Date Archives for March, 2013

‘The Honourable Woman’: the BBC’s next great drama?

Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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Here’s your first peek at Henry Cavill in Batman v. Superman

Henry Cavill in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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Watch 3 short prequels to ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Three Short Prequels to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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15 reasons why 1984 was the best year ever for movies

15 reasons why 1984 was the best year for movie ever

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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Listen to the ‘Jurassic Park’ theme, as sung by goats

Jurassic Park theme as sung by goats

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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Bill Murray is a bad influence on children in ‘St Vincent’

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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The 9 best movie robots of all time (in our opinion)

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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Stop what you’re doing and watch this Sharknado 2 preview

Sharknado 2: The Second One

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American satirist Jon Stewart announced yesterday that he was to take a summer sabbatical from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in order to direct his debut feature. The film is called Rosewater, based on a 2011 memoir by Iranian-born Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. The book details Bahari’s arrest during the 2009 Iranian election, after […]

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