Hell or High Water

September 9th, 2016 by

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Director: David Mackenzie Cast: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Runtime: 102 minutes Certificate: 15A Release date: September 9th A tale as old as time, or at least as old as America, Hell or High Water follows two brothers, Toby (Pine) and Tanner (Foster) embarking on a string of bank robberies across West Texas, […]


Captain Fantastic

September 9th, 2016 by

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Director: Matt Ross Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George McKay, Samantha Isler and Frank Langella Certificate: 15a Running Time: 119 minutes Release Date: September 9th Captain Fantastic opens on shots of the woods. The first few sights we see are of American forestry and the fauna therein, and slowly, having been presented with all this beauty, we start […]


Ben-Hur

September 9th, 2016 by

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Director: Timur Bekmanbetov Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Pilou Asbaek Certificate: 15A Running Time: 123 minutes Release Date: September 9th Hey Judah, haven’t we Ben Hur before? This is the fifth film adaptation of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, a story most famously told in lavish fashion in William Wyler’s 1959 film starring […]


Don’t Breathe

September 9th, 2016 by

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Director: Fede Alvarez Cast: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto and Stephen Lang Certificate: 16 Running Time: 88 minutes Release Date: September 9th How do you make an audience root for a clutch of fairly loathsome protagonists? If you’re Fede Alvarez, you follow up an Evil Dead remake by sketching your opposing force with an instrument as […]


Café Society

September 1st, 2016 by

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Director: Woody Allen Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carrell, Blake Lively, Corey Stoll and Jeannie Berlin Certificate: 12a Running Time: 96 minutes Release Date September 2nd I love Pusha T’s ‘Sweet Serenade’ and struggle to think of a better song this year than Kanye West’s ‘Waves’. My enjoyment of both of them are somewhat fettered by […]


Morgan

September 1st, 2016 by

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Director: Luke Scott Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie Certificate:  15a Running Time: 92 minutes Release Date: September 2nd What makes us human? Or more specifically can artificial life develop true human consciousness? This question has been a recurring theme in much of science fiction since the latter half of the 20th century from […]


War Dogs

August 28th, 2016 by

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Director: Todd Phillips Cast: Miles Teller, Jonah Hill, Bradley Cooper Certificate:15a Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: August 26th During the roll out for The Wolf of Wall Street, one thing never in doubt was the fact that Jonah Hill had the time of his life making the film. In countless interviews, he gleefully recounted […]


The Purge: Election Year

August 25th, 2016 by

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Director: James DeMonaco   Cast: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Betty Gabriel Certificate: 16  Running Time: 109 minutes Release Date: August 26th ‘Cunt’, ‘pussy’ and ‘bitch’ – select terms batted around when referring to women in the opening minutes of The Purge: Election Year, a terrifically tired and muddled stumble that is often either sexist or racist […]


The Childhood of a Leader

August 22nd, 2016 by

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Director: Brady Corbet Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Liam Cunningham, Robert Pattinson and Stacy Martin Certificate: Club Running Time: 113 minutes Release Date: August 19th Anyone who has seen Brady Corbet in the likes of Michael Haneke’s shot-for-shot remake of Funny Games and the criminally under-seen Simon Killer will know that he makes the uneasy look really rather straightforward. Not […]


Lights Out

August 20th, 2016 by

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Director: David F. Sandberg Cast: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello Certificate: 15a Running Time: 81 minutes Release Date: August 19th Watching Lights Out is like watching that old magician’s trick involving three cups and a ball. You know exactly what’s happening but that still doesn’t prevent you from falling for the trick. Director David F. […]


The Shallows

August 12th, 2016 by

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Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Cast: Blake Lively, a great white shark and a seagull Certificate: 12a Running Time: 86 minutes Release Date: August 12th Brand Shark has taken quite a beating over the past while. After years of slumming it in the Sharknado franchise, jobbing to the likes of Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and David Hasselhoff, […]


Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

August 11th, 2016 by

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Director: Stig Björkman Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Isabella Rossellini, Pia Lindstrom Certificate: PG Running Time: 113 minutes Release Date: 12 August For many people, Ingrid Bergman’s name is synonymous with classic Hollywood. Having worked with Alfred Hitchcock, George Cukor and Victor Fleming, Bergman most famously starred as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca, one of the most beloved and enduring films of its […]


Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

August 10th, 2016 by

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Director: Jake Szymanski Cast: Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza, Anna Kendrick Certificate: 16 Running Time: 98 minutes Release Date: August 10th Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is the greatest waste of resources since the BP oil spill, and while it poses a less destructive risk to our physical environment than that, this film […]


Suicide Squad

August 2nd, 2016 by

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Director: David Ayer Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis and Jared Leto Certificate: 15A Running Time: 123 minutes Release Date: August 5th Spare a thought for the doomed souls who handle PR and marketing at Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment for they’ve probably developed lifetime health issues due to the course-correction whiplash […]