Film

 Lauren Dimmick

Frozen Fever to be shown in screenings of Cinderella

It’s bad news for parents who have already exhausted their savings forking out for princess dresses and snowman toys, but great news for fans – young and old! An add-on to Disney’s live-action remake or Cinderella, Frozen Fever is an eight-minute short that promises to bring new character obsessions and spontaneous sing-a-longs. It’s Anna’s birthday, […]

 Hanna Valley

Newcastle Film and Comic Con returns this weekend

Newcastle Film and Comic Con returns this weekend

The annual Newcastle Film and Comic Convention returns to the Metro Radio Arena on 28 and 29 of March. Focusing on bringing together fans of both Western and Eastern media, the con will feature elements of TV, film and comics, while also showcasing anime, manga and video games. With a wide range of activities and […]

 

Etan Hart makes directing debut with Get Hard

Etan Hart makes directing debut with Get Hard

Comedy giant Will Ferrell returns to the big screen this week (Friday 27) with new film Get Hard. The film, which co-stars Kevin Hart, sees investment banker James King (Ferrell) about to be imprisoned for fraud, worried about his time in the slammer, King hires acquaintance Darnell Lewis (Hart) to help him “get hard” under […]

 Matthew Austin

Fantasy film Seventh Son arrives in UK cinemas this Friday

Dark fantasy film Seventh Son arrives in UK cinemas on Friday March 27. Based on the novel The Spook’s Apprentice, Seventh Son is directed by Sergei Bodrov and stars Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski, Tron), British actor Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) and Julianne Moore, in her first role since winning the 2015 Academy Award […]

 Libby Bateman

Review: Suite Française

Review: Suite Française

Suite Française is set during the Nazi-occupation of France, in the rural small town of Bussy. Thankfully the story was narrated by Lucille (Michelle Williams), as otherwise it would have been a confusing story line and hard to follow. Looking at the film, without comparing it to the novel it was based on, it’s a refreshing […]

 Megan Kerr

The Gunman comes to UK cinemas this week

The Gunman comes to UK cinemas this week

Following on from another best-selling novel adaptation, Pierre Morel’s The Gunman follows an ex-armed forces soldier struggling with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) as he tries to get back together with his true love. In true high-action thriller style, in order to clear his name after carrying out an assassination, The Gunman’s quiet life is […]

 Luke Overton

The Boov are heading to Earth in Dreamworks’ newest feature Home

Heading directly for our planet is the latest release from Dreamworks Animation, the studio responsible for bringing Shrek, Madagascar and How To Train Your Dragon to our screens and our hearts. Home is an animated comedy based on Adam Rex’s book The True Meaning of Smekday. When Oh,a loveable and intelligent member of alien race […]

 Libby Bateman

Ryan Reynolds stars in dark comedy The Voices

Ryan Reynolds stars in dark comedy The Voices

Ryan Reynolds is back on our cinema screens this March playing many roles in The Voices, a dark comedy about an office crush gone wrong and some talking pets. Reynolds plays a keen, socially awkward newbie, called Jerry, working the nine-to-five job at a bathtub factory, he catches the eye of the office hottie Fiona (Gemma Arterton) […]

 Tamzin Mead

Kill The Messenger: Jeremy Renner shines but the story falls flat

Kill The Messenger: Jeremy Renner shines but the story falls flat

Jeremy Renner’s new film Kill The Messenger follows Renner as real life journalist Gary Webb in 1996, as he battles with the decision between publishing a story about the CIA being involved in importing huge amounts of cocaine into America or keeping himself and his family safe from the government and the drug kingpins of […]

 Libby Bateman

Romantic drama Suite Francaise comes to cinemas today

Romantic drama Suite Francaise comes to cinemas today

Set in the 1940s during the German occupation of France, Suite Francaise is a story of the power of love and the tragedy of war and is based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky. The novel was written in France during the 1940s, but Nemirovsky’s death in Auschwitz prevented her from seeing the novel be […]

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