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Oddball And The Penguins - New Trailer

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Monday 1st Feb 2016

Icon Film Distribution has made available the trailer for the heartwarming family comedy,Oddball And The Penguins, which hits cinemas nationwide on February 12th. A homegrown hit at the Australian box office, the movie was shot entirely on the beautiful Australian coast near Melbourne, and features up-and-coming Australian star Shane Jacobson, Sarah Snook and Alan Tudyk. Off the coast from the small town of Warrnambool lies Middle Island, a sanctuary once home to thousands of the world’s smallest penguins. But since foxes learned to cross the shallow channel to the island, penguin numbers have plunged. And if they fall below ten, park ranger Emily Marsh will be out of a job. This shocks her father, eccentric chicken farmer Swampy Ma... read more

Hail, Ceaser! "The Movie Star" Featurette

By James Whittington
Posted in News, Sunday 31st Jan 2016

Four-time Oscar®-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age.

Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill and Frances McDormand, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

The comedy is produced by the Coen brothers under their Mike Zoss Productions banner alongside Working Title Films’ Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan.

For a taster check out the short featurette below and catch ... read more

Watch Out Bad Boys And Bad Girls, COPS Continues On CBS Drama In February

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 24th Jan 2016

Now known as the original reality series, COPS hit the airwaves in early 1989, putting camera crews in police cars all across the United States.

Adopting the Cinema Verité style of documentary filming, COPS uses no narration, depending completely on the police officers and the footage shot as it happens to tell the story.

Each COPS camera crew consists of a camera operator and a sound mixer. The officer is mic'd with a wireless mic directly to the camera and the sound mixer captures the suspects, witnesses and other officers with a boom mic. Multiple crews can be stationed in one area as well as crews working different cities across the country at the same t... read more

CBS Drama Goes Back To School In January

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 5th Jan 2016

British television drama series Waterloo Road follows the lives of the faculty and pupils of a failing inner-city comprehensive school.

There's a school like Waterloo Road in every town in Britain. The staff are overworked and underpaid, the budgets only ever seem to get tighter, and the kids more troublesome. It's a melting pot of class and race where the day-to-day
troubles of its students spill out in dramatic ways. However, every pupil knows that at Waterloo Road they'll always be cared for by the staff and given every chance to achieve an education. The teachers themselves are often far from perfect, but as any pupil with a problem soon discovers, a few motivated and inspiring individu... read more

Dog And Beth: On The Hunt - Coming To CBS Drama This January

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Wednesday 30th Dec 2015

The world's most renowned bounty hunters, Dog and Beth Chapman, are bringing the first series of their hit show Dog And Beth: On The Hunt to CBS Drama in January. Joining forces with their son Leland, Dog and Beth leave Hawaii to support and advise fellow bondsmen and bounty hunters across the country as they hunt down some of America's most dangerous criminals.

Travelling to cities from coast to coast, the Chapman's work with local bondsmen offices and offer their years of experience to every aspect of the business, from the process of writing bonds to the implementation of tactical tracking and hi-tech device training. With their trademark no-holds barred candour an... read more

Are You Ready To Crack Some Crime? CSI Season 5 This January On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 21st Dec 2015

The fifth season of the global smash hit series CSI is coming to CBS Drama in January.

This gripping show follows the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigations bureau. Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. In Las Vegas, forensic investigators are trained to solve crimes by examining the evidence. They are on the case 24/7, scouring the scene, collecting the evidence and finding the missing pieces that will solve the mystery.

In one episode we see members of CSI lead an investigation after a thunderstorm washes up a body in the city storm drains. Murde... read more

Seasonal Triple Bills Continue In December On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 29th Nov 2015

CBS Drama continues its seasonal season of festive films each Sunday from 1pm through December, here's some of the wintry wonders we have in store:

A Town Without Christmas
In the small town of Seacliff, Wash, a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself. Stars Patricia Heaton, Rick Roberts and Ernie Hudson.

A Very Married Christmas
Lighthearted Christmas TV Movie about a man whose quiet, boring life begins to unravel when he finds ... read more

More Sex And The City In November

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 27th Oct 2015

Set to warm up those cold winter nights, Sex And The City continues on CBS Drama in November.

Warning, some spoilers are contained in this feature.

Set and filmed in New York City this now iconic series was based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell. The show follows the lives of a group of four women who despite their different natures and ever changing sex lives, confide in each other and remain inseparable. Starring Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw, Kim Cattrall as Samantha Jones, Kristin Davis as Charlotte York and Cynthia Nixon as Miranda Hobbes.

Season 3 wraps up with Carrie dating a hunky comic book store owner – the only drawback h... read more

A Gifted Man Continues In November On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Tuesday 27th Oct 2015

Have you seen the gripping series A Gifted Man yet?

The acclaimed drama stars Patrick Wilson as Michael Holt, a brilliant neurosurgeon and owner of an upscale New York clinic. He lives a comfortable and materialistic life due to the wealthy clients he treats but his life is thrown into disarray, when he is visited by the ghost of his ex-wife Anna Paul who persuades him to keep her free medical clinic open.

In each episode Anna visitations becomes Holt’s conscience whilst also adding humour from their ‘only he can see her’ encounters. He is soon treating patients from both clinics and bringing his brilliance to those who need it the most. In the second half of this series Holt ... read more

Patrick Wilson Is A Gifted Man This October On CBS Drama

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Monday 21st Sep 2015

Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson) is a talented but self-absorbed surgeon at an upscale New York clinic. He lives a comfortable and materialistic life due to the wealthy clients he treats but is nevertheless discontented with his life.

His life is thrown into disarray, however, when he is visited by the ghost of his ex-wife Anna Paul, who was recently killed in a car accident.

In Anna’s visitation she asks Michael to help keep her free clinic running and here Michael meets patients in need who are far different from his usual clientele and his attitude about serving the poor turns upside down in the process.

Unmissable and addictive viewing, A Gifted Man starts October 4th on CBS Drama... read more

Sarah Michelle Gellar Stars In Ringer This October

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Sunday 13th Sep 2015

The compulsive series Ringer stars Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Sarah Michelle Gellar as Bridget Kelly, a recovering drug addict and stripper from Wyoming, who is under the protection of the FBI after agreeing to testify against her employer, a local crime boss who she witnessed committing murder. Fearing he will kill her next, Bridget flees to New York to meet her estranged twin sister Siobhan.

Soon after Bridget's arrival in New York, Siobhan, who had kept her sister's existence secret from her family, appears to commit suicide by jumping into the ocean. Bridget then assumes Siobhan's identity and tries to fit in among Siobhan's wealthy social circle but soon learns that Siobhan’s life was not as perfect as it looked and ... read more

The Nurse Will See You Now, But Will You Want To? Nurse Jackie, Weeknights In September

By James Whittington
Posted in Features, Saturday 22nd Aug 2015

The multi award winning Edie Falco (The Sopranos) stars as Jackie Peyton, the sharp tongued, quick witted, pill-popping Nurse Jackie from September 1st on CBS Drama.

Trying to survive the chaotic grind of a frantic New York City hospital whilst juggling a hectic home life, Jackie uses a white lie here and a bent rule there does whatever it takes to get the job done.

To find out if she copes or not tune in weeknights at 11.15pm from September 1st on CBS Drama.

 

 

 

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