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

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

Alchemy Acquires Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire with Brie Larson, Armie Hammer & More

Alchemy-acquires-Ben-Wheatleys-Free-FireBen Wheatley’s anticipated next feature Free Fire is in the process of locking down distribution after going on the market at AFM this month. Continue reading

Rookie Tom Cruise Suits Up in First Deleted Scene from Edge of Tomorrow Blu-ray

Edge-of-Tomorrow-Character-Poster-Tom-Cruise-sliceDoug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow is easily one of my favourite films of the year so far, serving as a shining example of a sci-fi/action blockbuster eager to add something new to the genre.

One of the most pleasant surprises about the film was the way it blended comedy into the script, something most sci-fi blockbusters are doing away with in favour of a dark and gritty feel.

Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt both put in exceptional leading performances, and with the film arriving on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD next week on our shores, we’ve got the first deleted scene from the film to share, courtesy of Warner Bros.

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world.

Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop—forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again.

But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.

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