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Split Review

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split is a return to form after his earlier hits like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable. A stylish psychological thriller about three teenage girls who are kidnapped and held captive by a man with dissociative personality disorder (DID) Split is definitely one of … Continue reading

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La La Land Review

A musical for the 21st century, La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone – two of the best actors in recent years, and a brilliant on-screen pairing – this hit film of the year which sweeping up awards all over … Continue reading

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Arrival Review

One of the best sci-fi films in recent years and possibly one of the best films of this year, Arrival explores the ‘we are not alone’ idea in a whole new way and the effects are mesmerising. As science fiction … Continue reading

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Jason Bourne Review

Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon make a triumphant return in Jason Bourne, which gives us the well known formula that worked well for the original Bourne films, but with an updated modern edge.

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The Legend of Tarzan Review

David Yates – director of the last four Harry Potter films – latest film swung into cinemas earlier this month, and Legend of Tarzan is another in a line of mediocre adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs classic character.

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Birdman Review

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is an American black comedy about a former Hollywood actor Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) who is writing, starring and directing in a Broadway play adapted from Raymond Carvers ‘What We Talk About When … Continue reading

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Gone Girl Review

I recently watched Gone Girl and was just blown away by the film. Adapted by the book of the same title by Gillian Flynn, who wrote the book and directed by David Fincher, the film follows Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) whose … Continue reading

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Hemlock Grove Review

Hemlock Grove is a Netflix original horror thriller series, produced by Eli Roth, based on the book of the same name by Brian Greevy who co-developed the series. Two seasons of the show have now aired on Netflix. I consider … Continue reading

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