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Human Desire

She was born to be bad… to be kissed…to make trouble…” so ran the tag line for Human Desire—Fritz Lang’s 1954 noir thriller.  A chillingly dark film, Human Desire reunited Lang with Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame from the previo...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Star Is Born Filming Locations

Taking a trip to LA soon? Or interested in where Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga spent their days filming the iconic love story between two musicians in A Star Is Born? Well we have the very thing for you! To celebrate the release...

 
 
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Reign of the Supermen

If superhero movies were sandwiches then you’d probably take them back to the shop. Not very adventurous, with a thin daub of plot-jam, sold as a luxury product in an artisan SFX wrap. DC Universes’ animated features, however, ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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More Bats For Your Buck

He’s been immortalised in live-action films and in animations but, for the purist, Batman will always be—first and foremost—a comic book hero. Making his debut in Detective Comics number 27, in 1939, Batman has gone on to becom...

 
 
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The Predator

Let’s lay it out: what makes a good action movie? (a.) a team that can be introduced in a few quick brush-strokes, but still seem solidly believable; (b.) a hero who manages to be both an everyman and extra-ordinary; (c.) chara...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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One Cut of the Dead

A zombie invasion isn’t quite what it seems in Shin’ichirô Ueda’s refreshing, funny, and clever take on a much-abused horror genre.  The plot revolves around what appears to be the making of a low-budget zombie horror film that...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Final Score

It’s Die Hard in a football stadium when ex-soldier, Mike Knox (Dave Bautista) finds himself trapped at Upton Park, where Eastern block terrorists are looking for the leader of a failed revolution, hidden somewhere in the 35,00...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The 12th Man

Some stories shake us to the core. They make us sit up, and pay attention. They inspire and humble us. The 12th Man is one of those stories. Based on true events, The 12th Man tells the incredible tale of Jan Baalsrud (Thomas G...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Mortal Engines

A thousand years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), sets out to stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its pa...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Roy Budd’s Phantom Returns

· Roy Budd’s score to Rupert Julian’s 1925 silent film version of The Phantom at the Opera for one-night only at the Barbican 18 March 2019. · Only the second ever performance of one of the late all-time great British musicians...