Wednesday 31 August 2011

Albatros gets a poster

With a newly released poster that makes the film look like a remake of Wish You Were Her. It isn't by the way. As well as a longer synopsis and a release date.

From the trailer, the film does look like one to watch.

"Albatross" – noun:
1. A large seabird that spends most of its life in flight
2. An oppressive and inescapable fact or influence from the past.

A fresh, modern-day coming-of-age tale focusing on seventeen year old force of nature Emelia (newcomer Jessica Brown Findlay) who bursts into the lives of the dysfunctional Fischer family when she is hired to work in their guest house in a sleepy town on the South Coast of England. Beth Fischer (Felicity Jones), also seventeen, is cramming for her A-Levels, in a desperate bid to escape to University, whilst dad Jonathan (Sebastian Koch), once a best-selling author, is suffering from writer’s block much to the annoyance of frustrated mum Joa (Julia Ormond) who runs the guest house and laments the promising acting career she left behind.

Emelia has been brought up by her grandparents but has a strained relationship with her GRANDPA (Peter Vaughan). She is an aspiring writer; believing she is following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle. Jonathan sees promise in Emelia and begins to tutor her, as Beth becomes closer with her forthright friend and decides to take her along on a visit to Oxford University - with hilariously raucous results.

As Emelia’s confidence and free-spirit help Beth learn to enjoy life beyond studying, Emelia too is inspired by Beth’s determination and focus and she begins to see a way to break through her self-destructive tendencies. However, when Emelia and Jonathan begin an illicit affair, the girls’ friendship is threatened.

Can Emelia and Beth escape the ties of small town existence and free themselves of the Albatrosses around their necks?
Flying into cinemas October 14, 2011

Tuesday 30 August 2011

Tyrannosaur gets a trailer

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TYRANNOSAUR is a powerful and affecting drama from feature writer / director Paddy Considine.

It follows the story of two lonely, damaged people brought together by circumstance. Joseph (Peter Mullan, WAR HORSE, NEDS) is an unemployed widower, drinker, and a man crippled by his own volatile temperament and furious anger. Hannah (Olivia Colman, HOT FUZZ, PEEP SHOW) is a Christian worker at a charity shop, a respectable woman who appears wholesome and happy. When the pair are brought together, Hannah appears as Joseph’s potential saviour, someone who can temper his fury and offer him warmth, kindness and acceptance. As their story develops Hannah’s own secrets are revealed — her relationship with husband James (Eddie Marsan, HAPPY GO LUCKY, SHERLOCK HOLMES) is violent and abusive — and as events spiral out of control, Joseph becomes her source of succour and comfort. A gripping drama, defined by powerhouse performances and a deeply affecting story.
Hitting UK cinemas October 7, 2011

Welcome to the running girl!

Following its worldwide premiere at the MTV Video Music Awards, we can now give you the first official teaser for Lionsgate's upcoming film, The Hunger Games. The teaser doesn't give that much away compared to the fan made trailer that I found way back in July.

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In a not-too-distant future, the United States of America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year, two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are broadcasted throughout Panem as the 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors, literally, with all citizens required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss' young sister, Prim, is selected as the mining district's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart, Peeta, the son of the town baker who seems to have all the fighting skills of a lump of bread dough, will be pitted against bigger, stronger representatives who have trained for this their whole lives.
The Hunger Games is released March 23, 2012.

You Instead - Handcuffs

A couple of days ago, we saw the release of a new trailer and a new poster. Now we have been sent a clip that shows you how Adam and Morello get stuck together.

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Shot guerrilla-style, over five days during T in the Park in the summer of 2010, YOU INSTEAD is a free-wheeling rock’n’roll love story set against the raucous magnificence and unforgettable sounds of Scotland’s leading music festival.

The film features a charismatic performance from Luke Treadaway as strutting indie star Adam. Arriving at T in the Park for his gig, Adam is handcuffed to punky girl-band leader Morello. Initial frustration gives away to grudging acceptance and then the stirring of genuine feelings over the next 24 hours of the festival.
Rocking into cinemas September 16, 2011

Monte Carlo - new images

With a new release date and a set of newish images for the confusion over your identity comedy, Monte Carlo.

