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Review of The Imitation Game

January 27, 2015 3:42 pm0 comments
Review of The Imitation Game

The first words to be heard in this film is the character of Alan Turing, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, asking “are you paying attention? You will listen closely and you will not judge me until I am finished.” These lines are as much directed at the audience as they are […]

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Netflix’s Top 5 Shows

January 5, 2015 5:15 pm0 comments
Netflix’s Top 5 Shows

Being a student, I’ve watched quite a bit of Netflix. Especially now I’m not a student after dropping out of Uni and currently unemployed (I’m trying, honest). I’m pretty sure Netflix has been my life support for the last few weeks and over the last 6 months it has saved […]

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Filth: Review

December 4, 2014 5:15 pm0 comments
Filth: Review

There was an atmosphere of tense uneasiness in the air as I sat down in the cinema with my companion. Perhaps it was because of the material a film called ‘Filth’ could potentially serve up, perhaps it was because the certificate flashed up, reading: ‘contains strong sexual content, very strong […]

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Fake Plastic Pixar and the Battle for Custody of Nostalgia

November 28, 2014 5:00 pm0 comments
Fake Plastic Pixar and the Battle for Custody of Nostalgia

Thursday’s announcement of a fourth Toy Story movie was hardly surprising. For one thing, the third entry – which came out four and a half years ago, if you can believe it – grossed over a billion dollars worldwide, not to mention garnering some of the best reviews of any […]

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Interstellar – Review

November 22, 2014 5:11 pm1 comment
Interstellar – Review

The weight of expectation is interesting.  To look back over the last fifteen years and see just how far Christopher Nolan’s career has come – from shooting a low-budget thriller with his mates in London to fiddling around with $165m – is pretty incredible.  With wildly ambitious and interesting films like […]

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Fury – Review

November 6, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Fury – Review

A couple of years ago, William Friedkin went so far as to describe David Ayer’s new film as “the best cop movie ever made”.  Quite a statement, certainly, and one’s mind can’t help but immediately leap to the challengers: Die Hard, Fargo, The Departed, Serpico, Dirty Harry, Lethal Weapon… the list goes on […]

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Gone Girl (2014)

October 30, 2014 4:11 pm0 comments
Gone Girl (2014)

7 years ago David Fincher released his crowning work in the shape of the unsettling, flawless masterpiece Zodiac. As far as I’m concerned the director will never work above that level – one of the finest thrillers ever created – but with Gone Girl the director has managed to craft […]

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Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

October 28, 2014 9:02 am0 comments
Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets.

  “Even now that we’re all grown ups,” announces Jarvis Cocker to a sold out Motorpoint Arena, “we still get scared when we come play Sheffield.” The city, which he later explains, holds a special place in his heart and is the foundation and inspiration for so many of Pulp’s […]

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