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Nick Moran - Letters Live event at Freemasons Hall at covent garden - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 15th March 2016

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Moet British Independent Film Awards

Dr Jasmin Duran , Nick Moran - Moet British Independent Film Awards 2015 held at Old Billingsgate Market - Arrivals at Old Billingsgate - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 6th December 2015

Dr Jasmin Duran and Nick Moran
Dr Jasmin Duran and Nick Moran
Dr Jasmin Duran and Nick Moran

Chain Of Hope Gala Ball 2015 - Arrivals

Nick Moran - Chain of Hope Gala Ball to 2015 at Grosvenor House to raise money for children suffering from heart disease in developing countries at Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Friday 20th November 2015

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Chain Of Hope Gala Ball 2015 - Arrivals

 Nick Moran , Guest - Chain of Hope Gala Ball to 2015 at Grosvenor House to raise money for children suffering from heart disease in developing countries at Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Friday 20th November 2015

Nick Moran and Guest
Nick Moran and Guest

Chain Of Hope Gala Ball 2015 - Arrivals

Nick Moran - Chain of Hope Gala Ball to 2015 at Grosvenor House to raise money for children suffering from heart disease in developing countries at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Friday 20th November 2015

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Down Dog Review


Bad

For what's clearly trying to be a bad-mannered sex comedy, there's nothing particularly rude or funny here. This is mainly because the central character is both unlikeable and hard to believe. And also because this British movie reveals its moralistic intentions as the story develops from one contrived scene to the next. Thanks to the cast there are moments of wit here and there, but all of them are undermined by the uneven tone.

At the centre of the mayhem is Frank (Jason Durr), who runs a sex-toy company with his pal Bill (Nick Moran). Business is good, and life is a series of drunken parties populated with curvy women. Fed up with his refusal to grow up, Frank's estranged wife Rachel (Orla O'Rourke) talks their doctor into giving Frank a fake diagnosis to shake him up. Now believing that he has a fatal heart condition, Frank suddenly decides that he needs to get his life in order, clean up his professional life and bond with his 15-year-old son Sam (Dylan Llewellyn) on a series of days out. He also decides to help Sam get the girl (Poppy Drayton) he has his eye on.

The most annoying thing about this underdeveloped script is the way it portrays Frank as such an idiot that he never asks a single pertinent question about his condition, including treatment options and a second opinion. And yet Frank upends everything in an effort to change. This is so ludicrously implausible that it highlights the other contrivances in the script, most pointedly how Bill has managed to create such a successful company when he knows absolutely nothing about women or sex. None of this is the fault of the actors; both Durr and Moran have plenty of charm, but the misogynistic characters they play simply never feel like real human beings.

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Down Dog Trailer


Frank Clayton (Jason Durr) is a charismatic and successful businessman of the sex industry, designing a variety of toys for intimate pleasure; a field in which he has more than enough experience with his debauched private life. It's been ten years since he walked out on his wife Rachel (Orla O'Rourke) and son Sam (Dylan Llewellyn) in favour of a life of hedonism, binge-drinking and promiscuity, but now his future has start to collapse around him. In a bid to show him the meaning of happiness and the importance of family, Rachel asks her doctor to trick Frank into thinking he's deathly ill. With seemingly only a year left of his life, will Frank shape up once and for all, ditch his hard-partying lifestyle and make time for his teenage son? After all, with all Sam's newfound girl problems, he needs his own father now more than ever.

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Take A Peek At Benedict Cumberbatch's Short Film, 'Little Favour'


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Benedict Cumberbatch is hot property right not. His portrayal of Sherlock Holmes bought him a ticket to Hollywood, and now that he’s played Julian Assange – a celebrated turn in a disappointing film – every move he makes is closely followed by a headline or two.

Little Favour poster
The poster for Little Favour

But such is his desire to involve himself in both indie and mainstream projects, it comes as no surprise that a short film – however high profile – will be hitting iTunes on November 5th.

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Little Favour - Teaser Trailer


When Wallace receives a phone call from an old friend asking for a 'little favour', he's obliged to say yes. However, when this Little Favour develops in to a rather large and serious problem Wallace must quickly find a solution. 

The film Little Favour was written and directed by Patrick Victor Monroe and produced by SunnyMarch, a brand new British production group set up by Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Ackland, Adam Selves and Ben Dillon. The film was funded through crowd funding, the original target for the film was 25 thousand GBP but the project smashed the target raising an additional 60+ thousand ensuring the film had the best possible outcome. 

Speaking about his reasons behind backing the project - both on and behind camera - Benedict Cumberbatch said: "We all came together out of sheer goodwill and generosity for a cause we believe in - namely Patrick Monroe and his second outing as a director and writer."

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Trailer


Harry Potter and his friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, continue their search for Voldemort's Horcruxes - dark magical objects that help the user gain immortality. Having found and destroyed one Horcrux - a locket belonging to Hogwarts founder Salazar Slytherin - the three friends travel from Ron's older brother Bill Weasley's house by the sea to the wizarding bank, Gringotts and then to Hogwarts to look for the final remaining Horcruxes.

