Posts by Luke Channell

These Final Hours

By Luke Channell

As armageddon looms, an Aussie father-to-be abandons his life in search of the bash to end them all.

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Five iconic films that harness the symbolic power of high-rises

By Luke Channell

Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise isn’t the first film to use a towering structure to reflect social anxieties.

10 actors who really learned how to get down for a film role

By Luke Channell

Ralph Fiennes’ dad-dancing in A Bigger Splash got us thinking about some other scene-stealing moves.

Welcome to Leith

By Luke Channell

This hard-hitting portrait of a notorious white supremacist raises some challenging questions about modern America.

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Point Break

By Luke Channell

People jumping off things. And repeat. The remake that absolutely no-one wanted has finally arrived.

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Miles Ahead get a groovy first trailer

By Luke Channell

Jazz legend Miles Davis gets the biopic treatment courtesy of actor-director Don Cheadle.

Could Leonardo DiCaprio be about to revive the YA genre?

By Luke Channell

The actor and producer is set to adapt an eco-themed young adult novel set in a post-apocalyptic 2049.

Is Nicolas Winding Refn about to go mainstream on us?

By Luke Channell

The Danish director is teaming up with a pair of 007 writers for an action thriller with huge commercial potential.

Is it possible for a war movie to be both impartial and political?

By Luke Channell

Michael Bay’s controversial 13 Hours reminded us of a similarly gritty but less gung-ho Israeli film from 2007.

Blade Runner 2 may reveal whether Deckard is human or a Replicant

By Luke Channell

Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role alongside Ryan Gosling in the long-awaited sequel.

10 musical performances by actors who really learned their instruments

By Luke Channell

Christian Bale’s mad drumming skills in The Big Short got us thinking about other memorable renditions from famous actors.

Could you watch the same movie on repeat for 24 hours?

By Luke Channell

A cinema in Liverpool is challenging audiences to sit through a Groundhog Day marathon next month.

John Wick

By Luke Channell

Keanu Reeves delivers his best performance in years in this slick redemption-based actioner.

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