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UK Trailer and Poster for Romantic Drama ENDINGS, BEGINNINGS, Starring Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan and Sebastian Stan

The latest drama from director Drake Doremus arrives on UK Digital. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, Drake Doremus, Sebastian Stan, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Shailene Woodley Jamie Dornan

Aberdeen lockdown: 'It feels never ending'

A bar worker tells Radio 1 Newsbeat she's "gutted" the city has gone back into lockdown.
Tags: UK, News, Radio, Newsbeat

New UK Trailer for Acclaimed French Thriller LES MISÉRABLES

Director Ladj Ly's thriller comes to UK/ROI cinemas in September. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, World cinema, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Ladj Ly

Jazz FM to play The Music That Made Me

A new eight-part series exploring the influences and important songs in the lives of Jazz FM’s superstar musicians starts this weekend. The Music That Made Me is part of the Established 1990 season of programmes transmitting across the year. Hosted by Nigel Williams, each weekly conversation explores their life as a musician with the songs that have made them the artist they are today. Those in conversation across the first four weeks include Grammy winners Ramsey Lewis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, ...
Tags: UK, America, Nasa, Radio, Station, Gregory Porter, George Benson, Jamie Cullum, Kurt Elling, Bluey, Jazz Fm, Ronnie Scott, Jazz Club, Jean Paul, Nigel Williams, Nick Pitts

Faron McKenzie named Head of BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced Faron McKenzie as the new Head of the station. Faron has been with the BBC since 2017 and has recently led the corporation’s first ever Creative Diversity Xperience (CDX) which took place on 28 – 29 July 2020 and brought together iconic stars, cultural disruptors and influencers to showcase the vibrancy, innovation and leadership of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic talent in the creative industry. As Marketing Manager for Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network he was a...
Tags: UK, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Radio industry, BBC Three, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Helen Thomas, Faron, Bbc Radio 1xtra, Asian Network, Lorna Clarke, CDX, BBC Popular Music

TROLLS WORLD TOUR Scoops a Third Week at Number 1 on the UK Home Entertainment Chart

The animated sequel hold onto the top spot once again. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: UK, Movies, Charts, New Releases, The Movie Waffler

18 New Movies Coming to UK/ROI Screens Next Week (August 10th)

Our guide to the new movies coming to screens big and small next week (w/c August 10th). Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: UK, Movies, Previews, New Releases, The Movie Waffler

Disney posts surprising profits, plans online debut for ‘Mulan’

Walt Disney Co. is leaning even harder on its streaming business, saying a live-action “Mulan” will go straight to Disney+ and announcing the launch of a new Star international service as the pandemic threatens its traditional businesses. The Disney+ service will market “Mulan” as a pay-per-view priced at about $30, starting Sept. 4. It’s not abandoning cinemas altogether — the movie will also go to theaters where conditions allow. And Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek called the release decisi...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, Movies, Disney, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Espn, Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney Co, Orlando Florida, Burbank, Disney Springs, Hollywood Studios

Ella Hunt Pretends to Be a Band Manager in 'Kat and the Band' Trailer

"Please, Kat. It was always just a dream…" Trinity Creative Partnership has released an official trailer for a rock band comedy from the UK titled Kat and the Band, marking the feature directional debut of British filmmaker E.E. Hegarty. Seventeen year old, music-obsessed school girl Kat Malone tricks her way into managing struggling band Dollar Days, pretending to be a band manager in her twenties. Featuring original music by the real band Some Velvet Morning. The indie film stars Ella Hunt...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Anna, Indies, KAT, Katherine Kelly, To Watch, Ella Hunt, Trinity Creative Partnership, Hegarty Seventeen, Kat Malone, Dougie Poynter Callum McGowan Idris Debrand