Three graduates fulfill their dreams of vacationing in Paris.  They accidentally find themselves in a lavish world, where they live like royalty and experience romance. But at the end of their journey, they discover the true magic of friendship.
Hitting UK cinemas October 21, 2011


The UK’s scariest attraction will be teaming up with one of the world’s most controversial cult horror films for its most terrifying Halloween ever - featuring a live human centipede.

The London Bridge Experience & London Tombs have teamed up with the director of The Human Centipede - Tom Six, and its UK distributor Bounty Films - to recreate the terror of the film to give visitors the scare of their life.

As part of the London Bridge-based attraction’s Halloween programme PhoboPhobia ‘After Dark Extreme Scare – The Human Centipede’- will feature sets recreating the horror of the film, including the evil Dr Heiter’s laboratory, clips from the film and audio as well as the main attraction - a live human centipede.

The Human Centipede(First Sequence) film will also be screened but will only be available to a select few and only those booking early via Ticketmaster will get the chance to watch the film. The film features a mad doctor who kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to turn them into a human centipede.

The film has a cult following and has become extremely controversial with its sequel – The Human Centipede 2 being banned in Britain and labelled as the ‘sickest movie of all time’.

The film’s Director Tom Six, who visited the attraction recently, said: “I went through the London Tombs and I loved every second of it. The actors really scare the hell out of you and the sets you go through are amazing and could easily compete with the best horror film sets.”

James Kislingbury, General Manger of the London Bridge Experience & London Tombs, said: “This is going to be our scariest Halloween ever, it will be a spectacular event and our scarers will form the live human centipede, they are all so keen to be involved that we have had to hold a ballot.”

‘After Dark Extreme Scare – The Human Centipede’ - Halloween’s Most Hellish Event will be running from 7pm to late from October 27th to 31st.

As well as the ‘After Dark Extreme Scare’ in the London Tombs - during the day visitors will be able to learn the ‘History Behind The Horror’ – exploring 2000 years of London Bridge’s dark Halloween history – travel back in time and be taken on a journey led by first-class actors and stunning special effects.

After the London Bridge Experience you will be given the option to descend into the London Tombs – winner of the ‘Best Year Round Scare Attraction’ at the Screamie Awards for the past three years.

A guardian angel tour is also available for younger guests allowing them to experience the tombs in a less scary format for those visiting during the daytime show.

‘History Behind The Horror’ is running from October 17 to November 1 from 10am to 6pm.

Tickets for both events are limited so early booking is essential. Tickets are £23 for adults, £21 concessions – OAPs and Students; £17 for Under 18s – although the age limit for ‘After Dark Extreme Scare – The Human Centipede’ is not recommended for under 16s.

The attraction will also be running the first Halloween Buried Alive Ball at a separate location from October 27 to 29 from 6pm – featuring a visit to the attraction before a meal and dancing.

To book priority tickets via Ticketmaster visit or for group rates and bookings call Yasmin Mears on: 0845 301 0996

Monday 29 August 2011

IN TIME - International Trailer and posters

We already have seen an image and a "sizzle reel" in this Philip K Dickesque film.

Welcome to a world where time has become the ultimate currency. You stop aging at 25, but there’s a catch: you’re genetically-engineered to live only one more year, unless you can buy your way out of it. The rich “earn” decades at a time (remaining at age 25), becoming essentially immortal, while the rest beg, borrow or steal enough hours to make it through the day. When a man from the wrong side of the tracks is falsely accused of murder, he is forced to go on the run with a beautiful hostage. Living minute to minute, the duo’s love becomes a powerful tool in their war against the system.
Hitting UK cinemas November 1, 2011
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Ranbir’s bike scare on the sets of Rockstar!

Hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor had the fright of his life when he had to shoot a bike sequence with newbie Nargis Fakhri for ‘Rockstar’. Because he was required to ride pillion with Nargis who had just learnt how to ride a motorbike barely half an hour ago!

