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Trailer Debut: ‘X-Men – Days of Future Past’

See X-Men young and old collide in the newly released trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and Magneto (Ian McKellan) send Logan (Hugh Jackman) back in time to prevent the catastrophic present from ever occurring. Only problem is he’ll have to convince young Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik (Michael Fassbender) of […]

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Phone alone – The Call review

By Jess Lomas May 14, 2013 In most horror films, the call comes from inside the house. In Brad Anderson’s thriller The Call it comes from the inside of a car’s trunk. It begins with Jordan Turner (Halle Berry), a 9-1-1 operator based in Los Angeles, answering teenager Leah Templeton’s (Evie Thompson) call to report an intruder. What […]

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Halle Berry back as Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past

We knew it was coming, but it’s nice to have confirmation all the same. Halle Berry will reprise the role of Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Director Bryan Singer revealed her casting via Twitter, just as he has with every  other actor affiliated with the film. She joins former castmates Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian […]

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Soula coaster – Cloud Atlas review

By Simon Miraudo February 27, 2013 Cloud Atlas could have been a freak show. It features a cavalcade of stars – each playing multiple characters – masquerading as members of the opposite sex across six seemingly disconnected storylines that span hundreds of years. Souls recur across lifetimes. Not everyone stays the same race. Tom Hanks appears […]

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See Hugo Weaving as a woman and a Korean man in Cloud Atlas

Warner Bros has released images of Hugo Weaving in Lana and Andy Wachowski‘s collaboration with Tom Tykwer, Cloud Atlas, giving us a clear indication of the race and gender swapping being undertaken by the entire cast. These pictures shows Weaving as a female nurse, a Korean man, a decrepit old creep, and a red-head. OK, that last one isn’t […]

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Trailer Debut: Cloud Atlas

Nearly six-minutes of Lana and Andy Wachowski‘s epic collaboration with Tom Tykwer, Cloud Atlas, has been revealed online, inspiring awe and confusion amongst all who have not read David Mitchell’s sprawling novel of the same name. The picture stars Tom Hanks,Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, and many others; each playing multiple characters across several […]

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Should old acquaintance be forgot? – New Year’s Eve review

New Year’s Eve – Starring Hilary Swank, Ashton Kutcher and Sarah Jessica Parker. Directed by Garry Marshall. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. These movies must be really easy to write. You know the kind. They’ve got a countless number of tangentially-related stock characters portrayed by typecast actors (saves time normally spent on characterisation!) who make […]

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“Everybody’s swapping race and gender” in the Wachowskis’ Cloud Atlas

Ben Whishaw discusses his role in the upcoming Cloud Atlas in an interview with Vulture, and reveals there will be some gender bending amongst the star-studded cast. Vulture prompted the young British star to discuss his varied roles in the film after mentioning his co-star, Aussie Hugo Weaving, was to play six roles. Whishaw reveals, […]

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