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Son Of A Gun Review
Son Of A Gun Review
Son Of A Gun Review

Son Of A Gun Review

JR (Brenton Thwaites) finds unlikely friends in prison in the form of Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor) and his gang. They resolve to look after JR on the proviso that he do something for them after he gets out after his short term...
 
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Play Dirty Review
Play Dirty Review
Play Dirty Review

Play Dirty Review

By 1969 Michael Caine was riding high on a series of successes. Earlier in the 1960s he had been a roommate with London acting stud Terence Stamp before Caine’s fame with the pair becoming the faces of the 60s. Together t...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
Whiplash Review
Whiplash Review
Whiplash Review

Whiplash Review

Intensity, dramatic rival, nemesis, and heart pounding sweat inducing physical set pieces are all import traits to be found in an action film. And by the time you leave Whiplash you’d swear that you’d just walked out of one. An...
 
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Retribution Review
Retribution Review
Retribution Review

Retribution Review

This American Drama details the aftermath of a family fallen apart. Widower Hollis (Aaron Paul) is neglectful of his two songs, 13 year old Jacob, and the much younger Wes. Jacob has become quite the hellraiser and is forever s...
 

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What We Did On Our Holiday Review
What We Did On Our Holiday Review
What We Did On Our Holiday Review

What We Did On Our Holiday Review

The filmmakers (rightly) do not hide the fact that this is created from the makers of the television show Outnumbered.  Anyone familiar with that show with know exactly what to expect from this. Unbelievable smart arse kids and...
 
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Draft Day Review
Draft Day Review
Draft Day Review

Draft Day Review

Draft Day is the day that the National Football League allows teams to pick their players for the upcoming year. In this case – The general manager of the Cleveland Browns (Kevin Costner) has some decisions to make in the hours...
 

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Ex Machina Review
Ex Machina Review
Ex Machina Review

Ex Machina Review

Domhnall Gleeson goes head to head with Oscar Isaac’s CEO industrialist in this science fiction thinker from the mind of Alex Garland. Caleb (Gleeson) is a coder who has won a prize at work that allows him to go and hang out wi...
 
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American Sniper Review
American Sniper Review
American Sniper Review

American Sniper Review

Clint Eastwood gets his directorial grove back with this true life tale of an American patriot (Bradley Copper) fighting the war abroad, and having to come to terms with himself back home between tours with his wife (Sienna Mil...
 

Film Reviews
 
Exodus: Gods and Kings Soundtrack Review
Exodus: Gods and Kings Soundtrack Review
Exodus: Gods and Kings Soundtrack Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings Soundtrack Review

Alberto Iglesias come on board for this latest Ridley Scott epic – and it’s nice to see some good being delivered marking Iglesias as a fine choice for the subject matter. They have gone as all out as they can to support the en...
 
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A Most Wanted Man Review
A Most Wanted Man Review
A Most Wanted Man Review

A Most Wanted Man Review

Sadly Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away last year leaving a very big gap in the serious indie drama with A Most Wanted Man being one of his last completed films and is to be released by Entertainment One. This role, more than ...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
Into The Woods Review
Into The Woods Review
Into The Woods Review

Into The Woods Review

If you go down to the woods today your sure of a big surprise. Well it isn’t every day that the Baker, Cinderella, Red Redding Hood and farm boy Jack find their paths colliding – but here they do in this adaptation of the music...
 
Disc Reviews
 
Deliver Us From Evil Review
Deliver Us From Evil Review
Deliver Us From Evil Review

Deliver Us From Evil Review

Scott Derrickson may have just hit the big time with the incoming Doctor Strange movie, but before we get there he is working away here as he often does in the horror/thriller realm. Since his inception as a director in the Hel...
 

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The Prince Review
The Prince Review
The Prince Review

The Prince Review

The Prince marks another Direct to Disc release for what seems to be emerging as a group of film-makers who have access to some prime Hollywood talent. Emmett/Furlas films and the Grindstone Entertainment Group for a while now ...
 
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The Rover Review
The Rover Review
The Rover Review

The Rover Review

Eric (Guy Pearce) is drifting through the Australian outback only by chance to have his car stolen by a group of petty criminals. He heads off in search of them fully intent on getting back what belongs to him; But also by chan...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
Birdman Review
Birdman Review
Birdman Review

Birdman Review

Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is a washed up Hollywood star (famous for playing a costumed superhero), now at 60, directing and starring in a play about existential look on life and love. Around him he finds support, but also...
 
Cinema Reviews
 
The Interview Review
The Interview Review
The Interview Review

The Interview Review

So the film that has caused much international controversy makes its way into American theatres this Christmas as well as via the Sony website, VOD and on YouTube. The war on free speech was launched and seemed ill after until ...
 

