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‘Get Out’ To Get Big Awards Push?

3 hours ago

It wowed audiences earlier this year and took a ton of money at the box-office, and now Universal Pictures is pushing for Oscars for the break-out horror movie Get Out.

According to Indiewire, the studio is set to screen the movie at ‘a special event at a festival known for its love of award movies.’ That festival is the Hamptons International Film Festival, which runs from October 5th-9th, where director Jordan Peele is set to turn up to introduce his movie, along with the cast and crew.

The site says that Peele will be joined by producers Jason Blum and Sean McKittrick, along with stars Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams, for the Hiff. The festival will also screen Darkest Hour, I, Tonya, Call Me by Your Name, The Shape of Water, and Wonderstruck, films that have also been mentioned for awards season after getting huge acclaim at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals. »

- Paul Heath

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‘Brimstone’ Review: Dir. Martin Koolhoven (2017)

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Brimstone review: Guy Pearce leads the cast of this new movie from director Martin Koolhoven, one we’re calling ‘one of the most visceral and intense western thrillers of all time.’

Brimstone review by Ben Read.

Brimstone review

The western has always been a fickle beast. Its quality, reliability, and durability, has been a source of strong debate for many years among audiences. While originally thought to have died out in the late 1960’s, the genre has seen a wonderful resurgence in recent years. This has lead to some excellent modern entries in the genre, such as 3:10 to Yuma and True Grit. However, with the genre still struggling to find itself a legitimate audience, how does Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone fare?

First of all, this is a film that is definitely not for the faint-hearted. Where most western’s glorify and glamorise the shoot ’em up, Wild West element of the era, »

- Ben Read

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Win Lethal Weapon: The Complete First Season On DVD

5 hours ago

To coincide with this week’s release of Lethal Weapon: The Complete First Season on the home formats, we have three copies to give away to three lucky readers.

Join America’s original buddy cop duo as they take you on a thrill ride filled with comedy, action and heart. Based on the hit movie franchise, Lethal Weapon tells the story of Martin Riggs, a slightly unbalanced former Navy Seal who teams up with veteran detective Roger Murtaugh on the Los Angeles police force. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings all 18 episodes of this season’s most electrifying action series to Blu-Ray Tm and DVD with the release of Lethal Weapon: The Complete First Season on September 25, 2017.

Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids, In Living Color) as Roger Murtaugh and Clayne Crawford (A Walk to Remember, Rectify) as Riggs are back on the streets of L.A., in Warner Bros. Television »

- The Hollywood News

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‘Home Again’ review: Dir. Hallie Meyers-Shyer (2017)

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Home Again review: Reese Witherspoon leads the cast of this romantic L.A. story about a single mother who allows three young men to move in with her and her two daughters.

Home Again review by Paul Heath.

If you are aware of the films by celebrated American filmmakers Nancy Meyer and Charles Shyer – we’re talking the likes of Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday and The Intern (Meyer), and then Baby Boom, Father Of The Bride and the Alfie remake (Shyer), you’ll know what you in store for here. Home Again is the directorial debut of their daughter Hallie Meyers-Shyer and co-produced by its lead, Reese Witherspoon.

Witherspoon plays the character of Alice Kinney, a mother of two adorable daughters who we learn in the opening frames has just separated from her husband Austen (Michael Sheen). Alice is the daughter of a respected L.A. based film director »

- Paul Heath

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Win Bruce Willis starrer ‘First Kill’ On DVD!

7 hours ago

A family vacation forces a detached father to face his worst fears in First Kill, an explosive thriller set to make all other summer holidays look tame when it arrives on DVD and digital platforms on September 25th, 2017 courtesy of Signature Entertainment. To celebrate the release, we have three copies of the film to give away on DVD.

In an attempt to reconnect with his son Danny, successful Wall Street broker Will (Haydn Christensen; Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Jumper) takes his family on a vacation to the cabin where he grew up. While Will and Danny are hunting, their trip takes a deadly turn when they witness the murder of a crooked police officer as a bank robbery goes awry. When Danny is taken hostage by the criminals, Will is forced to help them evade the police chief investigating the murder (Bruce Willis; Looper, Red) and recover »

- Paul Heath

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Home Entertainment: ‘Baywatch’ review

8 hours ago


For anyone in their early 30s, you probably spent many a Saturday evening watching Stars in Their Eyes and Gladiators. Fun, entertaining shows for all the family. However, if you were even earlier to the punch, you’d also have enjoyed one of the most ridiculous yet rewarding shows of its (or any) time. From the opening bars of the power ballad theme tune, to slow motion running of red swimsuited women, Baywatch just took all the glamour and sex appeal of the sunny beach, and threw in nonsense plots regarding crimes, danger, and probably cyber attacks (I don’t know I stopped watching long before its 2001 cancellation). Now, since it’s been 16 years – and Hollywood loves a brand name – let’s bring it back with tongue firmly in cheek.

For those unfamiliar with the show, it centres around a bunch of lifeguards who constantly overstep their bounds and get caught up in exciting shenanigans. »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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