• Film Review: Spark

    Spark is a generic adventure that will appeal mostly to the youngest of viewers. The film is mildly entertaining, yet too unoriginal to be memorable. Spark is a teenager living on […]

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  • Film Review: The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle, Studio Ghibli’s latest film, is a delightfully ponderous affair. Director Michael Dudok de Wit delivers a beautifully animated picture. A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island. […]

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  • What to Watch on Shudder: Maniac Cop and More

    This week’s picks of what to watch on Shudder features Maniac Cop, Lake Bodom, and He Took His Skin Off For Me… What to Watch on Shudder: Maniac Cop 1988’s […]

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  • Previews: Okja Trailer, The Mummy, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Okja trailer, The Mummy, War for the Planet of the Apes, and more… Okja Trailer Here is the latest Okja […]

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  • Film Review: We Are X

    Stephen Kijak’s documentary We Are X is an engaging portrait of a rock band X Japan. The film is informative and retains a good tone throughout. X Japan are big […]

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  • What to Watch on Shudder: Blood and Black Lace and More

    Looking for some scares? This week’s guide of what to watch on Shudder features Blood and Black Lace, Mirror Mirror, and The Home… What to Watch on Shudder: Blood and […]

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  • Film Review: Away

    Director David Blair’s Away is an inviting drama, with great performances from its two leads. The film tells a sweet story, despite some harsh circumstances. Runaway Ria is trying to […]

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  • What to Watch on Shudder: Ginger Snaps and More

    This week’s what to watch on Shudder features Ginger Snaps, The Innkeepers, and Innsmouth. Here’s more on this week’s picks… What to Watch on Shudder: Ginger Snaps 2000’s Ginger Snaps is […]

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  • Previews: Blade Runner 2049 Poster, Wonder Woman, More!

    This week preview of coming attractions features a new Blade Runner 2049 poster, The Dark Tower, Wonder Woman, and more… Blade Runner 2049 Poster Here is Harrison Ford in the latest […]

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  • Film Review: Unlocked

    Director Michael Apted’s Unlocked is a by the numbers spy thriller that will entertain but not enthral. Alice Racine is working undercover in London. The CIA agent is asked to […]

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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 clip gives viewers an insight into the crew and personalities in Ridley Scott’s latest film. Michael Fassbender returns in the sequel to Prometheus, and is joined by Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston, […]

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Film Review: A Cure For Wellness

A Cure for Wellness is a weird and wonderful gothic thriller. Gore Verbinski relies on audience familiarity with the tropes of genre in order to bewilder and beguile.  Corporate rising star Lockhart is tasked with a mission to retrieve his company’s CEO from a “wellness centre” in the Swiss Alps. When he arrives, things do not appear to be all they […]

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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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