• SAN ANDREAS

    Film Review: San Andreas

    San Andreas is a by-the-numbers disaster movie that entertains as it exasperates. The film should appeal to those more motivated by action than story. Experts in California are trying to […]

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  • The Connection

    Film Review: The Connection

    Cédric Jimenez’s The Connection is an absorbing crime drama loaded with style. The cat-and-mouse dynamic offers increasing tension in this true story tale. Pierre Michel is a rising French magistrate […]

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  • TOMORROWLAND: A WORLD BEYOND

    Film Review: Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

    Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is brimming with wonder. The film is reminiscent of a traditional adventure movie, and as such is a very entertaining journey. When teen space aficionado […]

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  • Moomins on the Riviera

    Film Review: Moomins on the Riviera

    Big screen adaptation of the popular book and comic strip series Moomins on the Riviera is a delightful animated feature. The film should please younger and older viewers alike. The […]

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

    George Miller’s reboot of his post-apocalyptic film series is a force to be reckoned with. Mad Max: Fury Road is exhilarating viewing; and perhaps the best example of how to produce a […]

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  • Ant-Man Poster

    Previews: Vacation Trailer, Ant-Man Poster and more

    This week’s preview of coming attractions features the Vacation trailer, a Jurassic World featurette, plus Absolutely Anything and Ricki and the Flash… Vacation Trailer Above is the red band Vacation trailer. The film is part of the […]

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  • METAMORPHOSES

    Film Review: Metamorphoses

    Writer-director Christophe Honoré’s Metamorphoses is an interesting but not wholly successful transplant of Ovid’s poem to modern day France. The ideas are there, even if the execution is lacking. A […]

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    The New Superhero Movies

    With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron last week, superhero movie season has just begun.Back in the late 1970-mid-1990s era, audiences were lucky to get one big comic book adaptation a […]

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  • Macbeth

    Previews: Spectre Vlog, Legend Trailer and more

    Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Spectre vlog, the Legend trailer, plus a first look at Macbeth… Spectre Vlog In this latest Spectre vlog, director Sam Mendes and members […]

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  • DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

    Film Review: Dear White People

    Justin Simien’s Dear White People is a witty satire on race relations that has a very contemporary feel. When the only black fraternity at a US university is threatened with closure, some […]

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Film Review: San Andreas

SAN ANDREAS

San Andreas is a by-the-numbers disaster movie that entertains as it exasperates. The film should appeal to those more motivated by action than story. Experts in California are trying to predict earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault. When a catastrophic wave of earthquakes hit, a helicopter rescue pilot is determined to save his estranged wife and daughter… Director Brad Peyton […]

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Film Review: The Connection

The Connection

Cédric Jimenez’s The Connection is an absorbing crime drama loaded with style. The cat-and-mouse dynamic offers increasing tension in this true story tale. Pierre Michel is a rising French magistrate who is transferred to work in the organised crime unit in Marseilles in the 1970s. Pierre dedicates his time battling to bring down the notorious “French connection” drug ring, much […]

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Film Review: Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

TOMORROWLAND: A WORLD BEYOND

Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is brimming with wonder. The film is reminiscent of a traditional adventure movie, and as such is a very entertaining journey. When teen space aficionado Casey Newton gets a glimpse of a futuristic world, she is determined to learn more. She enlists the help of Frank Walker, a reluctant former boy genius, who has also […]

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Film Review: Moomins on the Riviera

Moomins on the Riviera

Big screen adaptation of the popular book and comic strip series Moomins on the Riviera is a delightful animated feature. The film should please younger and older viewers alike. The Moomins, along with Little My, decide to take their boat off on adventure to the Riviera. After a tumultuous journey, the family makes it to the Riviera, but the vacation […]

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Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

George Miller’s reboot of his post-apocalyptic film series is a force to be reckoned with. Mad Max: Fury Road is exhilarating viewing; and perhaps the best example of how to produce a superlative belated sequel. In a post-apocalyptic desert, Max lives life as a scavenger. An encounter with the ruling tribe throws Max together with Furiosa, a woman on a mission… With […]

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Previews: Vacation Trailer, Ant-Man Poster and more

Ant-Man Poster

This week’s preview of coming attractions features the Vacation trailer, a Jurassic World featurette, plus Absolutely Anything and Ricki and the Flash… Vacation Trailer Above is the red band Vacation trailer. The film is part of the National Lampoon’s Vacation series of films, with Ed Helms taking the role of Rusty Griswold. Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their roles from the original series, whilst Christina Applegate, […]

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The New Superhero Movies

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With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron last week, superhero movie season has just begun.Back in the late 1970-mid-1990s era, audiences were lucky to get one big comic book adaptation a year. Now, this is the tentpole genre, with several new superhero movies being released each year. Both Marvel and DC Movies have revealed a busy slate for the coming years. […]

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Previews: Spectre Vlog, Legend Trailer and more

Macbeth

Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Spectre vlog, the Legend trailer, plus a first look at Macbeth… Spectre Vlog In this latest Spectre vlog, director Sam Mendes and members of the crew discuss a car chase sequence from the upcoming James Bond movie. You can check out the Spectre trailer here, and more Spectre vlogs are available on the James […]

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