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Review: The Promise – “Sweeping cinematography and sincere sentiment”

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

If you are deciding whether to go and see ‘The Promise’ at a cinema near you, don’t consult IMDb. If you needed further evidence of the...

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Review: City of Tiny Lights – “Sexy pulp thrillers such as this are seldom seen”

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

“I deal in the lies people tell and the truths they don’t.” This is how chain-smoking PI Tommy Akhtar (Riz Ahmed)...

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Review: Trespass Against Us – “A powerful film that simmers in your mind”

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

For or those of us who regard cinema as an art of empathy and enlightenment, Trespass Against Us has ample to give. This refreshing,...

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Review: Southern Fury

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in action, All, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

It is and old English idiom that states, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Coined in relation to journalism and publicity, it seems...

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Review: The Great Wall – “There is something to be said for the films barmy ambition”

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in action, All, fantasy, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

If The Great Wall is a vision of cinema for the future, we have great cause for concern. As a United States-People’s Republic of...

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Review: Elle – “Paul Verhoeven has consistently been twenty years ahead of the curve”

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Dutch director Paul Verhoeven has consistently been twenty years ahead of the curve. Robocop (1987) was accused of being a crude and...

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Review: Paterson – “A film about love, compassion, community and understanding”

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Jim Jarmusch films do not commonly exist divergent from our reality; while he can make a western (Dead Man), a Gothic vampire tale (Only...

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Review: Dog Eat Dog – “A mad film for a mad world”

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in action, All, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Paul Schrader’s auteurist obsession with decadence and bruised masculinity reaches its most elaborate with Dog Eat Dog, a film brazenly...

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Review: Inferno – “All a bit of an unpleasant mess”

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in action, All, Books, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

The Robert Langdon series (is that what we’re calling this?) has perpetually appropriated the James Bond formula – picturesque...

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Review: Blood Father – “Mel Gibson has resurrected himself on screen”

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in action, All, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Mel Gibson has become an easy target and a gold mine for the salacious-seeking press. Almost anything he says, however uncontroversial –...

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