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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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‘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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‘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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‘Interstellar’ – Review

The concept of interstellar space travel is expertly humanized in Christopher Nolan’s outstanding sci-fi epic. The premise of Interstellar is relatively simple, technological advances have all but ceased and the world has resorted to an agrarian state in a sort … Continue reading

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‘Gone Girl’ – Review

David Fincher is back to his best with his tenth screen outing, an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best-seller, Gone Girl, a dark, twisted, even shocking at times marital mystery that is nothing short of extraordinary. Author Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) … Continue reading

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ – Review

As the superhero franchise grows ever stronger at the box office, we are now deep into Marvel’s ‘Phase 2’ of cinematic monopolization following the success of ‘Avengers Assemble’, ‘Iron Man 3’ and the somewhat success of ‘Thor: The Dark World’. … Continue reading

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