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  • ‘John Carter’ the pick of Super Bowl movie spots

    One of the most impressive trailers glimpsed at last night's Superbowl XLVI was for Disney's 'John Carter' (formerly 'John Carter Of Mars').

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    Starring ladies' favourite Taylor Kitsch — who you might remember from 'Friday Night Lights' — it's based on the old school books by Edgar Rice Burroughs about a confederate soldier transported to Mars.

    Directed by Pixar-favourite Andrew Stanton ('Finding Nemo', 'Wall-E') the CG extravaganza will usher in blockbuster season on 9 March.

    Some have described it looking like a cross between 'Avatar' and the 'Star Wars' prequels.

    Is this a good thing?

    "Brought to you by the company behind 'Transformers'." Your reaction to that statement will tell you all about whether 'Battleship' is for you. The noises from the trailer could have been lifted from the 'robot's-in-disguise' series.

    The film sees Taylor Kitsch (he gets around apparently), Liam Neeson and Rhianna battle

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  • The trailer that you have been waiting for is finally here. Charlie Creed-Miles stars in this East London Western alongside a host of British talent including Will Poulter, Liz White, Andy Serkis and the lovely Jaime Winstone.

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    Check out the video now:

    The film follows Bill Hayward, out on parole after 8 years inside, as he returns home to find his now 11 and 15-year old sons abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, his arrival brings them to the attention of social services.

    With the danger of being put into care looming, Dean forces his Dad to stay by threatening to grass him up for dealing. Dean soon connects with Jimmy and through this new bond starts to realize what he's been missing.

    He has a family and a place in the world, but when Jimmy gets into trouble with Bill's old cohorts, he quickly has to decide what kind of Dad he wants to be. A good one, or a free one.

    'Wild Bill' will be released in the UK

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  • New flick 'Carnage' is all about horrendously awkward moments and discussions that are sure to keep you cringing for the full 80 minutes.

    The film follows two pairs of parents forced hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight. Yet as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos.

    To give you a little taste of what you can expect from the movie, we have an exclusive clip where the two couples argue about the proper method of disposing a pet hamster.

    'Carnage' is released in UK cinemas today!

  • Keira Knightley has managed to go from posh English totty to raunchy sex symbol in just 99 minutes.

    Starring in the controversial 'A Dangerous Method' alongside Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen, Knightley strips down for a spot of risque hanky-panky.

    Speaking at the premiere this week, Keira talks about her intimate "spanking" scenes and how she "loves a vodka".

    Take a look:

    'A Dangerous Method' is released in the UK on 10 February.

  • The UK trailer for Mel Gibson's latest flick, 'How I Spent My Summer Vacation' has arrived — and it's exclusive to Yahoo! Movies.

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    It sees the veteran movie-star back doing what he does best; swearing, shooting and blowing stuff up.

    Check it out below…

    It follows a career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities and placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy. The movie harks back to the Australian star's renegade characters in the likes of 'Lethal Weapon', 'Payback' and 'Maverick'.

    This makes us glad as we sat though 'The Beaver'.

    'How I Spent My Summer Vacation' is due to be released in the UK on 11 May 2012.


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