Apparently, Director Imtiaz wanted to shoot a sequence involving Nargis riding a bike with Ranbir sitting behind. Since Nargis had never ridden one, Imtiaz asked his team to teach Nargis.

To everyone’s surprise, after just half an hour of practice, Nargis claimed that she could manage riding and was ready for the shot. Ranbir however, expressed his concern, wondering how Nargis could learn riding a bike in just 30 minutes! But the crew members all backed Nargis and said that she had indeed picked up really fast and was ready to shoot. That’s when poor Ranbir started praying for his life!

Everyone present couldn’t help but chuckle at Ranbir’s obvious reluctance. However, once the shoot commenced, Ranbir realized that Nargis was indeed a fast learner and was handling the bike quite comfortably. That’s when he relaxed and eventually enjoyed his short spin with Nargis!

Rockstar releases on November 11, 2011.

You Instead gets a new poster and trailer

It's now time for a new poster to go with the one released back at the start of July and a new trailer.

Shot guerrilla-style, over five days during T in the Park in the summer of 2010, YOU INSTEAD is a free-wheeling rock’n’roll love story set against the raucous magnificence and unforgettable sounds of Scotland’s leading music festival.

The film features a charismatic performance from Luke Treadaway as strutting indie star Adam. Arriving at T in the Park for his gig, Adam is handcuffed to punky girl-band leader Morello. Initial frustration gives away to grudging acceptance and then the stirring of genuine feelings over the next 24 hours of the festival.
Rocking into cinemas September 16, 2011

Friday 26 August 2011

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy gets a TV spot and more images

With only a couple of weeks to go, Optimum has released a new set of images as well as a new trailer for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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Set in the 1970s, TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY finds George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a recently retired MI6 agent, doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service. However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information concerning a mole at the heart of the Circus, Smiley is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects - all experienced, urbane, successful agents - but past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment.
The film sneaks into UK Cinemas September 16, 2011
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With final Destination 5 hitting UK cinema screens today. I give you some strange facts from the last ten years of Final Destination films.

Throughout the film series, many characters have been named after directors, producers or stars from genre films over the ages. Here’s a rundown of how they got their names:

Final Destination
Character NameInspiration
Chaney“Man of a Thousand Faces” Lon Chaney (The Wolfman)
WaggnerDirector George Waggner (The Wolfman)
BrowningTod Browning (Dracula, Freaks)
Larry MurnauDirector F.W. Murnau (Nosferatu)
SchreckMax Schreck, star of Nosferatu
Valerie LewtonProducer Val Lewton (The Body Snatcher)
Blake DreyerDirector Carl Theodor Dreyer (Vampyr)
Howard SiegelDirector Don Siegel (Dirty Harry)
Billy HitchcockDirector Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho)

Final Destination 2
Character NameInspiration
Kimberly CormanDirector/producer Roger Corman (Fall of the House of Usher, Little Shop of Horrors)

Final Destination 3
Character NameInspiration
Wendy and Julie ChristensenDirector Benjamin Christensen (Häxan)
Erin UlmerEdgar G. Ulmer (Detour, Isle of Lost Souls)
Lewis RomeroDirector George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead)
Jason Robert WiseDirector Robert Wise (The Haunting)
Carrie DreyerDirector Carl Theodor Dreyer (Vampyr)
Ashley FreundCinematographer/director Karl Freund (Metropolis)
Ashlyn HalperinDirector Victor Halperin (White Zombie)

The Final Destination
Character NameInspiration
Nick O’BannonWriter/Director Dan O'Bannon (Alien)
Janet CunninghamDirector Sean Cunningham (Friday the 13th)
Lori MilliganDirector Andy Milligan (The Ghastly Ones)
Hunt WynorskiDirector Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall)

Final Destination 5
Character NameInspiration
Peter FriedkinDirector William Friedkin (The Exorcist)
Candice HooperDirector Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
Olivia CastleHorror impresario William Castle (House on Haunted Hill)

