Talk to the wrong people and they’ll tell you that La La Land saved the musical, reviving the genre from the distant past. Like we said, wrong.
However, with Beauty and the Beast taking $1bn at the international box office and The Greatest Showman newly out on DVD – whilst STILL in cinemas – it’s undeniable that musicals are very much in vogue at the moment.
With film studios clamouring to find the next hit sing-a-long, we’ve rounded up five musicals heading your way before the year’s out. Could one of them be the next Greatest Showman…
Continue reading Could *THIS* be the next Greatest Showman?
With Deadpool 2 hitting cinemas worldwide this week, we thought it’d be fun to remember what it was we loved so much Tim Miller’s original Deadpool back in 2016.
Continue reading 5 reasons we LOVE Deadpool
Hollywood’s best kept (here meaning not true) secret is that thirty per cent of new films are commissioned by a producer flinging darts at a list of classic movies.
Continue reading Do gender-swapped remakes EVER work?
Well done Marvel, you’ve handed Disney another hit. Not just a hit, indeed, but a massive, record-breaking, box-office-smashing, global success story. Or so we’re told.
Continue reading Could Avengers: Infinity War actually LOSE money?
On Sunday 4 March, the production crews of nine critically-acclaimed films will find out which of them has bagged cinema’s most prestigious prize: the Academy Award for Best Picture. Ahead of our full Oscar predictions for 2018, here’s our guide to the runners and riders of this year’s race…
Continue reading OSCARS 2018 | Runners and Riders
With awards season well underway and the Oscars on the horizon, we turned to the best and brightest of Film Twitter to hear their predictions for the big night. Here’s what they had to say…
Continue reading OSCARS 2018 | Picking the winners
Tis award season again. A time for those in the film industry to acknowledge the work of dedicated members of cinema, allowing many of them the chance to one day look back at their nominations or award wins as their greatest achievements. But I ask myself, is that what award season is about? In recent years I have found award season to be less about acknowledging good films, or opening doors to what eventually become greatly overlooked films, and more about the giant popularity contest that is Hollywood.
Continue reading “Predictable and Unenjoyable” | Why Ashleigh won’t be watching the Oscars