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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 – The Whale (2022)

    Film Review – The Whale (2022)

    Ever since it’s festival premiere in 2022, Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale has come with a big entourage. Glowing reviews, outstanding performances and award nominations. Now 2023, A24 Films extend their UK distributed releases  finally releasing the film here. Does it deserve the buzz that has followed it since that premiere? Yes and no. Darren Aronofsky…

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  • Actor Who Stepped Out Of Their ‘Comfort Zone’

    Actor Who Stepped Out Of Their ‘Comfort Zone’

    To tie in with one of this week’s new releases Alice, Darling starring Anna Kendrick we look at those actors who have stepped out of there comfort zones in the name of their art. Many have gained critical recognition, other possibly deserve some. One thing they all have in common is in the past they…

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  • Film Review – Alice, Darling (2022)

    Film Review – Alice, Darling (2022)

    Abuse comes in many shapes and forms, in Mary Nighy’s psychological drama thriller Alice, Darling. Anna Kendrick stars as a woman trapped in an abusive gaslight relationship on a brink of a break down. They say you should step out of your safety zone every so often and challenge yourself with something a little different.…

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  • Film Review – Bones And All (2022)

    Film Review – Bones And All (2022)

    Luca Guadagnino’s cannibalistic coming of age drama Bones And All, a story of young adults looking for their place in the world. Craving not just the delights of the world but eating it’s inhabitants too. Giving ‘fingering’ a whole new meaning. Taylor Russell stars in this one along side Timothee Chalamet as our star crossed…

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  • Film Review – Armageddon Time (2022)

    Film Review – Armageddon Time (2022)

    Life is so unfair in James Gray’s coming of age drama Armageddon Time. The film is set in 1980 New York. The nation is on the cusp of a socio-political change, with Ronald Regan about to step into the Oval office to become the 40th president the United States. The Soviets are at war with Afghanistan…

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  • Film Review – She Said (2022)

    Film Review – She Said (2022)

    five years after ‘sexual predator’ Harvey Weinstein road to his downfall, we get She Said. The film based on that New York Times story that charts the downfall of the movie mogul. Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan play the reporters Jodie Cantor and Megan Twohey. If you know the history of the movement, you know…

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  • Film Review: The Banshees Of Inisherin (2022)

    Film Review: The Banshees Of Inisherin (2022)

    Humanity seems to find humour in grief and tragedy like in Martin McDonagh’s pitch black delight, The Banshees Of Inisherin. The Irish filmmaker reunites with his dynamic duo Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. The three worked together back in 2008 in the equally dark In Bruges. This time not hit men keeping a low profile…

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  • Film Review- Where The Crawdads Sing (2022)

    Film Review- Where The Crawdads Sing (2022)

    Very few  best selling novels cut the grade when it comes to book to film adaptations. Could Where The Crawdads Sing cut the grade? If we go by critical reviews this evocative story of resilience, the answer would be no. The fans beg to differ, they say yes. Today Sony Pictures Releasing give this mystery …

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