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  • Film Review – Ghost In The Shell (2017)

    Film Review – Ghost In The Shell (2017)

    Hollywood and the history of remakes go way back. As other genres and formats, such as animation, began to enter the scene, things got even more intriguing. Remakes have been a part of the industry for a long time and have ranged in quality and critical success, from outstanding to downright terrible. In 2017, another…

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  • Boxing films that are not Creed or Rocky

    Boxing films that are not Creed or Rocky

    Later this month Creed III directed and starring Michael B Jordan along side Jonathan Majors will be available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. This list I’ve decided to check out some great Boxing films that are not Creed or Rocky. As ever the list below is in no particular order and is only…

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  • Film Review – Air (2023)

    Film Review – Air (2023)

    The revolution may not have been televised, but it was written more than six decades ago. In 1984, another revolution took place with the introduction of Ben Affleck‘s Air, which changed the game and made Nike the ultimate choice in basketball shoes…Air Jordan. Here in the UK, we may be a nation that prefers football…

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  • Film Review – Tetris (2023)

    Film Review – Tetris (2023)

    When it comes to video games nowadays, gamers are spoiled for choice in what they can play, and the games are usually visually gorgeous. Let’s go back a few decades to Tetris, a revolution in its day. Although it may not look like it, it was highly addictive, like a drug. Jon S. Baird’s film…

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  • Film Review – Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves (2023)

    Film Review – Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves (2023)

    Escapism is a cinematic pleasure that very few films can claim to have delivered. Possibly the most recent film, Top Gun Maverick, was universally loved for its escapism. Many will try and fail, but Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves, pardon the phrase, has honour in trying. Some of you might be wondering why, after…

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  • Film Review – Shazam! Fury Of The Gods (2023)

    Film Review – Shazam! Fury Of The Gods (2023)

    The DC Cinematic Universe has been living in the shadows of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for a very long time; it seems to be a never-ending catch-up. In 2019, Shazam! gave DCEU fans a glimmer of hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Now, four years later, Billy Batson is…

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  • Film Review – The Beasts (2022)

    Film Review – The Beasts (2022)

    The Ten Commandments teach us to ‘Thou shall love thy neighbour as thyself‘, including fellow humans, animals, and all life. However, in Rodrigo Sorogoyen‘s The Beasts (As Bestas), that commandment goes out the window. The four walls we live within are meant to be our sanctuary, protecting us from the wilderness of the outside world.…

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  • Film Review – Tropic (2022)

    Film Review – Tropic (2022)

    Sisterhood and brotherhood can be bonds that are hard to break. In Edouard Salier‘s Tropic, the brotherly bond is vigorously tested as brothers train to become astronauts. Science fiction doesn’t always have to be about invading aliens, the unknown, or even technology. Salier‘s drama is very much a sci-fi story grounded in reality, with a…

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  • Film Review – One Second (2020)

    Film Review – One Second (2020)

    The power of film can truly accomplish wonderful things. It can excite, immerse, and intrigue you, and it can even make you feel happy or angry. It has the ability to provoke emotions in people, as seen in Zhang Yimou‘s One Second (2020), and it can bring communities together. Yimou is one of the very…

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  • 2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – A Man (2022)

    2023 Glasgow Film Festival Review – A Man (2022)

    Never judge a book by its cover” is a saying we can easily apply to people. In Kei Ishikawa’s slow-burning, complex drama, A Man, not everything is as it seems. When people meet for the first time, whether it’s for love or friendship, we always have a level of trust and try not to judge…

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