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Review


Excellent

Cranking up the action and emotion, JK Rowling's Harry Potter saga moves into the first half of its extended grand finale. It's a relatively harrowing film punctuated by real violence, and it cleverly starts weaving together both the plot and the relationships.

After the tragic events of the previous school year, Harry (Radcliffe) and his pals Ron and Hermoine (Grint and Watson) know that they can't go back to normal. Instead, they're on the run from Voldemort (Fiennes) and his fearsome Death Eaters. They also have an overwhelming task: collecting the horcruxes that Voldemort has hidden to ensure his immortality. But where to look? And when they find one, how do they destroy it? Then a rebel journalist (Ifans) tells them the story of the Deathly Hallows, which makes their quest even more urgent.

The plot has a very different structure, as our three heroes are propelled by startling events into increasingly uncertain situations. Persistently chased by the bad guys and unable to trust anyone, they are profoundly alone and constantly in danger. We strongly feel their lonely desperation all the way through the film, so when another nasty thing happens to push them further along, it's genuinely unsettling.

Although it feels far too long, Yates and Kloves thankfully mix the dark drama with lighter comedy, allowing the characters to grow organically. Over seven films the story has grown increasingly gloomy but, despite the relentless anxiety, this chapter has an insistent pace, which is helpful since pretty nightmarish things are happening. There's also some subtext in the political storyline, as the villains seize control first of the media and then the government.

By now, the three central actors have settled solidly into their roles, adding subtle edges in every scene. Intriguingly, Grint has emerged as the most complex performer, but all three are excellent. And the who's who of British acting talent around them is fantastic. Stand-outs this time are Nighy (as a slippery politician), Isaacs (as a disgraced baddie) and Mullan (as a vicious security guy). But several others get a chance to shine as well, and of course there's a lot more action to come in Part 2.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1) Trailer


The final instalment of the Harry Potter series is almost upon us! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will bring the much loved set of films to a close.

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Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels Review


Good
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels has been described as the British Pulp Fiction, and on the surface, that would seem like an accurate depiction. It's got the usual cross-section of characters with witty tongues involved in varied illegal activities, that get themselves into very peculiar situations in which no one really survives unscathed. Nonetheless, the film seems to be missing something that characterized its predecessor. And right now, you're getting the feeling that I'm about to quickly file Lock, Stock as another Tarantino homage/copy-cat crime, but that's not quite it either.

Lock, Stockis in fact, probably the best film since Pulp Fiction in which there are no really good guys. Pulp Fiction, Lock, Stockbegins with what would seem to be a simple story, that quickly careens out of control. In this case, four buddies; Tom, Eddie, Bacon, and Soap, pool their money together to back can't lose Eddie at an unbeknownst-to-them rigged game of cards. Of course they get fleeced, and end up in heavy debt to the local heavy. What follows is a madcap plan to recoup the money by intercepting a heist Eddie has fortuitously discovered his neighbor is carrying out. The interrelation of the problems with the original heist, along with the interception of it by Eddie's gang, and a couple of other local illegal activities result in a frantic circle of destruction.

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Miss Monday Review


Excellent
This extremely dark and disturbing Sundance favorite gives us a relatively simple premise -- screenwriter (Hicks) looks to women in the real world to find the muse for his femme fatale -- then throws us for a loop as the corporate-world woman he finds, his "Miss Monday," turns out to be an utter freak. Andrea Hart's Gloria becomes the center of the film as Hicks's writer spends a day and a night in her house, going through her things, reading her diary, constructing her personality... before a harrowing evening Gloria spends with only herself and her demons. Harrowing in much the same vein as What Happened Was..., though some scenes are alternately underexposed and overexposed, putting a damper on the visual asthetic of the picture.

The Musketeer Review


Terrible

After all its TV commercial posturing about "re-envisioning" a classic as a post-Hong Kong actioner, "The Musketeer" betrays the truth of its utter lack of real ambition in the casting of a wooden, charmlessly handsome, totally generic Hollywood pretty boy in the title role.

His name is Justin Chambers (Jennifer Lopez's irritating Italian suitor in "The Wedding Planner"), and he looks and acts like he got the part only because Chris O'Donnell -- the industry's preferred choice for glinty-eyed, mannequin-souled heroes -- already played D'Artagnan in Disney's weightless 1993 adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers."

Out to avenge the murder of his father some 14 years before, this D'Artagnan is "all for one" without the "one for all." Ostensibly, he ventures to Paris to join King Louis XIII's elite guard, only to find them disbanded and in disarray following a power shift that favored troops loyal to the power-mad Cardinal Richelieu (Stephen Rea).

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Down Dog Movie Review

Down Dog Movie Review

For what's clearly trying to be a bad-mannered sex comedy, there's nothing particularly rude or...

Down Dog Trailer

Down Dog Trailer

Frank Clayton (Jason Durr) is a charismatic and successful businessman of the sex industry, designing...

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Little Favour - Teaser Trailer Trailer

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Movie Review

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As chaotic and energetic as a 1960s British comedy, this film traces six years in...

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