Matthew Vaughn Says The King’s Man Will Set Up Kingsman 3

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The King’s Man: Matthew Vaughn says prequel will set up Kingsman 3 Despite the huge time gap between the setting of 2017’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle and the upcoming prequel film The King’s Man, director Matthew Vaughn has still found a way to connect his latest installment to the future of the blockbuster franchise. Speaking with Empire, the English director has confirmed that his Ralph Fiennes-led prequel film will indeed be setting up the events that will happen in t...
Tags: UK, Movies, Disney, Ralph Fiennes, Jeff Bridges, King, Tequila, Kingsman, Charles Dance, Vaughn, Taron Egerton, Matthew Vaughn, ComingSoon, Movie News, Eggsy, Kingsman 3

Watch the Trailer for LUXOR, Starring Andrea Riseborough

Director Zeina Durra's film comes to UK/ROI cinemas this Autumn. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, World cinema, Andrea Riseborough, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Zeina Durra

The Canceled 2020 Telluride Film Festival Announces Its Lineup Anyway, Including ‘Ammonite’, ‘Nomadland’, and More

Thanks to COVID-19, the 2020 Telluride Film Festival has been canceled. The festival organizers made that decision a few weeks ago. But just because the fest isn’t actually happening this year, doesn’t mean they can’t still shine a light on the movies that would have played there if this godforsaken pandemic hadn’t thrown the world into turmoil. “Though we aren’t able to present our program in-person as planned, we still want to announce the lineup to bring attention to these brilliant films,” ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Usa, UK, Movies, France, Los Angeles, Spain, Fbi, Colombia, Tennessee, Frances Mcdormand, Denmark, Kate Winslet, Lithuania, Gia Coppola

Official Trailer for 'A Call to Spy' About UK Women Spies During WWII

"We need you as our first female field agent." IFC Films has released an official trailer for A Call to Spy, an indie spy drama from producer-turned-filmmaker Lydia Dean Pilcher. This is her second feature after directing Radium Girls, which is also about badass women from the past. In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency – the Special Operations Executive (aka SOE) – to recruit and train women as spies. Their mission: conduct sabotage a...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, France, Britain, Ifc, Nazi, Churchill, Moneypenny, Indies, To Watch, Virginia Hall, Noor Inayat Khan, Lydia Dean Pilcher This, Vera Atkins, Sarah Megan Thomas Stana Katic Radhika Apte

STX Acquires Kevin Macdonald Legal Thriller With Foster, Rahim & More

STX acquires Kevin Macdonald legal thriller with Foster, Rahim & more STXfilms has won the US rights to Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s untitled legal thriller formerly known as Prisoner 760, starring Oscar winner Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim (The Eddy), Golden  Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies) and Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (Avengers: Endgame). RELATED: Ridley Scott & Kevin Macdonald Planning Life in a Day Sequel PB = PB || {}; PB...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, US, Bbc, Ireland, New York Times, Oscar, Elisabeth Moss, Jodie Foster, BBC Films, Kevin Macdonald, MacDonald, Edward R Murrow, Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Opinion: Radio’s Doom, Gloom and Boom!

A brief but firm insight into how the radio scene should look once the balance of power is more evenly spread. I speak as a former employee of major groups and now as an independent station owner. During the last few weeks, the industry has fragmented hideously to a complete David & Goliath scenario. Bauer & Global have acted swiftly to refine brands, shed workforce to refine their business models. Nothing short of scandalous has pretty much been the social media onslaught regarding the cull. F...
Tags: UK, Opinion, US, Bbc, David, Radio, Sirius Xm, Alexa, Goliath, David Goliath, Bauer Global, Kev roberts

Network show on KIIS Australia signs up for CHR Prep

UK-based CHR Prep Service from Producer Jamie is now being used across Australia after signing the overnight show on the KIIS network. Mitch to Midnight LIVE can be heard around Australia and is networked across KIIS 106.5 in Sydney and KIIS 101.1 in Melbourne. Show host, Mitch Churi, said: “The service has quickly become the main source of show prep for me and my team and an easy fallback to have in hand while on air for a quick power break or sense of day reflection.” “It’s depth of info an...
Tags: UK, Australia, Radio, Sydney, Melbourne, Trading Update, Mitch, Jamie, KIIS, KIIS Australia, CHR Prep Service, Mitch Churi

