• 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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  • Terminator Genisys

    Film Review: Terminator Genisys

    Arnold Schwarzenegger returns for the latest instalment of the sci-fi action franchise. Terminator Genisys is not a patch on the first two movies, but is an improvement on Terminator Salvation. […]

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  • Magic Mike XXL

    Film Review: Magic Mike XXL

    Sequel Magic Mike XXL offers more of the same for fans of the first film. The narrative is slight, but the film delivers dances galore… Three years after he quit […]

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  • MAGICIAN: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

    Film Review: Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

    Documentary Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles is a comprehensive look at the career of the famed director and actor. Director Chuck Workman’s film seeks to explain […]

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  • Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation poster

    Previews: Inside Out TV Spot, Maggie Trailer and More

    A cornucopia of film-related goodness in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Inside Out TV spot, a Terminator Genisys featurette, Maggie trailer and lots more… Inside Out TV Spot Here is the latest […]

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  • Cake

    Film Review: Cake

    Daniel Barnz’s Cake blends drama with black comedy. The film hinges on a strong performance by lead Jennifer Aniston, which she pulls off with aplomb. Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of […]

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  • The Burning

    Film Review: The Burning

    Writer-director Pablo Fendrik’s The Burning is an atmospheric Western. Genre influences are clear, nevertheless the film has enough meat to keep viewers entertained. A farmer enlists the help of a mystery man in […]

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  • Jurassic World

    Previews: Jurassic World Featurette, Macbeth Trailer and More

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Jurassic World featurette, the trailer for Macbeth, and the latest Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation trailer… Jurassic World Featurette Steven Spielberg talks about […]

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  • Second Coming

    Film Review: Second Coming

    Debbie Tucker Green’s directorial debut Second Coming has promises of a decent kitchen sink drama, but fails to deliver in any satisfying way. Jax lives with her husband Mark and […]

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  • Spy

    Film Review: Spy

    Paul Feig’s Spy is an entertaining action comedy which works better than the premise might suggest. Susan Cooper is a desk-bound CIA agent who provides great support to her colleagues. […]

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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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Film Review: Ted 2

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 the film very funny. Ted, still working at the supermarket, is now married and seeks to adopt a child with his wife. When the process raises questions of Ted’s legitimacy […]

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Film Review: Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Arnold Schwarzenegger returns for the latest instalment of the sci-fi action franchise. Terminator Genisys is not a patch on the first two movies, but is an improvement on Terminator Salvation. In the battle against Skynet, John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to 1984, to protect his mother Sarah Connor. When Reese arrives, things are not quite what he […]

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Film Review: Magic Mike XXL

Magic Mike XXL

Sequel Magic Mike XXL offers more of the same for fans of the first film. The narrative is slight, but the film delivers dances galore… Three years after he quit stripping, Mike’s furniture business is busy. When his old troop reconnects with him, Mike is persuaded to hit the road for one more trip down to South Carolina… Gregory Jacobs takes […]

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