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Coming up this week (27/08/12)

Coming up on this weeks very packed show: In the cinema section we have a comedy triple bill as we review sci-fi comedy movie The Watch starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill, slapstick humour in the modern update of The Three Stooges, and british comedy with the big screen outing of Keith Lemon: The Film.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review romantic drama The Lucky One starring Zac Efron, more slasher horror in Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, Cuba Gooding Jr and Dolph Lundgren star in mafia thriller One In The Chamber, a zombie army attacks in horror movie Outpost 2: Black Sun, chinese action thriller Let The Bullets Fly, teen horror/comedy in Detention, the battle against the bugs continues in animated form in Starship Troopers: Invasion, and the game turns deadly in thriller Truth Or Dare, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

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Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

Directed by: Rupert Sanders.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Spruell, Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Toby Jones, Ray Winstone, Nick Frost.

Rating:   Running Time: 127 mins.

The Brothers Grimm’s story of Snow White and the seven dwarves has been told multiple times in many media, movies in particular first told the story almost 100 years ago. This year we’ve already had another version released in cinemas, Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror, with a slightly different take on the traditional story. Disney were planning until recently to do another take on the story, to be set in the east with the seven dwarves replaced by samurai. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (28/05/12)

Catch up with this week’s show as we review the return of Will Smith as agent J and Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K in Men In Black 3, and we also give a little look ahead to an upcoming movie we’re excited about.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review superhero movie with a twist from first time director Josh Trank, Chronicle, winner of five Oscar awards silent film The Artist, romantic drama Like Crazy, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson goes on a Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, drama/thriller in movie Martha Marcy May Marlene,  Sci-Fi comedy in the small movie Iron Sky and hard hitting drama Michael, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Review: The Raid

Directed By: Gareth Evans

Starring: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian,

Rating: Running Time: 101 mins

The Raid (Serbuan Maut, also known as The Raid: Redemption in the U.S.) is an Indonesian martial arts movie from Welsh director Gareth Evans (no, seriously, he’s Welsh). It stars Iko Uwais as Rama, a rookie member of a twenty man SWAT team that are sent into the slums of Jakarta early one morning to a block of flats which are run by their target, a crime lord called Tama. Cautiously and quietly making their way through the block floor by floor, until they are spotted on the sixth floor by one of the lookouts who warns Tama through the block’s P.A. system. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Movie Show Catch Up (14 May 2012)

Catch up with this week’s show as we look at Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s teaming up once again for Dark Shadows, Comedy horror with twice the breast count of the first one, Piranha 3DD and Mel Gibson back to basics in How i Spent my Summer Vacation (Get the Gringo). On Blu-Ray/DVD we review Guy Ritchie’s second Sherlock Holmes film in the form of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Michael Fassbender suffers from an addiction to sex in drama Shame, Kate Beckinsale dons the leather outfit again to play Selena in sequel Underworld Awakenings, Jonah Hill stars in comedy The Sitter, action/drama Uncertainty with man of the moment Joseph Gordon Levitt and Xavier Gens disturbing thriller The Divide, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (7 May 2012)

Catch up with this week’s show with reviews of sequel American Pie: The Reunion, Jason Statham in action movie Safe and Elizabeth Olsen in Silent House in the cinema section, while in the Blu-Ray/DVD section we review Steven Spielberg’s oscar nominated movie War Horse, kidnapping drama Four starring Sean Petwee, survival thriller Transit starring Jesus Christ himself, Jim Caviezel and horror film Mask Maker, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (30/4/12)

Catch up with this week’s show with our review of Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Black Widow teaming up to take down Loki in The Avengers Assemble.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review the fourth Mission Impossible film and the live action directorial debut of Brad Bird, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Meryl Streep attempts to bring more heart to Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, the spiritual sequel to the Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree and documentary from Werner Herzog, Into the Abyss, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Coming Up This Week (23/04/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we review new cinema releases including kidnapping thriller Gone starring Amanda Seyfreid, Luc Besson produced sci-fi action thriller Lockout, starring Guy Pierce and Maggie Grace and nuclear terror in thriller The Divide, plus a special look ahead to an upcoming cinema release! On DVD & Blu-ray we take a look at David Fincher’s remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, police thriler The Son Of No One starring Channing Tatum and Al Pacino, there’s yet another found footage horror movie in Grave Encounters, and Luc Besson directs the biopic of Burma democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis, plus on top of all this we’ll also have the latest movie news and go over the UK box office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (16/4/12)

Catch up with this week’s show with reviews of cinema releases The Cabin in the Woods a horror/comedy written by Joss Whedon and directed by Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard, and the movie based on the classic children’s board game Battleship (yes, seriously!) is brought to us by director Peter Berg.  On DVD/Blu-ray Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Naomi Watts star in thriller Dream House, we have horror/thriller Forget me Not, a strange romantic superhero film starring True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten as Griff the Invisible and a trilogy of Hellraiser films with Hellraiser 6: Hellseeker, Hellraiser 7: Deader and Hellraiser 8: Hellworld, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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Review: Battleship

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Taylor Kitsch,  Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson.

Rating:   Running Time: 131 minutes.

Starting out in 2005 with a scene explaining how scientists have found a planet similar to earth capable of supporting life in a nearby star system and using an array of telescopes on a Hawaiian island and an orbiting satellite, have sent a radio signal towards the planet (named ‘Planet G’) to see if any intelligent life exists there. At the same time, on the Hawaiian mainland, brothers Alex (Taylor Kitsch) and Stone Hopper (True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating Alex’s birthday in a bar, during which Stone, an officer in the Navy, tries to encourage his younger brother, an unemployed slacker, to find a direction for his life. Read the rest of this entry