About: Chris Haydon

Sub-Editor of Filmoria. Dwayne Johnson's No.1 fan. Arthouse celebrator. Romancer of all things Michael Haneke & Woody Allen. Irrevocably in love with Felicity Jones. She'll be my wife one day; you'll see...

Watch: Hilarious Parody Of This Year’s Oscar Best Picture Nominees
Ever reliable for a cinematic cackle are prolific YouTube channel Screen Junkies, and ahead of this Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards, the comedy group have provided a side-splitting Honest Trailer for the Best Picture nominees. Poking fun at the likes of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land (which gets an ingenious new title…), and Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, this is quite simply a must-watch, and a perfect antidote to all that nauseating... Read more
Power Rangers Character Posters Morph Online
Ahead of the hugely-anticipated UK release of Power Rangers, Lionsgate and Saban have debuted a collection of awesome new character posters, which are as colourful as our heroes. Directed by Project Almanac‘s Dean Israelite, and penned by Kong: Skull Island‘s John Gatins, Power Rangers follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove, and the world, is on... Read more
Filmoria’s Favourite Oscar Winners
It’s officially Oscar week, and the many hopefuls looking to take home a golden statue are getting prepped for the 89th Academy Awards ceremony this Sunday (26th February), live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. To celebrate the starry and sparkly occasion, we tasked the Filmoria team with selecting their most favourite Oscar-winning film. As long as their pick has attained an Academy Award in any single category, it qualifies, so there are... Read more
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Features IMAX Footage
A number of key sequences from Rian Johnson’s forthcoming epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been filmed with IMAX cameras, following J.J. Abrams’ usage of the technology on Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. In an official press release, IMAX and Lucasfilm have announced that the Looper director has captured scenes using IMAX’s extremely high-resolution cameras, which promise to provide audiences greater scope and increased image... Read more
Friday Night Lights Star Joins Godzilla: King Of The Monsters
Kyle Chandler – star of the flawless Friday Night Lights, and Netflix’s Bloodline – is one of the finest actors of his generation. His recent, albeit slight, turn in Academy Award-nominee Manchester by the Sea was stirring, as was his profound supporting role in Todd Haynes’ masterpiece Carol. But in 2019, he’ll be leaving family fights and embarking on a mission against a Kaiju, as he’s just been cast in the upcoming... Read more
Feast Your Eyes On These Stunning Ghost In The Shell Posters
Paramount Pictures have provided two brand new posters for their hugely-anticipated Manga adaptation Ghost in the Shell, and you can check them both out right here! Directed by Rupert Sanders of Snow White and the Huntsman fame, and starring Scarlett Johansson as The Major, the new posters see our heroine fly into action, as well as a wonderfully creepy close-up of those Japanese robot crawler thingies from the trailer… The rich supporting cast... Read more
Watch: Damien Chazelle Shoots La La Land’s Huge Opener On Smart Phone
Director Damien Chazelle’s ode to the Golden Age of Hollywood, La La Land, is the most lauded film this awards season, with a record-equalling fourteen Academy Award nominations. Suffice to say, the critically-acclaimed musical comedy is favourite to win big at the Oscars this Sunday. Arriving online is some fascinating footage which sees the filmmaker on-set in Los Angeles conducting rehearsals for the film’s big opening sequence “Another... Read more
Martin Scorsese’s Latest Is Heading To Netflix…
In a huge turn of events, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman – his ninth collaboration with actor Robert De Niro – has been scooped up by home entertainment juggernaut Netflix. The streaming service will take the $100 million film and release it to its 93 million subscribers across 190 countries. The Irishman was initially slated for distribution by Paramount Pictures, but Scorsese’s team put together another package after... Read more
Production On Han Solo Star Wars Story Gets Underway
Principal photography on the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff film has gotten underway at Pinewood Studios in London. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame, the new Star Wars Story (in the same vein as Gareth Edwards’ masterpiece, Rogue One), will explore Han and Chewbacca’s adventures before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing... Read more
Guillermo Del Toro Has Some Bad News…
For the past few years, there has been plentiful musings from acclaimed Mexican auteur Guillermo del Toro that a resurrection of his Hellboy franchise is in the works. The rumoured Hellboy 3, which sparked much interest in recent months following a Twitter poll and conversation with leading actor Ron Perlman, seemed to be very much on the cards. Sadly however, the director once again took to the social media platform with a twist of fate: the film... Read more
Emma Watson Sings ‘Belle’ In First Beauty And The Beast Clip
With less than a month until Bill Condon’s hugely-anticipated live-action adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast hits theatres, the good people at Disney UK have unveiled the first full clip from the film, which sees Emma Watson’s Belle performing her titular song. The scene is captured with Disney’s trademark whimsy, as Belle strolls through cobbled streets interacting with the locals, such as a baker, whilst the fluidity... Read more
New King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Trailer Swings In
Ahead of it’s anticipated release this summer, Warner Bros. Pictures have kindly provided Filmoria with the brand new UK trailer for Guy Ritchie’s latest, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Starring Charlie Hunnam, alongside Jude Law, Aiden Gillen, Eric Bana, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, and Djimon Hounsou, the epic new movie swings into UK cinemas in IMAX 3D on 12th May, 2017. Audiences can expect Ritchie’s trademark visual flair and... Read more