Starfish: potent leads and measured direction

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Origami Films uploaded a new music video for 'Empires', the end theme for Starfish, by James Keo and Sam Clifford. The video (embedded below), includes some new scenes with Tom Riley as Tom Ray. Starfish is released on Friday.

Pushing Dead: funny yet penetrating, buoyed by strong supporting performances

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Tom is mentioned in a brief review for Pushing Dead, ahead of its screening at this weekend's NewFest in New York.


New interview and photoshoot with Tom Riley for the Telegraph

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The Telegraph has shared a new interview with Tom, along with a gorgeous new photoshoot by Julian Andrews, to promote the release of Starfish next week. The interview reveals Tom's thoughts why on screen nudity sells, his early acting experiences, that he sent weekly body fat percentages while filming Da Vinci's Demons, and apparently he is only on Twitter because he is told to do it!


The Collection: no one aces “tortured poet” like Tom Riley

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In today's Guardian is a fabulous article about The Collection, with some particularly kind words to say about Tom as Claude Sabine. Read it in full on the Guardian.  

This lush period drama about a fashion house in postwar Paris has gorgeous frocks, grandes dames, tortured geniuses – and secrets spilling out of its seams...


The Collection: Tom Riley is perfect as the more sensitive Claude

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Grazia Daily shared an article about The Collection, which launches tomorrow on Amazon Prime UK. The article has no new photos of Tom as Claude Sabine, but does have some lovely things to say about Tom's performance. Read it in full on the site.

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Da Vinci's Demons: enthralling, addictive, undiscovered gem of television

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Two recent online articles looking at cancelled TV shows which should get a new life, and undiscovered television gems, included Da Vinci's Demons in their lists, with some kind words about Tom as Leonardo. The final series is currently been shown on German terrestrial TV RTL.


Joanne Froggatt & Tom Riley deliver emotionally charged, devastatingly honest performances

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Another lovely review for Starfish has been shared on Movie Review World. Read it in full on that site. 

The entire cast are flawless, and in particular Ellie Copping (who’s not so young now) gives a standout performance as young Grace. With few words she manages to convey an emotion beyond her years as she gives us, the audience, a window in, showing us how this huge change affects the life of a child.


Starfish: a powerfully moving issue-driven drama

A lovely new review for Starfish has been shared by Screen Daily. Read it in full on the website.


Starfish: performances from Riley & Froggatt are the film’s biggest assets

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Starfish on Twitter shared this photo of what appears to be the poster for the film. They have never shared an actual poster in any form, just this photo of one from the Edinburgh Film Festival screening last night. All traces of the trailer on the Edinburgh Film Festival website have been removed also. Odd promotion compared to Tom's other indie film premiering this weekend, Pushing Dead, which has a poster, a trailer as well as a little bit of press interest generated in advance of the screening.


Starfish: Tom Riley delivers a compelling performance

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Starfish The Film on Twitter shared the first photo from the Q&A. The first review for Starfish, currently having its world premiere in Edinburgh, has been shared on online, with some lovely words about the film, and Tom's performance as Tom Ray. Read the review in full on Kneel Before Blog.