DVD Review: Byzantium

Directed by Neil Jordan, Byzantium follows modern-day mother and daughter vampires, Clara (Gemma Arterton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan), who seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. When Noel (Daniel Mays) provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium, Eleanor befriends Frank (Caleb Landry Jones). But their secret, that they were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood, doesn’t stay hidden for too long, as their past soon catches up on them with deathly consequences.


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More ‘Byzantium’ Set Pictures, Now Including Saoirse Ronan and Caleb Landry Jones

(Written for HeyUGuys)

Following the first set pictures of Gemma Arterton in the horror-thriller Byzantium, a handful of images of Saoirse Ronan and Caleb Landry Jones filming their scenes in Dublin, Ireland, have now been released online too.

The film follows Arterton and Ronan as a mother-daughter vampire team who sometimes pose as sisters. Directed by Neil Jordan, the script is written by Moira Buffini as an adaptation of her own stage play.

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Film Review: X-Men – First Class

X-Men: First Class is the prequel to the X-Men franchise and is directed by Kick AssMatthew Vaughn. This latest addition to the, until now, trilogy details the formation of Professor Charles Xavier’s (James McAvoy) school for young mutants, focusing on his relationship with Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and where it took a wrong turn, and explaining the origin of the rival mutant teams, introducing us to both younger characters from the previous films and to new characters as well, showcasing a handful of extraordinary new powers.

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