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Film Reviews
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Film Review: Evil Dead

Finally, we can breathe a sigh of relief – Evil Dead is a remake that works. For so long we’ve suffered terrible reboots of franchises we’ve known and loved (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Texas Chainsaw 3D, Halloween), still...



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Film Review: Dark Skies

The main trouble with horror films these days is predictability. Classics such as Rosemary’s Baby, Psycho and The Exorcist were particularly disturbing because audiences didn’t know what to expect – plots were carefully u...



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Film Review: Spring Breakers

  Big guns, bigger arses, piles of money tripped out in neon lighting and a dub step sound track to set ears ringing; writer-director Harmony Korine’s latest film is tearing up cinemas nationwide. Spring Breakers is the ...



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Film Review: The Host

The Host is based on Stephenie Meyer’s book of the same name; Meyer being best known as the creator and writer behind Twilight. But unlike the pasty bloodsuckers from Meyer’s other franchise, this time it’s aliens who are...



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Film Review: Trance

Even when Danny Boyle fails, he does so with incredible style. Trance is his first feature since his olympic ceremony success and though it is an overly complex affair – disappointing compared to his previous hits – it shou...



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Film Review: Stolen

  Stolen reunites Nicolas Cage with director Simon West – the man who turned Cage into one of Hollywood’s most unlikely action heros in 1997’s Con-Air. That’s where the similarity ends, as Stolen is a fairly co...



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Film Review: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

  It surely can’t come to pass that any film this summer blockbuster season will be more unintelligably dire than Jon M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Jonathan Pryce’s character doesn’t even have a n...



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Film Review: Welcome To The Punch

  A slick, stylised London is home to Eran Creevy’s fast paced crime thriller that has as many great British actors as it does subplots. Detective Max Lewinsky (James McAvoy) is given a chance to put old demons to rest w...



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Film Review: Compliance

  On April 9th, 2004, a man who identified himself as a police officer called a McDonald’s restaurant in Mount Washington, Kentucky. Over the course of that day, he convinced the store manager that one of her young femal...



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Film Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

  The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is the same brand of comedy-with-a-heart story we’ve all seen in the cinema, and been disappointed by, a hundred times over. It tells the story of magician Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell...