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The Big Short
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The Big Short

Stock Market/Recession based movies are heavy baggage for most filmmakers. Moving towards serious territory can dry out an already arid..

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Second Look: The Revenant

Second Look: The Revenant

Somewhere, roughly an hour into Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s latest cinematic effort, a four letter word forced it’s way into my..
SPECTRE – Review
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SPECTRE – Review

The James Bond franchise, as one might guess, has had its ups and downs. From glory days featuring the likes..
Sicario
8

Sicario

Following on from his American debut, with the very strong Prisioners, French-Canadian film-maker Denis Villeneuve has taken another potentially straightforward thriller and..
The Martian
7

The Martian

After a biblical epic, a grizly Cormac McCarthy adaptation and a lofty sci-fi voyage in Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s latest is a surprisingly light on..
Everest
8

Everest

Based on true events from 1996, Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur’s Everest is a muscular, moving and frequently gripping tale of disaster..
The Gift
9

The Gift

Avoid reviews of The Gift until after you’ve seen it. This review will strive to avoid spoilers but those wanting..
Jurassic World
8

Jurassic World

For a considerable amount of modern-day audiences, the first Jurassic Park was a cinematic milestone in their lives. In many..
Mad Max: Fury Road
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Mad Max: Fury Road

Thirty years since Mel Gibson departed Thunderdome, Mad Max Rockatansky is brought back to beautiful, anarchic, feral life in George..
While We’re Young
7.5

While We’re Young

There is something to be said for originality. Living in a world of constant remakes, recasts and reboots, stumbling upon..
Hail, Caesar!
7.5

Hail, Caesar!

There are moments in Hail, Caesar! where it really feels like the Coen Brothers have put together their greatest comedy..
Creed
9.5

Creed

First conceived in 1979, the Rocky franchise has been firmly imprinted into cinema’s history books. Even if you haven’t seen it,..
The Revenant
8

The Revenant

After securing his place in cinematic infamy with last year’s Birdman, visionary director Alejandro González Iñárritu returns, alongside Oscar-hopeful Leonardo DiCaprio,..
Joy
6.5

Joy

In this, their third cinematic outing, Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell bring us a well intentioned, engaging yet..
Knight of Cups
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Knight of Cups

The work of Terrence Malick has always had the ability to divide opinion. While many consider it to be profound,..
Trainwreck
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Trainwreck

With cult classics like The 40 Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up under his belt, director Judd Apatow’s pairing with..