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Will Ferrell took his Anchorman Ron Burgundy persona into the real world, complete with moustache and red/brown suit, by co-presenting presenting KX News in North Dakota.
Alongside the breathtaking blend of the physical and the digital realms, with technologies developed especially for the movie, Jonás Cuarón also shot a short companion piece to the film showing the other side to the conversation Sandra Bullock’s Dr. Ryan Stone has with an Inuit man.
British supermarkets and department stores have gone all out this year on their Christmas advertising, trying to get people to come to them for their Christmas shopping. But which one is your favourite?
Telling the true life tale of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, Paul Greengrass’s latest sees Tom Hanks as the eponymous Captain Phillips.
Don Jon might not reach the cumulative impact it desires to achieve, it’s a film that serves a cocktail of sharp entertainment, playful contradiction and occasional brilliance from a first-time director who has something to say about gender study, bodily image obsession and the rom-com cinema culture. All good laugh, yes, but it also leaves us pondering about how the media influences our notions of love, sex and our relationships with others and ourselves. Not bad for a debut film.
Aamerican cinema’s dalliance with US foreign policy started in 1897 when it was entangled with the audience’s own nationalist fervour. Today, nationalist fervour and international relations are alive and well in Hollywood.
A run down of the winners and nominees for the Emmy Awards 2013
The study could accurately predict the blockbuster success of movies like Iron Man 2, Shutter Island and Inception, but was unsuccessful with movies such as The Lottery and Animal Kingdom.
Among the people marching on the streets of Fortaleza, Brazil to protest the government recently, there was a small group of four journalists, from Coletivo Nigéria (Nigeria Collective), with cameras in hand ready to document everything. The result of this work became an independent film called “Vandalism”.
On Monday Peter Capaldi was revealed as 12th Doctor, making a rather substantial change from his previous role on British television screens as the expletive factory that was Malcolm Tucker from In The Thick Of It.