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WATCH: Ryan Gosling takes us to the moon in trailer for First Man

Sometimes you can tell that a film is going to be epic before you’ve even seen it and this is one of those films.

First Man has all the ingredients needed to be special – one of the most talented director’s on the scene in Damien Chazelle and a lead filled by one of Hollywood’s hottest properties in Ryan Gosling.

Mix that with the incredible true story behind Buzz Aldrin and the historical journey to becoming the first man to walk on the moon and you’ve got yourself something to very much look forward to.

With the first trailer for First Man being released yesterday, we get a taste of what we’re dealing with – and it doesn’t disappoint. Check it out below:

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10 Facts you might not know about Citizen Kane

It’s 77 years since one of the greatest American films ever made was screened for the first time in New York. Orson Welles’ mystery drama ‘Citizen Kane’ is still considered by many to be the best movie to ever come out of Hollywood due to it’s creative expression and artistic innovation.

It was the movie to set new standards in the film making business and is the reason why it is regarded so highly nearly eight decades on from its release. Here are 10 things you may not have known about arguably the greatest movie ever made:

Orson Welles was just 25 when he co-wrote, starred in, produced and directed the film, his first feature.

The movie’s protagonist, Charles Foster Kane, was inspired by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst. Co-writer, Herman J. Mankiewicz, created Kane’s dialogue using lines from Hearst’s own writing and speeches.

As a result, Hearst was angered by the film and even went to some length to stop it being released. He accused Welles of being a communist, which at the time was enough of a label to tarnish anyone’s reputation in Hollywood and even prompt Government investigation.

Kane’s estate int he movie, Xanadu, was based on Hearst castle, Hearst’s extravagant mansion in San Simeon, California.

In 2015, 74 years after its release, the movie screened at Heart Castle for the very first time. The benefit screening consisted of 60 attendees, with tickets costing $1,000 each.

Considered the best movie of all time, Citizen Kane only won a single Academy Awards: Best Screenplay, despite being nominated for nine in total.

Welles was injured twice during the filming of the movie. Starring as Kane himself, Welles badly cut his left hand during a scene in which he is trashing a room. He also suffered a chipped ankle after tripping whilst filming a dramatic scene where he chases his rivals down some stairs. He was forced to reschedule some of his scenes and direct from a wheelchair for two weeks.

The cinematography was revolutionary. Welles, along with cinematographer Gregg Toland, perfected the technique of “deep focus,” keeping every object in the foreground, centre and background in simultaneous focus.

In 1982, one of the “Rosebud” sleds from the film was put up for auction at Sotheby’s in New York City. The buyer was director Steven Spielberg. Though some of the “Rosebud” sleds were burned during production as part of the final scene, it’s still unclear if Spielberg’s copy is the only one remaining.

Welles gave himself caffeine poisoning during production. He drank a reported 30 cups of coffee per day and switched to tea but he ended up drinking so much that his skin began to change colour. He also would eat meals consisting of three large steaks and sides.

Tom Hardy to play famous mob boss in biopic

Having played both notorious London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray in 2015’s Legend, Tom Hardy is set to get back to the crime scene – this time to play Al Capone in the upcoming biopic ‘Fonzo’.

The movie follows the life of legendary mob boss Capone as a 47-year-old following his 10 year stint in prison and his problems with dementia and the demons of his violent past.

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Chronicle and Fantastic Four (2015) director Josh Trank is helming the project which will also star Matt Dillon and Linda Cardenilli.

Hardy was the best thing about Legend and it’s no surprise that he is the go to man when casting a violent gangster. That said, he will need to seriously alter his image and body shape if he in order to accurately portray the porky Capone.

But hey, if Hollywood can turn Gary Oldman into Winstone Churchill and win him an Oscar, anything’s possible!

First look at Christian Bale as 19th Century US Army captain in ‘Hostiles’ trailer

The first trailer for director Scott Cooper’s new Western, ‘Hostiles’, dropped over the weekend, giving us a first look at Christian Bale in 19th Century America.

The film reunites Cooper and Bale who worked together on the brilliant ‘Out of the Furnace’.

Bale plays an army captain who is tasked with escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family through threatening territory, back to their home.

Rosamund Pike and Wes Studi also star in this late 19th century drama.

‘Hostiles’ hits cinemas on December 29.