Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Check This...'AD/BC: A Rock Opera'



This weeks Check This... is an early festive treat, AD/BC is a rock opera written by Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade. The Opera is a pastiche on the original rock operas of the early seventies such as Jesus Christ Superstar, all the music was composed by Matt Berry and the special was directed by Richard Ayoade.

Tim Wynde introduces his creation AD/BC as a new telling "told in rock" of the birth of Christ. This time however the story is told from the point of view of the Innkeeper.

It was produced by Steve Coogan's production company Baby Cow and features a wealth of comedy talent such as Garth Merenghi's Dark Place and IT Crowd's Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade, The Mighty Boosh's Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt and Rich Fulcher, Nighty Night's Julia Davis, Father Ted Co-Creator and IT Crowd Creator Graham Linehan and Little Britain's Matt Lucas.

It was criminally shown only once on BBC 3 in 2004 and was finally released on DVD in the Ireland and UK in November 2007.


Check This... is a weekly feature showcasing what we at Flicks News consider essential short films to watch!

To view past shorts we showcased click here.

Friday, December 7, 2018

'Avenegers: End Game' Trailer Is Here!


Half the Universe is gone but 'The Avengers' are still ready to fight! The trailer is here for 'Avenegers: End Game.'

The film will be a direct sequel to 'Avengers: Infinity War' picking up after supervillain Thanos wiping out half of all life after activating the Infinity Gauntlet.

It is due for release in Ireland and the UK on 26 April, and in the US on 3 May.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

'Game Of Thrones' Final Season Teaser


Your first look at the final season of 'Game Of Thrones' is here with the teaser below!

The final season of Game of Thrones begins this April on HBO. Skyp ATlantic for us here in Ireland and the UK.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

'Captain Marvel' Trailer 2


The second trailer is below for 'Captain Marvel,' directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck the film stars Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Samuel L Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn , Clark Gregg returning as Phil Coulson with Jude Law and Lashana Lynch.

Set in 1995, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy's mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with new questions about her past and identity when the Earth is caught in the center of an galactic conflict between two alien worlds.

Captain Marvel arrives on the sliver screen on 8 March 2019.