• Vacation

    Film Review: Vacation

    Belated comedy franchise film Vacation has bawdy humour in spades. The film is passably amusing and sufficiently diverting. With nostalgia for his childhood vacation, grown-up Rusty Griswold tries to recreate […]

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  • Gemma Bovery

    Film Review: Gemma Bovery

    Gemma Bovery is a modern adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel Madame Bovary. The film is both self-aware and charmingly twee. Martin is a former Parisian who takes over his […]

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  • The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

    Film Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

    Guy Ritchie’s film reboot of 1960s television series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is both stylish and entertaining. The film should satisfy those looking for some cinematic escapism. In the midst of […]

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  • Crimson Peak poster

    Previews: Deadpool Trailer, Crimson Peak Poster and more

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Deadpool trailer, a video for The Martian, the latest Crimson Peak poster and more… Deadpool Trailer Here is the red […]

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  • The Gift

    Film Review: The Gift

    Joel Edgerton’s The Gift is an atmospheric mystery drama. The film suggests a promising career for Edgerton as a filmmaker. Married couple Simon and Robyn move back to Simon’s hometown […]

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  • Mission: Impossible Rouge Nation

    Film Review: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

    The fifth instalment in the franchise, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is a formulaic but finely executed action thriller. Ethan Hunt is convinced of the presence of a shadowy organisation known […]

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  • INSIDE OUT

    Film Review: Inside Out

    Inside Out is a charming animated feature, delivering Disney Pixar’s winning formula at its best. Young Riley is uprooted from her comfortable home and life when her father gets a […]

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  • Maggie

    Film Review: Maggie

    Henry Hobson’s directorial debut Maggie is a brooding drama with gothic accents. The atmosphere is powerful, even if the film lacks vitality. A disease that turns people into zombies has […]

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  • Ant-Man Press Conference London

    Ant-Man Press Conference

    Last week, director Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Michael Peña sat down for the Ant-Man press conference in London. They discussed influences on the film, how Ant-Man was […]

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  • Ant-Man

    Film Review: Ant-Man

    Director Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man is a lot of fun. More humorous than many of the other Marvel films, Ant-Man is an entertaining ride. Recently released from prison, con-man Scott Lang […]

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  • Song of the Sea

    Film Review: Song of the Sea

    Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea is a beautifully animated feature. The film certainly charms as it entertains. Saorise lives with her father and older brother Ben at a remote […]

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  • Ted 2

    Film Review: Ted 2

    Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 is an apt follow-up to the 2012 hit comedy. The brand of humour will not appeal to all, but there’s certainly an audience who will find […]

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  • The Walk poster

    Previews: Ant-Man Trailer, Irrational Man Trailer and More

    Previews of forthcoming attractions this week include the latest Ant-Man trailer, Irrational Man, Steve Jobs… Ant-Man Trailer Here is the latest Ant-Man trailer. The film looks like it will have […]

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Film Review: Vacation

Vacation

Belated comedy franchise film Vacation has bawdy humour in spades. The film is passably amusing and sufficiently diverting. With nostalgia for his childhood vacation, grown-up Rusty Griswold tries to recreate the trip with his own family. Rusty takes his wife Debbie and their two sons on a road trip to the Walley World theme park in order to bring the […]

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Film Review: Gemma Bovery

Gemma Bovery

Gemma Bovery is a modern adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel Madame Bovary. The film is both self-aware and charmingly twee. Martin is a former Parisian who takes over his father’s bakery in a small French town. When an English couple move in next door, Martin can’t help but draw parallels between the wife and the fictional Madame Bovary… Director […]

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Film Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Guy Ritchie’s film reboot of 1960s television series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is both stylish and entertaining. The film should satisfy those looking for some cinematic escapism. In the midst of the early 1960s Cold War, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGM operative Illyan Kuryakinare tasked to work together on a mission. The pair must stop a criminal organisation from proliferating […]

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Film Review: The Gift

The Gift

Joel Edgerton’s The Gift is an atmospheric mystery drama. The film suggests a promising career for Edgerton as a filmmaker. Married couple Simon and Robyn move back to Simon’s hometown for his new job. An encounter with a former school acquaintance seems an inconsequential occurrence to the couple, but Gordo has other ideas… The Gift is Joel Edgerton’s debut feature […]

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Film Review: Inside Out

INSIDE OUT

Inside Out is a charming animated feature, delivering Disney Pixar’s winning formula at its best. Young Riley is uprooted from her comfortable home and life when her father gets a work opportunity in San Francisco. The emotions in her mind attempt to navigate this upheaval in her life… Director and co-writer Peter Docter has created a wonderfully inventive film with […]

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Film Review: Maggie

Maggie

Henry Hobson’s directorial debut Maggie is a brooding drama with gothic accents. The atmosphere is powerful, even if the film lacks vitality. A disease that turns people into zombies has spread across major cities. When Maggie, a teenage girl from the Midwest, is infected, she is released into the custody of her father to spend her remaining days with her […]

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Ant-Man Press Conference

Ant-Man Press Conference London

Last week, director Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Michael Peña sat down for the Ant-Man press conference in London. They discussed influences on the film, how Ant-Man was conceived, and future Marvel movies… On Edgar Wright’s involvement… Peyton Reed: I think it’s fair to say that none of us would be here, and there might not be an […]

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Film Review: Ant-Man

Ant-Man

Director Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man is a lot of fun. More humorous than many of the other Marvel films, Ant-Man is an entertaining ride. Recently released from prison, con-man Scott Lang struggle to find a job. Nevertheless, he seems a perfect candidate to Dr Hank Pym, who has invented a suit which allows humans to shrink to the size of an […]

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