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More Damning 'Solo' Statistics | UK Box Office Report 1-3rd June 2018

More Damning 'Solo' Statistics | UK Box Office Report 1-3rd June 2018

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is set to be the first financial failure in live-action 'Star Wars' history and will likely be out-grossed by 'Peter Rabbit', 'Fifty Shades Freed', 'Detective Chinatown 2' and 'Operation Red Sea'. Full details in this week's box office report.[...]
How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

How Science Fiction Movies Have Influenced Technology

"what is science fiction really? By definition, it's science that isn't real. Or is it?" Craig Sheldon takes you through the real-life impact sci-fi movie gadgets and gizmos have had in this special feature.[...]
Ibiza (2018) Review

Ibiza (2018) Review

Joseph Wade has reviewed Netflix's summer party movie, and "complete waste of time", 'Ibiza' starring Gillian Jacobs; an unfunny comedy that "completely missed the mark in all aspects of the production".[...]
Solo Bombs | UK Box Office Report 25-27th May 2018

Solo Bombs | UK Box Office Report 25-27th May 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story bombs at the box office, falling below even 'Peter Rabbit' as regards its opening weekend total at the UK box office. Full UK box office report for the weekend of May 25th-27th 2018.[...]
Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

Star Wars Live-Action Movies Ranked

All live-action Star Wars movies ranked from worst to best, as updated in 2018 following the release of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'. 10 movies, ranked worst to best here at The Film Magazine.[...]
Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

Adventures In Babysitting (1987) Snapshot Review

A stood-up babysitter gets more than she bargained for when her efforts to retrieve her stranded bestie at the bus station are hilariously sabotaged at every turn. Elizabeth Shue stars in 'Adventures in Babysitting', as reviewed by Elizabeth Howlett.[...]
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review

The latest 'Star Wars' movie 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is "fun but unessential" according to Joseph Wade in his review of the 2018 Ron Howard (Disney) release here.[...]
Lucasfilm Developing Boba Fett Movie from James Mangold

Lucasfilm Developing Boba Fett Movie from James Mangold

A Boba Fett standalone 'Star Wars' spin-off is being developed by 'Logan' director James Mangold for Lucasfilm and Disney, with an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in the works, too. Full news, here.[...]
Deadpool 2 Sets A Record | UK Box Office Report 18th-20th May 2018

Deadpool 2 Sets A Record | UK Box Office Report 18th-20th May 2018

How big was the opening weekend for 'Deadpool 2'? Take a look in this week's UK box office report, also featuring further updates on 'Avengers: Infinity War'.[...]
GLAAD Say Hollywood LGBTQ Representation Hit New Low in 2017

GLAAD Say Hollywood LGBTQ Representation Hit New Low in 2017

GLAAD today released the results of a Hollywood studio survey that outed studios on their lack of LGBTQ representation in Hollywood movies in 2017, with the organisation refusing to give a single studio a "pass" grade.[...]
Cannes 2018 - Full List of Festival Winners

Cannes 2018 - Full List of Festival Winners

In a ceremony headlined by an impassioned Asia Argento speech on industry sexism, a panel headed by Cate Blanchett awarded the best of Cannes International Film Festival 2018 with prestigious awards such as the Palme d'Or. The full list of winners here.[...]
'Infinity War' Breaks New Records and 'Black Panther' Exits | UK Box Office Report 11-13th May 2018

'Infinity War' Breaks New Records and 'Black Panther' Exits | UK Box Office Report 11-13th May 2018

'Infinity War' becomes the highest grossing superhero movie of all time, 'The Greatest Showman' is 2017's 4th highest grossing film, 'Black Panther' breaks worldwide top 10 for all time, and more in the our box office report for the weekend starting 11th May 2018.[...]
The Foreigner (2017) Snapshot Review

The Foreigner (2017) Snapshot Review

Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in 'The Foreigner' (2017) from 'Casino Royale' director Martin Campbell, a movie Joseph Wade has tagged as "an effective piece [...] worth an intrigued glance". Full review here.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine - Cinema's Most Romantic Moments Part 1

In his third blog on The Great Empathy Machine we know as cinema, Joseph Wade presents part 1 of a miniseries of posts regarding Cinema's Most Romantic Moments. He begins with 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' and the line "what if you stayed this time?"[...]
The Clapper (2018) Snapshot Review

The Clapper (2018) Snapshot Review

"There are no saving graces here. This is bad. This is so bad it might even be offensive." - Joseph Wade's review of the Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried film 'The Clapper' (2018).[...]
'Avengers: Infinity War' Sets More Box Office Records | UK Box Office Report 4-6th May 2018

'Avengers: Infinity War' Sets More Box Office Records | UK Box Office Report 4-6th May 2018

'Avengers: Infinity War' has become the 5th highest grossing movie since 2016 after just 11 days of release! This and so much more box office analysis in Joseph Wade's UK Box Office Report 4-6th May 2018, here.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 - Subjectivity in Criticism

In Exploring the Great Empathy Machine blog 2, Joseph Wade explores subjectivity in film criticism, analysis and fandom. Check out his thoughts and theories and let him know your "guilty pleasures" here.[...]
An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

An Artist's Contributions: David Wark Griffith

Highly influential 'Broken Blossoms' and 'The Birth of a Nation' director David Wark Griffith is the topic of Francesca Militello's latest piece in her "An Artist's Contributions" series. Just how did Griffith influence modern cinema? Find out here.[...]
Full Avengers: Infinity War Box Office Analysis | UK Box Office Report Apr 27-29th 2018

Full Avengers: Infinity War Box Office Analysis | UK Box Office Report Apr 27-29th 2018

Full reports on 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2018) in the UK, North America and worldwide, as it sets all kinds of records at the box office. Take a look at how it compares to other superhero movies and the historical importance of the film in this week's UK box office report.[...]
Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 - An Introduction

In the first of a new blog series, our editor Joseph Wade discusses the impact of 'Interstellar' on his life and how YouTube channel Like Stories of Old helped him to understand how so many of his favourite films are linked.[...]