• Previews: Proud Mary Trailer, Jigsaw, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Proud Mary trailer,  Jigsaw, The Snowman, and more… Proud Mary Trailer Here is the new trailer for Proud Mary. […]

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  • Film Review: Dunkirk

    Christopher Nolan once again proves himself the master filmmaker with the astounding Dunkirk. The film is unmissable.  In 1940, Allied soldiers have been pushed back to Dunkirk by the German […]

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  • Previews: Darkest Hour Trailer, Dunkirk, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Darkest Hour trailer, Dunkirk, American Assassin, and more… Darkest Hour Trailer Gary Oldman once again proves his chameleon credentials […]

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  • Film Review: Frantz

    François Ozon’s Frantz is an absorbing drama. The film is beautifully photographed, and features a fine central performance. Following the end of World War I, German Anna mourns the death of […]

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  • What to Watch on Shudder: Witchfinder General and More

    Here’s what to watch on Shudder this weekend, featuring Witchfinder General, The Lair of the White Worm, and short The Puppet Man… What to Watch on Shudder: Witchfinder General Vincent […]

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  • Film Review: A Change in the Weather

    Jon Sanders’ A Change in the Weather offers an intimate portrait of a struggling long-term relationship. The film should be praised for its naturalistic approach, although it is not without […]

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  • Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming is a joyous comic book movie. It is easily superior to the last four Spider-Man films. After his adventure with the Avengers, Peter Parker must return to his […]

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  • Previews: Lucky Logan Trailer, Stronger, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Lucky Logan trailer, My Little Pony: The Movie, Stronger and more… Lucky Logan Trailer Here is the new Lucky Logan […]

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  • Film Review: Baby Driver

    Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver is a lot of fun. Style, action and a memorable soundtrack make for a most enjoyable movie. Baby is the best getaway driver in the business. […]

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  • Previews: Pitch Perfect 3 Poster, Detroit, More!

    This week’s preview of coming attractions includes the latest Pitch Perfect 3 poster, Battle of the Sexes, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Detroit, and more… Pitch Perfect 3 Poster   The Bellas […]

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Film Review: Cop Out

Reviews of Cop Out have been mediocre overall. By no means a classic, nonetheless, Cop Out is not as bad as the reviews suggest either. Jimmy and Paul, two NYPD detectives, happen upon a Brooklyn drug ring after Jimmy’s prized baseball card is stolen. A simple mission to recover the card by the duo becomes much more complicated after they discover […]

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Film Review: Robin Hood

Whilst there was enough to fault with Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (namely Kevin Cosner), at least it was an enjoyable adventure throughout. Ridley Scott’s version is uneven; whilst entertaining in parts, the film is not without its holes. More of a prequel to the familiar story, Robin Hood focuses on the title characters journey home from the Crusades and to […]

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Film Review: Four Lions

Much has been made of Chris Morris’ willingness to court controversy. The subject matter of Four Lions has already caused a stir, however a viewing of the film is enough to subside these alarms. Though perhaps not from the Daily Mail. Four Lions focuses on a group of inept would-be suicide bombers planning a terrorist attack on the UK.  As […]

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street

The antichrist of Hollywood (Michael Bay) strikes again with A Nightmare on Elm Street, yet another remake of a horror classic. This new version is slick, yet this does not detract from its pointlessness. The teens of Springwood are having nightmares, all featuring the same frightening character. Things take a turn for the worse when Freddy Krueger starts to cross the […]

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Film Review: It’s a Wonderful Afterlife

Director Gurinder Chadha said in a recent interview that she was sick of making romantic comedies. Perhaps not the best way to promote your new film It’s a Wonderful Afterlife; a romantic comedy. It’s a Wonderful Afterlife tells the story of Roopi, a British-Asian woman, and her mother who is desperate to see her daughter married. So desperate in fact, that […]

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Film Review: Iron Man 2

Suspend your disbelief (as is called for by all comic book films), and Iron Man 2 is a thoroughly enjoyable film. Make no mistake, however, as sequels go, Iron Man 2 is no Dark Knight. Following on from Iron Man, the sequel focuses on Tony Stark as he faces a new nemesis in the form Ivan Vanko. Coupled with this […]

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Film Review: The Joneses

Demi Moore stepped away from Twitter for long enough to star in Derrick Borte’s film about consumer culture. Whilst the premise of The Joneses is really quite interesting, the film fails in its execution. Four salespeople pretend to be the perfect family moving to a new neighbourhood. With the aim of promoting expensive items to their neighbours, members of the […]

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Film Review: Cemetery Junction

After Ricky Gervais’ last co-written, co-directed and co-stared feature, The Invention of Lying, you would be forgiven for being a little skeptical about this latest offering. However, Cemetery Junction is an enjoyable picture, combining an adequate amount of laughs with a genuine emotional depth. Freddie Taylor is the son of a factory worker, living in the dead-end town Cemetery Junction in […]

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Film Review: Date Night

The lure of leads Steve Carell and Tina Fey is undoubtedly the biggest draw of Date Night. Sadly the film does not live up to expectations, despite good performances from the popular comedy actors. The main problem with Date Night is that it simply isn’t that funny.  There are good one-liners and funny incidents, however it is not the laugh-a-minute […]

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Film Review: Hot Tub Time Machine

Perhaps the biggest achievement of Hot Tub Time Machine is that it cements Back to the Future as the quintessential time-travel movie. That’s not to say it is a bad film, merely that the influence of Robert Zemeckis’ 1985 classic is abundantly clear. Oh, the 1980s. Such a wonderful decade. Adam (played by John Cusack) and friends inadvertently time-travel back to 1986, […]

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