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, […]


Insidious: Chapter 3

June 5th, 2015 by

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Director: Leigh Whannell Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott and Angus Sampson Certificate: 15a Running Time: 97 minutes Release Date: June 5th If you’ll allow us a moment to get self-aware, sometimes the most difficult part of being a film critic is assigning a numeric rating to a movie. And if you’ll allow us the time […]


Mr. Holmes

June 4th, 2015 by

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Director: Bill Condon Cast: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker and Hiroyuki Sanada Certificate: PG Running Time: 104 minutes Release Date: June 5th We live in an era of Sherlock Holmes. While the character hasn’t ever really been outside the public consciousness since his inception, recently, we have seen him by name in two concurrent […]


San Andreas

May 29th, 2015 by

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Director: Brad Peyton Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, Carla Gugino and Paul Giamatti Certificate: 12a Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: May 29th You want the best for The Rock. In a movie landscape where actors play comic book characters, he’s an actor who is a comic book character of absurd muscles and immaculate pearly whites. It’s fair […]


Spy

May 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Jude Law Certificate: 15a Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: June 5th While she’s certainly received and deserved a lot of praise for her natural comedienne talents, Melissa McCarthy doesn’t really have the CV to back it up. She stole most of the scenes […]


Man Up

May 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Ben Palmer Cast: Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Sharon Horgan and Rory Kinnear Certificate: 15a Running Time: 88 minutes Release Date: may 29th We all know and love Simon Pegg from his Three Colours Cornetto series. Lake Bell was fantastic in the indie hit In a World…, while Sharon Horgan blew us all away in […]


Poltergeist

May 22nd, 2015 by

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Director: Gil Kenan Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Jane Adams Certificate: 15a Running Time: 93 minutes Release Date: May 22nd Although its authorship has been debated ever since its release, the original Poltergeist, an undisputed horror classic, was the perfect marriage of writer-producer Steve Spielberg’s family unit drama and sense of wonder with director Tobe […]


Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

May 17th, 2015 by

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Director: Brad Bird Cast: George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie Certificate: 12a Running Time: 130 minutes Release Date: May 22nd Everything about the way Disney have handled this release seems to spell out that they have absolutely no idea what kind of film they have on their hands. From the loudly launched then quietly […]


Mad Max: Fury Road

May 11th, 2015 by

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Director: George Miller Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Riley Keough Certificate: 15a Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: May 15th It doesn’t feel like a coincidence that George Miller has nuked any and all notions of the modern blockbuster with his return to the post-apocalypse. In an age where CGI, […]