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‘Bridge of Spies’ – REVIEW

Spielberg’s latest collaboration with Tom Hanks is an interesting Cold War thriller that is eventually flawed by its unevenness. Based on true events, ‘Bridge of Spies’ follows the story of insurance lawyer, James Donovan (Tom Hanks) who is drafted by … Continue reading

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‘Spectre’ – Review

Spectre’ opens with one of the best tracking shots in recent memory. The camera does not blink for a second as we follow Daniel Craig’s James Bond hot on the trail of an international terrorist during the ‘Day of the … Continue reading

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‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ – REVIEW

Video game aesthetics and feelings of déjà vu threaten to ruin an enjoyable fifth instalment of the Mission Impossible franchise. Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie (writer of The Usual Suspects and Edge of Tomorrow), Rogue Nation sees the IMF … Continue reading

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‘Ant-Man’ – REVIEW

Predicted by many to be the first Marvel film to flop financially, Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man has finally reached the big screen. Despite these concerns and years of rewrites and cast and crew shake-ups, the final product is actually rather quite … Continue reading

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‘Get Hard’ – Review

Homophobia and racism lead the way in a barrage of misfiring jokes in this sub-par prison comedy. Will Ferrell’s career is full of ups and downs; he reached dazzling heights with the hilarious Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, but … Continue reading

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‘Inherent Vice’ – REVIEW

“Don’t worry. Thinking comes later.” – Larry “Doc” Sportello Inherent Vice is an enjoyably delirious ride through early 1970’s Los Angeles, as long as you don’t try too hard to unravel the film’s unbelievably complex narrative. The film follows the … Continue reading

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ – Review

The final piece of the Middle-Earth saga is reasonably fitting, but will never escape the vast shadow of its predecessors. We rejoin the action exactly where we left off, with Benedict Cumberbatch’s booming dragon Smaug laying a fiery siege on … Continue reading

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