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FX Bowling Party Red Carpet (Photos)

NEW YORK - APRIL 22: Alison Wright, Noah Emmerich, Annet Mahendru and Holly Taylor attend the FX Networks Upfront Bowling Party at Lucky Strike on April 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alfred Williams/PictureGroup/FX)

We have added some great photos from the red carpet at  FX Bowling Party in NYC. Guests included Nick Weidenfeld, Ben Jones, Ben Wexler, Jessica Walter, Hend Baghdady, Alison Wright, Holly Taylor, Kenneth Lucas and Keith Lucas. Photos by Alfred Williams/PictureGroup/FX.

Tiffney Cambridge new book promo photos

Tiffney, along with her two children, King Justice Taylor (7) and Calilynn Dream Taylor (4). Photo Credit: @ShootwithJames

We have added some pics of Tiffney Cambridge promoting her new book/ Tiffney appeared at The LA Times Festival of Books to promote her new children’s book titled “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Smile.” You can read more about the book here and check out the pics below:

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Premiere Photos

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We have added some great photos from the world premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron and the after party at Ohm Nightclub in Hollywood, California. Guests included Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson. Avengers: Age Of Ultron is out on May 1 in U.S. and April 23 in UK. Photos by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney.

Stunning Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

Mad Max: Fury Road roars onto the big screen on May 15th.

The latest trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road looks absolutly stunning.As per the original movies it follows loner Max as he tries to survive in a broken world full of gangs and people desperate just to stay alive. The trailer features frantic action, crazy vehicles and some quite beautiful cinematography. Mad Max: Fury Road is directed by George Miller and stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Holt and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.Let’s hope the movie is half as good as the trailer, see it from May 15th.

Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXI Celeb Pics

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 28: (L-R) Singer/songwriter Kelly Clarkson, Chairman and Founder of Celebrity Fight Night, Jimmy Walker , Nancy Walker, singers Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire attend Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XXI at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 28, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)

Stars and performers lined up to attend Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXI at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Guests included Gloria Gaynor, Kelly Clarkson, Jimmy Walker, Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire, Calais Campbell, Carson Palmer and NFL coach Bruce Arians. The event raised $7 million for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix and several other charities. Photos are by Mike Moore/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night.

Amr Waked Steps into Geostorm

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Egyptian Amr Waked has been cast in the forthcoming sci-fi action thriller Geostorm.According to The Hollywood Reporter Waked will play the head of security on the international space station. Geostorm’s plot centres around catastrophic climate change that threatens to destroy life on Earth as climate control satellites look set to cause a massive storm.Waked is a big star in Egypt and was seen in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and more recently in Luc Besson’s Lucy.Geostorm stars Gerard Butler, Katheryn Winnick, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia.The movie is currently filming in New Orleans with Dean Devlin (who was a producer on […]

The Art of Total War Published

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Games artwork book The Art of Total War was released this week.The hardback features images plotting the 15 years that the Total War franchise has been preoccupying budding generals all over the world. The book features images from Shogun, Medieval and also includes a look at Attila and Arena.Journalist Martin Robinson penned the book and as well as the art work it has interviews and commentary from the art team who produced the work.There is a limited edition version of 500 copies. It has a different cover, a premium slipcase and includes a signed print but Rado Javor, who worked […]

Cinderella Character Posters and New Stills

Cate Blanchett is the Stepmother and Lily James is Cinderella in Disney's live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale CINDERELLA, which is directed by Kenneth Branagh and opens in theaters nationwide on March 13, 2014.

We have added some new stills and character posters from Disney’s forthcoming live-action version of the classic Cinderella. Kenneth Branagh is directing Lily James as Cinderella, Cate Blanchet the Stepmother and Richard Madden is the Prince. You can read more about the movie and watch the trailer here.

Kaviar Gauche Runway Pictures at Berlin Fashion Week

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We have added a set of pictures from the runway show for Kaviar Gauche’s Prêt-à-porter-label during this year’s Berlin Fashion Week. Guests included German celebs Heike Makatsch, Oskar Roehler, Lavinia Wilson, Angelika Taschen, Christiane Paul and Aino Laberenz. Designers Alexandra Fischer-Roehler and Johanna Kühl showed off their latest creations.

