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Doctor Who: Last Christmas spoiler-free review

Simon Brew Review Dec 19, 2014

This year's Doctor Who Christmas Special is a surprisingly scary festive tale with an exemplary cast. Here's our spoiler-free review...

Guardians Of The Galaxy: James Gunn on writing Thanos

Simon Brew News Dec 19, 2014

James Gunn on why the Guardians Of The Galaxy movie didn't need Thanos, but the Marvel cinematic universe did.

Paramount pulls Team America theatrical availability

Simon Brew News Dec 19, 2014

Looking to see Team America: World Police instead of The Interview? Well you can't. That's been pulled now as well.

Transformers: Mark Wahlberg committed to "a couple more"

Simon Brew News Dec 19, 2014

Mark Wahlberg is on board for Transformers 5, and says "something tells me we'll be on the set soon".

Jurassic World: director Colin Trevorrow on his dinosaurs

Simon Brew News Dec 19, 2014

Colin Trevorrow explains why he's not making a copy of the earlier Jurassic Park films with Jurassic World...

Taken 3 cut to get a 12A rating in the UK

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

Fox has cut Taken 3 to secure a 12A UK rating, as it did with Taken 2 and A Good Day To Die Hard...

Jurassic World: Chris Pratt and dinosaur in new promo shot

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

It's Star Lord and a dinosaur! Here's the latest promo shot for Jurassic World...

New Steve Carell North Korean-set thriller cancelled

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

Gore Verbinski and Steve Carell won't now be teaming up for a new North Korean-set thriller, as its backer pulls out of the project.

Natalie Portman: after Star Wars "no director wanted to work with me"

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

After taking on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, "everyone thought I was a horrible actress", says Natalie Portman.

Kids' animated movies characters "twice as likely to die"

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

Apparently, if you watch a family animated movie, it's five times more likely that the parent of a main character will die.

Sony now has "no plans" to release The Interview at all

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

Sony doesn't even have plans to release Seth Rogen comedy The Inteview on disc or on demand, following the canning of its cinema release.

Sony cancels the US release of The Interview

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

It looks like the cyberterrorists have won: Sony has pulled The Interview's planned US release this Christmas.

Frank Miller artwork exhibition running in London this week

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

See some of Frank Miller's artwork from his Sin City comic books, to salute the release of Sin City 2 on disc...

Benedict Cumberbatch was on the Sandman wishlist

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

Tom Hiddleston is on Neil Gaiman's list for Sandman, and Benedict Cumberbatch would have fitted the bill too...

Suicide Squad: Amanda Waller role cast

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

It looks like Viola Davis will be taking on the role of Amanda Waller in DC and David Ayer's Suicide Squad film.

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: "they want to reboot"

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

Orlando Bloom may be rejoining Johnny Depp for the next Pirates Of The Caribbean film - which may just be a reboot...

Tim Burton on superhero movies, and the Marvel formula

Tim Burton: always interesting, but no longer great?
Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

After kickstarting the comic book movie boom with his Batman films, Tim Burton may return, but questions the ongoing Marvel formula...

The big animated films of 2015

Simon Brew Odd List Dec 17, 2014

Looking for a handy guide to 2015's biggest animated movies, from Shaun The Sheep to Minions and Peanuts? Then step this way...

Sony hackers issue threat over The Interview, NY premiere off

Simon Brew News Dec 17, 2014

UPDATE: The New York premiere of The Interview is cancelled, and at least one US cinema chain won't be screening the film.

Cinderella: new footage lands in extended trailer

Simon Brew Trailer Dec 16, 2014

Disney's live action take on Cinderella - which will come with a new Frozen short - has a fresh international trailer right here...

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