To celebrate its 50-year anniversary, StudioCanal have both re-mastered and reissued the blissful British crime caper Go To Blazes.
Made in 1962 against a revolution in social attitudes, it stars Dave King, Daniel Massey and Norman Rossington as an oafish yet lovable band of criminals who dream of landing the perfect heist, though their attempts usually land them behind bars.
As a new viral tie-in website launched for The Hunger Games earlier this month, eleven new images have also been put online, giving us a closer look at many of the characters.
Charlie Kaufman’s latest project Frank or Francis already has an impressive case including Steve Carell, Jack Black, Nicolas Cage, and Kevin Kline, but this week it has been reported that Kaufman has found his two leading ladies as Kate Winslet and Catherine Keener rejoin with the director in this musical comedy set for a 2013 release.
Columbia Pictures has released the official synopsis for director Marc Webb's reboot of The Amazing Spider-Man, as a new image of Andrew Garfield in his web-slinging costume is also featured in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly.
The Amazing Spider-Man, which features Andrew Garfield in the lead role, also stars and Emma Stone as his love-interest Gwen Stacy, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Martin Sheen and Sally Field. It is set to open in 3D and 2D cinemas on 4th July, 2012.
Tweeting earlier this month, Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are finally “hard at work” on their latest project, The World's End, the third and final film in their Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy.
You’ve got five minutes to pull off the job. He doesn’t take part, he doesn’t come inside and he doesn’t carry any weapons. He drives.
So begins the strangest, coolest, most beautiful minor-mainstream hit of 2011: a thriller that somehow combines the sweetness of a 1980s John Hughes movie, the unflinching violence of Takeshi Miike and the saturated, beautifully composed visuals of vintage David Lynch. It’s the kind of picture that sends film-buffs into a state of trance-like wonder. Nevertheless, it was reported in America that some literal-minded viewers complained it didn’t live up to the promise of its trailer. They were expecting a conventional fast-car heist-movie in the style of the Fast and the Furious, but what they got was a film noir – and a classical one at that.
One of the big rumours for The Dark Knight Rises was that Ra's al Ghul was to return for a scene in Christopher Nolan's Batman sequel.
Steven Soderbergh gives a defiant middle finger to comfort zones. For good or ill, he has refused to settle into a niche where he can experiment with variations on a proven formula, he constantly moves on to new ideas and new genres. He is rarely a "one for you, one for me" kind of director, never really compromising that outsider spirit that he has carried with him since his early Sundance days.
With the May 4 release date slowly approaching, the anticipated Marvel’s The Avengers is the cover feature on the latest issue of Empire Magazine.