuchi. They were joined by British...

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Kanye West Offers Up Glittering Review Of Del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'

By Michael West | 5th July 2013

If you've been frantically refreshing Rotten Tomatoes for reviews of Guillermo del Toro's monsters versus robots movie Pacific Rim, than quit it. Though the movie has garnered some negative press stateside with low tracking numbers,...

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Pacific Rim Premiere – Stars Ready For Apocalypse Now After Epic Movie

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th July 2013

Pacific Rim looks like a ‘leave your brain at the door and enjoy the ridiculousness’ type of film. There’s no proviso, no pretention; it’s monsters, machines, aliens and saving the world.Check out the Pacific Rim...

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From Small Screen To Cinema Screen – Is A Luther Movie Going To Happen?

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th July 2013

Luther has proved to be a smash hit. It combines a gritty, urban British setting, sick and twisted protagonists and the languid, dulcet tones of the honey-throated maverick cop, Idris Elba. No wonder a feature...

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Second Trailer For Pacific Rim Raises Story Expectations [Video]

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd July 2013

With nine days left until Pacific Rim hits theatres, Guillermo del Toro and co. have graced us with the final trailer. It’s big, it’s bad, it features something that sounds vaguely like dubstep, that much...

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Idris Elba's 'Luther' Hunting Fetishist Serial Killer In Season Three [Preview]

By Michael West | 2nd July 2013

It's finally here. The third series of BBC One's Luther will debut on Tuesday night (July 2, 2013) with the first of four 60 minute episodes. The lengthy instalments will please drama aficionadas, though perhaps...

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Sam Mendes Returning To Direct New 'James Bond' Movie In 2014

By Michael West | 29th May 2013

Sam Mendes has made a U-turn on his decision to bow out of the James Bond franchise after helming the $1.1 billion Skyfall movie, considered one of the best 007 films in the series. Mendes...

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Pacific Rim Promises To Deliver "2,500 Tons Of Awesome" [Trailer]

By Michael West | 30th April 2013

Fans at last month's WonderCon were treated to an exclusive trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim and that footage has now been released in full. The films sees Earth under attack from undersea alien...

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New Footage Of This Summer's Pacific Rim Gives Fans Their Most In-depth Look At The Film Yet (Video)

By Joe Wilde | 29th April 2013

The attendees of this years WonderCon in Anaheim last month were the first lucky souls to set their peepers on an all-new trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's long awaited sci-fi robots vs aliens showdown Pacific...

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Could 'Thor: The Dark World' Emerge As Marvel's Finest For 2013? [Trailer & Pictures]

By Michael West | 23rd April 2013

Natalie Portman as Jane Foster and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Thor: The Dark WorldThor has had a pretty rough couple of years, what with battling his adoptive brother Loki and other enemies in The...

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The Queen Mingles With Idris Elba, Daniel Craig At British Film Celebration

By Michael West | 5th April 2013

The Queen invited many of her closest friends and some of the world's biggest movie stars to Windsor Castle for a special celebration of the British film industry on Thursday night (April 4, 2013). Among...

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Can Kylie Minogue Outdo Sienna Miller As Edie Sedgwick?

By Michael West | 17th January 2013

Kylie Minogue has landed a starring role in a Sky Arts TV comedy based on Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick. The Australian pop princess - who is dedicating more time to the acting side of...

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New Pacific Rim Trailer Pits Humans Vs. Aliens (Again)

By Contributor | 18th December 2012

Aliens have a pretty nasty habit of generally getting up in earth’s face and attempting to, well, end all existence. However as the new trailer for Pacific Rim shows their constant invasions haven’t got boring...

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Could Sam Mendes Direct The Next James Bond?

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th November 2012

The success of Skyfall has been huge, both critically and commercially, with excellent performances on its opening weekend both in the U.K and the U.S. Given the warm reception of the 23rd Bond, portrayed by...

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Daniel Craig Joins Johnny Depp As One Of World's Top Paid Actors

By Michael West | 19th November 2012

Daniel Craig, 44, is officially the highest earning Bond actor of all time and has now risen to become one of the top paid actors in the world. Though there had been murmurings that Craig...

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Post Skyfall, Attention Turns To Daniel Craig's Fourth Outing (Or Idris Elba's First)

By Michael West | 16th November 2012

Skyfall is officially the most successful James Bond movie ever. A behemoth of a movie, directed by Oscar winner Sam Mendes and perhaps establishing Daniel Craig as the best 007 of all time. It's smashed...

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James Bond Skyfall Set To Light Up The U.s Box Office

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th November 2012

After great commercial and critical success in the U.K, the 23rd instalment of James Bond, Skyfall, is set to take the U.S Box Office by storm, passing the impressive hauls raked in by former Bond...

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Idris Elba And Mumford And Sons Collaborate In Beautiful Video For 'Lover Of The Light'

By Lorna Greville  | 5th November 2012

Both Idris Elba and Mumford & Sons are absolutely at the top of their game, so their collaboration in a music video for the band, though somewhat unexpected, is a really good idea on paper....

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Luther Returning For "Perfectly Dark, Chillingly-formed" Third Series (Video)

By Michael West | 2nd November 2012

Luther - the BBC's hugely popular crime drama series starring Idris Elba - will return to screens for its third outing in 2013. The news was revealed in a special YouTube video that spoke of...

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Emily Blunt The Star Of The 2012 Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards

By Contributor | 1st November 2012

Emily Blunt at the Bazaar Women Of The Year AwardsThere was an Olympic feel on the red carpet of the Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year Awards (not to be confused with the Bizarre Women...

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