Features Editor's Picks

  • Why Logan is the most important superhero movie of our time

    **Do not read on if you haven’t watched Logan. Massive spoilers ahead!**

    There are moments in Logan that rip and tear through the audience’s ears like a rabid animal, embodying its titular character in true form. With a runtime that exceeds two hours and a story so hardboiled and mature it feels as if the characters you have been holding close for decades are literally vanishing before your…
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  • What we look for in Oscar-winning performances - and what we should look for instead

    Did Leonardo DiCaprio really deserve that Oscar? Who should win this time? The lead Actor and Actress race is a cosmic event that will determine nothing less than the fate of the entire human race. Honestly, it doesn’t feel like that much of an exaggeration.
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  • 5 Facts about the Afflecks

    5 fun facts about famous brothers, Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck.
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  • The Green-Light | My long, torturous relationship with Trainspotting

    Everyone I’ve spoken to seems to love Trainspotting, and so they should. But twenty-one years after its first release, approximately ten years since my first viewing of it, and two months since my re-watch, why don’t I love it too?
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Action Movie Features

  • Why Logan is the most important superhero movie of our time

    **Do not read on if you haven’t watched Logan. Massive spoilers ahead!**

    There are moments in Logan that rip and tear through the audience’s ears like a rabid animal, embodying its titular character in true form. With a runtime that exceeds two hours and a story so hardboiled and mature it feels as if the characters you have been holding close for decades are literally vanishing before your…
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  • The Green-Light | To Edit Tarantino is to Kill Him

    A recent re-edit of Django Unchained teaches us why we love our favourite movies — warts and all.
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  • The Mummy - Inside Look Featurette

    Universal Pictures has released a new featurette which takes you into the world of Monsters and behind the scenes of its latest action-thriller The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Russell Crowe.
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  • Transformers: The Last Knight - IMAX Featurette

    The first footage of Transformers: The Last Knight has arrived in this IMAX featurette celebrating the franchise’s 10-year long history with the format.
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Adventure Movie Features

  • The Green-Light | Rogue One's Greatest Gift

    For real drama to take place, it needs characters to go to extreme places.
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  • Transformers: The Last Knight - IMAX Featurette

    The first footage of Transformers: The Last Knight has arrived in this IMAX featurette celebrating the franchise’s 10-year long history with the format.
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  • Doctor Strange - Behind the Scenes

    Marvel has teased new footage in this behind-the-scenes sneak peek for Doctor Strange.

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  • Captain America: Civil War Blu-ray bonus content roundup

    Captain America: Civil War gets its home release in the UK/US across the next couple of weeks, and included on the Blu-ray are a limited number of extras, which we’ll run though now.
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Drama Movie Features

  • Why Logan is the most important superhero movie of our time

    **Do not read on if you haven’t watched Logan. Massive spoilers ahead!**

    There are moments in Logan that rip and tear through the audience’s ears like a rabid animal, embodying its titular character in true form. With a runtime that exceeds two hours and a story so hardboiled and mature it feels as if the characters you have been holding close for decades are literally vanishing before your…
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  • What we look for in Oscar-winning performances - and what we should look for instead

    Did Leonardo DiCaprio really deserve that Oscar? Who should win this time? The lead Actor and Actress race is a cosmic event that will determine nothing less than the fate of the entire human race. Honestly, it doesn’t feel like that much of an exaggeration.
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  • The Green-Light | Why Jackie is a great biopic - but not a great film

    Larraín’s films typically make certain that the medium is the message – but here, it’s an ethos that gets tangled in the telling.
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  • The Green-Light | My long, torturous relationship with Trainspotting

    Everyone I’ve spoken to seems to love Trainspotting, and so they should. But twenty-one years after its first release, approximately ten years since my first viewing of it, and two months since my re-watch, why don’t I love it too?
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Comedy Movie Features

  • The Green-Light | My long, torturous relationship with Trainspotting

    Everyone I’ve spoken to seems to love Trainspotting, and so they should. But twenty-one years after its first release, approximately ten years since my first viewing of it, and two months since my re-watch, why don’t I love it too?
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  • La La Land - Music Featurette

    Lionsgate has released a new featurette on the music of La La Land, featuring stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
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  • Nick Flicks | Was the Internet right or wrong about Ghostbusters?

