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Zero Dark Thirty – Review

February 3, 2013 12:32 pm1 comment
Zero Dark Thirty – Review

Kathryn Bigelow, director of the Oscar winning The Hurt Locker, returns to the war on terror with this high-octane, true-story account of the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. Before the movie begins, a heading announces that this story is based on true events, from first hand accounts. From that point […]

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The Last Stand – Arnie’s Back

January 30, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
The Last Stand – Arnie’s Back

When an escaped fugitive is speeding towards the Mexican border in a stolen supercar, a small army clearing his path and no federal agents close enough to help, there’s only one man that can stop him. Arnold Schwarzenegger. That’s right, Arnie has returned to Hollywood. He’s gotten the politics out […]

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‘The Impossible’ – Review

January 13, 2013 2:16 pm1 comment
‘The Impossible’ – Review

With festive rituals aside, the legion of palm trees sufficed. Boxing Day in Thailand offered idyllic re-quiescence for the Bennetts. But what starts as perfection quickly becomes unperfected, cataclysmic. A seemingly inoffensive breeze interlaced with sporadic laughter, shadows a queer murmur in the air – a murmur that becomes a […]

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Skyfall

November 6, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Skyfall

Bond is back! Daniel Craig returns as the world’s greatest secret agent, 007, in his latest adventure Skyfall, from director Sam Mendes. Craig impressed in his Bond debut Casino Royal, bringing a brutal physicality to Ian Fleming’s much-loved super spy, but his second outing, Quantum of Solace, was a disappointment. […]

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Total Recall: Review

September 7, 2012 6:15 pm1 comment
Total Recall: Review

Many of those who go to see Total Recall, a late contender in the annual summer blockbuster battle, will no doubt sympathise with the plight of Colin Farrell’s disaffected labourer Douglas Quaid. As they process the opening scenes of Len Wiseman’s latest offering, they may, too, be struck by the unsettling […]

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Review: My Week With Marilyn

July 10, 2012 6:46 pm0 comments
Review: My Week With Marilyn

Set in the summer of 1956, the young graduate Colin Clark dreams of finding a job in the film industry so decides to leave the safety of his parents’ home to embark on an adventurous journey to London, not knowing where destiny will take him. Against the odds, he lands […]

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Pulling A Trigger Is Like Ordering A Take-Out

May 20, 2012 1:41 pm0 comments
Pulling A Trigger Is Like Ordering A Take-Out

The Raid: Redemption, hitting cinemas this week, is an Indonesian martial arts action film from welsh director and relative newcomer, Gareth Evans. Not a known name and neither are his cast, but after their performance in The Raid, that won’t stay the case for long. The Raid: Redemption kicks off […]

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The Avengers, It’s What We Call Ourselves

May 2, 2012 1:59 pm2 comments
The Avengers, It’s What We Call Ourselves

Marvel Avengers Assemble has been a long time in the making, a film with huge ambition. Marvel Studios began to lay the threads of what would eventually be an Avenger movie, with their reboots of four founding members of the Avengers, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and The Hulk (though […]

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