Film Review: Bitter Harvest

Bitter Harvest shines light on a lesser-known event of Soviet Union history. George Mendeluk’s film should be applauded for this, even if it does not always hit the mark. In 1930s Ukraine, artist Yuri is in love with Natalka in their small but prosperous village. However, Stalin is advancing in the country, taking advantage of Ukraine’s farming to put pressure […]

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Previews: The House Trailer, Get Out, More!

Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including The House trailer, Get Out, Aftermath, and more… The House Trailer This new The House trailer depicts an unusual way for parents to pay for their child’s tuition fees. Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler are the parents who decide to operate an underground casino to ensure their daughter can […]

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Film Review: The Founder

Director John Lee Hancock’s The Founder is memorable thanks to a charismatic performance from the always watchable Michael Keaton. Ray Kroc is a milkshake machine sales man struggling for orders. When burger restaurant McDonald’s places an order, Ray is astounded by their innovative take on diner service. Ray wants to franchise the restaurant, but must convince owners Dick and Mac […]

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Film Review: I, Daniel Blake

Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake is a brutally honest depiction of a life on benefits on modern-day Britain. The film’s realism is what packs a punch. Daniel Blake has been told by his doctors that he cannot yet return to work following a heart attack. Nevertheless, the Department for Work and Pensions deems him fit to work. Trying to sort […]

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Film Review: John Wick: Chapter Two

With John Wick: Chapter Two,  director Chad Stahelski returns with a sequel that is more successful than its progenitor. After winding up some final business, John Wick wants to retire back to his quiet life. However, a face from the past demands John Wick pays his debt in the form of an assassination job… John Wick: Chapter Two begins with […]

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Previews: Unlocked Trailer, Power Rangers, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Unlocked trailer, The Beguiled, Power Rangers and more… Unlocked Trailer Here is the first Unlocked trailer. Noomi Rapace heads a stellar cast that includes Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, Michael Douglas and John Malkovich. The action-thriller is about a CIA agent who must prevent a biological attack on London. It’s always […]

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures is a feel-good film with great performances from its ensemble cast. In 1961, the United States are in a race with Russia to see who can put a man in space. NASA finds untapped potential in a group of African-American female mathematicians working as human computers. Three of these women play a vital role in the space […]

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Film Review: The LEGO Batman Movie

The LEGO Batman Movie is a lot of fun. The film strikes a nice balance between the Batman in-jokes and a wider-appealing comedy and narrative. Batman has an enviable life on the surface. Yet Alfred, his butler, suggests that he lives a solitary life. Bruce Wayne must look after the orphan he has adopted, as well as dealing with Gotham’s […]

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Super Bowl 2017 Trailers Ranked

Last night the Super Bowl took place. But more relevantly, some of the most anticipated movie trailers aired during the broadcast. Here are the Super Bowl 2017 trailers, ranked in the most subjective of manners… Super Bowl 2017 Trailers No.10: Fast & Furious 8 This spot for Fast & Furious 8 displays the all-star cast of this sequel, but may […]

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Previews: Ghost In The Shell, The Fits, More!

This week’s preview of coming attractions includes the Ghost in the Shell TV spot, Beauty and the Beast, and more… Ghost in the Shell TV Spot Here is the Super Bowl TV spot for Ghost in the Shell. A live-action version of 1995 animated film, it stars Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, and Juliette Binoche. Johansson plays The Major, a cyborg […]

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