Kingsman: The Golden Circle review spy sequel reaches new heights of skyscraping silliness

October 5, 2017

The follow-up to Matthew Vaughns action caper ups the ante with a starry cast including Channing Tatum, Julianne Moore and Elton John. It might just be too much of a good thing James who? While 007 has been on extended annual leave as a result of Daniel Craigs cold feet, Taron Egertons thoroughly less urbane secret agent Eggsy Unwin has managed to thoroughly outdo him, with Matthew Vaughns sequel to…

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Netflix and Amazon on edge as Disney plans own streaming service

August 9, 2017

Studio will pull all titles from rivals and try to corner market in family-friendly fare from 2019 Disney is to pull its movies from Netflix and take on the streaming company with the launch of its own service from 2019, showing family-friendly fare such as the Toy Story films, Frozen and its forthcoming sequel, and The Lion King. The move is being seen as a potential major challenge to Netflix,…

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Ready Player One: first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s virtual reality game thriller

July 24, 2017

The BFG director debuted the footage from his new film at a Comic Con event, showcasing elaborate VR and special effects The first footage from Steven Spielbergs forthcoming thriller Ready Player One has been released onto the internet. Spielberg revealed the trailer for the film as part of an event at Comic Con in San Diego, marking his first film since his Roald Dahl adaptation The BFG. Ready Player One…

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Ken Burns returns to take on Vietnam ‘a war we have consciously ignored’

July 3, 2017

Burnss new 10-part, 18-hour epic film covers the conflict from all sides, and hopes to shape more courageous conversations about what took place James Rogers and Renan Reyes, veterans of the Vietnam war, each made a trip to Washington on Wednesday to see the masterpiece on the civil war as well as series on jazz, baseball, the Roosevelts and the second world war. Ten years and millions of dollars in…

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ delivers VR experience that puts you inside the superhero’s suit

June 19, 2017

The beauty of virtual reality is that it allows you to become anyone or anything you can dream of, and in this case the technology is letting you become the amazing Spider-Man. In the run-up to the release of the film Spider-Man: Homecoming in July, Sony has released a VR version of Spider-Man that lets you don the superhero’s costume, swing through the New York City using web shooters, and…

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A meme come true: Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o to star in film based on tweet

May 23, 2017

Selma director Ava DuVernay will direct film for Netflix after joke movie pitch about photo of stars goes viral, with a script from Insecure breakout Issa Rae Rihanna and Lupita Nyongo are set to star in a buddy movie for director Ava DuVernay after a tweet of the two went viral. The Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-nomimnated actor were pictured together at a Miu Miu fashion show in 2014, which was…

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