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Margot Robbie To Star In and Produce New ‘Pirates Of

Tonya Harding, Harley Quinn, Sharon Tate—Margot Robbie can now add a pirate to her eclectic CV of varied characters. Over the weekend, The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that Margot Robbie would be starring and producing in a Pirates Of The Caribbean remake for Disney.  The project will be separate from the already announced Pirates […]Read More

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga: A Chance to Reclaim

LEGO and Star Wars go hand in hand. The Danish giant and Lucasfilm’s franchise became synonymous with each other following the launch of Star Wars related LEGO franchises in 1999, which tied in with the release of the Phantom Menace. These proved so popular that an acclaimed video game series was launched in 2005 covering […]Read More

Taika Waititi to Write and Direct New ‘Star Wars’ Film

Over the last decade, Taika Waititi has established himself as one of most interesting voices in mainstream cinema. He’s already injected his idiosyncrasies into the MCU via Thor: Ragnarok and has now been announced as the writer/director of the next original film in the Star Wars universe. The Oscar winner will co-write the film with […]Read More

Film News: Trailer Released for Pixar’s ‘Soul’

While Disney has been churning out stale, emotionally-lacking remakes of their nineties golden-era films in live action or hyperreal CGI form, film lovers have still been holding quiet hope for their subsidiary company, Pixar, to deliver the fun, nostalgic, and weepy animation we deserve. Enter Soul, an upcoming animation film starring Jamie Foxx and Tina […]Read More

Film News: Sony Says Spider-Man Stays

It has been almost a month since Marvel fans received the shocking news that Spider-Man would not be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what a long month that has been. After fans went through all five stages of grief and finally settled on acceptance, Disney and Sony backtracked and announced that one final […]Read More

TV News: More Disney+ Shows Announced

Disney has unveiled a first-look at their new streaming service Disney+ at their D23 Expo, as well as announcing a few more exciting TV projects set to launch in the next few years. Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi Wan Kenobi (as previously rumoured) in an upcoming live-action Star Wars spin off series […]Read More

Film News: Harry Styles Cast as Prince Eric in “The

It’s official: the floppy haired, Prada-wearing, impossibly chiseled Harry Styles has officially been cast as the leading man in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Fleshing out the role of Prince Eric (my first pixelated crush), Harry Styles has proven to be a divisive choice ever since rumours first began bubbling about his […]Read More

Why Disney Can’t Remake Magic

Since 2010, Disney has slowly been releasing more and more ‘live-action remakes’ of its classic films. In the wake of 2019’s The Lion King, and with Mulan (2019) soon to be making an appearance on our screens, I have to wonder: who are these remakes for? The early live-action and photorealistic remakes genuinely intrigued me. […]Read More

Film Review: The Lion King

The opening to Disney’s Lion King (1994) is utterly, and undeniably iconic. In this contemporary re-imagining of the classic animated feature, director Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book) matches the sequence almost shot for shot with a photorealistic remake and it is pure magic. From the opening notes of ‘The Circle of Life,’ you feel a […]Read More

Film News: Marvel Studios Announce Phase IV Lineup at SDCC

Female Thor, vampire slaying, space oddities and multiverse theories. Last night’s overwhelming wave of nerd euphoria can only mean one thing. Marvel Studios unofficially won Comic Con yesterday when they announced their upcoming schedule of film and streaming shows during their Hall H presentation in San Diego. Marvel fans were introduced to new cast members […]Read More

My Life in Films: Holly Patrick

When it comes to the cinema, I’m quite predictable. Stick a Brat Pack staple in front of me and I’m happy. But it’s not always been this way – there were many predecessors to my look-at-me-I-just-discovered-John-Hughes-and-The-Smiths phase. So without further ado, here is a definitive list of all the films that have shaped my existence, […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Most Anticipated Films of 2019

Here at Film on The Indiependent, we realise that sometimes, due to a plethora of options, most people struggle to know what to go and watch at the cinema. So to give you a helping hand this New Year’s Eve, we’ve decided (in no particular order), to bring you our most anticipated films of 2019. […]Read More