Anchorman 2 Trailer: F.U. Law of Diminishing Returns (and San Diego)

The second official teaser trailer for ‘Anchorman 2’ starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Luke Wilson. Ron Burgundy and the news crew reunite for more laughs. “This time there will be sub-machine guns and boobies”. Whammie!

There’ll be no boobs!! Not if it’s anything like the original. But there might be fights between them and the Channel 6 News Team. Only question is; where’s Veronica Corningstone?

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Crazy Night in the Theatre : The Bee!

The Bee is a dark fairytale surrounding the hostage taking of a family-orientated business man’s wife and child. As the cops fail to protect his family and the pressure heightens, a reasonable man from a reasonable background struggles to make his feelings heard. Very cool, mad as a bag of frogs, fast, furious and smart as a switchblade shave it’ll excite anyone who goes and has a look.

The Soho Theatre in London has the Bee, featuring Olivier Award winner Kathryn Hunter (who you’d know from Harry Potter as Mrs Arrabella Figg) but is madly transformational as a Japanese Businessman pushed to the edge in modern day Tokyo.

Live action freneticism that should be beyond the experienced (old) cast it’s reminiscent of Manga and Japanese Kung Fu movies blended with fairy tale and crime stories. It’s a Japanese import featuring Japanese theatre legend Hideki Noda. Using only 4 cast members, characters form out of others in a second to keep the pace up.

Look out for it in Sydney, Tokyo, New York (as it’s just finished a run in New York). For now it’s definitely in London, Soho Theatre until Saturday 11th February. Tickets between £10 and £20. Well worth it, trust us. Or catch it if you see it surface any other time.

C.G.I (Chimps Get Intelligent) Rise of Planet of the Apes Trailer

In a rare case of spoiling the greatest movie twist of all time the new Planet of the Apes movie is out. Its looking much more like a franchise reboot than a deliberate edition to the 70s originals. It looks like it could finally give the POA story a backbone that new fans’d enjoy but old fans’ll hate. Jury’s out but this is the first Planet of the Apes movie I’ve actually felt like watching.