The first film, originally titled Flight 180, was based on a concept originally written as a unfilmed script for The X-Files. The title was changed but the number remained.
  • In the first Final Destination, a bedside clock fades in from 1:00am to 180.
  • In Final Destination 2, a police officer radios in an accident at mile marker 180. The number repeats again when a character is pulled out of the way of a truck, in a road work sign that says "next 180 feet."
  • In Final Destination 3, a light rail train number is 081, which, reflected in the mirror is 180. In the hardware store scene, a tag that fatefully catches on a chain has UNIT 081 written on it.
  • In the fourth film, The Final Destination, victims at the race track accident are seated in area 180 (as shown on a sign behind them). The number repeats in video camera footage and on the roof of a bus in the final scene.
In Final Destination, the ill-fated flight is scheduled to take off at 9:25, which is the same as the main character’s birthday (25th September). When he gets on the plane, he sits in seat I (the 9th letter of the alphabet) in row 25.

The number “666,” generally considered to be a bad omen, appears on a luggage cart in the first film and on the car that crashes at the speedway in the fourth film.

In The Final Destination, two characters go into auditorium 13 (considered an unlucky number) and to their doom.

In the first film, the original plan was to have Death as a much more obvious entity, as illustrated when the character Tod sees a shadow in the mirror and the water running back into the toilet to “cover its tracks.” Subsequently, it was decided to have the deaths appear simply as accidents.

Death foreshadowed: During the opening credits of the first film, a hanging doll, a guillotine and a picture of a knife in someone's chest foreshadow what will soon befall the characters. One character is shadowed by a dagger in the first film, while in the second film, a character’s face fades into the outline of a skull, and yet another character unwisely ignores warnings about his eye. In Final Destination 3, two characters hear the song “Love Rollercoaster,” which refers to the rollercoaster that should have killed them.

In order to film the massive pileup sequence in Final Destination 2, several miles of highway had to be closed down for several days.

In Final Destination 3, the cast members on the rollercoaster had to ride the coaster 26 times on the same night in order to shoot the film's main premonition scene.

Tony Todd, who plays Bludworth in the first, second and fifth films, provides the voice of the devil above the entrance to the roller coaster in Final Destination 3. In that third film, he also provides the speaker's voice saying, “This is the end of the line” in the subway.

The opening titles of The Final Destination recreate death scenes from all three of the previous films. The fourth film holds the distinction of containing 11 “kills,” the most of any film in the series.

In The Final Destination, when he is hit by the bus, the character George is in the middle of stating, “My wife said that Deja Vu is like God's way of...” and then he's cut off by the impact. Some viewers wonder what the end of his sentence was going to be. The answer is that of a common expression “...telling you that you are in the right place at the right time,” hence the irony of the situation.
In “Final Destination 5,” Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda.

The second of the Final Destination films to be shot in 3D, “Final Destination 5” is directed by Steven Quale, marking his major feature film directorial debut. The film brings together an ensemble cast led by Emma Bell (“Frozen,” TV’s “The Walking Dead”) and Nicholas D’Agosto (“Fired Up!,” TV’s “Heroes”), along with Miles Fisher (TV’s “Mad Men” and “Gossip Girl”), Arlen Escarpeta (“Friday the 13th”), Jacqueline MacInnes-Wood (TV’s “The Bold and the Beautiful”), P.J. Byrne (“Dinner for Schmucks”) and Ellen Wroe (TV’s “Huge”). Rounding out the rest of the cast are Courtney B. Vance (TV’s “Flash Forward,” “ER”), David Koechner (“The Office,” “Anchorman”) and “Final Destination” franchise icon Tony Todd (“Hatchet II”).
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FD5 is in cinemas now.

