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How the year 2012 helped redefine blockbuster movies

Simon Brew Feature May 20, 2015

2012: the year the movie universe sparked, Universal struggled, and young adult adaptations really took off...

Tin Cup: the 1990s' most underappreciated romcom?

Simon Brew Feature May 22, 2015

Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, golf and Ron Shelton. Why Tin Cup is a 90s classic...

X-Men: Apocalypse new pic: Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence

Simon Brew News May 22, 2015

Bryan Singer's latest X-Men set pic? It's the return of Nicholas Hoult and Jennifer Lawrence...

The Girl On The Train heading to the movies

Simon Brew News May 22, 2015

The Help's Tate Taylor is to direct the film adaptation of Paula Hawkins' The Girl On The Train...

Reese Witherspoon to play live action Tinkerbell

Simon Brew News May 22, 2015

Tink is to star and be produced by Reese Witherspoon, with Finding Dory's co-writer penning the script.

Batkid Begins: first trailer

Simon Brew Trailer May 22, 2015

The story of Miles Scott, the boy who became Batkid, has been turned into a new film. Here's the trailer...

World War Z 2 confirmed for summer 2017

Simon Brew News May 22, 2015

Brad Pitt will star once again in the new World War Z film, that's now confirmed for June 2017.

Neuromancer movie needs a new director

William Gibson’s Neuromancer
Simon Brew News May 22, 2015

William Gibson's Neuromancer is still coming to the big screen. But new personnel are required...

The Crow reboot: Andrea Riseborough set to play villain

Simon Brew News May 21, 2015

Top Dollar, played by Michael Wincott in 1994's The Crow, is Andrea Riseborough's role in the upcoming reboot...

Simon Pegg: new Star Trek film to be "more inclusive"

Simon Brew News May 21, 2015

Paramount wants the new Star Trek film to have a broader appeal, as the studio eyes Avengers numbers...

Anne Hathaway's monster movie now under threat

Simon Brew News May 21, 2015

UPDATE: Godzilla rights holders Toho has put a sizeable legal spanner in Colossal's works...

Transformers cinematic universe writing team revealed

Simon Brew News May 21, 2015

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman is one of five new writers to sign up for the Transformers movie universe...

Brad Bird: why he didn't direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Simon Brew News May 21, 2015

It seems that Brad Bird was offered the chance to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. But on this occasion, it wasn't to be...

Star Wars: fan creates 'despecialized' original trilogy

The Star Wars logo.
Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

One man has painstakingly put together a high quality Star Wars cut - but with the special edition edits removed...

Brad Bird interview: Tomorrowland, Star Wars, surprises

Simon Brew Interview May 20, 2015

Tomorrowland, Chinatown, Die Hard and keeping films a secret are on the agenda as we chat to director Brad Bird...

Jack Reacher 2 lands new director

Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

Tom Cruise is set to return to play Jack Reacher again - and he's reuniting with his The Last Samurai director...

Pixels: new trailer for Adam Sandler vs videogames movie

Simon Brew Trailer May 20, 2015

Pixels stars Adam Sandler, Pac-Man, Kevin James, Donkey Kong, Peter Dinklage and Space Invaders. Here's the trailer...

Chris Pratt on his Marvel future, Indiana Jones rumours

Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

Chris Pratt is set for five more Marvel movies, isn't in Ghostbusters, and Indiana Jones remains a rumour...

New release dates, including Ben Affleck in The Accountant

Project X
Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

The Project X sequel, and the new film from The Hangover's Todd Phillips, are also set to arrive in 2016...

Bad Santa 2 may finally shoot this autumn

Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

Could it actually happen at last? Entourage director Doug Ellin says he's set to shoot Bad Santa 2 this autumn, if all goes to plan...