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REVIEW: Escape Plan

October 24, 2013

Old school prison movie Escape Plan, yet again teams up Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Is it worth the hype? Definitely, according to Clarissa Waldron.

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REVIEW: RUSH

October 9, 2013

A review of Ron Howard’s latest cinematic offering

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Review: Side Effects

July 6, 2013

Side Effects is rumoured to be the last film made by the man behind Ocean’s Eleven, Steven Soderbergh. The cinematic genius Soderbergh leaves us in a state of confusion after we watch this movie –

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Review: Identity Thief

April 3, 2013

We start off with a gullible idiot and a thief, but by the end of this slapstick movie we have two good friends brought together by a series of increasingly bizarre events. With a director

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Top Three: Movies Adapted From Books

March 20, 2013

1. JAWS Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Peter Benchley novel of the same name. Ask anyone, from your 90-year-old Granny to the 15-year-old boy who

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Review: Safe Haven

March 20, 2013

Nicholas Sparks is back and doing what he does oh so well. Better known for popular romantic flicks like The Notebook and Dear John, Sparks’ newest movie Safe Haven is just another weepy installment to

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Review: Oz The Great And Powerful

March 20, 2013

Wizard Of Oz prequel Oz The Great And Powerful has stormed up the box office charts in its first week, and rightly so. Director Sam Raimi, who has directed movies such as the Spider-Man trilogy

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Review: A Good Day To Die Hard

March 6, 2013

At 57 years old, Bruce Willis has been involved in some undeniably outstanding and seminal cinematic masterpieces, not least among which being The Sixth Sense, Pulp Fiction, Sin City and yes, even the original Die

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Review: This Is 40

March 6, 2013

Judd Apatow returns to directing, perhaps hoping to reclaim his crown as the king of big screen comedy, a title that was in many people’s eyes lost following 2009’s Funny People. However, while a “sort-of-sequel”

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Review: Warm Bodies

February 20, 2013

Boy meets girl. They fall in love. Circumstances conspire to tear them apart until they overcome their obstacles to be together. Sound familiar? Yes well, the story is a bit different when your one true love is

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Review: Wreck-It Ralph

February 20, 2013

Wreck-It Ralph is the latest CG animated offering from the creative geniuses at Disney. The story follows Ralph, the lovable bad guy from eighties arcade game Fix It Felix Junior, as he tries to break free from

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What The Frak: Star Wars, Star Trek, and JJ Abrams

February 20, 2013

In 2009, J.J. Abrams took the grand old ship that was the U.S.S. Enterprise and made her a sexy, greased-lightning hot-rod, installing faster action, jettisoning technobabble and providing what was ultimately a more accessible experience

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Top Three: Oscar Moments

February 20, 2013

1) Best Actress winners snotting everywhere Not exactly a “top moment” but certainly an inevitable one. Gwyneth Paltrow sobbed all over her pink Ralph Lauren gown in her seemingly endless 1999 speech, Halle Berry lost

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Review: Django Unchained

February 6, 2013

Quentin Tarantino’s latest offering is an epic, three-hour long “Spaghetti Southern” that manages to invoke laughter, horror and sadness in the viewer. Set in 1858, Django Unchained documents the violence, brutality and racial supremacy that

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Review: Zero Dark Thirty

February 6, 2013

How is the most wanted man on Earth caught? On a hunch, according to Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s latest effort, chronicling the manhunt to find Osama Bin Laden after 9/11. The story is told

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Review: The Impossible

February 6, 2013

Essentially, The Impossible is a story about family and the unconditional and collective love between family members. The love story is nestled in a script that tells the true story of the Belons, a Spanish

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Breaking Yawn: Are you a Breaking Bad Bore?

February 6, 2013

Have you seen that Family Guy clip where Peter watches Breaking Bad, and afterwards leaps at every opportunity to discuss how good it is? Did you inwardly groan and think, “I hope that’s not me”

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Colour Me Bad: The cult of awful films

February 6, 2013

Guilty pleasures no longer need to be secret. Many of us are now extremely comfortable with admitting we enjoy the odd cringey movie here, cheesy pop song there. It’s nice to meet other people who

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Review: End of Watch

December 12, 2012

David Ayer, screenwriter of 2001’s Training Day, has a history of making cop movies. You might be forgiven for cringing internally at the prospect of yet another film about rogue cops cleaning up the mean

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Review: Seven Psychopaths

December 12, 2012

In Bruges filmmaker Martin McDonagh has once again teamed up with Colin Farrell to make a movie that has to be seen to be believed. Farrell plays a struggling Irish screenwriter named Marty who is