Band of Brothers Throwback Review

War films create a mix of emotions as they show heroism, the epic, unending battles, heartbreak and loss, friendship, victory and triumph of good over evil. So a ten hour series of all that makes for incredible watching.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 Review

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidts’ first season was a surprise hit last year, from co-creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, who had worked together on 30 Rock. It was fun, bubbly and quirky and had a serious subject matter at its centre – a young woman recovering from a traumatic experience of being held underground in a bunker for 15 years.And thankfully, season 2 is just as good.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Review

An odd choice for a source for a horror movie, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has become the story of a zombie apocalypse in the 18th century. Author Seth Graham-Smith spoofed the classic and it has now been adapted. Entertaining in parts, it doesn’t quite hit all the right marks.

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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice – My thoughts

I watched Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. I enjoyed the film, I liked about half of it – though I could be the only person who did – but I couldn’t help thinking all of this once I left the cinema. Some good thoughts, some bad (SPOILERS AHEAD):

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To Kill A Mockingbird Throwback Review

Earlier this year, I read the book ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ for the first time. I never read it at school, which is a shame as I thoroughly enjoyed it and wish I had read the literary classic before. Sadly, this year also marked the death of its author, Harper Lee, who was considered an icon within American literary history. So after reading this great book, I thought I should also watch the film.

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Romantic Rain Scenes

It has been a rainy week, with the wind and rain battering my windows every night keeping me awake. And with today being Valentine’s Day, I thought I would put together some of my favourite romantic movie scenes, that also happen in the rain.

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Short Film Reviews

As well as writing for my own blog for nearly two years now, I contribute to another site UK Film Review, writing reviews for short films and the occasional feature length indie film. I thoroughly enjoy doing this and I appreciate the efforts of UK Film Review to review not only the current mainstream films and blockbusters, but also focuses on indie films and short films that don’t get as much recognition as the bigger ones.

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Best of 2015

It’s the end of the year and like last year I have made a list of my favourite films from this year. It has been a great year for film, blockbusters are getting bigger and better,, and there have been world records set at the box office. The independent films from this year have also been brilliant, with some making this list.

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Jessica Jones Review


The latest outing from Marvel’s Cinematic Universe arrived via Netflix not long ago, Jessica Jones, has one brilliant hero in Jessica (Krysten Ritter) facing off one of the best Marvel villains on screen, Kilgrave (David Tennant)

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Brooklyn Review

A film about an Irish immigrant in Brooklyn is rare, and this new feature Brooklyn from director John Crowley shows Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) a young Irish girl travelling to America, leaving behind a beloved sister and trying to make her own life in the land of opportunity.

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