• Film Review: Don’t Knock Twice

    Caradog James’ Don’t Knock Twice is genuinely creepy for a portion of the duration. However, a strong and mysterious first half makes way for a less than compelling send half. Jess […]

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  • Film Review: The Eyes of My Mother

    The Eyes of My Mother is a striking directorial debut from Nicolas Pesce. The brooding gothic picture both ensnares and alarms. Francisca is a young girl growing up on an […]

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  • Film Review: Personal Shopper

    Olivier Assayas’ mystery drama Personal Shopper is strange, ponderous and frequently compelling. Maureen is a personal shopper to a wealthy client, and well as a medium. Maureen wishes to stay […]

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  • Film Review: Gleason

    Sometimes moving and sometimes amusing, director Clay Tweel’s Gleason is an absorbing portrait of life. Former professional American football player Steve Gleason is diagnosed with motor neurone disease before the […]

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  • Previews: Wonder Woman Trailer, Baby Driver, More!

    A plethora of film-related goodness in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including Wonder Woman trailer, Baby Driver, Atomic Blonde and more… Wonder Woman Trailer Here is the latest Wonder […]

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  • Film Review: Catfight

    With Catfight, writer-director Onur Tukel mixes various types of humour to create amusing picture. The film works best in its satirising of American culture. Veronica is a wealthy housewife in New […]

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  • Film Review: Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island is tremendous fun. Despite some poor dialogue, the film is a great addition to the monster movie genre. In 1971, a team of explorers want to take […]

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  • Film Review: Viceroy’s House

      Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House gives an overview of the complex topic of India’s partition in an entertaining and somewhat informative manner. However, some aspects of the film are stronger than […]

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  • Film Review: Certain Women

      Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women is a series of character portraits, with some being more absorbing than others. When it connects, the film is engaging and stimulating. Laura, a lawyer, […]

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  • Previews: Alien: Covenant Clip, Atomic Blonde, More!

    Lots of big films in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including an Alien: Covenant clip, Atomic Blonde, Beauty and the Beast, and more… Alien: Covenant Clip This Alien: Covenant […]

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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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Film Review: Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann is something of an anomaly. For English-language viewers, a 162-minute German comedy-drama may not seem like the most appealing film. Yet the film works ever so well. Ines has a busy career working as a consultant in the oil industry in Bucharest. She is surprised when her prankster father pays her an unexpected visit, in the hope the […]

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Film Review: Loving

Jeff Nichols’ Loving is sincere and thoughtful drama based on a real case. Whilst the tone of the film is aptly pensive, the film lacks the punch some may expect. Richard and Mildred are an interracial couple in Virginia, where anti-miscegenation laws are still in effect. The marry out of state, but are arrested at home. The legal battle to have their […]

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Film Review: Life, Animated

Roger Ross Williams’ Life, Animated is an uplifting documentary with a charismatic subject. The film is both informative and very entertaining. Owen Suskind was developed autism at the age of three. As he withdrew into a silent state, his family worried he would not interact with them properly again. However, Owen learned to communicate through his beloved Disney animated films… […]

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Previews: Baywatch Poster, Logan, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including a moving Baywatch poster, The Eyes of My Mother, A Cure for Wellness, and more… Baywatch Poster Zac Efron promotes his new film in this moving Baywatch poster. The film, based on the 1990s television show, the film stars Efron, alongside Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra, and Alexandra Daddario. Baywatch hits the […]

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Film Review: The Wailing

Hong-jin Na’s The Wailing is a genre-twisting picture that engages, entertains, and frightens. The film keeps viewers guessing until the very end. In the village of Goksung, police officer Jong-Goo is called to investigate a number of grisly murders. With a hallmark rash, these crimes seemed to be linked. His colleague tells him some gossip about a mysterious stranger, whose […]

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Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge is a brutal true story which illustrates the director’s flair for storytelling. Switching between sentiment and violence, the film is utterly compelling at times. Desmond Doss signs up to join the army during World War II, feeling it is his duty to serve his country as a medic. His religious beliefs mean that he refuses to […]

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Film Review: 100 Streets

Jim O’Hanlon’s 100 Streets is a mostly engaging drama. Some of the film’s narrative strands work better than others. Max is trying to win back estranged wife Emily. George is trying to make everything perfect for his wife. Kingsley is growing tired of the antics of his teenage compatriots. All these stories take place in the London neighbourhood of Battersea… […]

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Film Review: Sing

Musical comedy Sing takes on that well-known product of the TV talent show to create a suitably entertaining animated feature. Although the film is perfectly watchable, it is not particularly memorable. Buster Moon is a theatre impresario struggling to stay afloat. He decides to stage a singing contest, hoping that the popularity will be sufficient to restore the theatre. But […]

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