Win a Kindle Wi-Fi – CLOSED

Win a Kindle on M&C

Monsters and Critics are giving away a Kindle New Touchscreen Display, Exclusive Kindle Software, Wi-Fi. This great little reader will fit in your pocket. You can download a book in less than 60 seconds using the built in Wi-Fi. Easier on the eyes than a normal screen these little readers are a great way to grab a quick read on the train or even just lounging on the couch. To enter the sweepstake just fill in your details and submit them. You can also get extra entries if you have other people enter via the links, but this is not something […]

Happy Wheels Demo

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Happy Wheels Demo is a great introduction to the brilliant physics-based game that is Happy Wheels. The game involves trying to make it through a level without meeting a nasty end. In this demo you can only control a few characters one in a wheelchair, one on a Segway and a guy on a bike with a child passenger. Be warned the game is not politically correct or for kids…think South Park. However, Happy Wheels will put a smile on your face as the death animations are too funny and the situations are just weird. You can see in the thumbnail […]

The SpongeBob Movie The Day of Positivity Promo Pictures

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We have added some artwork from The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water promotion for The Day of Positivity on March 16th, in the UK. The movie is set for release on 6th February in the US and the 27th of March in the UK. In Sponge Out of Water our hero is seeking lost recipe and ends up in our world…

Selma Pictures

Left to right: Andr? Holland plays Andrew Young, Colman Domingo plays Ralph Abernathy, David Oyelowo plays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Omar Dorsey plays James Orange in SELMA, from Paramount Pictures, Path?, and Harpo Films..SEL-17904

We have added a set of pictures from the forthcoming drama Selma. The movie follows the story of Martin Luther King’s campaign to get equal voting rights with a march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Ava DuVernay directs from a script by Paul Webb with David Oyelowo as Dr. King. Also starring are  Lorraine Toussaint as Amelia Boynton, Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy and Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King. Check out the pictures below:

Three Kings Cavalcade Barcelona Procession 2015 Pictures

Atmosphere - Three Kings Cavalcade Barcelona Procession 2015 - Parc de la Ciutadella - Barcelona, Spain  Photo is copyright by Solarpix / PR Photos

We have added a set pictures from the event Three Kings Cavalcade Barcelona Procession 2015 Guests included Atmosphere, Ana Botella, daughter Ana Aznar Botella, grandson Alonso Agag Aznar, Paula Echevarria, Paloma Segrelles, Paula Echevarria and Raquel Merono.Photos  are copyright by Solarpix / PR Photos.

Girls Season 4 TV Series New York City Premiere Pictures

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We have added a set pictures from the event ‘Girls’ Season 4 TV Series New York City Premiere.Guests included Ebon Moss, Allison Williams, Jay Pharoah, Cecily Strong, and John Krokidas, Marin Ireland, Kirstie Alley, Pablo Schreiber, Sophia Bush, Rita Wilson, Natasha Lyonne, Zosia Mamet, Mike Doyle, Victor Cruz, Kathy Najimi, Gillian Jacobs, Edie Falco, Lena Dunham, Jemima Kirke and Andrew Rannells. Photos are copyright by Laurence Agron / PR Photos.

Testament of Youth UK Premiere Pictures

Kit Harington and Alicia Vikander - "Testament of Youth" UK Premiere - Arrivals - Empire Leicester Square - London, UK  Photo is copyright by Landmark / PR Photos

We have added a set pictures from the event ‘Testament of Youth’ UK Premiere.Guests included Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Jonathan Bailey, Kit Harington and Alicia Vikander, Jonathan Bailey and Pippa Bennett-Warner, Taron Egerton, Henry Garrett, James Kent, Colin Morgan, Atmosphere, Juliette Towhidi and Rosie Alison.  

Spanish Royals Attend the Pascua Militar Epiphany Holiday Parade Photos

Queen Letizia of Spain with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz and Defence Minister Pedro Morenes - Spanish Royals Attend the Pascua Militar Epiphany Holiday Parade at Palacio Real in Madrid on January 6, 2015 - Palacio Real Royal Palace of Madrid - Madrid, Spain  Photo is copyright by Solarpix / PR Photos

We have added a set pictures from the event Spanish Royals Attend the Pascua Militar Epiphany Holiday Parade at Palacio Real in Madrid on January 6, 2015.Guests included Queen Letizia of Spain with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz and Defence Minister Pedro Morenes, Mariano Rajoy, Jorge Fernandez Diaz and Pedro Morenes, King Felipe VI of Spain, King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

