Inside Out

July 25th, 2015 by

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Director: Pete Docter Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Lewis Black. Certificate: G Running time: 103 Minutes Released 24th July The literal definition of animation is the process of imbuing an object with motion – or to be more poetic, it’s to bring something to life. Pixar Studios has never […]


Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

July 24th, 2015 by

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Director: Christopher McQuarrie Cast: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris and Alec Baldwin Certificate: 12a Running Time: 130 minutes Release Date: July 31st At its best (either the first, the third or the fourth, depending on who you ask), the Mission: Impossible series is a modern highlight in the action genre. […]


The Gallows

July 15th, 2015 by

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Director: Travis Cluff and Chris Lofing Cast: Cassidy Gifford, Pfeifer Brown and Ryan Shoos Certificate: 15a Running Time: 81 minutes Release Date: July 17th Twenty years ago, a student was killed on-stage during a high-school play. Today, as a type of commemorative anniversary, some students are putting the play on again. Because that’s a really […]


Song of the Sea

July 10th, 2015 by

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Director: Tomm Moore Cast: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan Certificate: PG Running Time: 93 mins Release Date: July 10th The latest release from director Tomm Moore, of Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells fame, sees him take on Irish myths and legends and weave them into a beautiful, and somewhat tragic, tale of family, […]


Ant-Man

July 8th, 2015 by

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Director: Peyton Reed Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll and Michael Douglas Certificate: 12a Running Time: 117 minutes Release Date: July 17th After this summer’s bloated extravaganza Age Of Ultron, the timing of Ant-Man seems more than a little serendipitous. For people complaining that superhero movies were getting too long, too convoluted and too […]


Ted 2

July 7th, 2015 by

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Director: Seth McFarlane Cast: Seth McFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman and Giovanni Ribisi Certificate: 16 Running Time: 115 minutes Release Date: July 10th In the interest of fairness, I should point out that I am not a big fan of the comedy of Seth McFarlane. I gave up watching Family Guy years ago, never […]


Love & Mercy

July 7th, 2015 by

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Director: Bill Pohlad Cast: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti Certificate: 12a Running Time: 121 minutes Release Date: July 10th There’s an anecdote in Catch a Wave, Peter Ames Carlin’s biography of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys, which illustrates the complex relationship that Wilson continues to have with the band and the […]


You’re Ugly Too

July 7th, 2015 by

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Director: Mark Noonan Cast: Aiden Gillen and Laura Kinsella Certificate: 15a Running Time: 81 minutes Release Date: July 10th Aidan Gillen is released from prison in order to care for his young niece following her mother’s death in director Mark Noonan’s first feature length outing. The unlikely pair set off to a caravan site somewhere […]


Terminator: Genisys

July 3rd, 2015 by

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Director: Alan Taylor Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, Jai Courtney and J.K Simmons Certificate: 12a Running Time: 126 minutes Release Date: July 3rd At movie number five, Terminator: Genisys is the rubber match, the decider whether a much-loved and recently maligned movie series is predominantly good or bad. After 09’s Salvation sucked all […]


Amy

July 2nd, 2015 by

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Director: Asif Kapadia Certificate: 15a Running Time: 128 minutes Release Date: July 3rd Sometimes it feels like there is nothing left to be said. The short, desperately sad life story of Amy Winehouse was mashed into every tabloid newspaper each day, rolling through the collective mind’s eye thanks to Sky News, Heat magazine, and the […]


Magic Mike XXL

July 1st, 2015 by

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Director: Gregory Jacobs Cast: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Donald Glover and Amber Heard Certificate: 16 Running Time: 115 minutes Release Date: July 3rd 2012’s Magic Mike was a pleasant surprise, a movie about male strippers that went beyond buff bods and babes to interrogate the sale of male sexuality at a time […]


Minions

June 23rd, 2015 by

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Director: Kyle Balda & Pierre Coffin Cast: Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm Certificate: G Running Time: 91 minutes Release Date: June 26th Aside from that new Star Wars movie, this here has got to be the most critic-proof cinematic outing of the year. No matter what we have to say about […]


Entourage

June 18th, 2015 by

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Director: Doug Ellin Cast: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and Jeremy Piven Certificate: 15a Running Time: 104 minutes Release Date: June 19th If Homeland had ended with Nicholas Brody detonating his suicide bomb in an underground bunker packed with important leaders, thus capping a tense, well-constructed tale at one season, we’d still […]


Jurassic World

June 12th, 2015 by

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Director: Colin Trevorrow Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Sympkins, Judy Greer, Vincent D’Onofrio and Jake Johnson Certificate: 12a Running Time: 124 minutes Release Date: June 12th Audiences today are more optimistic than they were the last time a Jurassic Park movie was released. Since 2001’s Jurassic Park 3, eight years after the original, […]