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For Love or Money on Rotten Tomatoes

March 11, 2019

For Love or Money (out March 12th) is now available for critic reviews on the popular movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes.



BBW Exclusive: Samantha Barks Stars in the FOR LOVE OR MONEY Trailer

Feb. 14, 2019  

Samantha Barks, currently starring in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, PRETTY WOMAN, based off the popular romantic comedy feature film of the same name, is gearing up for her next film project the indie romance, FOR LOVE OR MONEY. The film is being distributed by Gravitas Ventures, a RED ARROW Studios company and will be available in select theatres and on demand March 15th and is currently live for preorder on iTunes…

Myriad enters EFM with 'For Love Or Money'

Feb. 12, 2018

Myriad Pictures handles international sales at the EFM this week on British comedy For Love Or Money starring Robert Kazinsky, Samantha Barks and Ed Speleers. Mark Murphy wrote and direct the film about a business man who sets a trap for his ex and her friend after he suspects them of plotting o to relieve him of a small fortune…



Exclusive: Our report from the set of The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy

Jan. 3, 2018

It’s always a pleasure to be invited onto a film set, and even more so when you step into one where everybody seems to get on so well, which was the case on Mark Murphy’s The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy. And it’s an atmosphere which has infused the finished product too, as HeyUGuys were fortunate enough to be the very first UK outlet to watch the movie since its completion, and needless to say we’re big fans…


“I’ve always wanted to do comedy” – we chat to Samantha Barks on the set of The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy

Aug. 3, 2017

Just when you thought you knew the formula to the archetypal romantic comedy by heart, director Mark Murphy presents The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy, turning the genre on its head, to make for a light-hearted, playful affair, that takes an affectionately barbed, unique look at the modern relationship…


First look at Samantha Barks, Robert Kazinsky in 'The Revenger'

Jul. 7, 2017

Screen can reveal the first image from The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy, the Samantha Barks (Les Misérables) and Robert Kazinsky (Pacific Rim) starring comedy now shooting in London. Anna Chancellor (The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy) and Ivan Kaye (Dark Shadows) have also joined the cast of the project, alongside Rachel Hurd-Wood (Peter Pan), Edward Speleers (Alice Through The Looking Glass) and Tony Way (Edge Of Tomorrow)…

Fifth Doctor Actor Peter Davison Stars in British Horror End of Term

Oct. 26, 2016

Art meets horror in award-winning director Mark Murphy’s latest film, “End of Term,” Starring Ronald Pickup (Prince of Persia, The Sands of Time, The Mission), Peter Davison (Doctor Who, All Creatures Great and Small), and rising talent Ben Lamb (Divergent, Now You See Me 2), which started production early October, finishing mid November, on location in Yorkshire….



Movie Review – The Comedian’s Guide to Survival (2016)

Oct. 26, 2016

James Mullinger, entertainment journalist by day, failing stand-up comedian by night, embarks on a journey of self-discovery to figure out if he should be making people laugh after all… Not many people believe me when I tell them I lived with two stand-up comedians for almost a year. In fact, Australian comic Brendon Burns, who appears as himself in The Comedian’s Guide to Survival, once did a packed out gig in my kitchen in the suburbs of Wolverhampton…

The Comedian’s Guide to Survival Set Visit Report – Part Two

Sep. 11, 2015

Following on from our conversations we had with both James Mullinger – the loose subject of The Comedian’s Guide to Survival – and with James Buckley, the actor portraying him, we also had the pleasure of speaking to both the film’s director Mark Murphy, and the lead actress, MyAnna Buring. On a day to remember at Epsom Racecourse, where the shoot was nearing completion, we watched on as Buckley and Buring acted opposite one another…



Frightfest 2015: ‘Awaiting’ Review

Aug. 31, 2015

It’s grim up north. Or so many British horror films would have you believe. If you’re travelling across the Yorkshire Moors you damn well better not be travelling alone or – heaven forbid – at night, otherwise your loved ones will be identifying your half-digested remains found in the woods outside Northallerton. You’d think people would have learned this lesson by now, but commuting businessman Jake (Rupert Hill) appears to be a slow learner…

