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FILM REVIEW: Chasing Mavericks

4 Jul

Ever fantasised about actor Gerard Butler wearing skin-tight clothing and riding a beautiful… wave? If so, you’ll love his new flick, Chasing Mavericks, which cruises into UK cinemas this weekend and is a biopic of young surfing legend Jay Moriarity. The Upcoming magazine sent me to a preview screening to see if the movie can make a splash… here’s my review.

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INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Zal Batmanglij Talks New Film ‘The East’

28 Jun

Eco-espionage thriller The East was released in UK cinemas this weekend – the second critically acclaimed movie from director Zal Batmanglij. He co-wrote the script with lead star Brit Marling, who portrays an intelligence agent sent to infiltrate an anarchist group led by Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page.

The Upcoming magazine sent me for a chat with the filmmaker to learn more about the unusual inspiration behind the film. Watch the video here.