Film Review: Alice Through The Looking Glass

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Alice Through The Looking Glass is a visually mesmerising film. James Bobin’s film lacks the fizz of Lewis Carroll’s original novel, but is entertaining nevertheless. After adventures at sea, Alice makes an unexpected return to Wonderland. One of her treasured friends is in danger, Alice must acquire a device from the Lord of Time in order to put things right… […]

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Film Review: A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King

Tom Tyker’s A Hologram for the King is amiable thanks to the central performance. The film is ambles along, focusing on the journey rather than the destination. After failing in his role as an executive, Alan travels from America to Saudi Arabia with the aim of selling a video conferencing system to the king. Waiting for the king to arrive, […]

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Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse is a decent conclusion to the superhero sequel trilogy. Bryan Singer’s film is a little overlong, but entertains nevertheless. In the 1980s, Professor Xavier’s school has more students, and there is a relative peace after the mutant activity in the 1960s. When an ancient mutant is resurrected, the X-Men must reform to defeat this new threat… After the […]

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Previews: The Accountant trailer, The Woods and more!

The Woods Poster

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including The Accountant trailer, The Woods, and more… The Accountant Trailer Here is the new The Accountant trailer. The film stars Ben Affleck as a maths savant who works as a freelance accountant for dangerous criminal organisation. With his latest client, accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) notices a major discrepancy. The Accountant is […]

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Film Review: Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins

Stephen Frears’ Florence Foster Jenkins offers few surprises for those that have seen the trailer. The film is an entertaining comedy drama with great performances. Heiress Florence Foster Jenkins is a long-time patron of the arts. She dreams of being an opera singer, not quite realising the limitations of her voice. Her husband St. Clair does his best to keep Florence in […]

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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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