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Gemma Arterton Likes Female-Centric Movies

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Their Finest is based on the Lissa Evans novel, and stars Gemma Arterton, who loved the fact that the story is set at a time when "women were called to work" while the men were off fighting. She also liked that Scherfig allowed the characters to be well rounded, even funny. "There's broad strokes in this film," Arterton says. "But everything's done with such detail that it makes it not-brash. That's down to Lone's attention to detail. Little tiny things that you might not even catch, really, but that she sees and thinks about."

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And then there was the film within a film storyline, especially one set in the 1940s. "I hadn't made a film set in that period before," Arterton says, "which was a really amazing period for so many reasons, with so much going on and so much change. Film, or any art form, is very important in desperate times. In any time! It's opening up people's minds or giving them inspiration or hope. It will be interesting to see what happens now in the film industry with the films that come out of America!"

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Women In War: Why 'Their Finest' Is An Important Story To Tell

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War films remain one of the most popular movie genres out there, and yet so few of them are telling the stories of the women left behind. We can appreciate now that females had roles of utmost importance during the First and Second World Wars, but as Lone Scherfig's drama 'Their Finest' (in cinemas April 21) shows, there was little appreciation at the time.

Sam Claflin and Gemma Arterton in 'Their Finest'Sam Claflin and Gemma Arterton star in 'Their Finest'

As we live in an era where gender equality is of the utmost significance to men and women everywhere, 'Their Finest' presents a portrait of a female screenwriter named Catrin Cole whose skills are only desired as filler for a wartime propaganda movie - or 'slop' to put it in her employers' oh-so-sensitive terms.

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Their Finest Trailer

It's the early 1940s and World War II is in full swing. Bombs are raining down on London in the Blitzkrieg threatening to tear the country in two, but the British are made of sturdier stuff. Catrin Cole is a writer who comes to realise that the absence of ambitious young men in the workplace due to recruitment into the army has opened a door for her. She is appointed by the film division of the Ministry of Information to write the supplementary women's dialogue of a new propaganda film about Dunkirk, however she is told that she'll get no screen credit and won't be paid as much as her male counterparts. She goes one step further and writes the whole script, impressing all involved if leaving them a little indignant. Plus, she finds an unlikely ally in an aging film star named Ambrose Hilliard, who longs for the days he had major roles.

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Girl With All The Gifts Trailer

Melanie is no ordinary girl. She spends her days locked away in a cell and her only clothes resemble those of a prison inmate. On the few occasions she is let out of her cell, she must be secured into a reinforced chair with head, arm leg and feet restraints. Melanie isn't the only one who lives like this, she is part of a small class where each child is subject to the same treatment as Melanie. The children live on an army base and have been infected with a fungal disease that's spreading far and wide around the world. Whilst the children are infected, they also display human-like characteristics and emotions which is unlike the rest of the infected beings on roaming the outside world.

Outside of the army base, there are few who aren't infected. The soldiers, Dr. Caroline Caldwell and their teacher, Helen Justineau, are the only ones who come in contact with the children and they are subject to deeply disturbing tests. The only humane person in their life is their teacher, Helen. Though she knows how dangerous the children are, she still has affection for them and looks after them and teaches them to the best of her ability in such limited circumstances. Melanie and Helen are particularly close; out of all the children, Melanie appears to be the most adjusted and lashes out at humans less than the other children. 

The army base finds itself under attack by some of the infected humans (known as Hungries) a battle breaks out between the humans and the mutated peers and Melanie and Helen find themselves thrown together. Melanie saves Helen from being attacked and equally, Helen protects her favourite student from the onslaught of Hungries. 

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John Boyega, James McAvoy And Ben Kingsley To Star In BBC / Netflix 'Watership Down' Re-Make

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The BBC has teamed up with Netflix to announce a televisual re-make of children’s favourite 'Watership Down', which will feature an all-star cast including new Star Wars actor John Boyega, Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy among others.

The new four-part animation was announced by the BBC in conjunction with streaming giant Netflix on Wednesday (April 27th), and with a reported budget of nearly £20 million, represents the biggest joint venture between the two organisations to date. Using state of the art animation, it will apparently be broadcast on BBC1 in late 2017, with Netflix giving it its premiere throughout the rest of the world.