Thursday 25 August 2011

I Don't Know How She Does It

Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) devotes her days to her job, at night she goes home to her adoring, recently-downsized architect husband Richard (Greg Kinnear) and their two young children. It's a non-stop balancing act, the same one that Kate's acerbic best friend and fellow working mother Allison (Christina Hendricks) performs on a daily basis, and that Kate's super-brainy, child-phobic young junior associate Momo (Olivia Munn) fully intends to avoid. When Kate gets handed a major new account that will require frequent trips to New York, Richard also wins the new job he's been hoping for—and both will be spreading themselves even thinner. Complicating matters is Kate's charming new business associate Jack Abelhammer (Pierce Brosnan), who begins to prove an unexpected source of temptation.
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In cinemas on September 16, 2011

First Night

I've just been sent over the official UK trailer and poster for First Night, the upcoming romantic comedy starring Richard E. Grant and opera superstar Sarah Brightman.

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Fusing the stately grandeur of Gosford Park with the magical music of Amadeus, First Night is a unique story of love’s fluctuating fortunes set against a backdrop of visual and vocal beauty. As the cast, the drama, and the music carefully walk a tightrope between humour and pathos a timeless romantic comedy unfolds.

Adam (Richard E. Grant) is a rich industrialist and frustrated opera singer aspiring to a more cultured world. Spurred on by playful jibes that he’s just a City suit living a capitalist dream he decides to stage an opera in his lavish country retreat. He feels sure the shallow taunting will end once his friends see him in full voice. In fact his singing might even help him win the hand of Celia (Sarah Brightman) the female conductor he’s been pursuing, especially since she is the first to be recruited for his showpiece.

For the rest of the cast and the production Adam brings in the experts and enlists the aid of a troupe of sexy young singer with enough collective sexual tension to light up the stage. His choice of opera? Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, the master composer’s fabled romp through the bittersweet territory of sexual infidelity. And as this disparate group flexes their melodic and melodramatic muscles, it won’t be long before life imitates art as relationships flourish and flounder.

Cosi Fan Tutte is Mozart’s most popular opera. Although it has always been regarded as his most lyrical it has a cynical vein running through it which resonates with contemporary audiences. The story unfolds while rehearsals take place. As in the opera so it is in the film. Mozart’s music heightens a comedic drama as a classic tale of love and betrayal plays out.
Hitting UK cinemas October 14, 2011

Crazy Stupid Love finally gets a UK quad poster

We already have seen character posters, trailers and images for the film. Now Warner Bros. has finally released the UK quad, landscape, poster.

At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream—good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart.  But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels.  Worse, in today’s single world, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth.

Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).  In an effort to help Cal get over his wife and start living his life, Jacob opens Cal’s eyes to the many options before him: flirty women, manly drinks and a sense of style that can’t be found at Supercuts or The Gap.

Cal and Emily aren’t the only ones looking for love in what might be all the wrong places: Cal’s 13-year-old son, Robbie, is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica, who harbors a crush on Cal.  And despite Cal’s makeover and his many new conquests, the one thing that can’t be made over is his heart, which seems to keep leading him back to where he began.
Hitting UK Cinemas September 23, 2011
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Wednesday 24 August 2011

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo gets images

Way back in June, Sony released the teaser trailer for the English language remake of the Swedish original.  Now they have released the first three images from the film.

The images shows Mikael (Daniel Craig) and Lisbeth (Rooney Mara) in various scenes from the film. I can spot where two of them come from the original film.

‘Evil Shall With Evil Be Expelled’

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first film in Columbia Pictures’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy. Directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, the film is based on the first novel in the trilogy, which altogether have sold 50 million copies in 46 countries and become a worldwide phenomenon. The screenplay is by Steven Zaillian
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo hits UK cinemas December 26, 2011
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Silent Running coming to Blu-ray

Three years after helping to achieve some of the most amazing imagery in cinema history with 2001: A Space Odyssey, special effects maestro Douglas Trumbull made an auspicious directorial debut at age 29 with the environmentally themed science fiction classic Silent Running.
In the distant future, plant life on our planet is extinct. Remaining specimens are cultivated in vast greenhouse-like domes orbiting in space. Bruce Dern (Marnie, Coming Home, The 'burbs, Monster) stars as Freeman Lowell, dedicated botanist aboard the "Valley Forge", awaiting the call to refoliate Earth – despite the scorn of his crewmates. When an order comes to instead destroy the domes and return home, Lowell takes matters into his own hands, beginning a long and lonely voyage into the unknown.

