The Shawshank Redemption Review

The Shawshank Redemption Studios: Castle Rock Entertainment Publisher: Columbia Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I was already familiar with Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption after having seen it a number of times broadcast on TV in my youth. This would be the first time I would be able to see the film on the big screen, however, and I looked forward to finally see...

Stand by Me Review

Stand by Me Studios: Act III Productions Publisher: Columbia Productions Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, is considered a classic ‘coming-of-age’ film by many. Being somewhat of a Rob Reiner fan (I loved This is Spinal Tap and the Princess Bride), I had to go see this film. Alongside that, it also starred a (very) young Wil Wheaton so I had to g...

Gattaca Review

Gattaca Studios: Jersey Films Publisher: Columbia Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview I am a huge fan of writer/director Andrew Niccol. Although his body of work is not nearly as prolific as some other luminaries who grace the bill at In the House, he does have some fairly strong entries with his 2005 film Lord of War being my all-time favourite film. I’d seen Gattaca a numbe...

Three New xXx: Return of Xander Cage Videos Released ahead of Cinema Launch

Paramount Pictures has been busy preparing for the launch of xXx: Return of Xander Cag. Three brand new featurettes have been released with a mix of action shots and interviews with the multinational cast. The first video introduces commentary from cast members Ruby Rose, Donnie Yen, Nina Dobrev, Deepika Padukone, and of course, Vin Diesel. ‘xXx Cast’ Featurette The next featurette is all about le...

Latest xXx: Return of Xander Cage Trailer Stars Ruby Rose as Adele

Ruby Rose, the Australian model and actress who shot to stardom in Orange is the New Black, will be joining the cast of xXx: Return of Xander Cage as Adele. Her character appears extremely talented with firearms and is recruited by Xander Cage as part of a team to recruit a secret weapon called Pandora’s Box. Adele puts her firearms skills to good use to protect lions from hunters, snipe gua...

Boyz n the Hood Review

Boyz n the Hood Studios: Columbia Pictures Platforms: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Before being called up to review Boyz n the Hood, I had never heard of it nor knew of its prominence. I’m a fan of television dramas such as The Wire and the recently released Luke Cage which both deal with life as working class/underclass African-Americans but somehow missed hearing about this film which w...

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Review

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Studio: EMI Films Publisher: Columbia Pictures Format: Cinema Release Date: Out Now Overview Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind is an interesting film that had a profound impact on the modern cultural landscape. One of its more groundbreaking concepts was the aliens not being warmongering beings from another galaxy but rather more curious and e...

The Monuments Men Review

The Monuments Men Developer: Columbia Pictures Publisher: 20th Century Fox Platforms: DVD, Blu Ray, Digital HD (Reviewed) Release Date: 20th August (Digital HD), 3rd September (DVD/Blu Ray) Price: $29.98 – Available Here Overview Set amongst the backdrop of WWII, The Monuments Men is loosely based on the tales of The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program” who were a group of allie...

Rabbids Set to Hit the Big Screen

Hold onto your hats people because Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced that they are partnering to develop a full-length feature film based on the Rabbids. That’s right, those insane creatures are blasting straight into the silver screen…you’ve been warned. The Rabbids film project will be overseen by Ubisoft Motion Pictures specifically and the group will acti...

RoboCop Prepares for Detroit in Official Mobile Game

The RoboCop reboot blasts into theatres in February, but later this week the official mobile game will be released for iOS and Android devices. Developed by Glu Mobile in conjunction with MGM and Columbia Pictures, RoboCop the Official Game is a 3rd-person shooter that pits players against all manner of OmniCorp enemies across numerous training simulations as the ultimate law enforcement officer r...

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