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...
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...
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...
Laugh Your Butt Off With These Fist Fight Clips
It’s officially on. When the school bell rings at 3 o’clock and the kids are about to embark on their leisurely trip home, the school playground will be turned into a battleground between not two pupils but instead a pair of teachers. Those teachers in question are Charlie Day and Ice Cube as they go head to head in a Fist Fight for the ages. One a former NWA hip-hop artist with a meaner streak than those Plastics roaming the school corridors... Read more
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
Matt Reeves WILL Direct The Batman After All
After a lot of buzz surrounding Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves supposedly being tied down by Warner Bros to helm the next Batman movie, and subsequent reports stating that he had pulled out, today we finally have official confirmation that he will indeed take the director’s chair for The Batman. In an official statement the news was confirmed; I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling... Read more
Lady Maiko (2017) Review
Pygmalion-esque by nature, Lady Maiko is inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s original play which debuted in 1913. This cinematic interpretation of My Fair Lady is inspired, yet sticks rather closely to the premise of provincial country bumpkin being coached by a professor to speak more eloquently. The film’s opening scene pulls you into the drama straight away. We see Haruko (Mone Kamishiraishi) who is a slip of a thing, arriving under the cover... 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
Kong Skull: Island IMAX Featurette Promises An Insanely Good Movie Spectacle
We live in an age where blockbuster movies can utilise the immense power and spectacle of IMAX in order to provide audiences with that truly immersive and groundbreaking experience, and Kong: Skull Island looks like the perfect film to do just that. With the impressive recreation of one of film’s greatest myths finally coming to cinemas this March, the footage of the movie has already got plenty of people excited, whether it be down to the impressive... Read more
Watch: The Crew Prepare For Their Last Supper In Alien: Covenant Video
Horror has certainly seen its ups and downs through the recent years, but in 2017 it is the presence of a classic property that is getting people talking. Ridley Scott is returning to the franchise that he created and hoping to revitalise the horror of the Alien series with Alien: Covenant, looking to promise once more that in space no-one can hear you scream. This time around we are in the presence of the crew of the colony ship Covenant as they... Read more
I’ve Never Seen… Psycho
Every week, one of the Filmoria team will be pulling a skeleton from their closet in the form of a classic film that they’ve never seen. It could be a film from decades ago or one that has recently been heralded as ‘one of the best’ in recent times, but either way there’ll be one less film on their list of shame. This week, Kevin Perreau discovers what the fuss about the shower scene in Psycho is all about… Whenever I tell people I... 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