Disc Reviews
 
Intolerance Blu-ray Review
Intolerance Blu-ray Review
Intolerance Blu-ray Review

Intolerance Blu-ray Review

In 1915 D.W. Griffith, one of the great movie pioneers made a feature length film which became a ground breaking movie in narrative cinema. That film was the controversial The Birth of a Nation. The following year he repeated t...
 
Cinema Reviews
 
Dumb And Dumber To Review
Dumb And Dumber To Review
Dumb And Dumber To Review

Dumb And Dumber To Review

This film was never going to change people’s lives, nor the world. This is far from a film to bring unity to those warring, and it is certainly not one you want to watch with your mother. However, that is not to say that ...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Review
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Review
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Review

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Review

To start off with a confession: I never expected to like this franchise. Judging by the trailer, Night at the Museum (the first one) it looked like the kind of film that Ben Stiller has done way too many of: binges on silly and...
 
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The Face Of Love Review
The Face Of Love Review
The Face Of Love Review

The Face Of Love Review

The Face of Love tells the story of Nikki (Annette Bening) whose husband Garrett (Ed Harris), the love of her life, drowns during a trip to Mexico just as they are celebrating 30 years of marriage. Five years later, Nikki seems...
 

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Nekromantik Blu-ray Review
Nekromantik Blu-ray Review
Nekromantik Blu-ray Review

Nekromantik Blu-ray Review

Forget the Italian Cannibal Ferox films, you would be hard pressed to find a film sicker than this 1987 West German film. Believe me when I say it is for a select few only. If sensual necrophilia with a rotten stinking corpse, ...
 
Film Reviews
 
The Imitation Game Soundtrack Review
The Imitation Game Soundtrack Review
The Imitation Game Soundtrack Review

The Imitation Game Soundtrack Review

Composer Alexandre Desplat is craving quite the name for himself with his mix of big and small movies he has scored. A name familiar now to awards voters, and slowly getting recognition in households. His work for The Imitation...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Review
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Review
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Review

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Review

And so it has come to this: The final instalment of the Hobbit trilogy – and perhaps for now the last visit to Middle-Earth for Peter Jackson and crew. The Dwarves have finally come home and now find themselves with various peo...
 
Disc Reviews
 
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Blu-ray Review
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Blu-ray Review
Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Blu-ray Review

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Blu-ray Review

In this belated sequel/prequel to Robert Rodriguez’s 2005 cult classic there are three main story strands – the titular story takes up the bulk of the film but only after the other segments have had their initial set up and int...
 

Disc Reviews
 
The Expendables 3 Blu-ray Review
The Expendables 3 Blu-ray Review
The Expendables 3 Blu-ray Review

The Expendables 3 Blu-ray Review

Barney Ross and his team of Expendables suffer a blow when they come up against former Expendables partner Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson). Ross decides to disband the team in favour of a younger group – with the full intention ...
 
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Diary Of A Lost Girl Blu-ray Review
Diary Of A Lost Girl Blu-ray Review
Diary Of A Lost Girl Blu-ray Review

Diary Of A Lost Girl Blu-ray Review

There are icons and there are icons. Louise Brooks is one, or should I say more readily her bobbed hair and perfect profile was iconic. But Louise Brooks was something much more than an iconic actress; she was an actress largel...
 

Cinema Reviews
 
Penguins Of Madagascar Review
Penguins Of Madagascar Review
Penguins Of Madagascar Review

Penguins Of Madagascar Review

It isn’t the first time that characters who are merely on the side-lines of their franchise turn out to be the most popular. Not that I want to draw comparisons to Star Wars here but I have been secretly routing for Wedge Antil...
 
Cinema Reviews
 
The Theory Of Everything Review
The Theory Of Everything Review
The Theory Of Everything Review

The Theory Of Everything Review

Take the life-story of a famous scientist with a crippling disease as told in the autobiography of his ex-wife (Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking). Add a cast of hot young British actors, an award-wi...
 

Film Reviews
 
Interstellar Soundtrack Review
Interstellar Soundtrack Review
Interstellar Soundtrack Review

Interstellar Soundtrack Review

Hans Zimmer once again teams up with Christopher Nolan for another science fiction epic, this time with wormhole exploring Interstellar. Anyone familiar with the back catalogue between these two will know about The Dark knight ...
 
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Natural Born Killers  The Directors Cut Review
Natural Born Killers  The Directors Cut Review
Natural Born Killers  The Directors Cut Review

Natural Born Killers The Directors Cut Review

On its release in 1994, Natural Born Killers was surrounded in controversy for its violent and hard hitting subject matter. Directed by Oliver Stone and penned by Quentin Tarantino, Natural born killers depicts the killing spre...