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

By Nick Hill | 26th October 2013

'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...

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

By Michael West | 25th October 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 24th October 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd October 2013

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,...

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

By Lauren James | 21st October 2013

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 18th October 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 18th October 2013

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...

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

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th October 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th October 2013

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...

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The Worst Tasting Carrot: Michael Fassbender To Eschew Oscars Race

By Michael West | 16th October 2013

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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Michael Fassbender's 12 Years A Slave Oscar Won't Come Through Campaigning, If It Comes

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th October 2013

Michael Fassbender was supposed to be nominated for an Oscar for Shame. He just was. He wasn’t. But now he’s back with two films that could bag him a golden Statuette: 12 Years a Slave...

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'The Counselor' Stars Out In Force For Screening Of Ridley Scott Thriller [Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th October 2013

Few films have generated as much buzz as Ridley Scott’s The Counselor. Despite having a few ‘off’ films, shall we say, the impressive cast and Cormac McCarthy’s name on the writing credit mean this taut...

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Is William Boyd's Drinking, Smoking James Bond, Michael Fassbender?

By Michael West | 27th September 2013

William Boyd, the acclaimed novelist who has penned the latest James Bond novel Solo, says he had no intention of watering down Ian Fleming's best loved character and insists his 007 is still a heavy...

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A Week In Movies: Slavery Drama Wins In Toronto, Gordon-levitt Makes Filmmaking Debut, Diana Hits UK

By Rich Cline | 20th September 2013

As the Toronto Film Festival wrapped up earlier this week, 12 Years a Slave, the new film from Steve McQueen (Shame), took home the top prize, which makes it the frontrunner for Oscar nominations. It...

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'12 Years A Slave' And Every Inch An Oscar Contender Following Toronto Win

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th September 2013

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has secured a place as ‘Oscars favorite’ following its triumph at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. The Steve McQueen-directed epic – based on the memoir of Solomon Northrup...

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London Film Festival Line-up Revealed: Are There Any Movies Without Tom Hanks In?

By Lauren James | 4th September 2013

From the 9th October, London will play host to its annual film festival; an event increasingly becoming recognised alongside the likes of Venice, Cannes and Toronto for launching an impressive array of films as the...

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Steve Mcqueen's '12 Years A Slave' Is 100% Brilliant, So Far...

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

Given the build up to Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, there was a slight air of tension as it premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. Expectation does horrible things to movies; luckly, this true...

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Which Film Will Get An Oscars Boost At The Toronto Film Festival 2013?

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

The Toronto Film Festival has grown into one of the most important events in the movie calendar. Following the prestigious and glamorous Cannes and Venice festivals, it’s the sheer scale of Toronto’s slate that gives...

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Predicting The Oscars 2014: Is George Clooney Guaranteed An Academy Award?

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th August 2013

Six months of anticipation for four hours of award giving: that’s what you signed up for. The Oscars 2014 has its host, and now it has its favorites. Which director will be hurtling through an...

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Marion Cotillard To Play Lady Macbeth In 'Snowtown' Director's Adaptation

By Michael West | 22nd August 2013

And so it is French actress Marion Cotillard who has been tasked with playing Lady Macbeth in StudioCanal and Film4's forthcoming adaptation of the Shakespeare tale, from the producers of The King's Speech, according to...

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

By Joe Wilde | 22nd August 2013

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...

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Marion Cotillard And Michael Fassbender To Share The Screen In Macbeth

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st August 2013

In what can only be described as a monolithic prospect, screen stars Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender will unite to portray Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The French actress will play Lady Macbeth, while Fassbender fulfils the titular...

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Michael Fassbender In Too Deep In 'The Counselor' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th August 2013

It’s all very sleek; shiny cars, handsome people, phone conversations that don’t end with a goodbye. That’s the world Michael Fassbender lives in, probably in real life, but most prominently, in The Counselor, Ridley Scott’s...

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New Clips & Trailer For Ridley Scott's 'The Counsellor' Debut Online [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 8th August 2013

The Counsellor is a clever new thriller from the creative mind of Sir Ridley Scott and screenwriter Cormac McCarthy, in which a lawyer (Michael Fassbender) decides to try and make a little extra money on...

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Tyler Hoechlin More Likely To Be Batman Than Ryan Gosling: Here's Why

By Lauren James | 26th July 2013

Ever since Zack Snyder announced a Superman/Batman film in the works at last weekend's Comic-Con, the internet has exploded with rumors; few of which have been about the movie and more about who should replace...

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Toronto Film Festival To Open With Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

The Fifth Estate, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring biopic of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will be the opening film at at this years annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film festival will also feature advanced screenings of...

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San Diego Comic-con 2013 Highlights: Marvel Dominated With X-men And Avengers

By Elinor Cosgrave | 23rd July 2013

Marvel dominated the San Diego Comic-Con with their X-Men and Avenger's panels. DC's Superman announced the 2015 sequel to Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, would feature Batman.Henry Cavill at the New York premiere of...

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

By Elinor Cosgrave | 22nd July 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...

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A Week In Movies: Big Premieres In New York And London, Plus Oscar-bait Movie Trailers

By Rich Cline | 19th July 2013

The stars were out to premiere their movies over this past week. First to face the paparazzi in New York were the voice cast of the animated comedy Turbo, including Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michelle...

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Solomon Northup's Story Comes To Life In '12 Years A Slave' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th July 2013

Solomon Northup was a regular New York resident who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He was rescued 12 years later. 172 years on, and Chiwetel Ejiofor is an early Oscar contender for...

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