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'Inside No 9': New Dark Comedy Promises Six Episodes Of Classic Shearsmith And Pemberton Magic

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Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have discussed their new series, Inside No 9, the first episode of which is set to air tonight (5th Feb.) on BBC2, in a new interview. The League of Gentlemen writers have built up a cult following for their dark humour and macabre themes and it looks like Inside No 9 will be no different.

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Shearsmith & Pemberton Star In A Brand New Dark Comedy Anthology, 'Inside No 9.'

The brand new, six-part series will revive a fading format for television shows - the anthology - and will bring a collection of individual, unrelated episodes with different plots and locations. The half dozen episodes will only be linked by the recurring appearances of Shearsmith and Pemberton as actors as well as every episode featuring the number nine on a door or wall.

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The Week's Countdown For Justin Timberlake's 'Runner Runner' Begins [Trailer & Interview]

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Justin Timberlake will appear in his second movie in 2013 in just a week's time; the fast-paced, high-action gambling thriller 'Runner Runner'.

Justin Timberlake plays a mathematical genius from Princeton who has gambled away all his money despite needing it for his tuition fees. In a last ditch attempt at regaining his thousands, he attempts a last game of poker on a website called Midnight Black; however, when his money is brutally snatched away just as he is on the brink of winning it back, he realises that the site itself has cheated him out of it. "Instead of blowing the whistle, I take it to the owner in Costa Rica", Justin explains in an interview featurette. The owner is Ivan Block and he leads him into a world with a very dark background.

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Gemma Arterton And Saoirse Ronan Get A Bit Bite-y In Byzantium

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Gemma Arterton stars in the brand new vampire movie Byzantium. No one is all that impressed, but films about bloodsuckers tend to sell these days, so at least it has that on its side. Quick rundown: Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) and Clara (Gemma Arterton) are a couple of young women on the run – initially, you don’t know anything about the reasons behind their flight. Gradually, as they settle into a guest-house on the South Coast.

Here, the ladies’ past begins to unravel and we find out exactly how they got to their current undead-ness and general situation. Also, Clara takes over the management of a brothel, after killing the man who held that job previously, and Eleanor, in a bout of remarkably modern self exploration, signs up for creative writing classes. You could not make this stuff up. Well, actually you could and apparently someone did.

The film is based on a play by Moira Buffini and is getting mixed to negative reviews so far. But while vampire movies are a dime a dozen these days, at least this is one with female protagonists. That’s somewhat of a new twist. In any case, it’s pretty obvious who would find this film appealing – if you enjoy a bit of fangy fantasy, it might be your cup of tea. If not, Byzantium is probably skippable.

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The Words We Never Thought We'd Hear: Sequel Planned For 'Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters'

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Oh, how we laughed at the Hansel & Gretel trailer. How we scoffed and glanced sideways at Gemma Arterton and Jeremy Renner and loudly guffawed at their decision to take part in the dreadful-looking movie, with its schlocky effects and dubious premise. And oh, how we are swallowing our words and eating our hats right now, as news comes in that not only has Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters raked in over $200 million, but plans are under way to make a sequel.

A press release has revealed that Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer and MTV Films have begun working on a sequel to Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which will feature Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick to return as producers, along with Beau Flynn. The joint announcement does not go so far as to reveal what viewers can expect from the sequel or, indeed, who will star in it.

The original movie, which became a surprise financial success, was written by Tommy Wirkola and is a twist on the classic fairy tale of Hansel & Gretel, catching up with the two siblings when they have come of age as fierce bounty hunters, tracking down witches. The movie opened at number one in 39 territories and has so far earned in advance of $205 million. The movie has found some of its biggest successes in Brazil, Russia and Mexico. 

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A Week In Movies: The Oscars Ends Award Season, Kidman Thrills In Stoker And Hansel & Gretel Is Action Fairy Tale Romp

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Oscars Winners 2013

On Sunday night, the Oscars brought the curtain down on awards season with a ceremony that combined the usual starry glamour with rather a lot of music. And it was nice that one movie didn't sweep the boards this year, with top honours spread between Argo, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, Lincoln, Django Unchained and Les Miserables

The night before the Oscars, Hollywood's A-listers gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate non-studio movies at the Independent Spirit Awards. Jennifer Lawrence won best actress at both ceremonies, and was caught by the paparazzi signing autographs for fans on her way into the Spirits.

