No Escape

August 31st, 2015 by

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Director: John Erick Dowdle Cast: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan Certificate: 15a Running Time: 103 minutes Release Date: September 4th Owen Wilson and Lake Bell are heading to “somewhere in Asia” with their two daughters to completely transplant their lives and for Wilson to work for some giant international water company. They meet […]


45 Years

August 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Andrew Haigh Cast: Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay Certificate: 15A Running time: 95 minutes Release Date: 28th August Relationships interest Andrew Haigh. His debut feature, Greek Pete, documented a year in the life of a London rent boy and his various customers, while his sophomoric effort, 2011’s acclaimed Weekend, looked at a fleeting encounter between […]


We Are Your Friends

August 26th, 2015 by

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Director: Max Joseph Cast: Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski and Wes Bentley Certificate: 16 Running Time: 96 minutes Release Date: August 28th Bro, do you love EDM? You don’t?? Dude, do you even bro?!?! Because if you don’t live your life one Skrillex or Major Lazer track at a time, then We Are NOT Your Friends, […]


Hitman: Agent 47

August 25th, 2015 by

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Director: Aleksander Bach Cast: Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto and Ciarán Hinds Certificate: 15a Running Time: 96 minutes Release Date: August 28th This represents Hollywood’s 29th attempt (we counted) at making a good movie out of a good video game, so really the law of averages should’ve kicked in by now. Historically, the best […]


The Great Wall

August 21st, 2015 by

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Director: Tadhg O’Sullivan Certificate: Club Running Time: 74 minutes Release Date: August 21st Considering current events, The Great Wall‘s release is pretty excellent timing. As people die in the Mediterranean, camps grow at Calais and at home an underbelly of NIMBYism breeds in the discussion on how to deal with these issues, a movie that examines in […]


Vacation

August 20th, 2015 by

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Directors: Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley Cast: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins, Leslie Mann and Chris Hemsworth Certificate: 15a Running Time: 99 minutes Release Date: August 21st Seeing a sequel, prequel or remake to a beloved property always brings a general sense of unease, ire and why-this-why-now. Vacation, a follow-on/reboot of […]


The Treatment

August 19th, 2015 by

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Director: Hans Herbot Cast: Geert van Rampelberg, Ina Geerts, Johan van Assche and Laura Verlinden Certificate: Club Running Time:127 minutes Release Date: August 21st A series of horrific crimes are being committed upon a community that showcase the darkest aspects of society and for the detective in charge of the case, the crimes allows past […]


Paper Towns

August 17th, 2015 by

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Director: Jake Schreier Cast: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Halston Sage and Austin Abrams Certificate: 12a Running time: 109 mins Release Date: 17th August American teen movies are assembled from familiar parts. In Beyond Clueless, Charlie Lyne’s 2014 documentary on the tropes and themes present in the genre, over a decade’s worth of films centred on […]


Mistress America

August 14th, 2015 by

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Director: Noah Baumbach Cast: Lola Kirke, Greta Gerwig, Heather Lind and Michael Chernus Certificate: 15a Running Time: 84 minutes Release Date: August 14th Having already released one of the year’s best comedies in While We’re Young, Noah Baumbach is back, this time with muse and parter, Greta Gerwig, sharing the writing duties on this year’s […]


The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

August 13th, 2015 by

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Director: Guy Richie Cast: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Jared Harris, Hugh Grant Certificate: 12A Running Time: 116 minutes Release Date: August 14th James Bond’s SPECTRE. The Marvel Comic Universe’s S.H.I.E.L.D. We’re not short of suave agents and intelligent acronyms in big-budget Hollywood cinema, but just in case you wanted another one, here we go. […]


Precinct Seven Five

August 13th, 2015 by

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Director: Tiller Russell Cast: Michael Dowd, Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw Certificate: 15A Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: 14th August Tiller Russell’s engrossing Precinct Seven Five offers a look at the circumstances under which Michael Dowd, a rookie policeman in a hectic Brooklyn precinct in the 1980s, came to be known as ‘the NYPD’s most corrupt cop […]


Trainwreck

August 13th, 2015 by

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Director: Judd Apatow Cast: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Tilda Swinton, Brie Larson, Lebron James, John Cena and Colin Quinn Certificate: 16 Running Time: 124 minutes Release Date: August 14th Teaming with Judd Apatow was the perfect move for Amy Schumer, making her foray into feature films. As a writer and star, if reviews were favourable […]


Max

August 6th, 2015 by

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Director: Boaz Yakin Cast: Josh Wiggins, Thomas Haden Church, Lauren Graham and Jay Hernandez Certificate: 12a Running Time: 111 minutes Release Date: August 7th Max is the story of a Belgian Malinois at war in Afghanistan, who, when his handler is killed, is adopted by the soldier’s family back home in the good ol US […]


Fantastic Four

August 5th, 2015 by

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Director: Josh Trank Cast: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Michael B. Jordan, Toby Kebbell, Tim Blake Nelson and Reg E. Cathey Certificate: 12a Running Time: 100 minutes Release Date: August 7th Back in 1992, 20th Century Fox gave a visionary director the keys to a major franchise, but the vision they were presented with wasn’t […]