Dawn Of the Planet of the Apes (****)
Running time: 130 minutes
Directed by Mat Reeves
Starring – Jason Clarke, Kerri Russell, Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis and Toby Kebbell
MICHAEL Bay should take note because this is how a summer blockbuster should be done; Mat Reeves’ follow-up to Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)has all the stunning visual effects you’d expect from a…
]WARNER Bros. have finally released the first full trailer for Annabelle, the pseudo-prequel to 2013’s box-office horror smash The Conjuring. Due to hit UK cinema-theatres in October later this year, the film follows the story of the haunted doll seen albeit briefly within Wan’s 2013 feature and documents how the seemingly harmless inanimate object became such a terrifying dangerous thing.
UK and Ireland Box-Office Top 10
- Inbetweeners 2, the (15) Entertainment Film Distributors 2 £4,309,832 (2)
- Guardians of the Galaxy (3D) (12A) Walt Disney £2,114,664 (3)
- Expendables 3, the (12A) Lionsgate UK £1,689,927 *
- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (3D) (12A) 20th Century Fox £1,093,872 (5)
- How to Train Your Dragon 2 (3D) (PG) 20th Century Fox £647,613 (8)
- Back To the Future (R/I) Universal…
The Green Inferno (***)
Running Time: 103 minutes
Directed by Eli Roth
Starring – Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Kirby Bliss Blanton and Magda Apanowicz
ELI Roth’s latest feature, his first directorial offering in nearly seven years, is a wonderfully blood-soaked love letter to Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust. Dripping with nostalgia for the Italian filmmaker’s…
AFTER wooing critics and viewers alike with his fantastic performance in David Gordon Green’s indie feature Joe, Nicolas Cage looks like he’s returning to silly blockbuster territory as he stars in Vic Armstrong’s apocalyptic drama, Left Behind which is due hit UK cinemas later this year.
Based on the popular book series of the same name written by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim Lachaise, the film…
ON Friday 29 August the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural centre will be screening the Steven Spielberg timeless classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
The film tells the story of Elliott (Henry Thomas), a lonely boy who befriends an extra-terrestrial, who unwittingly is left stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help the little alien return home, while attempting to keep its presence hidden from…
- Guardians Of The Galaxy (3D) (12A) Walt Disney 1 £6,363,110 *
- Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (3D) (12A) 20th Century Fox 3 £2,967,278 (3)
- How To Train Your Dragon 2 (3D) (PG) 20th Century Fox £1,096,888 (6)
- Hercules (3D) (12A) Paramount £901,151 (2)
- Purge Anarchy, The (15) Universal Pictures £811,444 (2)
- Nut Job, The (3D) (U) Warner Bros. £666,966 *
- Back To The Future (R/I) Universal…
ON this edition of the BanterFlix CineCast, the last in our current series, Jim, Richard and Leigh talk all things summer blockbuster as they look back through their favourite big-budget blockbusters from over the years.
The guys share their thoughts on some of the this year’s biggest releases so far before picking out their films to look out for over August while we’re off-air.
We spoke with…
I Am Divine (****)
Running Time: 90 minutes
Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
Starring: Divine, John Waters, Sue Lowe, Tab Hunter and Frances Milstead.
(I Am Divine is showing as part of the Divine Madness season at Queen’s Film Theatre on Monday 28 July and Wednesday 30 July)
PROLIFIC filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz turns his attention to the life and career of drag artist Divine, the…
DURING this year’s San Diego Comic-Con Warner Bros. Pictures unveiled the first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road, finally giving viewers their first look at the rebooted franchise which sees Tom Hardy stepping into Mel Gibson’s shoes as the infamous ‘Road Warrior’.
Aside from Hardy the film’s impressive cast-list includes Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Hugh…