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Beauty and the Beast Deleted Scene Reveals One Very Unlucky Servant Got Turned Into a Toilet

There’s a lot of unfortunate, understated horror in the curse put upon the household staff in Beauty and the Beast, dooming them to live out part of their lives not as humans, but everyday objects. But please, save your pity not for Chip, or Lumiere, or Cogsworth—save it for the poor guy who got turned into the toilet. Read More >>

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Geoffrey Rush Reflects on More Than a Decade of Piracy on the Caribbean

After five movies playing a ruthless pirate, you might think an Oscar-winning actor like Geoffrey Rush would be tired of it. He is not. He relishes playing Captain Barbossa, the longtime nemesis of Jack Sparrow, because he believes Pirates of the Caribbean is the rare franchise that stands out in a world dominated by franchises. Read More >>

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We Might Not Be Getting Those Six Power Rangers Sequels After All

Before the Power Rangers reboot hit cinemas a few months ago, Lionsgate talked a big game about having long-term plans for the film franchise. Those plans might have to be shelved now, though, thanks to a disastrous box office performance in China this past weekend. Read More >>

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The Growing Problem Of Archiving Modern Cinema For The Ages

In the perfect world, we'd store absolutely every bit of information generated each day, but that task is almost impossible, even with dedicated efforts like the Internet Archive. Try targeting your efforts more, say just movies. You still have to find a robust, eternal-as-possible storage medium, rock-solid processes and well, making sure that medium isn't highly combustible. Read More >>

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Alien: Covenant May Be the Biggest Disappointment of the Summer

Here’s a sentence I’m just incredibly sad to type: Alien: Covenant is bad. Read More >>

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The New Labyrinth Film Spin-Off Now Has a Promising Director and Writer

Last year, news broke that there was going to be another film set in the Labyrinth universe. It was called everything from a reboot to a sequel and, since David Bowie had just passed away when it happened, everyone was upset and confused. Now, there’s a director and writer on board, along with some clarification about its premise. Read More >>

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Newcastle Odeon Refuses To Go Down Without A Fight

Newcastle's Pilgrim Street Odeon has taken its final curtain call – and went out in true dramatic style by collapsing into the road. Read More >>

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The Spider-Man Homecoming Teaser Poster is Perfect

One thing no one ever wants to see again is Spider-Man’s origin. We’ve got it. And maybe you didn’t get it from the trailer, but Spider-Man Homecoming is a whole new kind of Spider-Man. It’s not about his physical origin, it’s about his mental one. And the teaser poster hammers that point home. Read More >>

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Filming Begins on Han Solo’s Star Wars Story

It's currently untitled, but it's official: filming of the Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began this week at London's Pinewood Studios. Read More >>

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Logan Is Beautiful, Sophisticated, and Still a Kick-Ass Superhero Film

Anyone who’s seen the trailers could easily guess that Logan is the best solo Wolverine film, but it’s more than that. It’s a legitimately special film that just happens to star superheroes — a film that wouldn’t be out of place at the Academy Awards. And it’s still just as badass as any Wolverine fan could want. Read More >>

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New Promo Asks If Power Rangers Are More Like Iron Man or Spider-Man

It looks like Power Rangers live in a world where Marvel comics exist. The latest promo gives us a better look at the Rangers’ Dinozords, their final battle against Rita Repulsa, and addresses the all-important question of which Marvel hero they’re most like... even though the answer’s totally obvious. Read More >>

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Apple May Add “Cinema Mode” to iOS 10.3

Constant rumours suggest Apple is preparing something called "Theater Mode" -- hopefully renamed Cinema Mode for the UK -- which will deaden certain mobile features and allow its users to carry on being on their phones even when within the confines of the local movie house. Read More >>

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What Makes Saving Private Ryan’s Beach Landing Scene So Brilliant

Some movie scenes are unforgettable, and Steven Spielberg’s reenactment of the Normandy Landing is one of them. Every shot feels chaotic, with indiscriminate bloodshed consistent with this brutal event. But as Nerdwriter1 explains in the video below, Spielberg’s filmmaking choices are anything but random. Read More >>

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The 5 Biggest Ever Flops at the UK Box Office

Poor old Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins suffered a slaughter worthy of some of their earlier films this weekend, as box office takings data revealed that their latest effort, Misconduct, took just £97 at the UK box office. We haven't missed off an M or any zeroes. That's ninety-seven pounds and zero pence only. Read More >>

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From Secret Cinema to the Crystal Maze: Why Immersive Theatre is So Damn Popular Now

Later today, the Rage Virus will be once again released in London. Still a few years shy of 28 Years Later, the latest Secret Cinema immersive experience will be kicking off at a secret location somewhere in the capital. This time the event will be themed around the cult 2002 horror film 28 Days Later, and will see audiences dodging zombies in a recreation of post-Rage London before grabbing the popcorn for a screening of the film itself. Read More >>