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Pride: Review

October 18, 2014 1:55 pm5 comments
Pride: Review

Pride is a film that both breaks your heart and warms it. We are living in an age where gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual rights are at the forefront of the public consciousness. Having recently seen the break through of the legalisation of gay marriage in the United Kingdom and […]

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The Human Centipede: First Sequence – A Horrifying Review

September 29, 2014 6:50 pm5 comments
The Human Centipede: First Sequence – A Horrifying Review

That’s it! I have to say something, or I’m going to explode! It may sound like I’m a little furious, or overexcited to speak out. Maybe I am. Last week, I was browsing Netflix, (as I always do), looking for a good movie to watch. Still searching, I finally noticed The […]

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – A (spoiler free) Review

August 10, 2014 10:01 am1 comment
Jason Clarke stars in Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. What a mouthful. The Matt Reeves directed, Andy Serkis mo-capped, Jason Clarke acted sequel to 2011’s Rupert Wyatt-James Franco lead Rise of the Planet of the Apes is the 8th film in the franchise that stretches back 36 years and includes two television shows. The rebooted […]

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Review: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

August 8, 2014 9:15 am0 comments
Review: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is known for three things above all others: Choppy, simple sentences punctuated with the occasional flowing, complex sentence about war and its relationship with the human soul. Characters that straddle the line between ultrarealistic and horrifying, His obsession with the American West and how it relates to man’s […]

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The League of Gentlemen: Becoming a State of Mind

July 15, 2014 9:50 am0 comments
The League of Gentlemen: Becoming a State of Mind

The League of Gentlemen, a comedy show so exquisitely entwined with horror, it seems to ingratiate itself into the very fibres of the subconscious. ‘What on Earth did I just watch?’ seems to be a fairly corporate reaction, and the truth is that there is no real way of describing […]

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Nymphomaniac: controversial, insightful and utterly enthralling

July 8, 2014 9:50 am1 comment
Nymphomaniac: controversial, insightful and utterly enthralling

An exquisitely shot pornographic montage, Nymphomaniac is the final installment in Lars Von Trier’s aptly named ‘Depression Trilogy.’ It offers us the story of self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who is discovered by mild mannered bachelor Seligman (Stellan Skarsgaard) whilst lying badly beaten in an alleyway. Seligman brings her back […]

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X-Men: Days of Future Past – Review

June 3, 2014 4:40 pm0 comments
X-Men: Days of Future Past – Review

Warning: this review contains spoilers. X-Men: Days of Future Past serves as a sequel to both X-Men: Last Stand and X-Men: First Class. The events of Days of Future Past approximately follow thirteen years on from the events of X-Men: First Class and loosely follows the story of the X-Men […]

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US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

May 18, 2014 9:06 am0 comments
US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

The Dialogue Forum on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States of America and the European Union that took part in Berlin on May 5 ahead of the next round of talks planned on May 19 stimulated the foreign mass media to resume the debate on […]

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