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Review


Made in Germany, this raucous adventure merrily refuses to follow the usual Hollywood route of blanding-down a fairy tale for the lowest common denominator (see both Snow White movies last year). It's still pretty stupid, but it's so unapologetically over-the-top that we're consistently entertained. And it helps that the filmmakers are clearly aware of how ridiculous the plot is, so they push it even further.

The film opens with a horror-style version of the Grimm Brothers' fable, then jumps years ahead as Hansel and Gretel (Renner and Arterton) achieve notoriety as bounty hunters specialising in tracking down and dispatching witches. When they arrive in a small village, they rescue innocent young Mina (Viitala) from the bloodthirsty mayor (Stormare), then vow instead to capture the area's real wicked witch Muriel (Janssen). The sheriff is sure they're con artists, so forms his own posse. Meanwhile, Hansel tentatively falls for Mina, and the duo also meet their teen super-fan Ben (Mann), who joins them as they head into the woods.

Norwegian writer-director Wirkola has created a gonzo action-horror movie out of the familiar bedtime story, complete with wildly outrageous creatures, fiery battles and almost as many explosions as a Michael Bay Transformers movie. Meanwhile, Renner and Arterton strut through medieval Europe like 21st century action heroes, wearing skin-tight leather, head-butting their foes, swearing like sailors and shooting massive guns at anything that moves. In other words, Wirkola's approach is essentially satirical, which allows him to indulge in astounding levels of grisly violence without it ever getting too nasty.

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, The Worst Movie Of 2013, Right?

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We're going to stick out our necks and suggest Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters isn't going to be far from the Razzies nominations once 2013 is done and dusted. The comedy-horror featuring an impressive cast including Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Peter Stomare, follows a pair of vigilantes hell-bent on retribution. It's a horrific looking thing and is struggling to elicit even one positive comment from any critic, anywhere.

"It's a film which is so demeaningly bad, so utterly without merit, that there is a kind of purity in its awfulness," said The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw, sort of summing everything up for anyone still debating whether or not to see the movie. CNN stuck the knife in further, "If this long-delayed and blatantly pandering CGI malarkey is anything to go by, Hollywood's current craze for fairy tales isn't going to have a happy ending," wrote critic Tom Charity, who was in no mood to do a good deed. You don't need us to tell you why the very best comedy-horrors work, though it's certainly not by searching for easy laughs - something Hansel & Gretel consciously does, "It takes a fairy tale and plays it for laughs, without being remotely funny," wrote David Gritten of the Daily Telegraph.

Why on earth Gemma Arterton thought the movie was a decent idea is beyond us. Why the decorated actor Jeremy Renner agreed to take it on is another thing entirely. 

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Song For Marion Review


By focussing on the emotional bleakness in this story, writer-director Williams manages to find some interesting moments in a film that otherwise seems contrived to reach fans of heartwarming fare like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Quartet. And while this film sometimes feels like a geriatric episode of Glee, it at least finds authenticity in the characters' emotions, thanks to clever acting and filmmaking.

It opens with an ageing couple: the perpetually cheery Marion (Redgrave) and her relentless grump of a husband Arthur (Stamp). "You know how I feel about enjoying things," he scowls as she chirps about him coming along to cheer for her singing club at an upcoming competition. But Marion has cancer, and she's trying to make sure that he doesn't shut down when she dies, cutting off contact with his single-dad son (Eccleston). Sure enough, he reacts to her death with cruelty and isolation. But Marion's relentlessly upbeat choir leader Elizabeth (Arterton) won't give up on him, and when she discovers that he can sing, she urges him to take Marion's place at the competition.

After the strikingly original thrillers London to Brighton and Cherry Tree Lane, this is not the kind of film we expect from Williams, but if we look closely we can see him constantly undermining expectations. This film isn't quite as heartwarming as it seems, allowing its characters to be rather startlingly awful at times even though the story is punctuated by uplifting sequences. And of course the veteran cast members are excellent. Redgrave is luminous as Marion, holding the film's emotional centre even after her character is gone. And Stamp quietly reveals a hidden tenderness under Arthur's rough exterior. 

