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Inherent Vice (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 31, 2015

148min Genre:   Crime, Comedy, Mystery, Drama Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast:      Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston…and more Writers:  Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon…and more Joaquin Phoenix stars as a drug-addicted detective on the sleazy streets of 1970′s L.A. investigating the disappearance of his former girlfriend and her millionaire boyfriend, a genre-splitting dark comedy mystery […]

Big Hero 6 (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 30, 2015

102min Genre:      Animation, Action, Adventure, Comic-book Directors:  Don Hall, Chris Williams Cast:        Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, James Cromwell…and more Writers:    Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson…and more A teenage super-genius teams up with a fluffy medical robot and a group of uber-nerds to form a superhero team tasked with stopping a mysterious and powerful super-villain from […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 27, 2015

129min Genre:    Action, Adventure Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast:      Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson…and more Writers:  Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman…and more A talented but troubled inner-city kid is recruited by a high-level independent British Spy organization to stop a megalomaniacal tech-industry billionaire from bringing havoc to an unsuspecting world. Writer/director Matthew Vaughn brings his […]

A Most Violent Year (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 24, 2015

125min Genre:    Crime, Drama Director:  J.C. Chandor Cast:       Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo…and more Writer:    J.C. Chandor Set in the most statistically dangerous year in New York City history in 1981, Oscar Isaac stars as an immigrant who having achieved his piece of the “American Dream” now struggles to protect it and […]

Mortdecai (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 23, 2015

106min Genre:    Comedy, Action Director:  David Koepp Cast:       Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor…and more Writers :  Eric Aronson, Kyril Bonfiglioli Johnny Depp stars alongside an all-star cast as eccentric English Aristocrat and art dealer Charlie Mortdecai, recruited by the British government to recover a priceless painting stolen by criminals to fund international terrorism in […]

Ex Machina (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 21, 2015

108min Genre:      Sci-fi, Drama, Thriller Director:   Alex Garland Cast:        Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander…and more Writer :     Alex Garland A mysterious tech-company mogul entices one of his young programmer employees to evaluate a revolutionary artificial intelligence experiment in the form of a beautiful young female machine, the results are disturbing if not unexpected. Award-winning […]

10 of the Best: Game of Thrones Fights- Seasons 1 to 4 (Spoiler Alert) (Alert: Graphic Violence +18)

Posted by Gui on January 18, 2015

Week 3 January 2015 This week we give you 10 of the best sword duels from the greatest show on TV. Please note there are SPOILERS for those who have not seen all 4 seasons of the show so far, not to mention extreme graphic violence not suitable for under 18’s. Let us know what […]

American Sniper (2015) (English Lang.)

Posted by Gui on January 16, 2015

132min Genre:      Fact-based, Action, Drama, War Director:   Clint Eastwood Cast:        Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake McDorman…and more Writers:    Jason Hall, Chris Kyle, James Defelice… more Clint Eastwood directs and Bradley Cooper stars in a dramatization of the autobiography of US Navy Seal Chief Chris Kyle who is considered the US Army’s most lethal marksman ever […]

Whiplash (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 16, 2015

107min Genre:      Drama, Music Director:   Damien Chazelle Cast:        Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser…and more Writers:    Damien Chazelle A talented and ambitious young jazz drummer struggles to navigate the waters of an ultra-competitive New York music conservatory overseen by a feared and unforgiving instructor. Young writer/director Damien Chazelle, a former Jazz drummer himself, manages to […]

Oscar Nominations 2015

Posted by Gui on January 15, 2015

The 22nd of February 2015 will see the year’s awards season come to a climax at the 87th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood California, although all award shows are subjective and we can endlessly debate over who should win what, this is a chance for films and their filmmakers to be globally recognized for another […]

Wild (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 13, 2015

115min Genre:      Drama, Fact-based Director:   Jean-Marc Vallée Cast:        Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadoski …and more Writers:    Nick Hornby & Cheryl Strayed Reese Witherspoon stars in this real-life account of a young woman on a downward spiral due to a tragic event in her life, who hikes 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail alone […]

Golden Globe Awards 2015

Posted by Gui on January 12, 2015

The 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards took place in Beverly Hills on Sunday night with all the usual glitz & glamour and red-carpet dress obsession that comes with it, there was also the small matter of people being recognized for the great work they did on TV and Film in 2014 and here at Filmphonic […]

10 of the Best: Movie Sword Fights (Warning: Adult content +18)

Posted by Gui on January 11, 2015

Week 2 January 2015 This week we give you 10 of the most original and entertaining film sword duels. There are many to choose from so don’t be surprised if there is a part 2 for this video at some point. Let us know what you think, comment and like or visit us on social […]

Into the Woods (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 9, 2015

125min Genre:      Musical, Fantasy, Adventure Director:   Rob Marshall Cast:        Meryl Streep , Emily Blunt, James Corden …and more Writers:    James Lapine & Stephen Sondheim Award winning director Rob Marshall (Chicago, Memoirs of a Geisha) brings the award winning Sondheim Broadway musical to the big screen, featuring a Disney all-star adaptation of the tale of a […]

BAFTA Film Award Nominations 2015

Posted by Gui on January 9, 2015

The 8th of February 2015 will see the biggest night in British cinema with the BAFTAs being awarded in London, although all award shows are subjective and we can endlessly debate over who should win what, this is a chance for films and their filmmakers to be recognized for another great year of work so […]

The Interview (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 6, 2015

112min Genre:     Comedy, Action Directors: Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen Cast:       James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park …and more Writers:   Dan Sterling , Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen James Franco and Seth Rogen star as presenter and producer of a typically trashy celebrity tabloid show who are invited to North Korea for an interview […]

10 of the Best: John Williams Film Scores

Posted by Gui on January 3, 2015

Week 1 January 2015 This week we celebrate 10 of the most memorable film music scores by the great John Williams, we have only included a small section from the main themes and strongly advise you buy the full soundtracks to enjoy them in all their glory. Let us know what you think and please […]

Birdman (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 2, 2015

119min Genre:     Comedy, Drama Directors: Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast:       Michael Keaton , Edward Norton, Emma Stone …and more Writers:   Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone …and more Michael Keaton ironically stars as an ageing actor, once famous for playing a masked superhero, who stages a Broadway play in order to reclaim past glories while keeping […]