Surrey Comet: Film reviews

Hunger Games tops MTV Movie Awards

Surrey Comet: Josh Hutcherson picks up his Golden Popcorn trophy at the MTV Movie Awards

9:44am Monday 14th April 2014

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been named best film at the MTV Movie Awards, beating even top Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave.

Ejiofor: I'd be up for Bond film

Surrey Comet: Chiwetel Ejiofor is tipped to play the villain in the next James Bond film

6:49am Sunday 13th April 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor has revealed he would consider starring in a James Bond film.

Frasier star Kelsey Grammer working on Breaking the Bank scenes in Croydon

Surrey Comet: Kelsey Grammer is filming Breaking the Bank in Croydon

5:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

Chatting on his phone and looking dashing in a sharp suit Kelsey Grammer looks every bit the banker he is portraying in his latest movie.

Henry 'a surprise' as Napoleon Solo

Surrey Comet: Henry Cavill stars in the new The Man From U.N.C.L.E. movie

10:32am Thursday 10th April 2014

Henry Cavill will surprise fans with his witty performance as Napoleon Solo in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. movie, cinematographer John Mathieson has revealed.

New Movie releases for this Easter

Surrey Comet: Movies out next week

11:19pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mark's Movie Round-Up for this Easter

Mickey Rooney: Obituary

Surrey Comet: Mickey Rooney

9:47pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney dies at 93.

Punk Rock opening for David Lean Cinema

Surrey Comet: Captain Sensible, Johnny Moped and Cllr Yvette Hopley cut the ribbon.

11:01am Monday 7th April 2014

An independent cinema in the town centre has opened its doors again after three years of closure.

Jurassic Park 4 - Latest casting news

Surrey Comet: Jurassic World

1:58pm Sunday 6th April 2014

We've waited 13-years for the follow up. Here's the 2015 confirmed cast list so far.

DVD Review of Saving Mr. Banks

Surrey Comet: Saving Mr. Banks

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Mark's DVD / Blu-ray of the week: Saving Mr. Banks

Jackman played Thicke on X-Men set

Surrey Comet: Hugh Jackman enjoyed hanging out with his X-Men co-stars

1:09pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Hugh Jackman has said he and Michael Fassbender liked to dance to the Robin Thicke hit Blurred Lines between X-Men takes - but they preferred to play the part of the music video's women.

Caught on camera: Movie stars as you've never seen them before

Surrey Comet:

10:09pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Must See images of Hollywood Movie Stars

Kate Winslet enjoying being 'nasty'

Surrey Comet: Kate Winslet poses for pictures with fans at the European premiere of the film, Divergent, at the Odeon Leicester Square, central London.

7:08pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet revealed she is enjoying being "nasty" after exploring her evil side in Divergent.

Tom Cruise thanks "Lady Luck"

Surrey Comet: Tom Cruise wins the Legend in Our Lifetime award.

12:31am Monday 31st March 2014

Mission: Impossible star Tom Cruise joked Lady Luck has been on his side as he accepted a lifetime achievement award.

Mark’s top 10 most anticipated films of 2014:

Surrey Comet:

9:11pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

What Movie are you most looking forward to seeing 2014? Check out my choice.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Action aplenty but does it do enough?

Surrey Comet: Captain America: The Winter Soldier reviewed

2:21pm Friday 21st March 2014

Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), is back and adjusting to life in the modern world. Unfrozen for his assignment with The Avengers, missing most of the seventy years since World War Two ended has understandably left him feeling a bit displaced.

Review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Surrey Comet: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

10:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Mark gets his latest Marvel fix watching Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Svengali: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Svengali

8:42pm Sunday 16th March 2014

Mark reviews charming British movie Svengali

Muppets Most Wanted: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Ricky Gervais & Kermit

4:40am Wednesday 12th March 2014

"It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights..."

Fun at the drive-in at Sandown Park

Surrey Comet: Movie fans: Some real treats on offer

4:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

A drive-in cinema comes to Esher this month, with film lovers invited to grab a slice of the American-style action.

Boulting Brothers triple bill at Riverhouse Barn

Surrey Comet: Alright Jack: One of the triple bill

3:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Brighton Rock will be the first in a series of Boulting Brothers films screened at the Riverhouse Barn.

Oscar win for Southfields producer's documentary

Surrey Comet: Producer Chris Branch with fellow producer Nick Reed at the Oscar after-party

3:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A Southfields film producer is celebrating after his film won an Oscar.

Only Lovers Left Alive: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Only Lovers Left Alive

10:13pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Mark checks out yet another Vampire offering.

Trailer for science-fantasy thriller filmed in Sutton and Epsom out now

Surrey Comet: A still from the trailer

10:03am Monday 3rd March 2014

The trailer for a science-fantasy thriller shot in Sutton is out now.


Surrey Comet: THE BAFTAS 2014

10:38pm Monday 17th February 2014

And the winner is...

