UK Film News

Skywalkin' Back to Happiness

Jon Spira | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jon Spira

All I can see here is good news. Lucas is done with hurting Star Wars and is passing it on to a new generation of filmmakers and a company who have an established track record in protecting and helping develop legacy brands.

Empire Release Exclusive Hobbit Covers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

With the release of the highly anticipated 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' getting ever closer, Empire have released five world exclusive covers f...

WATCH: Iron Man 3 Official Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hot on the heels of a 17 second 'Iron Man 3' teaser trailer released on Monday, Marvel Studios have now kindly allowed us to view the full-length vers...

WATCH: The Whole of Val Kilmer's Experimental New Film

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

YouTube has teamed up with Vice and Grolsch Film Works to show the premiere of new film, 'The Fourth Dimension' starring Val Kilmer, online and comple...

Andy Serkis' Directorial Debut

WENN | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Lord of the Rings' actor, Andy Serkis, is set to make his directorial debut with a big screen adaption of George Orwell's classic novel, 'Animal Farm...

WATCH: Iron Man 3 Teaser Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Iron Man' fans will be salivating over the 17 seconds of teaser trailer posted online by ENTV. Robert Downey Jr returns as the fun-loving billiona...

Miranda: The Movie?

The Sun | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

The third series of comedy 'Miranda' will end with her finally finding love. And the Christmas cliffhanger will tee up a big screen version to be s...

Open Source Filmmaking - Grannies on Tables and the Derby Soap Opera

Shreen Ayob | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Shreen Ayob

My forearms start to cramp up. I'm poised in an awkward position the middle of a room under the hot beam of a studio light. The scene I'm filming is suddenly tense. The actors stop talking, fold their arms and stare pensively at each other. Total silence descends upon the set, and suddenly I really, really need to burp. Making movies is harder than I imagined. I was on the set of Derby Soap Opera, an ambitious film project orchestrated by Italian director Marinella Senatore. "

A Brave New Venture for Secret Cinema

Hanna Flint | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Over the last few months I've reviewed a number of events put together by the people at Secret Cinema - large scale, visual productions carried out ov...

Sally Hawkins: Woody Allen's New Leading Lady

The Guardian | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Comedy

It's the acting equivalent of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, or being selected for the Venice Biennale: Sally Hawkins has become ...

Knowing Me, Filming You! Alan Partridge: The Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Knowing me, filming you! Aha! Yes, attention all Steve Coogan fans. The Alan Partridge movie that we've been tempted with for oh-so very long "will...

Is This Alfred Hitchcock Or An Impostor?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

He's played a vicious man-eater a few times - but here's Anthony Hopkins dressed to kill in new film based on the life of Alfred Hitchcock where he pl...

Saving Face With Acid Attack Surgeon Mohammad Jawad

Amy Dawson | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Amy Dawson

The forthcoming Oscar-nominated documentary Saving Facetrails Mohammad Jawad as he returns to Pakistan, the country of his birth, to help victims of acid violence.

Downton Abbey: The Movie? No Thanks

Hattie Crisell | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hattie Crisell

The Sun reports Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes was "virtually mobbed" by film executives after the show picked up a major award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. From the tone of the article, it sounds like a movie version of the ITV drama is pretty much a certainty... Well, you can count me out.

The Hobbit: New Zealand Gears Up For Fresh Wave Of Tolkien Tourism

Anna Hart | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Anna Hart

Today marks the worldwide premiere of the trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, director Peter Jackson's upcoming film based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novel. With a full 12 months until the film's cinematic release, The Hobbit is set to be easily the most hyped film of 2012.