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Alejandro G. IñáRritu And Ridley Scott Lead First Set Of Directors Guild Of America Nominations

The first set of nominees for the 68th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards have now been announced, with nods for the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2015 featuring five directors...

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Leads Top Category For Directors Guild Of America Awards

The Mexican filmmaker, fresh off his Best Director win at the Golden Globes on Sunday (10Jan16), is up for the prestigious Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film prize he took home last year...

Awards Season Shifts Up A Gear With Bafta Nominations

This is the point where the industry weighs in on the conversation that has been limited mainly to critics so far. Unsurprisingly, Carol and The Revenant feature heavily in the Bafta race. But unlike the...

Danny Boyle: 'Ridley Scott Makes Tough Space Movies Look So Easy'

Scott insisted he had no problems shooting the Mars-based movie once he started filming, because the script was so good, prompting Steve Jobs director Boyle to protest, because he'll never make another space...

Katherine Waterston Lands Lead In Alien Prequel

The up-and-coming actress, daughter of former Law & Order regular Sam Waterston, will feature in Alien: Covenant in a yet-to-be revealed role. The project reunites her with her Steve Jobs co-star Michael...

Kenneth Branagh To Star In And Direct 'Murder On The Orient Express' Movie

Sir Kenneth Branagh is to play fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in a film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express for Fox Studios that he will also be directing, according to reports.The 54 year...

Ridley Scott Secretly Eloped Over The Summer

The director, 77, reveals he eloped with his longtime partner, 60, in June (15) and purposely didn't invite anyone to witness the nuptials. "No one knew; we just went and got married,"...

Ridley Scott Dedicates Hollywood Star To Late Brother

Ridley was honoured with the 2,564th plaque on the Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, and he was joined at the event by his Gladiator star Russell Crowe, Salma Hayek, The Martian actress...

Ridley Scott's The Martian Demolishes All Challengers

Last weekend, Ridley Scott's The Martian actually climbed up the box office charts in both the US and UK, becoming the most durable hit of the autumn. In America, the film reclaimed the top spot...

The Martian Returns To The Top Of U.s. Box Office

The Ridley Scott movie hauled in an extra $15.9 million (£9.9 million) over the weekend (23-25Oct15) to land a fourth week at number one, toppling Goosebumps, which falls to two. Steven Spielberg...

Russell Crowe To Honour Gladiator Director At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Russell Crowe and comedienne Kristen Wiig have signed up as guest speakers to fete Scott when he unveils the 2,564th star on the Walk of Fame next month (05Nov15). Announcing the news...

The Martian Criticised For Cutting Asian Characters

Activists of the Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) claim the moviemaker changed the race of a doctor featured in Andy Weir's 2014 novel. Dr. Venkat Kapoor, who is of Southeast...

The Martian Zooms Into Top Spot At The U.s. Box Office

The film, which features Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars, only just missed out on breaking the record for the biggest opening in October (15), held by 2013's Gravity. Movie...

'The Martian' Enjoys Massive Opening Weekend At American Box Offices

Matt Damon and Ridley Scott’s new blockbuster The Martian has landed at the top of the U.S. box office charts, and is estimated to have made a massive $55 million in its opening weekend.Having opened...

The Martian Makes Matt Damon Think Of Life In The Stars

For his first lead role in nearly two years, Matt Damon chose to play a man stranded on Mars in the Ridley Scott sci-fi adventure The Martian. But after having shot a small role in...

Is Ryan Gosling Set To Take The Lead In New 'Blade Runner' Movie?

Director Ridley Scott has said he thinks Ryan Gosling will take the lead role in the new Blade Runner film which will also star Harrison Ford. But the follow up to the 1982 sci-fi cult...

Ridley Scott: Ryan Gosling Looks 27

Ridley Scott has praised Ryan Gosling for pulling off a younger look in 'Blade Runner 2'.The 77-year-old executive producer was asked what time period the sequel to the 1982 original is going to be set...

Ridley Scott Unable To Change The Martian After Nasa Discovery

The findings by officials at America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hit headlines on Monday (28Sep15). British moviemaker Scott has now revealed he knew about NASA's big news two months before...

Matt Damon Wants To Go To Mars

Matt Damon wants to go to Mars.The 44-year-old actor has four daughters with his Argentine wife Luciana Barroso - stepdaughter Alexia, 17, and Isabella, nine, Gia, six, and five-year-old Stella - and has revealed he...

Matt Damon Chats About Upcoming Movie 'The Martian'

Matt Damon’s new movie The Martian is set for theatrical release at the start of October. Directed by Ridley Scott and adapted from a 2011 science-fiction novel of the same name written by Andy Weir,...

Matt Damon: I Wish I'd Kept My Spacesuit

Matt Damon regrets not keeping hold of his spacesuit from 'The Martian'.The 44-year-old actor - who stars alongside the likes of Jessica Chastain and Kate Mara in the Ridley Scott-directed sci-fi movie - has admitted...

Prometheus 2 Becomes Alien: Paradise Lost

'Prometheus 2' is to be called 'Alien: Paradise Lost'.Director Ridley Scott has announced the upcoming sequel to the 2012 sci-fi horror will have a closer connection to the original 'Alien' franchise.Speaking to, he said:...

Kate Mara's Space Fear

Kate Mara is scared of going into space.The 32-year-old actress has never had any desire to explore life away from Earth and admits working on new movie 'The Martian' only strengthened her conviction that it...

Ridley Scott On 'Prometheus' Sequels

Ridley Scott says there will be a 'Prometheus 4'.The 77-year-old director made the classic sci-fi horror movie in 1979 as a prequel to 'Alien' but it took off in its own right and has now...

Ridley Scott Intends To Make Three More 'Prometheus' Movies

Fans of the Alien franchise who were left slightly confused by Prometheus a few years ago can rest easy that everything will be explained – eventually. Director Ridley Scott has claimed that he wants to...

The Martian Movie Screened For Astronauts

The Ridley Scott film, which features Damon as an astronaut fighting for survival after his mission to Mars ends in disaster, received top reviews following its recent premiere at the Toronto International Film...

Jessica Chastain: I've Embraced My Inner Geek

Jessica Chastain loved making 'The Martian' because it allowed her ''inner geek'' to flourish.The 38-year-old actress - who stars alongside Matt Damon in the Ridley Scott-directed sci-fi movie - has revealed how she sealed her...

Ridley Scott Wants Reunion With Leonardo Dicaprio For El Chapo Drug Drama

The director is on board for the film adaptation of Don Winslow's novel The Cartel, a fictionalised version of El Chapo's escapades, including his first prison escape in 2001, when he broke out...

Ridley Scott Signs On To Direct Fox Adaptation Of Don Winslow's 'The Cartel'

Ridley Scott has reportedly signed on to direct an adaptation of Don Winslow's novel The Cartel for studio Fox. Released last month, the novel tells the fictional story of a DEA agent and the drug...

Susan Sarandon Is Planning Thelma And Louise 'Reunion Tour'

Susan Sarandon is planning a 'Thelma and Louise' ''reunion tour''.The 68-year-old actress has revealed she and the rest of the cast - which included Geena Davis and Brad Pitt - are in talks to get...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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