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Gemma Arterton "Felt Quite Bad" About Punching A Tramp In The Face

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British beauty Gemma Arterton isn't as sickly sweet as she looks. In fact, she's really, really hard. We're not joking: she punched a tramp... in the face! 

While that sounds fairly ruthless, speaking to Graham Norton on his BBC show, she explained her reasons behind it. "I was in one of those ATM cash machine rooms and there was a tramp in there. He kept looking at me and then he grabbed my bum really hard" she said. "I turned round and properly punched him in the face. I then realised I'd punched a tramp in the face so I ran. Thank God he didn't punch me back... I actually felt quite bad about it." 

She's currently starring in an action packed blockbuster, Hansel & Gretal: Witch Hunters which trained her up enough for the punch to be pretty hardy. "It's one of the reasons I wanted to do the film because I've always wanted to punch people. It was fun," she said about the action and violence in the film. "I had to do lots of training because I had never done anything like it before and I loved it, absolutely loved it."

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Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett And The Sapphires Give The AACTA Awards Its Glimmer (Pictures)

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The Sapphires were big winners at the AACTAs

The Sapphires was the big winner at the AACTA Awards

There were stars galore out as Australia held one of the biggest movie awards events in its own social calendar, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Awards, and there was plenty of reason to celebrate for those behind The Sapphires, as they swept the board. The film, which follows four young Australian Aborigine girls who entertain US troops during the Vietnam war of the 60's, took six honors overall, including Best Film, Best Director (Wayne Blair), Best Lead Actress (Deborah Mailman), Best Lead Actor (Chris O'Dowd), Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Mauboy) and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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US Box Office Round-Up: Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters Lures Audiences In

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There was a new name at the top of the US Box Office charts after the weekend, with Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters taking $19 million to knock last weekend’s leader Mama off the top.

In a take on the traditional tale that by no means suggested that success would be a foregone conclusion, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters sees the two protagonists of the Grimm’s Tale grown up and working as bounty hunters, tracking down witches the world over. Starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton, the film just about met predictions, with Paramount president of distribution Don Harris commenting "We are pleased that we were on our number on a worldwide basis. It looks like we are on or exceeding our numbers but we did get dinged with the weather on Friday. The impact of the weather was certainly more than I had predicted." The US had extremely cold weather for the weekend.

In second place was Mama, the low-budget horror flick that surprised a little last weekend with its success, although less so when you consider it starred Jessica Chastain – one of the ascendant stars of the moment. She was also in the weekend’s fourth largest grossing film, Zero Dark Thirty. Sandwiched between that in third place, and still on its remarkable run, was Silver Linings Playbook, which took $10 million.;

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Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters Leads Slow US Box Office Weekend

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The number one spot at the box office was easily claimed this weekend by new comer Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, with it relatively unimpressive $19 million takings easily beating it's closest competitors.

The Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton starring fairytale twist has been all but panned universally by critics, but this did little to dent it's chances at the box office with the closest competitor taking in a measly $7 million. The $7 mil newcomer in question is the new Jason Statham action Parker, which managed to pull in only $2 million more than the number three movie of the weekend, the ensemble comedy Movie 43.

According to, total box office receipts in the U.S. and Canada were down by 13% from the same weekend a year ago, continuing a recent trend of cinema avoidance across the two nations. So who's to blame? Piracy? Exorbitant cinema prices? Or i it just that people were unwilling to leave their homes over the cold weekend to go to the cinema when they could watch films from the comfort of your own home. The answer is, there really is no clear answer, more of a merging of all these problems rolled into one. Still, movie insiders are beginning to worry that this trend might continue into the year and beyond, with that all too familiar question "is cinema dying" perpetually hanging over movie executive's heads.

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Hot Tickets - US Movie Releases - Is Ashton Kutcher Up To JOBS? WTF Is Movie 43? And How Grimm Is Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters?

