Director Joe Wright and Keira Knightley have had a fruitful time together so far, so much so that he wouldn’t have considered any other actress to play the tragic Anna Karenina, even under the threat of torture. Or so we’ve heard.
A largely-forgotten adaptation of a truly delightful book, Holes (2003) sees Shia La Beouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight and The Fonz bring to life the characters of a fictional correctional camp for kids: Camp Green Lake.
Exorcism films crashed to an all time low with the disastrous The Devil Inside but, of course, Hollywood never grows tired of demonised youngsters. The latest to face a dousing of holy water, The Possession, is an improvement on this
To celebrate the release of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws on Blu-ray, the New Empress Magazine team have put together a special flashback film about the shark that would not die. New Empress Magazine editor Helen Cox takes a look back at some of the reasons why Jaws is a timeless classic and talks about her favourite scene [...]
Although Bring It On is probably most frequently Googled for pictures of Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku in scanty outfits (I’ve saved you the trouble above), behind its corny cheers, over-sprayed hair and super-short skirts is a sharp script that elevates this flick above your average teen yarn.
It’s competition time again at New Empress Towers! We’re giving two lucky readers the chance to own season 2 of the multi-nominated and award winning series Boardwalk Empire on DVD. Exciting, huh?! Season 2 of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, starring the splendidly awesome Steve Buscemi, versatile Michael Shannon and brave Kelly Macdonald, hits the shops next [...]
Title cards inform the audience that although once described as popular living thanks to the views they afforded, tower blocks have now become a breeding ground for crime and violence. Tower Block tells the story of the top floor residence of Serenity House, one such high rise, and their battle for survival from a relentless [...]
Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn reunite in The Watch, a comedy that is kind of an attempt at Attack the Block meets The Burbs. A promising premise and with the success of Anchorman, Starsky and Hutch and Dodgeball now a bit of a distant memory, fans of the Frat Pack are no doubt hoping that this [...]