Each week, one of the Filmoria team will be taking a skeleton out of their closet in the form of a movie widely regarded as a classic and finally watching it for the first time. This week, Sarah Buddery finally adds Memento as another reason why Christopher Nolan is one... Read more
This weeks sees the release of not one but two horror sequels, with the franchise-ending Resident Evil: The Final Chapter saying goodbye to Alice and co while a return to the world of Samara and that dreaded life-threatening video tape is promised once again with Rings. As is customary... Read more
To coincide with the release of The LEGO Batman Movie, Lego have launched a fun Super SigFig Creator on their official site for the new film. Where you can create your very own custom Lego SigFig superhero or villain to share online and play on The LEGO Batman Movie games.... Read more
As the year’s frostiest film festival gets underway, the Filmoria team unleash their most anticipated Sundance films!
Growing up, I really wasn’t interested in films unless they featured dinosaurs or singing Cockney orphans. At an absolute push you could probably get me to sit through a Disney film, under the promise that it wasn’t one of the princess ones (non-princesses have much better adventures), but apart... Read more
Today’s Oscar nominations have proven that influence of the people is more powerful than of the cinematic craft, and that is terrifying.
As cinema goers, we seem to be infatuated with happy endings. Recently, Steve McQueen’s gruelling 12 Years a Slave was criticised for an ending that seemed to lack emotional heft. Now it’s the turn of critical darling La La Land, and its less than happy finale, to leave audiences... Read more
Feet pound against the concrete. The drums of Iggy Pop’s ‘Lust for Life’ pound with fast-paced fervour. ‘Choose life.’ A near miss with a car on a side street. Ewan McGregor’s Mark Renton gasps a maniacal laugh, purple rings highlight his frenzied eyes. Heroin chic. But Rent-boy’s lust for... Read more
This week ushers in the return of Xander Cage as xXx: Return Of Xander Cage hits cinemas and proves that Vin Diesel really does love a good guilty pleasure movie to bring to audiences. With this in mind, the team here at Filmoria have put their collective heads together... Read more
Sub-Editor Chris Haydon finally removes Oliver Stone’s seminal Vietnam epic Platoon from his shame list…
It’s not a stretch to pair casinos and movie-making. The allure of the bright lights, potential fortune and luck of the draw intertwine in both cases. Maybe that’s why some of the most memorable of all Hollywood films involve the casino scene. If you call yourself a movie buff... Read more
As birds are such a wonderful part of the human experience, it’s no surprise that they have flown into our art, and ultimately the films we love. This is why bird experts Kennedy Wild Bird Food have created a list of 5 Iconic Birds in Cinema. This list is... Read more