Tom Hiddleston: “ ‘Thor’ Fans Think I Can Pole Dance”

By Fraser McAlpine Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth in ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Tom Hiddleston has given a lovely interview over at the UK Huffington Post in support of the Blu Ray/DVD release of Thor: The Dark World, in which he reveals that fans have started writing their own narratives about what he is and isn’t good at, based on certain things he’s expected to do on screen when playing Loki. He explains: “I’ve had some very strange fan mail over the years. There’s a moment in the first Thor movie where Thor and Loki are engaged in a fight. … Read more

Lore 2012

The daughter of Nazis arrested by Allied forces ventures across Germany with her four younger siblings in hopes of reaching their grandmother, encountering a young Jewish refugee along the way who may prove to be their only hope of surviving the harrowing ordeal in this World War II drama based on Rachel Seiffert’s novel The Dark Room. It’s the spring of 1945. Adolf Hitler is dead and Allied forces are advancing through Germany, arresting and imprisoning Nazis as the fractured country’s “final victory” slips permanently out of reach. Swept out of her opulent Bavarian home in a whirlwind by her … Read more

Gladiator 2000 – Academy Award Winner of 2001

  BUDGET:  $103MM OPENING WKD: $35MM (USA) GROSS: $456MM (Worldwide) | $188MM (USA) AWARDS: Won 5 Oscars. Another 51 wins & 80 nominations SUMMARY: When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor’s corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.          

The Lost Northbound Train – Part Seventeen

Chapter Seventeen – Setting Things In Motion The priest continued in the same, relaxed way, not giving them a chance to recollect themselves after the first shock John and Margaret had suffered. “I have to dress the old-fashioned way, you know. People in this neighbourhood still feel strongly about every man that holds a position in religion; they want to know him for what he is, no more, no less. Certainly, no less. A priest must look like one. I came here in jeans and leather jacket but I soon changed into traditional garb since I was ignored, even by … Read more

300: Rise of an Empire * Releases March 7, 2014

synopsis Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) assembles his troops to fend off an invading Persian army led by the immortal Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and the vindictive Persian navy commander Artemisia (Eva Green) in this sequel to 300 based on the graphic novel Xerses by Frank Miller. mpaa rating flags Nudity Profanity Sexual Situations Violence genres Action sub-genres Historical Epic War Epic   Official Website Play Theme Music   Download Theme

Stalingrad 2013 – releases Feb 28th

A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. Armenia Oct 10, 2013 Russia Oct 10, 2013 Georgia Oct 24, 2013 China Oct 31, 2013 Lithuania Nov 29, 2013 Poland Nov 29, 2013 Estonia Dec 6, 2013 United Kingdom Feb 21, 2014 Ireland Feb 21, 2014 United States Feb 28, 2014 Serbia Mar 3, 2014 (Belgrade Film Festival) Serbia Mar 13, 2014

The Lost Northbound Train – Part Sixteen

Chapter Sixteen – Choices   Of course, things were not that simple. To get legally married, first and foremost, you needed an identity. One that you could prove with the required documents, to boot. There was no way John Thornton could prove himself an Englishman, even though he had lived in England all his life. Margaret was in the exact same situation. In 1852, people didn’t have passports or driver’s licences. John and Margaret thought long and hard about it and discussed it with their friends. Jowan promised to ask around at the hospital’s legal department. These people sometimes had … Read more

BBC Worldwide Lines Up Global Sales For ‘The Musketeers’

BBC One’s period drama The Musketeers is going global. BBC Worldwide has secured sales for the show’s ten episode first season with ADR in Germany, NRK in Norway, TV4 in Sweden, 1+1 in the Ukraine, OTE in Greece and NTV in Turkey. The deals that BBCWW has struck for The Musketeers come shortly after BBC One renewed the series, which is a co-production with BBC America for a second season and ahead of the drama’s launch to buyers at the 38th BBC Worldwide Showcase – an annual television sales festival in which BBC Worldwide host buyers from around the world in … Read more

