Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show
The term showrunner is a relatively new one. In fact, as I type this, my word processor is failing to even recognise the word. If you were to ask the average person or even the average television viewer what the word showrunner means, they might take a guess and say that a showrunner is someone who does odd jobs and runs errands on a television production,... [Read more of this review]
Filmed in Supermarionation
Billed as the “definitive documentary about the culturally iconic puppetry and animation technique devised by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson”, “Filmed in Supermarionation” follows the AP Films studio (later Century 21) from its early work on the “Watch with Mother”-ish “Adventures of Twizzle”, through the phenomenon of “Thunderbirds”,... [Read more of this review]
A Girl Walks Home at Night
In a post-Twilight movie world, we’ve watched sadly as the once deadly vampire genre sauntered back into its coffin. Thankfully, first-time director and writer Ana Lily Amirpour has found a way to breathe new life into the obsidian fiends with her directorial debut, A Girl Walks Home at Night.
In the film, we follow The Girl, our un-named protagonist,... [Read more of this review]
While The Drop marks the final chapter in the career of the late, great, James Gandolfini, make no mistake, this is Tom Hardy’s movie. Hardy plays, Bob, the quiet, friendly neighbourhood bartender at Cousin Marv’s Bar owned by you guessed it, Cousin Marv, played by Gandolfini. Viewers of the film’s trailer might be disappointed, this is not a... [Read more of this review]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Director Jonathan Liebesman takes us back to the sewers of New York where four reptilian brothers Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello live with their master Splinter and spend their time practising martial arts in readiness for a day of reckoning. This soon arrives when the evil Foot Clan attempt to take control of the city, led by the wicked... [Read more of this review]
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Now You See Me: Trailer
The crit: “An elite FBI squad are caught in an intense game of cat and mouse against four of the world’s greatest illusionists. Pulling off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, they shower the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.”
OnTheBox expectation... [Read more of this review]
News Team Assemble! Anchorman 2 Teaser Trailer Arrives..
Our fingers are but a blur as we excitedly fumble our way towards getting this little news story up online, but we are delighted to announce that the first teaser trailer for Anchorman 2 is out there on the web. Obviously there’s not much in the way of content (seeing as this ridiculously anticipated sequel won’t start filming later this... [Read more of this review]
We absolutely can’t wait to see Ted. It’s the story of Johnny (Mark Wahlberg) a regular guy who falls in love with a girl (Mila Kunis). The thing is, he’s constantly dogged by a rather special friend – a hard-drinking, pot-smoking teddy bear that came to life as a result of a childhood wish and just won’t leave.
It’s... [Read more of this review]
The Expendables 2 Full Trailer
Can you say “KABOOOOOM!!!”? Introduced by Sly himself (who seems to have some trouble getting the name of his movie right), it’s big it’s loud, it’s got massive explosions, it’s got more testosterone than you can waggle a bicep at, it’s got Jason Statham delivering some great one-liners (“I now pronounce... [Read more of this review]
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