7th Annual Babes In Toyland Charity Photos

Kennedy Summers - 7th Annual "Babes In Toyland" Charity Toy Drive in Hollywood on December 4, 2014 - W Hollywood Hotel - Hollywood, CA, USA  Photo is copyright by Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com

We have added a set pictures from the event 7th Annual ‘Babes In Toyland’ Charity Toy Drive in Hollywood.Guests included Irina Voronina, Niki Ghazian, Brett Stimely, Cathryn de Prume, Jeffrey Damnit, Simona Roman, Erika Jordan, Jesse Golden, Carly Robyn Green, Anna Easterden, Elizabeth Deo, Kennedy Summers, Anya Benton, Mckenzie Seagren and Lauren Mayhew. Photos are copyright by Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com.

10th Annual Benchwarmers Toys for Tots Charity Toy Drive Pics

Natalie Skyy, Jessica Hall - 10th Annual Benchwarmers Toys for Tots Charity Toy Drive in Hollywood on December 11, 2014 - The W Hollywood Hotel - Hollywood, CA, USA  Photo is copyright by Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com

We have added a set pictures from the event 10th Annual Benchwarmers Toys for Tots Charity Toy Drive in Hollywood.Guests included Shannon Fox, Avalise La Von, Carly Lauren, Model, Scheana Marie, Dessie Mitcheson, Malorie Mackey, Nisrine Toumi, Lisa Gleave, Brian Wallos, Michelle Baena, Doug Jeffery, Candace Kita, Lana Kinnear, Amelia Talon, Marisa Lauren, Cassie Cardelle, Khatan Yadmaa, Courtney Hyan and Nicole Loum. Photos are copyright by Glenn Francis / PRPhotos.com. 

Cinderella Stills

The film stars Lily James (“Downton Abbey,” “Wrath of the Titans”) as Cinderella.

Walt Disney Pictures has announced that they have started principal photography on a live action version of their classic Cinderella. Filming at Pinewood Studios in London, Kenneth Branagh directs a cast led by Lily James in the title role, Richard Madden as the Prince, Cate Blanchett as the stepmother Helena Bonham Carter as the Fairy Godmother. Taking about the movie Branagh said: “With Lily James we have found our perfect Cinderella. She combines knockout beauty with intelligence, wit, fun and physical grace.” Check out the stills below.

Taylor Swift in Concert in Times Square Pictures

Brian Kelley, Tyler Hubbard - "New Year's Rockin' Eve 2015" with Taylor Swift in Concert in Times Square in New York City - December 31, 2014  - Times Square - New York City, NY, USA  Photo is copyright by MJ Photos / PRPhotos.com

We have added a set pictures from the event ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2015′ with Taylor Swift in Concert in Times Square in New York City. Guests included Brian Kelley, Tyler Hubbard, USO Troupe, Nasri, Kat Graham and USO Troupe and Kat Graham. Photos are copyright by MJ Photos / PRPhotos.com.  

Kiesza Hosts at Foxtail Nightclub Photos

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We have added a set pictures from the event Kiesza Hosts ‘Membership Mondays’ at Foxtail Nightclub in Las Vegas on December 29, 2014.Photos are copyright by PRN / PRPhotos.com.

Marisa Romanov TV Pilot Los Angeles Premiere Pics

Pete Freeland, Ed Fletcher, Felipe Sapon, Rafael Zubizarreta, Miranda Spigener-Sapon, Ross Gosla, Noelle Chase, Rob Batie  - "Marisa Romanov" TV Pilot Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals - J.E.T Studios - North Hollywood, CA, USA  Photo is copyright by Sheri Determan  / PRPhotos.com

We have added a set pictures from the event ‘Marisa Romanov’ TV Pilot Los Angeles Premiere. Guests included Erica Lopez, Felipe Sapon, Carlos Lopez, Nicolle Chase, Maryam Shepardson, Sorina Sambula, Daniel Balderrama, Maylin Fox, Fulya Uyanik, Reyna Roberts, Miranda Spigener-Sapon, Pete Freeland, Ed Fletcher, Rafael Zubizarreta, Ross Gosla, Noelle Chase and Rob Batie. Photos are copyright by Sheri Determan / PRPhotos.com.