Daniel Deronda 2002

Last weeks puzzle: Visitor Jo correctly identified the frame from the Forsyte Saga  Daniel Deronda 2002 The illegitimate son of a wealthy British aristocrat, Daniel Deronda harbors a secretive past and a ready supply of cash. But when he meets Gwendolyn, a beautiful woman in desperate need of money, things get even more complicated. Cast: Hugh Dancy, Romola Garai, Hugh Bonneville, Barbara Hershey, Greta Scacchi, Amanda Root, David Bamber, Allan Corduner, Anna Steel, Nicholas Day, Jodhi May, Celia Imrie, Daniel Evans, Michael Attwell, Edward Fox Sorry, no trailers for this but the entire 4 episodes are on YouTube

Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor & Rade Sherbedgia Join ITV’s ‘Downton Abbey’

By Patrick Munn – February 14th, 2014 @ 05:36 pm UTC No Comments Category: News / UK News Richard E. Grant (Withnail and I), Anna Chancellor (The Hour) and Rade Sherbedgia (Snatch) are joining the cast of ITV’s drama series Downton Abbey for its upcoming fifth season, TVWise has learned. Grant has been cast as Simon Bricker, who visits Downton Abbey as a guest of the Granthams; Chancellor as Lady Anstruther; and Sherbedgia as Kuragin, a Russian refugee who has fled her homeland following the Bolshevik revolution. They join a large cast for season five which includes, amongst others, Maggie Smith, Hugh … Read more

Tom Hardy Joins BBC Two’s ‘Peaky Blinders’

By Patrick MunnTom Hardy (Inception) has joined the cast of BBC Two’s period drama Peaky Blinders for its upcoming six episode second season.   The Dark Knight Rises actor – who has more recently been filming alongside Gary Oldman on Child 44, a feature adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel which is being produced by Scott Free Productions and Summit Entertainment – has joined the 1920′s set drama playing a charismatic leader who presents a unique opportunity to Tommy (Cillian Murphy). The BBC first made the announcement on the Peaky Blinders’ Facebook and Twitter accounts. Created by Steven Knight, Peaky … Read more

The Lost Northbound Train – Part Fifteen

Chapter Fifteen – Blending In Within three weeks John and Margaret’s situation had thoroughly changed. John was doing a hell of a job at “The Green Huntsman”. With Jowan’s help, he hired an elderly man who retired from public service the year before but who had done some pub work in his spare time to have an extra income. Paul Burrows was a short, slender man with a shock of white hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. He had kept himself fairly fit over the years by working out at a gym. A couple of years before, his … Read more

BBC One’s ‘The Musketeers’ Renewed For Second Season

By Patrick Munn – February 9th, 2014 @ 12:35 pm UTC BBC One’s newest drama series The Musketeers has been renewed for a second season. “Drama in 2014 has got off to a great start on BBC One and The Musketeers has really brought something fresh and new to the channel”, said BBC One Controller Charlotte Moore, who commissioned the second season alongside the BBC’s Controller of Drama Commissioning Ben Stephenson. ”I can’t wait to see how things will develop in the next series.” Created by Adrian Hodges, The Musketeers is a new adaptation of the legendary tale of the three musketeers. … Read more

The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box 2013 * DVD release today

      Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero’s quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic… In THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX, seventeen-year-old Mariah Mundi’s life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth – but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel … Read more

The Lost Northbound Train – Part Fourteen

Chapter Fourteen – Taking Stock   Around three in the morning, John, Margaret and Jowan finally returned to Betty’s cottage, all of them weary to the bone. Yet, all pressing and disturbing issues had been brought to a satisfactory end. Jowan’s father was recuperating from his stroke which in the end, was not that severe. The doctors had every confidence of him leaving the hospital as soon as his vitals were back to normal. Mrs Thorn was back in her home and her sister, living nearby in a Leicestershire village had come to keep her company, whilst Mr Thorn was … Read more