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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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‘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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‘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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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review

Horseback apes with machine guns steal the show from their human counterparts in this thrilling ‘prequel-sequel’ from director Matt Reeves. The Planet of the Apes franchise has, by in large, been a relatively successful one that has stood the test … Continue reading

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‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ – Review

The true ‘Poster Boy’ and connoisseur of American indie cinema has gracefully returned to our screens to showcase arguably his crowning jewel. Wes Anderson’s new flick, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is a meticulously crafted piece of work with the director’s … Continue reading

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ – A Review

  The critically acclaimed Hunger Games saga has returned with its eagerly anticipated second instalment, Catching Fire. Last time we saw Jennifer Lawrence’s determined heroine Katniss Everdeen, she was being crowned victor of the 74th annual Hunger Games, and celebrated … Continue reading

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