    The Internet has already made up its mind about Ghostbusters, but are the haters right or wrong?
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  • Ghostbusters - Gadgets Vignette

    Get a closer look at the gadgets the female Ghostbusters will be using to bust them ghosts.
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Sci-fi Movie Features

  • Why Logan is the most important superhero movie of our time

    **Do not read on if you haven’t watched Logan. Massive spoilers ahead!**

    There are moments in Logan that rip and tear through the audience’s ears like a rabid animal, embodying its titular character in true form. With a runtime that exceeds two hours and a story so hardboiled and mature it feels as if the characters you have been holding close for decades are literally vanishing before your…
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  • The Green-Light | Rogue One's Greatest Gift

    For real drama to take place, it needs characters to go to extreme places.
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  • Transformers: The Last Knight - IMAX Featurette

    The first footage of Transformers: The Last Knight has arrived in this IMAX featurette celebrating the franchise’s 10-year long history with the format.
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  • Luke Cage - Behind the Scenes Featurette

    Marvel and Netflix have released a new behind the scenes featurette for Marvel’s Luke Cage.
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Fantasy Movie Features

  • The Green-Light | My long, torturous relationship with Trainspotting

    Everyone I’ve spoken to seems to love Trainspotting, and so they should. But twenty-one years after its first release, approximately ten years since my first viewing of it, and two months since my re-watch, why don’t I love it too?
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  • The Green-Light | Rogue One's Greatest Gift

    For real drama to take place, it needs characters to go to extreme places.
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  • Disney's live-action Snow White - money-maker or crowd-pleaser? Our case for the live-action remake

    Where cynics may perceive this as being a mere money-maker, can these re-imaginings not be instead taken as crowd-pleasers?
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  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - IMAX Fan Featurette

    IMAX Fan Featurette for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
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Thriller Movie Features

  • The Green-Light | Split and M. Night Shyamalan’s Terribly Exciting Promise

    Something has happened that I thought would never happen again: an M. Night Shyamalan movie has excited me.
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  • The Mummy - Inside Look Featurette

    Universal Pictures has released a new featurette which takes you into the world of Monsters and behind the scenes of its latest action-thriller The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Russell Crowe.
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Crime Movie Features

  • Nick Flicks | Why Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart make Central Intelligence

    Central Intelligence could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
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  • Ask Marvel - Jessica Jones - David Tennant Interview

    Ask Marvel interviews David Tennant, who plays Kilgrave on Jessica Jones.
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Animation Movie Features

  • Fan.tasia: a Disney movies mashup

    A rather wonderful mashup-cum-music video of almost every Disney movie released since 1989, from Lindsay McCutcheon.
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  • Nick Flicks | Is Finding Dory too familiar?

    Even if it is familiar, Finding Dory is one follow-up that won’t be forgotten.
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  • Nick Picks | Could Ratchet & Clank Be a Stepping-Stone For Video Game Movies?

    Ratchet & Clank by no means breaks new ground for animation. However, it could be seen as a minor stepping-stone for video game movies.
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  • The Ultimate Pixar Easter Egg Unveiled

    Pixar loves to incorporate Eager Eggs into all of their films, but there’s one particular hidden gem nobody has ever been able to catch.
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Horror Movie Features

  • The Green-Light | Split and M. Night Shyamalan’s Terribly Exciting Promise

    Something has happened that I thought would never happen again: an M. Night Shyamalan movie has excited me.
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  • Films of the Year 2016 - Scott's Personal Picks

    It’s that time of the year again when film fans reflect on the year’s highs and lows at the cinema and share their own personal choices of what were the cream of the crop in 2016. So without further ado, here are my favourites of the year (*NB – My list includes films released both in the UK and US in 2016).

    1: La La Land

    When it came to the London Film Festival this autumn, the wave…
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  • Silent Hills in Real Life Part 2 released

    Back in March of this year we ran a story on how a short film adaptation of Konami’s cancelled P.T./Silent Hills – Silent Hills P.T. in real life – might well be the best video game to film adaptation yet? Turns out the team (Oddest of the Odd) weren’t quite done yet with their adaptation, and have now returned with part 2, which you can watch above.

    The film, replete with a not-so-subtle…
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  • The Mummy - Inside Look Featurette

    Universal Pictures has released a new featurette which takes you into the world of Monsters and behind the scenes of its latest action-thriller The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Russell Crowe.
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