KISS FM hires DJ Joel Corry for Saturday night show

DJ Joel Corry has joined Bauer to host a new show every Saturday night on KISS FM. The DJ, famous for Geordie Shore and his number 1 single Head & Heart ft. MNEK hosted a KISSTORY Weekender Takeover Show last week before joining permanently yesterday (1st August) to host 9pm till 11pm. Rebecca Frank, Content Director for the KISS Network said: “We are so excited to welcome Joel Corry to the KISS Family, especially as he currently holds the spot for the number one song in the UK! “His show on...
Tags: UK, People, Rebecca, Radio, Liverpool, Bauer, Geordie Shore, Joel Corry, KISS Network, Kiss Fm, Ben Malone, KISSTORY Weekender Takeover Show, Capital s Jingle Bell Ball

Radio host Janice Long joins NOW 80s TV channel

Former Radio 1 and Radio 2 presenter and Liverpool broadcaster Janice Long has joined UK music television channel NOW 80s. One of the special programmes Janice will be hosting includes a show all about the big credible Merseyside bands from the decade, called Janice Long’s Liverpool Legends. Janice Long said: “Liverpool has always played a huge role in music – not only in the UK but across the world. “It has a wonderful history of great bands and artists who have made such an impact. I could...
Tags: UK, People, Radio, Liverpool, Merseyside, Janice, Carol Decker, Ed Scott, BBC Radio Wales, Janice Long, Pat Sharp Simon Bates Mark Goodier

Limerick-Off Award (449)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to DAVE JOHNSON, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: Its stores were all closed in the fall. Outside, not one occupied stall. They’ll auction away The whole complex today; Which proves that you CAN win a mall. Congratulations to SJAAN VANDENBROEDER, who wins the Special NAG-Themed Limerick Award for this funny limerick: Sjaan V...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Humor, Contests, Limerick, Don, Dave Johnson, Tony Holmes, Limericks, Limerick Award Winners, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Of The Week, Limerick Writing Contest, Suzanne Heymann, Tim James

First Trailer for Smash Hit Horror Film 'Host' Made Entirely on Zoom

"Evil will find you… even when you stay home." You've heard about it, but have you seen it yet? Shudder has debuted an official trailer for the crazy new indie horror film Host, the latest feature from acclaimed UK horror filmmaker Rob Savage. We've featured a number of his shorts, including Salt and the creepy attic Zoom short from earlier this year. Savage followed that up with an even more ambitious idea - a 50-minute feature made entirely over Zoom. Starring Haley Bishop, Radina Drandova...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Horror, Savage, Rob Savage, To Watch, Emma Louise Webb

New US Trailer for True Story 'Misbehaviour' with Gugu Mbatha-Raw

"Forget this!" Shout Factory has released a new US trailer for the UK film Misbehaviour, a quirky comedy about badass women fighting back in the 70s. It already opened in the UK earlier this year. The film tells the true story of what happened during the 1970 Miss World competition in London, a beauty pageant that was the most viewed TV show at the time. A group of women from the Women's Liberation Movement disrupted the show, and even when the show continued, Miss Grenada went on to become ...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Keira Knightley, Trailer, US, Grenada, Greg Kinnear, Bob Hope, Indies, Gugu Mbatha Raw, To Watch, Women s Liberation Movement

Masks Will Be Mandatory in All U.K. Movie Theaters

The United Kingdom has been having a little more trouble controlling the spread of the coronavirus pandemic than other European nations. Though the spread isn’t nearly as worrisome as the United States, the government is concerned enough that they’ve created a mandate that face masks must be worn in public areas such as movie theaters, museums, art galleries, places of worship and more starting on August 8. But at the same time, the reopening of movie theaters in the UK is being delayed slightl...
Tags: Florida, UK, Movies, United States, United Kingdom, Russell Crowe, Ron DeSantis, Business and Industry News, Coronavirus, COVID

