You Should Be Reading: January 2017

(Written for Filmoria) Last month began my monthly feature, You Should Be Reading, with the end of what 2016 had to offer in terms of book adaptations. Now it’s time to step into the new year, and to take a look at what adaptations are being released in January 2017.

You Should Be Reading: December 2016

(Written for Filmoria) This month sees the introduction of my new monthly feature for Filmoria, You Should Be Reading, which looks at what book adaptations are being released as films over the following month. If you love reading just as much as you do watching, then this feature will tell you everything you need to know […]

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Smash Up A House In New ‘Demolition’ Trailer

(Written for Filmoria) Opening the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, this week we have a new trailer for Demolition, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a successful investment banker, who is struggling after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. From director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club and Wild) and with screenplay by Bryan Sipe, […]

Top 12 On-Screen Portrayals of Real-Life Gangsters

(Written for Filmoria) Next week sees the release of the hugely anticipated Legend, which stars Tom Hardy as both of the notorious Kray twins. To celebrate the film’s release, we take a look at 12 of the best on-screen portrayals of real-life gangsters in film. Set to be released on 9th September and directed by […]

7 New High-Quality Images for ‘Batman v Superman’

(Written for Filmoria) The summer blockbusters are coming to an end for 2015, and with a few big releases still left for the rest of the year, we’re already eager for 2016 to get a move on. One of the most anticipated films we can’t wait to see is DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of […]

DVD Review: Vendetta

(Written for Filmoria) Rating: “Get ready for hell in a cell” …because The Big Show is ready to rumble. And kill. From the “Twisted” Soska Sisters, Vendetta is a violent action film set primarily in a prison, as a detective pushed beyond his limits seeks vengeance for the murder of his wife, committed by a […]

New Trailer for TIFF15’s ‘Every Thing Will Be Fine’

(Written for Filmoria) Set to make its North American premiere at TIFF 2015 in a few weeks time, the first trailer for Wim Wenders’ drama Every Thing Will Be Fine has been released this week. The trailer and the plot synopsis for this are both pretty spoiler-filled since the events of the film are centred […]

New Trailer & Images for ‘The Martian’

(Written for Filmoria) Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain are back en route into space, so if you didn’t like Nolan’s Interstellar last year, Ridley Scott’s The Martian might just be the sci-fi for you. Based on the novel by Andy Weir and scripted by Drew Goddard, a brand new trailer has been released today, along […]

Disney & Pixar’s Upcoming Films

(Written for Filmoria) Hey Disney fans! Want to know what Disney films are set to be released over the next few years? Well, thanks to Disney’s D23 Expo fan convention, we have a mass selection of new posters and logos for all of the films that they currently have in the works.

First Beautiful Poster for ‘The Jungle Book’

(Written for Filmoria) The film industry has gone a little mad with their live-action remakes of classic Disney films at the minute. We’ve seen Cinderella, Maleficent, Alice In Wonderland, two Snow White adaptations, Jack The Giant Slayer, Hansel and Gretel, and even 101 Dalmatians (many years ago!), and there are many which are still yet […]

Top 12 Video Game Moments In Film

(Written for Filmoria) In anticipation for the upcoming release of Pixels on 12th August, this week we take a look at some of the best video game moments in film. From Scott Pilgrim playing a fictional version of Dance Dance Revolution, to Wreck-It Ralph leaving his own game to win a heroes medal of his […]

TV Review: No Offence (Channel 4) – Season One

(Written for Filmoria) Rating: Written by the BAFTA award-winning writer and Shameless creator, Paul Abbott, No Offence is an amusing, creative, and intelligently paced cop crime drama, which gives an original take on the world of the police procedural. With a fresh, dark comedy approach, the series originally aired on Channel 4 on Tuesday nights […]

Watch The First Full Trailer for ‘The Last Witch Hunter’

(Written for Filmoria) After the teaser trailer for The Last Witch Hunter intrigued us all a few weeks ago, we now have the first full trailer, showing more of the fantasy world that Vin Diesel is a part of. The film, directed by Breck Eisner, sees Diesel play the role of Kaulder, who, once a […]

More Casting News for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

(Written for Filmoria) We’ve had quite a bit of casting news for the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, this week. A few days ago it was announced that Colin Farrell has joined the cast, and now comes news that Brooklyn actress Jenn Murray and casting call winner Faith Wood-Blagrove have […]

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Episode 7 – TV Review

(Written for Filmoria) As we reach the penultimate episode of True Detective, the series finally shows us what it was capable of all along. With only one week left, everything takes a step up with ‘Black Maps and Motel Rooms’, from the writing to the performances, to a killing-off that will leave you feeling more […]

New Red Band Trailer for Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film ’13 Hours’

(Written for Filmoria) Paramount Pictures has released the red-band trailer for Michael Bay’s upcoming action thriller, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Based on a true story, and in turn on the 2013 book 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff, with screenplay by Chuck Hogan, the film tells the story of the six members of […]