Film Review: Ad Astra

James Gray’s Ad Astra offers a profusion of both spectacle and substance. This serious science fiction is to be treasured.  Astronaut Roy McBride is given a mission that takes him to the edge of the solar system. His father disappeared several years before, and McBride is tasked with attempting to send a message to him… Directed and written by James […]

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Previews: Rambo: Last Blood Trailer, Ad Astra, More!

An abundance of film-related goodness in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Rambo: Last Blood trailer, Ad Astra, Marriage Story, and more… Rambo: Last Blood Trailer Here is the latest Rambo: Last Blood trailer. Sylvester Stallone returns as iconic action hero John Rambo. The film, purportedly the last in the series which began in 1982, sees Rambo confront […]

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Previews: The Accountant trailer, The Woods and more!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including The Accountant trailer, The Woods, and more… The Accountant Trailer [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw_EO8qKydg[/youtube] Here is the new The Accountant trailer. The film stars Ben Affleck as a maths savant who works as a freelance accountant for dangerous criminal organisation. With his latest client, accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) notices a major discrepancy. The Accountant […]

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Previews: Criminal Trailer, Julieta and More!

A host of film-related goodness in this week’s previews, including the Criminal trailer, Julieta, The Purge: Election Year and more… Criminal Trailer [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwgoYFIS87I[/youtube] Here is the new Criminal trailer. The film features an enviable cast that includes Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, and Tommy Lee Jones. Criminal revolves around death-row inmate Costner, who is implanted with the memories and skills of […]

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Film Review: Emperor

War drama Emperor lifts the veil on a little elucidated aspect of World War II and its aftermath. Peter Webber’s film is most absorbing when it focuses on the political aspects of the plot. After the Japanese have surrendered at the end of World War II, General Douglas MacArthur tasks Japan expert General Bonner Fellers with a critical mission. Fellers […]

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Film Review: Lincoln

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln is exactly what you would expect. The historical drama is solid, and boasts great performances. In 1865 the American Civil War is heading towards its conclusion. President Abraham Lincoln aims to make a landmark constitutional amendment to abolish slavery. Lincoln faces a race against time to obtain the necessary votes before peace is declared and he loses […]

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Trailer Round-Up

This week, we have new trailers for Oz The Great Powerful, Dredd and Hope Springs, as well as a clip from The Expendables 2 and the latest TV spot from The Dark Knight Rises. Oz The Great and Powerful [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyywumlnhdw[/youtube] Despite not being a hit on its initial release, The Wizard of Oz has gone on to become one of […]

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