CS Interview: Daniel Mays on Unique Role in Fisherman’s Friends

CS Interview: Daniel Mays on unique role in Fisherman’s Friends ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with Good Omens alum Daniel Mays to discuss his role in the well-received British biographical music drama Fisherman’s Friends, seeing him in a unique role in comparison to the “hard-hitting” characters he’s used to taking on. Click here to rent or purchase the well-received film centered on the Cornish singing group! RELATED: CS Interview: Tuppence Middleton on Heartwarming Fisherman’...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Interview, America, Features, Cornwall, States, Danny, Cornish, Tuppence Middleton, Mays, Daniel Mays, Movie News, Doc Martin, James Purefoy

‘Rebecca’ Images and Release Date: Lily James and Armie Hammer Star in Ben Wheatley’s Netflix Adaptation

Ben Wheatley, the director of films like Free Fire, High-Rise, and Kill List, is going Gothic for his next film. He’s tackling an adaptation of Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel about a young woman who gets married to a rich widower and slowly learns that his late wife’s memory casts a long shadow over everyone who lives at their sprawling manor. Lily James and Armie Hammer star in the new Netflix film, which finally has a release date and a batch of first-look photos that you can chec...
Tags: Images, UK, Movies, Rebecca, Netflix, Adaptation, Secret Service, Alfred Hitchcock, Armie-Hammer, James, Lily James, Kingsman, BAZ BAMIGBOYE, Laurence Olivier, Sam Riley, Ann Dowd

New Trailer for Matteo Garrone’s PINOCCHIO

Garrone's take on the classic tale comes to UK/ROI cinemas in August. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, Matteo Garrone, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Garrone

UK Trailer and Poster Unveiled for FrightFest Slasher BLIND

Marcel Walz's slasher is set to premiere at FrightFest. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: UK, Movies, The Movie Waffler, Marcel Walz

Radio Academy Chair demands action on diversity

Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE, the chair of The Radio Academy, has challenged the UK’s radio and audio industry to do more to address diversity and inclusion within the sector. “When I took on the role of chair I said we needed to diversify or die but progress has been slow. Recent events have put diversity and inclusion back into the spotlight but unless we follow up with meaningful action, nothing will change. Saying you support diversity and inclusion is not enough, action is crucial,” said the f...
Tags: UK, Top, Bbc, Radio, Manchester, Radio industry, Academy, Thompson, Sra, Will Jackson, Radio Academy, John Dash, Aradhna Tayal, RadioAcademy, Yvonne Thompson, Student Radio Association

Robert Englund’s 976-EVIL Coming to UK Blu-Ray - New Trailer and Artwork

Englund's directorial debut comes to UK blu-ray in October. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, Horror, Englund, Robert Englund, New Releases, The Movie Waffler

Nick Ferrari picks up Gold at the IRN Awards

All the winners have been announced for the IRN Awards 2020, including the Gold Award going to LBC’s Nick Ferrari. Nick won the IRN Gold Award to mark his outstanding contribution to commercial radio news. Viewers of the online event were played a montage of Ferrari’s best interview clips in which he challenges Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Dianne Abbott, the former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick. Accepting the award, Nick said: “Thes...
Tags: UK, Top, Scotland, Awards, European Union, Aberdeen, Radio, Liverpool, Ferrari, Boris Johnson, Green Party, Radio industry, Sky News, LBC, Metropolitan Police, NICK

2020 Emmys Officially Going Virtual, Kicking Off What’s Sure to be a Bizarre Awards Season

Who’s ready to watch their favorite TV actors and creatives give virtual acceptance speeches? The 2020 Emmys will officially be a remote awards show, kicking off what will almost positively be a bizarre and straight up weird awards season as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The show, which is being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, sent out letters to the recent Emmy nominees informing them that no, they don’t have to worry about showing up to an event in person this year. Instead, according to the le...
Tags: UK, Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Abc, Emmy, Los Angeles County

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