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John Calvert

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2015

 
Watch The Transformers Ruin Your Favourite Movies

Escaping the confines of Michael 'BLOW IT UP! BLOW IT ALL UP! MUHAHAHA!' Bay's series of blockbuster robot films, a hilarious new video from Funny Or Die hit the net this week cleverly cutting footage from the 'Transformers' movies to make it look like they've given some beloved movies unexpected and destructive plot twists. Not the kind of city-destroying mechanoids you want driving your mum to the airport, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and co turn up uninvited to rain buckets of Bayhem on all kinds of movie favourites in the clip, from 'Forest Gump' to 'Titanic' to recent cancer comedy '50/50'.

 

Nick Levine

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015

 
Ex Machina: Portishead's Geoff Barrow And Composer Ben Salisbury On Soundtracking The Year's Most Chilling Sci-Fi Drama

Ex Machina, the directorial debut from novelist/screenwriter Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later), is one of this year's most fascinating sci-fi films. Sentient robot Ava (Alicia Vikander) has been built to pass the so-called "Turing test" by exhibiting behaviour indistinguishable from that of a human, so her inventor Nathan (Oscar Isaac) recruits a bright spark computer coder called Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) to assess just how realistic his creation is.

 

Nick Levine

Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

 
Exclusive - Watch A Trailer For Netflix' Documentary About Grateful Dead Founding Member Bob Weir

We all know Netflix can do high-quality original drama (House Of Cards, Daredevil) and addictive comedy too (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the forthcoming Grace And Frankie); now the global streaming service is moving into music docs.

 

Nick Levine

Posted on Saturday, May 2, 2015

 
'Daredevil' Star Charlie Cox Discusses Season Two Of Netflix's Hit Marvel Series

Netflix declines to release viewing figures for any of its content, but recent estimates suggest that Marvel's Daredevil, which launched on April 10, is currently its [url=http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/first-netflix-viewing-figures-confirm-popularity-o/377224]most popular original series[/url]. Little wonder, then, that the online TV colossus has already ordered a second season of the dark drama starring British actor Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, a lawyer living in New York City's Hell's Kitchen district who transforms into a masked crime-fighter at night.

 

Nick Levine

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015

 
Empire: Star Taraji P. Henson Discusses Working With Courtney Love and Timbaland On 2015's Hottest New TV Show

In the US, Empire is 2015's hottest new TV show, with over 23 million viewers tuning in to March's Season One finale. Now E4 has snapped up the rights to the musical drama series created by Lee Daniels (The Butler) and Danny Strong (The Hunger Games - Mockingjay), giving British viewers the chance to discover why America's become so obsessed. Basically, there's a lot to get obsessed about.

 
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