With its remarkable special effects (especially the robot drones Huey, Dewey, and Louie); glorious score (including songs performed by Joan Baez); memorable sound effects (created by Joseph Byrd from the cult band The United States of America); a screenplay co-written by Michael Cimino (The Deer Hunter) and Steven Bochco (Hill Street Blues), and an impassioned central performance from Dern, Silent Running remains a uniquely contemplative and haunting adventure that continues to make hippies of young children, even today.

Acknowledged as a major influence on Pixar's WALL-E and Duncan Jones' Moon, and directed by Douglas Trumbull, the special effects genius behind 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Blade Runner, and, most recently, The Tree of Life. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present a new Blu-ray special edition of Silent Running to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary (Also available as a limited edition Steelbook). Released on 14 November 2011.
  • New high-definition master in its original aspect ratio
  • A host of extras to be announced nearer the release date
  • PLUS: A lavish booklet featuring rare production imagery, and more!

  • Catalogue No: EKA70038/ EKA70049 (STEELBOOK)
  • Barcode: 5060000700381/ 5060000700497 (STEELBOOK)
  • RRP: £19.99/ £29.99 (STEELBOOK)
  • Release Date: 14 November 2011
  • Certificate: U
  • Run Time: 90 min. approx.
  • Format: 1.85:1 OAR/ Colour
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Director: Douglas TRUMBULL
  • Year: 1971
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English SDH (Optional)

3D SEX & ZEN: EXTREME ECSTASY gets 2 trailers

Friday saw the release of a load of images, the poster and tons of, not safe for work, clips. Now we have two trailers. One contains nothing rude and the other one just seems to contains half, and fully naked, women!

I just hope the films use of 3D is only contained to, as seen in the trailer, to knives, guns and other objects thrown towards the audience and not things like "The world's largest penis" [see here for more about that]! The use of 3D does seem to be stuck in the same use of the medium as horror films. More to startle than to bring anything else to the story but I can be wrong!

An adaptation of the classic novel The Carnal Prayer Mat, the film follows a young Ming Dynasty scholar named Wei Yangsheng on an eye-opening journey of sexual discovery.

Directed by Christopher Suen and produced by Stephen Shiu, the executive producer of its predecessor film Sex and Zen, the film is "the world's first 3-D erotic film"

3D SEX & ZEN: EXTREME ECSTASY has created Box Office records since its release in Australia, New Zealand & Hong Kong with sell-out opening week. In Australia, the film took over $1.1 million on just 6 screens.

In Hong Kong the film beat the opening days grosses of 'Avatar' and 'Titanic' with an opening day gross of $US351K. The film continues to play and has racked up a staggering $HK25 million at the Box Office
Hitting UK cinemas September 2, 2011

Tuesday 23 August 2011

Images of Penguins

Warner Bros. has just released two new images for the upcoming Happy Feet 2. One of them just seems to be the poster without the film's name on it.

The sequel to “Happy Feet,” the Academy Award®-winning animated smash hit, “Happy Feet Two” returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica in superb 3D.

Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven—a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model.

But things get worse when the world is shaken by powerful forces.

Erik learns of his father’s “guts and grit” as Mumble brings together the penguin nations and all manner of fabulous creatures—from tiny Krill to giant Elephant Seals—to put things right.

“Happy Feet Two” is directed by George Miller, who won an Oscar® as the creator of the original “Happy Feet.” The film features the voices of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Alecia Moore (P!nk), Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sofia Vergara, Common, Hugo Weaving, Magda Szubanski, Anthony LaPaglia, Richard Carter and Benjamin “Lil P-Nut” Flores, Jr.George Miller co-wrote the screenplay with Gary Eck, Warren Coleman and Paul Livingston.
Hitting cinemas in 3D, 2D and in IMAX from December 2, 2011
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