Purple Revolver Movies Archive

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Rey begins her Jedi training in Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser trailer
(Sun 16 Apr 2017 01:36)
Star Wars fans, rejoice! After many months of waiting, the epic sci-fi franchise has finally given us the first trailer for the upcoming eighth instalment Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Picturehouse at FACT to host special cast screening of Letter To Brezhnev to launch new BFI Blu-ray and DVD release
(Wed 12 Apr 2017 14:44)
One of the most significant and influential British films of the 1980s, Letter to Brezhnev (1985) is a touching romantic tale set against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Liverpool’s club scene, one-night stands and a Euro

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Liverpool icon and award winning actress Alison Steadman to support and attend Clapperboard's award ceremony
(Tue 28 Mar 2017 20:09)
The highly-regarded Clapperboard Awards Ceremony is to return to Liverpool this year hosted by Liverpool actor, comedian and writer Neil Fitzmaurice (Going Off Big Time, Phoenix Nights, Peep Show, Mount Pleasant) and thi

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Purple Revolver and The Merchant presents Grindhouse - Donnie Darko 15th Anniversary movie party
(Mon 27 Mar 2017 22:37)
Saturday night brought about the SXSW premiere of Life, Daniel Espona’s new space thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Although the reviews look promising there is another of Gyllenhaal’s films that has a special place

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Beauty and the Beast: A beautiful live-action update of the animated classic
(Sun 19 Mar 2017 17:00)
For the past few years Disney have been doing live-action remakes of their animated films and it seems they have plenty more planned for the live-action treatment, but Beauty and the Beast manages to do itself justice by

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Racing movies and why they have unisex appeal
(Thu 16 Mar 2017 13:07)
​The worlds of sport and the glamour of Hollywood fit tend to go together like a lock and its key; with a sporting movie being released every year. Most of them appeal to a niche market, films based on horse racing how

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Kong: Skull Island - A brilliant reimagining of the iconic movie monster.
(Wed 15 Mar 2017 23:05)
The story of King Kong has been retold on the big screen many times from the 1933 classic to Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake but Kong Skull: Island breathes new life into the story by treating us to stunning visual effects

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Donnie Darko to mark it's 15th anniversary with a limited US cinema re-release
(Wed 08 Mar 2017 20:18)
The cult classic film Donnie Darko, written and directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is marking it's 15th anniversary by making a return to cinema screens across the USA.

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Our Top 5 Gambling Films
(Fri 03 Mar 2017 12:38)
Our Top 5 Gambling Films

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Reviewing Marvel's latest edition to the X-Men franchise. Here's Logan.
(Thu 02 Mar 2017 00:09)
Wow. That's all I could think as the credits rolled for Logan, the final film in the wolverine trilogy and Hugh Jackman's swan song as the 3 clawed superhero.

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Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins Best Picture after announcement mistake
(Mon 27 Feb 2017 19:25)
The gaffe of all gaffes took place during the crucial climax of last night’s Academy Awards ceremony as Moonlight beat off the much-fancied La La Land to take home Best Picture.

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The LEGO Batman Movie - one of the best Batman films
(Thu 16 Feb 2017 13:35)
After the unexpected huge success of 2014’s Lego Movie, it seems that we are going to be getting more spin-offs and The Lego Batman Movie turns out to be a fine output that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults and wh

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Valentines Day: a movie guide for Freaks and Geeks - Watch True Romance tonight at The Merchant
(Tue 14 Feb 2017 13:46)
Valentines Day: A Movie Guide for Freaks & Geeks

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Jack Nicholson to make movie comeback in Toni Erdmann remake
(Sat 11 Feb 2017 16:25)
A lot of filmgoers will find it hard to believe that it’s been several years since Hollywood legend Jack Nicholson was last seen on the big-screen.

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Watch the trailer for season 5 of Samurai Jack
(Wed 08 Feb 2017 22:01)
Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania) is returning to the world of Samurai Jack.

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Johnny Depp's ex-managers claim that he spent $3 million firing Hunter S. Thompson's ashes out of a cannon
(Thu 02 Feb 2017 22:01)
What is the cost of an absurd send-off to a writer that lavished in the absurd? If you're Johnny Depp, it appears to be $3 million.

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T2 Trainspotting - Choose Change
(Mon 30 Jan 2017 22:27)
"First there was an an opportunity then there was a betrayal…"

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La La Land dominates Oscar nominations with 14 nods
(Tue 24 Jan 2017 20:15)
The romantic musical La La Lead leads the way at this year’s Oscars with a remarkable fourteen nominations including the coveted Best Picture gong.

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Top 10 Martin Scorsese movies
(Tue 24 Jan 2017 20:06)
This January marks the beginning of the British Film Institutes Scorsese season. With a number of cinemas across the country showing some of the directors most iconic works we thought we’d rank some of his best. Expect

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Star Wars Episode VIII has a title: The Last Jedi
(Mon 23 Jan 2017 19:56)
After more than a year of waiting, the follow up to Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, the highest grossing film of 2016, has now officially had its title unveiled by Lucasfilm/Disney.