Guardian Live Events Presents ‘Orion’

Guardian Live Docs brings together some of the most compelling feature-length documentaries from around the world, in a double bill every month with a new Guardian commissioned short documentary.

Set to be screened on 30th September, Guardian Live presents their latest documentary, Orion.

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New Trailer for TIFF15’s ‘Every Thing Will Be Fine’

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Set to make its North American premiere at TIFF 2015 in a few weeks time, the first trailer for Wim Wenders’ drama Every Thing Will Be Fine has been released this week.

The trailer and the plot synopsis for this are both pretty spoiler-filled since the events of the film are centred around quite a pivotal moment, so if you’d like to know as little as possible, then I’ll just tell you that the film will screen at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival this September, and it certainly looks worth the watch when it finally hits our cinema screens.

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New Trailer & Images for ‘The Martian’

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Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain are back en route into space, so if you didn’t like Nolan’s Interstellar last year, Ridley Scott’s The Martian might just be the sci-fi for you.

Based on the novel by Andy Weir and scripted by Drew Goddard, a brand new trailer has been released today, along with two images by 20th Century Fox earlier this week.

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First Beautiful Poster for ‘The Jungle Book’

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The film industry has gone a little mad with their live-action remakes of classic Disney films at the minute. We’ve seen Cinderella, Maleficent, Alice In Wonderland, two Snow White adaptations, Jack The Giant Slayer, Hansel and Gretel, and even 101 Dalmatians (many years ago!), and there are many which are still yet to be released, including Beauty and The Beast, The Sword In The Stone, Pinocchio, and The Little Mermaid.

I think that’s them all so far, anyway…

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Top 12 Video Game Moments In Film

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In anticipation for the upcoming release of Pixels on 12th August, this week we take a look at some of the best video game moments in film.

From Scott Pilgrim playing a fictional version of Dance Dance Revolution, to Wreck-It Ralph leaving his own game to win a heroes medal of his own, when a scene involves going to the arcades or sees a character playing one of our favourite video games, we’re suddenly filled with a huge amount of nostalgia.

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TV Review: No Offence (Channel 4) – Season One

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Written by the BAFTA award-winning writer and Shameless creator, Paul Abbott, No Offence is an amusing, creative, and intelligently paced cop crime drama, which gives an original take on the world of the police procedural.

With a fresh, dark comedy approach, the series originally aired on Channel 4 on Tuesday nights at 9pm, and follows a team of detectives from the Manchester Metropolitan Police, focusing on their investigation into the serial murders of girls with Down syndrome.

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Watch The First Full Trailer for ‘The Last Witch Hunter’

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After the teaser trailer for The Last Witch Hunter intrigued us all a few weeks ago, we now have the first full trailer, showing more of the fantasy world that Vin Diesel is a part of.

The film, directed by Breck Eisner, sees Diesel play the role of Kaulder, who, once a member of an army of witch hunters, is now the only one of his kind after being cursed with immortality by the Queen Witch.

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More Casting News for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

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We’ve had quite a bit of casting news for the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, this week.

A few days ago it was announced that Colin Farrell has joined the cast, and now comes news that Brooklyn actress Jenn Murray and casting call winner Faith Wood-Blagrove have come on board, too.

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‘True Detective’ Season 2 Episode 7 – TV Review

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As we reach the penultimate episode of True Detective, the series finally shows us what it was capable of all along. With only one week left, everything takes a step up with ‘Black Maps and Motel Rooms’, from the writing to the performances, to a killing-off that will leave you feeling more engaged with the series than you have felt in all of the other episodes combined.

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New Red Band Trailer for Michael Bay’s Benghazi Film ’13 Hours’

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Paramount Pictures has released the red-band trailer for Michael Bay’s upcoming action thriller, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

Based on a true story, and in turn on the 2013 book 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff, with screenplay by Chuck Hogan, the film tells the story of the six members of the security team that fought to defend the Americans stationed at the embassy in Benghazi when it came under attack.

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Chris Pine Closes Deal to Star in ‘Wonder Woman’

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Chris Pine has closed a deal to join the DC Movie Universe as Steve Trevor in Patty Jenkins’ anticipated Wonder Woman movie, reports have confirmed this week.

Set to star opposite Gal Gadot, who will be playing the lead of Wonder Woman, these are the only two casting confirmations as of yet, and the deal also includes sequel options.

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DVD Review: Wild Card

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Based on the critically acclaimed 1985 novel, Heat, written by two-time Academy Award-winning writer William Goldman, who also wrote the screenplay for the film, Wild Card is a remake of the 1986 adaptation that starred Burt Reynolds.

Directed by Simon West (The Expendables 2), the film follows Nick Wild (Jason Statham), a bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem, who gets in trouble with the mob whilst on a job in Las Vegas.

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