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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story (USA, 2018) is the epitome of fun fan servicing

Once again we return to a galaxy far, far away for another installment in the “A Star Wars Story” films. This time we explore the back story of one of our favourite rogues Han Solo, the people and aliens he meets up with, and their misadventures aboard the iconic Millenium Falcon.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Inferno (M15+) (USA, 2016) entertains with a healthy dose of schlocky fun

I remember when I first heard of The Da Vinci Code novel by Dan Brown, I couldn’t really understand the hype of it all and how it became a best-seller. The story felt like it was a more mature version of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, since they both involve going on a quest to obtain the Holy Grail. And as for the movie, I thought it was a ridiculous, dull and overly serious bore.... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years (M) (USA, 2016) takes us back to Beatlemania

It’s probably impossible for any film or documentary that covers The Beatles to ever be disappointing. It’s also challenging for any to shed light on an interesting aspect of the band that may not have been covered before. Director Ron Howard opts to focus this project on a particularly hectic and whirlwind time in the lives of the band, as the name suggests, their touring years. Using a combination of previously unseen still photographs, and archival footage, as well as audio recordings. Howard has put together a condensed yet comprehensive look at the career of The Beatles, and the resulting phenomenon that was Beatlemania.... Continue Reading

First Look: check out the teaser trailer for Ron Howard’s authorised Beatles documentary

Imagine Entertainment, in collaboration with White Horse Pictures and Apple, released a teaser trailer and poster this week for Academy Award-winner Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary feature The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. ... Continue Reading

New teaser released ahead of the full trailer for Dan Brown’s Inferno

Director Ron Howard and Tom Hanks are returning to the big screen later this year with Inferno, the third film in the Robert Langdon series that began with The Da Vinci Code and continued with Angels & Demons. Now, after already revealing the poster and first teaser trailer, Sony have announced that a full trailer will be doing the rounds tomorrow, dropping another short teaser in anticipation:... Continue Reading

Ron Howard talks directing In The Heart Of The Sea

For a man with a long history of success recreating true stories, Ron Howard must have been pinching himself when he was approached by Chris Hemsworth with the script for In The Heart Of The Sea. Having worked together only two years prior on Rush, the pair had established a relationship that would ultimately form the legs for the production and lead direction of the film.... Continue Reading

Watch the new trailer for In The Heart of the Sea

The trailer for Ron Howard’s thrilling new film In The Heart Of The Sea has just been released. Based on Nathaniel Philbrick‘s best-selling novel, the trailer gives us a sneak peek into the the dramatic true journey of the whaling ship Essex.  It stars Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw and Brendan Gleeson.... Continue Reading