Iconic Hollywood child star Shirley Temple dies at 85

Surrey Comet: Shirley Temple

7:08am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Obituary: Shirley Temple (Hollywood Actress)

Monthly film club launches in Sutton

Surrey Comet: Organiser Dominik Mytko

9:13am Monday 10th February 2014

A new monthly film club is launching in the borough.

Casablanca on Valentine's Day? Sounds romantic...

Surrey Comet: Casablanca: Classic

4:00am Sunday 9th February 2014

Movie fans can watch classic film Casablanca at a special Valentine’s Day screening.

RoboCop: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: RoboCop

11:52am Saturday 8th February 2014

He's back. " Dead or alive, you're coming with me!"

Lots of love for Topsy Turvy screening on Valentine's Day

Surrey Comet: Dick Laurie will come to the Vera Fletcher Hall next month

3:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

Couple seeking a Valentine’s Day with a difference can head to the Vera Fletcher Hall for a screening of Mike Leigh’s musical drama, Topsy Turvy.

Obituary: Philip Seymour Hoffman 23/7/67 to 2/2/2014

Surrey Comet: Philip Seymour Hoffman

1:28pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Hollywood Shocker!

Q&A: Stewart Alexander, director of Common People shot entirely in Tooting Bec Common

Surrey Comet: WAND (For Sat am) Film shot in Tooting Bec Common scoops award

6:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

Stewart Alexander is the director of film Common People, which was filmed entirely on Tooting Bec Common. The film is set to be screened in Clapham Picturehouse. Alexandra Rucki spoke to him about the film.

Obituary: Roger Lloyd Pack (February 8, 1944 – January 15, 2014)

Surrey Comet: Obituary: Roger Lloyd Pack (February 8, 1944 – January 15, 2014)

8:24am Friday 17th January 2014

British actor Roger Lloyd Pack has died from pancreatic cancer at the young age of 69.

Cinema group launches January film season

Surrey Comet: The Spread Eagle pub

6:00am Friday 3rd January 2014

A cinema group has launched its January season of films, writes Andy Bloss.

2013 Movie round-up

Surrey Comet: RUSH

6:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

Mark's view of the best and worst movies of 2013

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

9:40pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Mark reviews Ben Stiller's fantasy adventure story.

Screening of film shot entirely in Tooting Bec Common

Surrey Comet: WAND (For Sat am) Film shot in Tooting Bec Common scoops award

11:50am Thursday 19th December 2013

A film shot entirely in Tooting Common is being screened for the first time in the UK.

Obituary: Peter O’Toole (Actor) 1932 – 2013

Surrey Comet: Peter O'Toole

10:36pm Sunday 15th December 2013

A sad farewell to iconic actor Peter O'Toole.

Frozen 3D: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Frozen

11:03pm Thursday 5th December 2013

Mark gives his view Disney's Frozen.

Obituary: Lewis Collins (1946 - 2013)

Surrey Comet: Lewis Collins

10:23am Friday 29th November 2013

Actor Lewis Collins - A true professional

Gravity 3-D: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Gravity

11:11pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Lost In Space – ‘Where Nobody Can Hear You Scream’

Saving Mr Banks: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: Saving Mr Banks

10:27pm Thursday 21st November 2013

"Wind's in the east, mist comin' in. Like something is brewin' about to begin."

It's official: Cinema release date for Star Wars Episode VII

Surrey Comet: Star Wars

8:32pm Sunday 10th November 2013

"Appear as a main character in the next Star Wars movie in 2015, you can."

Thor: The Dark World reviewed

Surrey Comet: Thor: The Dark World

11:06am Wednesday 30th October 2013

Mark is glad he Thor this film (sorry!)

Saving Mr Banks: London Press Conference October 20 2013

Surrey Comet: Saving Mr Banks

8:55am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Mark attends press conference for Disney's new movie Saving Mr Banks

Strawberry Hill House gets its gothic on for October

Surrey Comet: Strawberry Hill House

6:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

Horror junkies can sit back and scream in atmospheric surroundings at Strawberry Hill House as its gothic film season gets under way.

New cinema has Dolby first

Surrey Comet: Back to the future: The new cinema in Barnes

7:00am Saturday 28th September 2013

A cinema turned recording studios will re-open in its former guise in a matter of weeks.

Award-winning Twickenham film gets Los Angeles premiere

Surrey Comet: Sell the house: Dimensions was made by Ant Neely and Sloane U’Ren

6:00am Friday 27th September 2013

A film financed through the sale of a Twickenham couple’s home will embark on an American tour after 18 months of international acclaim.

Filth: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: FILTH

7:44am Friday 13th September 2013

. "It's a filthy job getting to the top, but somebody's got to do it" Mark reviews James McAvoy's hard hitting drama.

Rush: Reviewed

Surrey Comet: RUSH

5:35pm Sunday 8th September 2013

Mark gives RUSH the checkered flag!

Firm favourite Bugsy Malone out in the open tonight

7:00am Saturday 17th August 2013

Film fans can see Bugsy Malone for free at an open air film screening event this weekend.

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