Inbetweeners' James Buckley Starring In The Comedian's Guide To Survival

Aug. 20, 2015

Usually found (wrongly) bragging about his status with the opposite sex as Jay in The Inbetweeners on big and small screens, James Buckley is striking out away from the gang for a starring role in The Comedian’s Guide To Survival. With Paul Kaye, MyAnna Buring and Neil Stuke in the cast, the film finds Buckley as failed comic James Mullinger, who travels the world interviewing more successful funny types to find the secret to comedy...



Comedy starring The Inbetweeners' James Buckley underway

Aug. 20, 2015

Principal photography is underway in London on The Comedians Guide to Survival, starring The Inbetweeners’ James Buckley, Paul Kaye, MyAnna Buring and Neil Stuke. Buckley stars as a failed comedian who travels the world to discover the secret of comedy. The film, which also shot in Canada at the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival in July, features cameos from international comedians including Jimmy Carr, Omid Djalili and Gilbert Gottfried…

Awaiting a Clean Dinner Plate in Mark Murphy's Cannibalistic Title: A Preview

July 3, 2015

Awaiting is a psychological thriller from director Mark Murphy (The Crypt). Focusing on a reclusive cannibal, the film also involves a terrified victim. Awaiting will premiere at the United Kingdom's Film4 Frightfest Film Festival. And, the film stars Tony Curran (Gladiator), Diana Vickers and Rupert Hill. A trailer for the film was released, recently (hosted below). Now, the film's official poster has been revealed and it can be seen here…




Sep. 11, 2014

Writer/director Mark Murphy's new British thriller 'Awaiting' has just moved into post-production. The cannabilistic project from Green Screen and Solar Productions stars 'Defiance' actor Tony Curran, ex-'Coronation Street' star Rupert Hill, Peter Woodward, Adrian Bouchet, Sophie Lovell Anderson and former X Factor (UK) performer Diana Vickers. A new poster from the production has been revealed which you can view below…

Midnight Meat Train Actor Has a Dark Craving in Awaiting

Sep. 9, 2014

Awaiting is a new horror film in post-production that Shock is getting word of. The film is written and directed by Mark Murphy (of the upcoming film The Crypt) and it stars Tony Curran, Peter Woodward, Rupert Hill and Diana Vickers. Curran has a few horror films under his belt including Midnight Meat Train and Underworld: Evolution. Woodward was last seen in NBC’s Dracula and Vickers is a singer and former The X Factor contestant in the UK…


Upcoming psychological/thriller AWAITING in Production

Jul. 1, 2014

Green Screen Productions in co-production with Solar Productions is proud to announce that it is now in production on Mark Murphy’s second feature “Awaiting”, a psychological/thriller starring Tony Curran (Underworld: Evolution, Gladiator) and X Factor’s finalist Diana Vickers (Little Voice, Give Out Girls). Diana Vicker’s first UK movie began principle photography on the 22nd June and will continue for a period of four weeks in the studios and forests in Yorkshire…

Several Friends Find Terror in Mark Murphy's Crypt

April 19, 2013

The United Kingdom shot Crypt has released some promotional materials. A trailer and movie poster have been released for Mark Murphy's latest title. And, the trailer shows a deadly supernatural element. The film follows a group of twenty-somethings. They break into a church in search of a few thrills. Their lives end tragically and mysteriously. Then, an investigation is started to find out how they were killed…



Take A First Look At Mark Murphy’s Horror THE CONVENT (aka CRYPT)!

Nov. 1, 2012

I know, I know, you’re confused, too! The thing is that Mark Murphy‘s upcoming horror movie obviously has two titles at this moment. Both of them are quite cool actualy – The Convent (sounds solid for a horror) and Crypt (even better, if you ask me). But that’s not so important right now, because we finally have a completely new images from the whole thing, and I’m sure you’re going to love it…