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Blockbuster Is Broke Again and Going Back Into Administration

Even the purse-tightening investment team at Gordon Brothers Europe has failed to turn around struggling movie and game rental veterans Blockbuster, with the company announcing it is entering administration for the second time in a year. It's looking like this time really could be the end for the once-mighty high-street store. Read More >>

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BT Does Deal to Bring Sky Movies to its Various Boxes

BT has convinced deadly media rival Sky to bring its film channels to its set-top boxes and online channels, with the Sky Movies bundles coming to BT's streaming and on-demand TV services later this month. Read More >>

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Assange Says Wikileaks Film is "Overwhelmingly Negative" and Based on a "Deceitful Book"

Even if he could, it's unlikely Julian Assange would want to watch Wikileaks dramatisation The Fifth Estate at the cinema this weekend, with an open letter from the Wikileaks man suggesting the film's a "toxic" creation that portrays everyone involved in a bad light. Read More >>

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Harrison Ford Considering Returning For Blade Runner 2

Any hopes of Harrison Ford returning for the oft-mooted Blade Runner sequel seemed certain to be lost like tears...in...rain when director Ridley Scott ruled out the involvement of the Star Wars hero. But now the electric sheep-like dreams of the film's many fans could become a reality, as Ford has put himself in contention for another bout with the replicants. Read More >>

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Wildlife Photography Supergrass Claims the BBC Fakes Most Baby Mammal Shots

Those cute wildlife documentary images of baby things nestling up to their mummies are likely to be faked, according to a former BBC photographer, who claims the majority of shots of extremely young mammals are filmed in sets, zoos, and custom enclosures, then spliced in with real-world outdoor footage. Read More >>

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Colin Farrell Grinding for Lead Hunk Role in Warcraft Movie

The long, colourful, and almost entirely miserable history of game-to-film translations is set to enter a new chapter, with a film based on global smash MMORPG World of Warcraft set to begin shooting early next year. And Colin Farrell's the latest name to pop up as the lead actor. Read More >>

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Queen Madge Turns to Bittorrent for Arthouse Free Speech Film

Sexy pop pensioner Madonna is having a go at film directing again, only this time she's doing it for charity. Her "secretprojectrevolution" is a short co-directed film that'll launch for free on Bittorrent next week. Read More >>

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Here's the First Trailer for the New RoboCop Movie

There are machines. There are guns. There are explosions. There are flying explosions. And of course, there's RoboCop. The first trailer for the reboot of RoboCop just popped up and it shows a bit of how this RoboCop becomes a man and a machine. And also shows a lot of things getting blown up. Read More >>

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Scarlett Johansson Makes For a Very Seductive Alien

This is the first teaser trailer for Jonathan Glazer's new sci-fi film Under The Skin starring the always-gorgeous Scarlett Johansson. Let's just say she makes for a distinctly sexy extra terrestrial in a very surreal and frightening world. Read More >>

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Glasgow Gets Dolby Atmos-Enabled

Good news today for our Scottish friends. The future of cinema sound has finally made its way up to you, as the new Vue Glasgow Fort has had Dolby Atmos installed, joining London's Empire Leicester Square as the first Atmos screens in the country. Trust us, it's worth getting ears on if you can. Read More >>

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Ben Affleck is the New Batman. Say What?

I'm afraid this isn't a joke. It seems the supposedly-wise bosses of Warner Bros have given Ben Affleck, him of Daredriveldevil fame, the nod. Apparently he's going to facing off as Batman against Superman in the Man of Steel 2. Ugh. Read More >>

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These Assassin's Creed Live-Action Trailers Make Me Long For a Full Movie

The Assassin's Creed games have always been a favourite of mine, and I truly cannot wait to see how good they look on the Xbox One and PS4. But the live-action trailers that come with them have been some of the best in the business. They really deserve to be turned into a fully-fledged movie. Here's the latest for AC IV. Read More >>

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Jobs, Reviewed by Steve Wozniak

In response to our Jobs review, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak weighed in with his own impressions of the movie — and how he and others were portrayed. What follows is Woz's unedited take on Jobs: Read More >>

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Jobs Movie Review: A Sadly Appropriate Metaphor

There isn't very much human about Jobs, Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs biopic. It's about Steve Jobs working more than it is about Steve Jobs' work. And that's probably about as unintentionally fitting a character portrait as you'll find — just not always an entertaining one. Read More >>

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Back to the Future II's Old-ifying Makeup Was Pretty Damn Spot-On

The cult-classic Back to the Future II introduced us to 2015 versions of all the actors, and while the fashions and gadgets were, sadly, a little off (where's my hoverboard damn it?!) the aged actors themselves were almost spot-on. Read More >>

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The Robots In Elysium Look Truly Badass

The WETA effects team are out in full force for Matt Damon's latest sci-fi romp, and it's a good thing, as Neill Blomkamp was pretty specific about just how awesome the robots in Elysium had to be. From the ultimate commando bots to robotic parole officers you just want to punch in the face, they're all amazingly well realised. Read More >>

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