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Alita: Battle Angel4 Feb 2019
Rosa Salazar impresses in Robert Rodriguez's big budget manga adaptation
Like the cyborg at its centre, Alita: Battle Angel is the fusion of several notable parts: the manga by Yukito Kishiro; a script co-written by Avatar's James Cameron; and direction by Robert Rodriguez, the Sin City and Spy Kids filmmaker who gets to…
Artemis Fowl11 Jun 2020
A scene-stealing Judi Dench can't salvage this disappointing fantasy adaptation from Kenneth Branagh
A screen adaptation of Eoin Colfer's successful YA fantasy series has been in the works for almost two decades, ever since the first book was released in 2001. With multiple directors attached over the years, the film reached its final hurdle when…
Coming soon4 Sep 2008
Witness the fitness of this autumn’s movie schedule - 88 Minutes, Blindness, Body of Lies, Burn After Reading, Choke, Death Race, Easy Virtue, Faintheart, Fears of the Dark, Ghost Town, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr Hunter S Thompson, How To Lose…
Date Night29 Mar 2010
(15) 88min Not since Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger hooked up in Blake Edwards’ 1987 comedy Blind Date has there been such a disastrous romantic night out as the one seen in Shawn Levy’s new film. Comedy royalty Steve Carell and Tina Fey play Phil and…
Despicable Me 224 Jun 2013
Animated sequel displays a canny grasp of what its young audience wants
Animated smash hit Despicable Me left its super-villain Gru a seemingly reformed character, the adoptive father to three small girls. Despicable Me 2 sees Gru adjusting to life as a suburban dad and recruited to thwart the villainy he once embraced.
James Cameron and Avatar - Popcorn and dissent17 Dec 2009
Fourteen years in the making, James Cameron’s Avatar is finally released this week. Will it be any good? Who cares, asks Paul Dale, it’s all just a media hoodwink
Machete - Robert Rodriguez interview16 Nov 2010
The prolific filmmaker on tricks with nudity, budgets and being Tex Mex
Machete first came to the attention of the public as one of the eclectic trailers that appeared in the middle of Grindhouse, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s homage to the 70s cinema experience. Although Grindhouse flopped at the box office…
New film & DVD releases4 Sep 2008
Witness the fitness of this autumn's movie schedule.