Money Monster

May 27th, 2016 by

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Director: Jodie Foster Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell Certificate: 15a Running Time: 99 minutes Release Date: May 27th The set up for Money Monster, in which a young working class man walks onto the set of a live broadcast of stock market trading show with a gun and takes its host hostage in order […]


Mon Roi

May 27th, 2016 by

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Director: Maïwenn Cast: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel and Isild Le Besco Certificate: Club Running Time: 128 minutes Release Date: May 27th The majority of films that centre around a relationship tend to focus on the dizzying high that is its beginning. At the end of these films, these couples, more often than not are […]


The Silent Storm

May 20th, 2016 by

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Director: Corinna McFarlane Cast: Damian Lewis, Andrea Riseborough and Ross Anderson Certificate: 16 Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: May 13th The Silent Storm is one of those films that defies description. To be truly enjoyed, it has to be experienced. Corinna McFarlane’s directorial debut stars Damian Lewis, normally highly entertaining to watch, and  Andrea Riseborough, […]


X-Men: Apocalypse

May 17th, 2016 by

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Director: Brian Singer Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne Certificate: 12a Running Time: 144 minutes Release Date: May 18th 21 years ago, The Usual Suspects pulled off a trick later aped by Christopher Nolan and his hysterically overrated Inception; it convinced its viewers that an immediate repeat viewing of the […]


The Angry Birds Movie

May 16th, 2016 by

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Director: Clay Kaytis and Feral Reilly Cast: Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis, Danny McBride and Bill Hader Certificate: G Running Time: 97 minutes Release Date: May 13th The Angry Birds Movie is going to be a punchline for a while. The relationship between film and video games has long been touch and go. Plagued with missteps and blatant […]


Green Room

May 14th, 2016 by

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Director: Jeremy Saulnier Cast: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart and Alia Shawkat Certificate: 16 Running Time: 95 minutes Release Date: May 13th Three films in and Jeremy Saulnier is already a master of horror, yet hasn’t worked exclusively in the genre. The horror he works with is that which exists within the world we […]


Our Kind of Traitor

May 12th, 2016 by

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Director: Susanna White Cast: Ewan McGregor, Naoime Harris, Damien Lewis and Stellan Skarsgard Certificate: 15a Running Time: 108 minutes Release Date: May 13th Cinematic adaptations of John le Carré books are exciting. Usually not as prevalent as Stephen King, as high profile as JK Rowling, or as uniform as Tom Clancy, the infrequent adaptations we have […]


Everybody Wants Some!!

May 12th, 2016 by

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Director: Richard Linklater Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Zoey Deutch and Ryan Guzman Certificate: 15a Running Time: 117 minutes Release Date: May 13th The source of any good coming-of-age story lies in the soundtrack, because such films are primarily about nostalgia, and when it comes to triggering such a feeling, there are few sensorial experiences, in cinematic […]


Evolution

May 11th, 2016 by

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Director: Lucile Hadzihalilovic Cast: Max Brebant, Roxanne Duran and Julie-Marie Paramentier Certificate: Club Running Time: 81 minutes Release Date: May 6th Horror which serves a single purpose, specifically to frighten by way of making us leap has forced the genre into an area so formulaic as to be both utterly predictable and forgettable. With recent exceptions, […]


Knight of Cups

May 9th, 2016 by

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Director: Terrence Malick Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Wes Bentley and Brian Dennehy Certificate: Club Running Time: 118 minutes Release Date: May 6th Four years having passed since his semi-autobiographic film To the Wonder, American auteur Terrence Malick resumes his critically polarising streak of post-Thin Red Line epics with the release of Knight […]


Robinson Crusoe

May 8th, 2016 by

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Director: Vincent Kesteloot and Ben Stassen Cast: Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden and Matthias Schweighofer Certificate: PG Running Time: 90 minutes Release Date: May 6th Giving that the main protagonists in Robinson Crusoe, the latest feature from Belgian animated studio nWave, are a group of mismatched anamorphic animals, perhaps its alternative title, The Wild Life under which it has […]


I Saw the Light

May 7th, 2016 by

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Director: Marc Abraham Cast: Tom Hiddletson, Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones and David Krumholtz Certificate: 15a Running Time: 124 minutes Release Date: May 6th Anybody familiar with the country music compilation, ’Hank Williams: 40 Greatest Hits’ will undoubtedly be aware of its rich contents brought to life by Hiram King Williams, AKA Hank. His ability to […]


Atlantic

May 6th, 2016 by

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Director: Risteard O’Domhnaill Certificate: Club Running Time: 82 minutes Release Date: April 29th Driven by a sense of urgency to convey a message concerning the over-consumption of vital resources in the Atlantic Ocean, and an excess of ideas born from his previous documentary, The Pipe, which looked at the Shell gas line, Risteard O’Domhnaill has […]


Captain America: Civil War

April 28th, 2016 by

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Director: Joe and Anthony Russo Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Shaw, Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, and Tom Hollander Certificate: 12a Running Time: 147 minutes Release Date: April 29th “Universe” is a euphemism for “cash-cow” in the film industry. It justifies sequels, prequels, spin-offs and gimmicks, but more […]