Free Fire UK Release Date Set for March; Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy & Armie Hammer Lead Ben Wheatley’s Actioner

Free Fire UK Release Date Set for MarchIn recent years, Ben Wheatley has proven himself to be one of Britain’s most prolific filmmakers, if not the most prolific in the wide release sphere. This year saw him tackle J.G. Ballard’s dystopian thriller, High-Rise. And now StudioCanal has confirmed the Free Fire UK release date is set for March next year. Continue reading

LFF 2016: Free Fire Review

Free Fire Review - LFF 2016Ben Wheatley and co-writer Amy Jump are firing on all cylinders with Free Fire, an explosive and spectacular first outing for the duo in an American setting. The bullets start flying about twenty minutes in, and the action doesn’t let up for a second from there on out. Awesome is the only way to describe it. Continue reading

Martin Scorsese’s Silence Sets Oscar-Friendly Release Date

Silence - Andrew Garfield & Shinya Tsukamoto sliceWe’ve been expecting the announcement for months, and now Paramount has finally confirmed that Martin Scorsese will be back in the Oscar race this year. His long-awaited film Silence, a passion project that he’s been developing since the early ’90s, has been set for a limited release this December. That qualifies it for the upcoming awards season, with a wide release following in January. Continue reading

Brie Larson Brokers an Arms Deal in First Look at Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire

Free Fire - Armie Hammer, Enzo Cilenti, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley & Michael Smiley sliceComing off the back of bringing J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise to the big screen, Ben Wheatley has crossed the Atlantic to make his first film shot in the US. Free Fire is set to be one of the highlights during the sales part of Cannes this month, though fortunately it has already secured strong distribution partners in the form of StudioCanal and A24 in the UK and US, respectively. Continue reading

Vinyl UK Premiere Date Set for February, Bobby Cannavale Leads HBO’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Drama

Vinyl UK Premiere Date Set for FebruaryAt the end of last month, HBO announced that Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese’s new rock ’n’ roll drama will premiere on Valentine’s Day in the US. Now Sky Atlantic has confirmed the Vinyl UK premiere date has been set for mid-February as well. Continue reading

First Look at Liam Neeson in Martin Scorsese’s Silence, Cannes 2016 Debut Eyed

Liam-Neeson-in-Silence-sliceMartin Scorsese’s Silence has been more than twenty years in the making, and now it’s finally come to fruition. Paramount boarded the project last summer to distribute in the US, and while a release date is still to be confirmed, it’s already expected to be a major player during next year’s awards season. Continue reading