Tag: martinfreeman

Review: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Throws A Wrench Into Military Expectations

Like its title, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot doesn't make much sense at first. Employing a common narrative device, the movie begins during a rowdy dance party in Afghanistan in 2006. As bombs explode outside, the party-goers reveal themselves to be hard-working...

New-School SHERLOCK Gets An Old-School Special. Take A Look At The First Scene!

It's tough times at the BBC these days, with major budget cuts leading to a thousand person layoff and rumblings of more changes in the works. And so, perhaps in the name of generating some positive attention for a change,...

CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR: Martin Freeman Joining The Cast

The Wrap reported earlier today that Martin Freeman, likely one of the most recognizable Brits outside of it's shores thanks to roles like Watson in Sherlock and Bilbo Baggins in the Hobbit films, has joined the cast of Marvel's Captain...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Martin Freeman Shooting Victorian Era SHERLOCK Special For BBC

The BBC is cooking up something special for fans of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson that should please fans of their monster hit modern-day series Sherlock and Conan Doyle purists who prefer their crime fighting rooted firmly in 19th Century...

Review: THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES, An Epic Poem

Rarely in cinema history has the notion of a journey there and back again been more aptly applied. Yes, the culmination of Peter Jackson & co.'s vast epic comes in an episode titled The Battle of the Five Armies,...

Review: SHERLOCK S3E01, THE EMPTY HEARSE Marks A Welcome Return

Two years on from plunging to his apparent death before the horrified eyes of his closest - and very nearly only - friend and compatriot John Watson the great Sherlock Holmes makes his return with BBC fave Sherlock hitting the...

Bilbo, Smaug And Thorin Meet Dandalf The Disco Wizard

Here we go, Hobbit fans ... Berlin based prankster Daniele Rizzo managed to land video interviews with stars Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Richard Armitage (that'd be Bilbo, Smaug and Thorin) and, as per his normal lunacy, showed up in...

Review: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, A Hell Of A Ride

When last year's The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey hit, I addressed the central question being asked by most fans of the Lord of the Rings films: "How could something so relatively slight, an explicitly childish work that's little more...

Martin Freeman Is Ready For His Extreme Close-up, Mr. DeMille!

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug premiered in Los Angeles earlier this week, ahead of its theatrical release on December 13, so herewith a new quiz to celebrate the return of our indomitable hobbit, played pitch-perfectly by Martin Freeman. It...

SHERLOCK Lives In Series Three Teaser

It may be short but for the rabid fans of BBC hit Sherlock it's very sweet. Yes, Series Three is just around the corner and while they may not be showing very much in the new teaser for the show's...

SHERLOCK: Check The First Image From The Third Series

John looks sad. Sherlock looks stern. And that, friends, is what we can glean from the first official image of Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch from the upcoming third series of Sherlock. Also, there is the reassurance in knowing that...

Watch The New Trailer For THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

Hobbits and elves and humans, oh my! Yes, kids, the second installment in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy hits screens December 13 and that means it's time for a new trailer along with some character banners that may very well...

The Detective Returns In SHERLOCK Series Three Teaser

When not busy traipsing around Middle Earth as the dragon Smaug and the titular hobbit, respectively, stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have had a rather good thing going on the BBC revival of Sherlock. As fans know, series two...

The Other Mikkelsen Joins SHERLOCK In Villain Role

Mads Mikkelsen can have America, with his TV show and his movies and all that. Brother Lars? He's going to take over the UK. The BBC have just announced that Lars Mikkelsen - likely best known to international audiences for...

Review: THE WORLD'S END Kicks Ass With Middle-Aged Insight (And Beer)

Gary King (Simon Pegg) is that guy everybody knows from high school. The cautionary tale. The guy who peaked too early and who now has to come to grips with the fact that his life will never again be as...

Character Posters for THE WORLD'S END Reveal Designated Pubs

Having lived in North London for nearly three years, I feel as though I've gotten to know the world of Edgar Wright a little better (also it helps to live near the house that served as exterior to Spaced and...

Two New Images From Edgar Wright's THE WORLD'S END!

Two new images have shown up over at EmpireOnline for Edgar Wright's final installment of his Coronetto Trilogy The World's End. Of course this movie would not be possible without his usual partners in crime, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost....

First Image From Edgar Wright's THE WORLD'S END Revealed!

This morning from his Twitter account (likely early afternoon his time), Simon Pegg dropped the first image from The World's End, the final chapter in Edgar Wright's and his Cornetto Trilogy. It features all the lads out and about on...

Fantasy, More Real Than Real: THE HOBBIT, HFR And The Future Of Movies

Earlier this year, I found myself at a friend of a friend's apartment watching Tod Browning's 1932 masterpiece Freaks through the "motion smoothing" filter on his HD TV.  For me, the resulting video-like image of what should be the opposite...