Appropriate Behaviour

March 6th, 2015 by

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Director: Desiree Akhavan Cast: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Halley Feiffer and Scott Adsit Certificate: Club Running Time: 90 minutes Release Date: March 6th Break-ups are messy, ugly, painful. They have, and will continue to be, a well that produces rich character studies. When cracks and fissures form between two people, it’s because there was a solid […]


Kill the Messenger

March 5th, 2015 by

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Director: Michael Cuesta Cast: Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Oliver Platt Certificate: 15a Running Time: 118 minutes Release Date: March 6th Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. The story of Gary Webb, a San Jose Mercury investigative journalist, was an interesting sideshow to the War on […]


Chappie

March 5th, 2015 by

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Director: Neill Blomkamp Cast: Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja and Yo-Landi Certificate: 15a Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: March 6th Most likely licking his wounds after the relatively muted response to his attempt at a big budget blockbuster with Elysium, director Neill Blomkamp has returned to what got our attention […]


Focus

February 26th, 2015 by

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Directors: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Rodrigo Santoro Certificate: 15a  Running Time: 105 minutes Release Date: February 27th Perhaps the best con a con-movie can perform is to trick the audience into thinking it’s not a con movie. Heading in to Focus, we keep one eye on the rug […]


It Follows

February 23rd, 2015 by

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Director: David Robert Mitchell Cast: Maika Monroe, Linda Boston, Caitlin Burt and Heather Fairbanks Certificate: 16 Running Time: 100 minutes Release Date: February 27th Any psychologist worth his salt will tell you there’s an inherent connection to be made between sex and death, and death is obviously a big part of any horror film worth […]


The Duke of Burgundy

February 19th, 2015 by

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Director: Peter Strickland Cast: Certificate: Running Time: Release Date: February 20th Talk about a case of counter programming. After last week’s Fifty Shades of Grey mainstream take on BDSM, complete with an oddly hygienic little red room of horror, Peter Strickland’s follow up to his fantastic 2012 film Berberian Sound Studio offers quite a different take on its […]


Fifty Shades of Grey

February 12th, 2015 by

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Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson Cast: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and Jennifer Ehle Certificate: 18 Running Time: 125 minutes Release Date: February 13th We’re going to assume that everyone with an internet connection and the ability to read already knows the plot to this movie, so we’re not going to waste precious space going into detail on […]


Jupiter Ascending

February 6th, 2015 by

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Directors: The Wachowskis Cast: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth and Sean Bean Certificate: 12a Running Time: 127 minutes Release Date: February 6th You probably remember seeing trailers for Jupiter Ascending last summer. Sandwiched in between the familiarities of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Kaijus pummelling seven shades out of each other was […]


Love Is Strange

February 4th, 2015 by

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Director: Ira Sachs Cast: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei Certificate: 15a Running Time: 94 minutes Release Date: February 6th Music teacher George (Alfred Molina) and retired painter Ben (John Lithgow) have been together almost forty years and are finally able to get married in New York, but not long after they’ve tied the […]


Inherent Vice

January 29th, 2015 by

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Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Katherine Waterston, Josh Brolin, Reece Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Jena Malone and Joanna Newson Certificate: 16 Running Time: 148 minutes Release Date: January 30th Paul Thomas Anderson and Thomas Pynchon kind of make the perfect partners for collaboration. One is an author who makes difficult sprawling […]


Big Hero

January 28th, 2015 by

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Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr. Certificate: PG Running time: 102 mins Release date: January 30th When Disney concluded their recent insane mega-dealings and took Marvel under their roof, there was serious excitement at the prospect of new, Disney-animated Marvel cartoons. Who would it be? Iron Man? […]


Kingsman: The Secret Service

January 28th, 2015 by

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Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine Certificate: 16 Running time: 129 mins Release date: January 29th In recent years the likes of Attack The Block and Channel 4’s Misfits have asked the audience to get on side with unsympathetic groups of uncoof yoofs of the ASBO (is that still a thing?) generation who are […]


Trash

January 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Stephen Daldry Cast: Wagner Moura, Selton Mello, Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen Certificate: 15a Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: January 30th An English writer and an English director, telling the story of a group of poor, third-world slum kids coming into a very large amount of cash thanks to series of convoluted circumstances […]


Mortdecai

January 23rd, 2015 by

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Director: David Koepp Cast: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor Certificate: 15a Running Time: 107 minutes Release Date: January 23rd It’s difficult to know where to even start critiquing a film like Mortdecai, a creation so incapable of taking any aspect of itself seriously; how can anyone else attempt to? Perseverance is required to […]