Rum, Shoes and Iranian news

Firstly, the official poster for The Rum Diary has been release. The trailer thankfully looks very promising and stars Johnny Depp as the Hunter S. Thompson-esque character, directed by Withnail and I‘s Bruce Robinson.


Reports surface that Nike will be releasing Marty McFly’s “power laces” with a promotional video appearing on Youtube. The video below featuring a very familiar score details a scene that looks like it’s been pulled from Al’s Toy Barn in Toy Story 2. Watch below, and as they say in Casper: seeing is believing!


In more serious news, the Iranian government has restricted travel access of THIS IS NOT A FILM filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb. Australian film distributor Sharmill Films, who has acquired the release, along with the Toronto International Film Festival organisers have alerted their dismay. This is a story we’ll be keeping our eyes on. Read up more here.

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