“Charlie and Lola” is one of Britain’s most popular children’s shows and for the kids in your life that love the characters, they’ll be able to watch “Charlie and Lola: Snow Is My Favourite and My Best” on BBC Four/Cbeebies. If you’re out of the UK, you’ll be able to watch this program on FilmOn’s BBC Four channel. The program features Charlie and Lola as they learn about and play in the snow. “Children’s animation. A brother and sister deal with topics that affect their everyday lives. Snow is on the way and Lola is bursting with excitement. She wakes up in the morning to find that the world is [ Read More ]
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A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger. The new movie stars Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, and Ginny Gardner. Directed by Dean Israelite. “Project Almanac” hits theaters on January 30, 2015.
Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law. The new comedy stars Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, and Morgan Freeman. “Ted 2″ hits theaters everywhere on June 26, 2015.
The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John’s fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever. On the verge of winning the war against Skynet, Connor sends his trusted lieutenant Kyle Reese back through time to save his mother’s life and ensure his own existence. But what he finds on the other side is like nothing he ever expected. After being orphaned at age 9 by a Terminator, Sarah Connor has [ Read More ]
Actress Lindsay Kay Hayward is warning viewers not to talk or text during an exclusive NSFW ‘R100′ PSA. The clip for the S&M-themed comedy-drama showcases American actress Lindsay Kay Hayward warning audiences that if they talk or text, they’ll get a spanking from a 6’8″ Amazonian with a wooden paddle. The trailer for ‘R100,’ which is currently playing in theaters and On Demand, begins with Hayward introducing herself, as she sits in front of a poster for the comedy-drama, as well as several S&M-themed accessories. She laughs as she informs viewers that if they talk or text while watching the film, she’ll hunt them down. She amusingly adds that she [ Read More ]
Title: I Am Michael Director: Justin Kelly Starring: James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts When a character undergoes a major transformation that changes everything about them, sometimes it is better to show the new version of themselves before rewinding to explain just how that shift came about. I Am Michael begins with Michael Glatze (James Franco) introducing himself to a nervous teenager and telling him that there is no such thing as “gay,” and that he should really think about whether he wants to go to heaven. The shock value of this scene is effective: when we next see Michael, years earlier, he is the editor of a magazine for [ Read More ]
Title: The Bronze Director: Bryan Buckley Starring: Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch, Sebastian Stan, Haley Lu Richardson, Cecily Strong The phenomenon of the Olympics is one wholly its own – a worldwide competition event that pits countries against countries as their best athletes are judged on how they perform under pressure. It is clearly an exhausting and extensive ordeal for the host city, as seen with Sochi this past year, but there is also an element of it that gets taken home to each home country, particularly the United States. Terming a winning athlete a “national hero” is not uncommon for small towns all across America, and this biting [ Read More ]
Title: 99 Homes Director: Ramin Bahrani Starring: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern, Tim Guinee, Cullen Moss, J.D. Evermore Poverty in America and financial inequality are topics that will never fail to be interesting and discouraging. The vast discrepancy of wealth that exists even among people in the same neighborhoods is astounding, and the unpredictability of circumstances can lead to places where responsible people would never expect to find themselves. The main focus of Ramin Bahrani’s new film 99 Homes is evictions due to the repossession of homes by banks after their owners failed to make payments. It is an upsetting and difficult subject, and this film manages a heartbreaking [ Read More ]
ITV3 is adding a new show to their lifestyle lineup. The show, “Long Lost Family,” will take viewers along an emotional roller coaster ride of bringing families back together. “Long Lost Family” is hosted by Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell, who work towards reuniting family members who have been separated. They also offer assistance to people who are adamant about finding their relatives and completing their family. The program is one of the many programs offered on FilmOn from the UK. FilmOn features tons of live TV channels from the UK, including BBC One, BBC Two, Channel 4, Channel 5, and more from ITV. FilmOn also features many more channels [ Read More ]
“The Look of Love” is a hilarious look at the life of club owner, pornographer and property developer Paul Raymond, is airing on FilmOn’s stream of Channel 4. The film, starring Steve Coogan and directed by Michael Winterbottom, brings the funny to this biopic of the “King of Soho.” Here’s more about the film: “Steve Coogan stars in Michael Winterbottom’s biopic comedy-drama as the ‘King of Soho’, Paul Raymond, who opened Britain’s first strip club, revolutionised the erotic entertainment industry and became the country’s richest man. The film balances its entertainment and humour – the cheeky ways in which Raymond circumvented prudish 1950s licencing laws and exploited newspapers’ moral superiority [ Read More ]
BBC News has a wealth of information for its viewers in the UK and around the world, including a show catering specifically to how the foreign audience views the UK. “Dateline London” airs on BBC News every Saturday and gives a unique perspective on the news that affects those in the United Kingdom and the world at large. “Foreign correspondents currently posted to London look at events in the UK through outsiders’ eyes, and at how the issues of the week are being tackled around the world,” states the television show’s description. If you are intrigued to see how foreign correspondents view the news in London, you can watch this [ Read More ]
Title: The Overnight Director: Patrick Brice Starring: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche Making friends in a new place can be a difficult thing. For a young couple with a young son, that can be even more challenging. When seemingly perfect people present themselves, the joy of finding kindred spirits, or at least just genuinely nice friends, can overpower everything else. Alex (Adam Scott) and Emily (Taylor Schilling) are thrilled when their son meets a new playmate in the park and his father Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) introduces himself to the couple and invites them over for dinner. Little do they know what it is that is in store [ Read More ]
Title: The Games Maker Director: Juan Pablo Buscarini Starring: David Mazouz, Joseph Fiennes, Ed Asner, Megan Charpentier, Tom Cavanagh, Valentina Lodovini There is a kind of world that can exist in a film marketed specifically to young audiences that possesses equal parts misery and wonder. Such a universe can actually be quite grim in nature, yet the naïve, optimistic outlook of one plucky protagonist can negate the innate negativity and create instead a spirit of adventure. That is certainly the case in The Games Maker, a Sundance Kids selection that tells the tale of a young boy obsessed with making and developing games, which ultimately becomes his saving grace when [ Read More ]
Title: James White Director: Josh Mond Starring: Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Scott Mescudi, Mackenzie Leigh, David Call, Ron Livingston Growing up is not easy, and that makes a character with a stunted sense of maturity perfect for the focus of a film. Usually, this character makes an appearance in comedies, with an exaggerated childishness prohibiting his or her development used to humorous effect. Portraying a similar situation in a drama can be just as compelling if not even more so, but it is underlined with a certain sadness. James White is the story of a man who has avoided becoming an independent adult due to his circumstances and a lack [ Read More ]
Title: Sleeping with Other People Director: Leslye Headland Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Adam Scott, Amanda Peet, Jason Mantzoukas, Andrea Savage, Natasha Lyonne Can men and women ever be just friends? Films like No Strings Attached and Friends with Benefits have suggested that if sex enters the equation, all bets are off, since romance and love are inevitable consequences of a physical relationship. In Sleeping with Other People, two people meet one night in college and lose their virginities to each other, and then are not reunited for twelve years. Realizing just how much sex has ruined every relationship either of them has ever had, they decide to avoid any [ Read More ]