• Captain America: Civil War

    Film Review: Captain America: Civil War

    Anthony and Joe Russo’s Captain America: Civil War is an entertaining continuation from the excellent Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The tone of the film is an asset, as is […]

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  • Bastille Day

    Film Review: Bastille Day

    James Watkins’ Bastille Day is an adequately entertaining action thriller. Despite its flaws, the film is watchable. Michael is an American pickpocket living in Paris. When he picks up the wrong […]

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  • MILES AHEAD

    Film Review: Miles Ahead

    Don Cheadle’s labour of love Miles Ahead is a sparky biopic that evades the mould of the genre. Having not performed or released new music in years, Miles Davis is […]

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  • The Jungle Book

    Film Review: The Jungle Book

    Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic The Jungle Book is awe-inspiring in its visuals and immensely entertaining in its story. Mowgli, an orphan boy, is raised in the […]

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  • Ben-Hur

    Previews: Rogue One Trailer, David Brent and more!

    Plenty in this round-up of trailers and posters from this week, including the Rogue One trailer, David Brent: Life on the Road, Ben-Hur and more… Rogue One Trailer Here is […]

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  • Anguish

    Film Review: Anguish

    Sonny Mallhi’s directorial debut Anguish is an engaging horror drama that begins well but it let down by a lacklustre final third. Tess is a teenage girl with a personality […]

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  • BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

    Film Review: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has the look and feel of an epic blockbuster, even if the reality does not quite match the expectation. Following the devastation […]

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  • Welcome To Me

    Film Review: Welcome To Me

    Director Shira Piven’s Welcome To Me is an amusing comedy drama. The film has an air of authenticity, in spite of some outlandish action. Alice Klieg suffers with borderline personality disorder, but […]

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  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

    Film Review: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

    Belated sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 features much of the charm and tone of the original hit romantic comedy. Nia Vardalos’ screenplay depicts the Portokalos family at the […]

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  • ZOOTOPIA

    Film Review: Zootropolis

    Disney’s latest Zootropolis is an incredibly enjoyable animation. The film blends mystery with adventure for a most entertaining ride. Bunny Judy Hopps has always aspired to be a police officer. When […]

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Film Review: Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Anthony and Joe Russo’s Captain America: Civil War is an entertaining continuation from the excellent Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The tone of the film is an asset, as is some fantastic action. After another incident involving the Avengers results in unintended damage, there is pressure on the team to install a system of accountability. This results in a rift […]

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Film Review: Bastille Day

Bastille Day

James Watkins’ Bastille Day is an adequately entertaining action thriller. Despite its flaws, the film is watchable. Michael is an American pickpocket living in Paris. When he picks up the wrong bag, Michael is mistaken for a member of a terrorist group. With Bastille Day fast approaching, the CIA’s Briar is on a mission to track down Michael… Bastille Day features […]

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Film Review: Miles Ahead

MILES AHEAD

Don Cheadle’s labour of love Miles Ahead is a sparky biopic that evades the mould of the genre. Having not performed or released new music in years, Miles Davis is something of a recluse in the late 1970s. When a Rolling Stone reporter attempts to get a scoop, it forces Miles into action… After many years of pre-production, the film […]

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Film Review: The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic The Jungle Book is awe-inspiring in its visuals and immensely entertaining in its story. Mowgli, an orphan boy, is raised in the jungle by wolves, with the help of panther Bagera. When fearsome tiger Shere Khan asserts his dominance, Mowgli must leave the only home he has ever known… Viewers would be […]

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Film Review: Anguish

Anguish

Sonny Mallhi’s directorial debut Anguish is an engaging horror drama that begins well but it let down by a lacklustre final third. Tess is a teenage girl with a personality disorder. When she moves to a new town with her mother, Tess is left to explore. Tess finds the shrine of the victim of a car accident, who was a similar […]

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Film Review: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has the look and feel of an epic blockbuster, even if the reality does not quite match the expectation. Following the devastation in Metropolis a year and a half ago, Bruce Wayne is angered that Superman’s power is going unchecked. As Clark Kent and Wayne clash, Lex Luthor puts his plans into motion… Batman […]

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Film Review: Welcome To Me

Welcome To Me

Director Shira Piven’s Welcome To Me is an amusing comedy drama. The film has an air of authenticity, in spite of some outlandish action. Alice Klieg suffers with borderline personality disorder, but she has her routine of watching tapes of Oprah Winfrey’s shows. When Alice wins millions on the lottery, she decides that she wants her own show. The subject of the […]

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Film Review: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Belated sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 features much of the charm and tone of the original hit romantic comedy. Nia Vardalos’ screenplay depicts the Portokalos family at the next stage of life. Toula and Ian have a teenage daughter about to graduate high school and leave for university. Meanwhile, Toula’s parents are ageing, and need more support. A […]

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Film Review: Zootropolis

ZOOTOPIA

Disney’s latest Zootropolis is an incredibly enjoyable animation. The film blends mystery with adventure for a most entertaining ride. Bunny Judy Hopps has always aspired to be a police officer. When she graduates from the academy, Judy starts her dream job on the Zootropolis police force. Initially disheartened by her first assignment, Judy must work with a con artist fox to […]

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