Interviews Category

Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks set sail in The Pirate Fairy

Tom Hiddleston is no stranger to the magical lure of Disney. Leaving aside the 33-year old’s engrossing, scene-stealing role as Loki in the studio’s popular Marvel franchise, the British thesp also happened to grow up on the films just like the rest of us. A talented mimic from a very young age, the actor cites […]

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Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike take us on the road to Happiness

Charles Schultz once said that “happiness is a warm puppy” but then The Beatles told us — albeit sarcastically and with a boatload of overtones — that “Happiness is a Warm Gun.” So who to believe? In reality, the idea of what makes people happy has so many different permutations and combinations that it scarcely […]

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An octopus, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the Penguins of Madagascar

What do you get when you mix an evil octopus, the internet’s boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch, and some spying penguins?  The Penguins of Madagascar. A spin-off of the popular “Afro Circus”-singing franchise sees sidekicks Skipper, Kowalski, Private and Rico upgraded to leading bird status in their brand new adventure that sees them coming nose-to-nose- or beak-to-tentacle, […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and the cast of The Imitation Game

After premiering to rave reviews at both the Toronto International Film Festival and the BFI London Film Festival, not to mention snagging the 2014 People’s Choice Award at the former, Morten Tyldum‘s The Imitation Game is finally making its way to theatres around the world. The film tells the important and almost criminally unsung story of […]

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My sit down with Rosewater’s Jon Stewart, Gael Garcia Bernal and Maziar Bahari

Before Jon Stewart‘s directorial debut had its bow in front of audiences at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the busy multi-tasker — along with journalist Maziar Bahari and star Gael Garcia Bernal — stopped by Cineplex to let us in on what to expect from their true-life tale Rosewater. Based on Bahari’s memoir “Then […]

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Be Our Guest: Dan Stevens and Maika Monroe on their throwback thriller

One of the final movies to debut this past September at the Toronto International Film Festival — it closed out the popular Midnight Madness roster of flicks — came courtesy of director Adam Wingard. If his name is familiar to you, it’s likely because of 2011’s fantastic horror deconstruction You’re Next. Though the film didn’t […]

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Pride and Prejudice: Andrew Scott leads a stellar UK cast in the new ’80s activist dramedy

In the summer of 1984, a tense standoff between Margaret Thatcher and the striking National Union of Mineworkers was making headlines in Britain and around the world. The year-long industrial action ended with the strikers’ returning to work and Thatcher’s government pushing through their programme, which saw the closure of over 70 coal pits over […]

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The cast of Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here talk faith, hope and family dysfunction

Ten years after his breakthrough indie hit Garden State made him more than just “J.D. from Scrubs”, Zach Braff is back with another emotional look at family, faith and generational angst in Wish I Was Here. The partially Kickstarter-funded film, written by Braff and his brother Adam, follows Aiden Bloom, a 35-year-old struggling actor father […]

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Baruchel, Ferrera and director DeBlois on Dragons, Vikings and sequels

It’s been five years since we last laid eyes on Hiccup, Astrid, Toothless and the rest of the merry band of Vikings and Dragons in Berk. Our hero and his trusty sidekick have spent the years exploring outside their borders and mapping all they come across. But what happens when one day Hiccup encounters something […]

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Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson are wannabe jewel thieves in The Love Punch

Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson are divorcees and wannabe jewel thieves in the first trailer for the comedy caper The Love Punch. The former 007 and Thompson play a divorced couple who come up with a scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them by a French financier.  The pair recruits their bumbling neighbours […]

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Tom Hiddleston and Anton Yelchin on love, music and Swinton in Only Lovers Left Alive

Move over Bella and Edward, there’s a new pair of undead lovers in town. In Jim Jarmusch‘s Only Lovers Left Alive, audiences are introduced to Adam and Eve, two centuries-old vampires who live in very different ways in different cities – he is a reclusive and depressed musician in Detroit, she a well-read bohemian living […]

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