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The movie industry is buzzing with excitement this week, as the Oscars move ever closer, news of the new Star Wars movies starts to break and the Sundance Film Festival is in full swing out there in Utah.

One of the biggest talking points of Sundance so far has been the movie jOBS. Starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, there’s been much debate over whether or not Kutcher’s lightweight acting style is going to be strong enough to lend jOBS any gravitas. A clip of the movie has been released, featuring Kutcher and Josh Gad (who plays co-founder Steve Wozniak) but no full trailer as yet. The movie opens today (January 25, 2013) and we’re predicting that the reviews are going to be a mixed bag. Gad insists that Kutcher’s performance in this movie is going to be the stuff that dreams are made of. We’ll wait and see what the experts think.

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File Under 'Low-Brow' - Red-Band Trailer For 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Hits The Net

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As red-band trailers go this week, there’s going to be very little that’s going to top the Evil Dead remake. And it certainly won’t be the trailer for Tommy Wirkola’s Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which is so tame in comparison, it seems more like the original fairy tale than the adult action horror it’s supposed to be.

The site have commented on the new trailer and they are not alone in wondering how the hell this movie ever made it past the pitching stage. Of course, we’re hoping that once it’s released, it may reach the upper echelons of the ‘so bad it’s good' school of film making but it’s hard to judge from the trailer whether or not that’s going to be possible. Starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as brother and sister duo Hansel and Gretel, Wirkola has taken the traditional Brothers Grimm tale and switched it up a little so that Hansel and Gretel are (as the title may suggest) witch hunters.

If nothing else, there are lots of schlocky special effects to revel in. Witches’ faces exploding into a spiky, metallic mess, bullets travelling through the air, whilst simultaneously evolving into spiky metallic weapons. Witches being split in half by spiky metallic chains. They kind of overdid it on the spiky, metallic special effects, if we’re honest. File under low-brow. 

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Hansel And Gretel Witch Hunters Trailer: Cheesy, Bloody, Insane

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From the Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters trailer, it's hard to decipher whether this movie is really going to stink - like, Razzies territory - or whether it's just going to be a stonking over-the-top cheese-ball riot of a movie. It definitely could be the former, it really could be, but we're willing to hold off and wait for the release. It's certainly going to be something to talk about.

In case you're unaware, Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters is Tommy Wirkola's (Dead Snow) dark cinematic take on the well-known Brothers Grimm fairy-tale about a young brother and sister threatened by a cannibalistic witch living in a house constructed of cake and confectionaries. It's scared the living daylights out of kids for years, though the latest movie takes things to a whole new level. In Wirkola's mind, the siblings - played here by Gemma Arterton and Jeremy Renner - are a formidable team of bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. The trailer sees the ass-kicking pair firing machine guns, drawing plenty of blood, blowing things up, punching witches in the face and throwing enemies through wooden walls. Great stuff. 

Speaking way back in 2010, producer Adam McKay hinted at the possibility of further movies, telling MTV, "You think franchise, but in the doing, you just try to make one good movie. If I step back, it feels to me like, 'God, I could watch a bunch of these, just having read the script and knowing what Wirkola's style is.' I'd be very happy if he did three of them." Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters hits theaters in the U.S on January 25, 2013.

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Gemma Arterton Wants To Be A Bond Girl "Forever"

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For some people, having a label over your head for the rest of your career would hardly seem like the most appealing thing in the world, however Quantum of Solace star Gemma Arterton has admitted that being labelled a Bond Girl all her life would be something of "an honour."

The 26-year-old Brit actress was speaking to the press at the London Film Festival during the gala screening of her new film Song For Marion when the subject of her time in the last James Bond movie came up. She told the press: ''As long as I'm a girl when I'm 78 as well, I'll be very chuffed about that. I've always seen it as such an honour."

Arterton starred alongside fellow Bond girl Olga Kurylenko in the last Bond outing and in the next Bond film, Skyfall, the famous female roles have been appointed to Bérénice Marlohe and Naomie Harris. Arterton conceded that this year, being the 50th anniversary of the movie franchise, the two actresses may very well have the most enviable roles in the franchise's history.

