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Time To Act Celebrates Stars of Screen & Stage

In these uncertain times, many of us are missing the ‘live’ experience… and whether those thrills come in the form of a stage show, a convention, or just visiting the cinema with friends for that midnight premiere… Simon Annand...

The Lowdown On Lockdown Reads

With many of us still languishing in self-isolation—and the rest of us looking for ways to fill the locked-down weekends—there’s never been a better time to lose yourself in a good book. Fortunately The Folio Society’s latest r...

 The Most Iconic Supervillains Of All Time

To celebrate the release of Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, we have put together a roundup of some of the most iconic supervillains appearing in cinema, books and on TV. These villains have become legendary representations ...

Ultimate Recap of the Justice League Dark Story

(Warning: This feature contains spoilers) It’s almost time for the Justice League to reunite on our screens for Justice League Dark: Apokolips War. The new animation follows on from the brilliant Justice League Dark, so we thou...

Folio’s Filmic Delights For Self-Isolation

There’s never been a better time to lose yourself in a good book, and this Spring The Folio Society is offering up a embarrassment of riches, from James Bond (The Spy Who Loved Me) to Anne Bronte (The Tennent of Wildfell Hall)....

Discover The Art Of Altered Carbon

Hailed as one of the best new science fiction shows on television Skydance’s Altered Carbon, takes us into the cyberpunk world of Stacks – implanted chips that store human consciousness. Upon death, the information contained in...

JUMANJI’s Madison Iseman talks about Christmas movie’s Next level and the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Thinking of settling into a Christmas movie? JUMANJI’S Madison Iseman tells us why not one but two of her movies should be on your must-watch list this festive season.  It’s that time of year where movies are aplenty. The box o...
 
 
 
 
 
 

True Grit’s A True Gem

Most of us know the film, in which John Wayne gives a roaring performance as the drunken Wild West lawman, Rooster Cogburn. Some of us will also be familiar with the Coen Brothers’ revisionist take on the same tale, which saw J...

Mummy Mania Rocks London

Discoveries in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in the 19th Century captured the public’s imagination as never before. From mummy unwrapping parties to huge, travelling exhibitions, Victorian Britain revelled in mummy mania—and the ...

Gemini Man: The Art And Making Of The Movie

From two-time Academy Award-winner Ang Lee–the director of Life Of Pi and Brokeback Mountain–comes Gemini Man, an innovative action thriller that implements ground-breaking visual effects to deliver a unique and com...

From Book to Small Screen

Not all book adaptations are worth your while, and some you may not have known were adaptations at all, but when they do work it can help you love the original material even more. So much so, you’ll want to watch and read them ...

The Ultimate Marvel Team-Up

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Marvel Comics #1, The Folio Society has joined legendary Marvel editor Roy Thomas to form a super-powered team-up of their own. Marvel: The Golden Age 1939–1949 presents five specially ...

Mummy Mania

Discoveries in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in the 19th Century captured the public’s imagination as never before. From mummy unwrapping parties to huge, travelling exhibitions, Victorian Britain revelled in mummy mania—and the ...

Men in Black Are Back

Directed by F. Gary Gray (Fast & Furious) and set within the universe of the three previous films, MIB: International features a star-studded cast including Chris Hemsworth (Avengers), Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Emma ...

50 Years Of The Italian Job

If you only buy one cinema book this year—make Matthew Field’s superlative The Self Preservation Society: 50 Years Of The Italian Job that book. Fifty years after cinema-goers first saw Michael Caine and his crew stage a daring...

Game Of Thrones Goes Back To Source

Now that the series has ended, fans can revisit the world of Game Of Thrones, where it all began—in book form. And thanks to The Folio Society, they can enjoy it all in the sort of fine style that Tyrion would have loved. Folio...

Manga Madness At The British Museum

The CITI Manga exhibition is held in the Sainsbury Exhibition Galleries from 23 May to 26 August 2018 and links contemporary examples of manga and digital forms of anime to their historical roots. Incorporating both domestic Ja...

LEGO Movie 2 Cameos

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part included appearances from some pretty famous faces, but did you spot them all? Well don’t worry because we’ve got you covered! To celebrate the release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part on D...

Hit Series Gets The Folio Treatment

If you’re a fan of Epix’s dark-comedy Get Shorty—which has just been renewed for a third season—then the Folio Society’s new edition of Elmore Leonard’s crime-aper is sure to hit the spot. While the 1995 film, staring John Trav...

TV Big Names Are A Hit At The Coliseum

“In a village of La Mancha, whose name I do not wish to recall, there lived, not very long ago, one of those gentlemen with a lance in the lance-rack, an ancient shield, a skinny old horse, and a fast greyhound.” So begin...