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Trailer

Fifteen years later, Hansel and Gretel are still suffering from the traumatic effects of a horrific ordeal they experienced when they were children when a wicked witch tried to make a meal of them after tempting them with her house in the forest made of gingerbread. After successfully slaying the evil creature, they became witch hunters; bounty hunters of the fairy tale world, constructing various brutal ways of trapping and exterminating the monsters that threatened villages around the world with the added benefit that malevolent curses and spells had little effect on them. One day, the Mayor of Augsburg, recognising their widespread notoriety and expertise, enlists the brother and sister duo to end the torment that is infecting one town and its surrounding forests at the hands of the sorceress Muriel who is kidnapping children with the intention of sacrificing them for the forthcoming Blood Moon. It seems Hansel and Gretel have finally met their match and, if that wasn't bad enough, the ruthless Sheriff Berringer has decided that he will embark on his own kind of witch hunt, endangering half the women in the town.

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A Turtle's Tale Trailer

Sammy is a hatchling turtle who's just starting his life in the world. After making a dash to the sea from his egg which was laid on a beach in California, Sammy soon discovers a beautiful turtle called Shelly who was also born on the same beach.

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Gemma Arterton - 2010 Trailer

Tamara Drewe might originally be from the countryside but it's been years since she's visited the place of her youth. Much has changed in the small village from her childhood, but so has she! (with the help from a little cosmetic surgery).

Tamara returns the the village with her city ways to see a few of the other people have also adopted the city lifestyle. There's the rockstar (who's just after one thing..), the city workers who return to the village every weekend and there's the old citizens, the ones who've been around for ever. The beauty (and her hotpants) make a huge impact in the little village and all the men seem to adore her, but when it comes to finding the man who would be best for her, she might just surprise herself with her choice.

Running time: 107 minutes
Rated: R
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Roger Allam, Dominic Cooper, Luke Evans, Tamsin Greig, Bronagh Gallagher, Pippa Haywood

Clash Of The Titans Review

The studio clearly couldn't resist the chance to digitally revisit the creatures so memorably animated by Ray Harryhausen in the 1981 original. The result is an unnecessary remake that's loud, chaotic and mildly entertaining.

Perseus (Worthington) is a demigod who has been raised by humans and now finds himself at the centre of a war between man and the gods Zeus (Neeson), Hades (Fiennes) and Poseidon (a blink-and-you'll-miss-him Danny Huston). Accompanied by a handful of plucky warriors from Argos (including Mikkelsen, Cunningham, Hoult and Matheson) and his spirit-guide Io (Arterton), he heads off to find the secret to defeat Hades' feared Kraken so he can save Princess Andromeda (Davalos).

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The Disappearance Of Alice Creed Trailer

Alice Creed is the daughter of a wealthy business man and she is the target of a kidnapping planned by two ex-cons desperate for a way out of their current lives and onto better things. Vic and Danny are the kidnappers, Vic being the older of the two often takes the lead and directs the operation. They capture Alice on a suburban street, retrain and gag her and transport her to their hideaway.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Trailer

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Their Finest Movie Review

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The Voices Movie Review

The Voices Movie Review

Utterly bonkers, this movie confounds any attempt to categorise it, blending comedy, romance, horror and...

The Voices Trailer

The Voices Trailer

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is just a normal guy. Well, that might not be totally correct...

Runner Runner Movie Review

Runner Runner Movie Review

Clearly something went horribly wrong as this thriller was being made, because despite a solid...

Runner, Runner Trailer

Runner, Runner Trailer

Richie Furst is a Princeton student with a unique gift for mathematics. He uses his...

Byzantium Movie Review

Byzantium Movie Review

Nearly 20 years after Interview With the Vampire, Neil Jordan returns to the genre to...

Byzantium Trailer

Byzantium Trailer

Clara and Eleanor are a mother and daughter, born two centuries ago as vampires and...

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Movie Review

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Movie Review

Made in Germany, this raucous adventure merrily refuses to follow the usual Hollywood route of...

Song for Marion Movie Review

Song for Marion Movie Review

By focussing on the emotional bleakness in this story, writer-director Williams manages to find some...

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Trailer

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Trailer

Fifteen years later, Hansel and Gretel are still suffering from the traumatic effects of a...