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Lets Talk About Sex, Sex Education

“Sex Education” is the witty British comedy that took Netflix by storm in the new year. A series that considers the uncomfortable side to growing up, from puberty to popularity, in a light and uplifting way that will both warm your heart and have your sides sore from laughing! At …

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Review: Bohemian Rhapsody – Bombastic Biopic – Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Blu-Ray

There are fewer things more obvious in cinema than a bombastic biopic, charting the life of one of the world’s most iconic showmen Freddie Mercury and rock band Queen. Having sold more than 300 million records and played to millions around the world over the decades, it seems on paper …

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Love, Simon, review – a heartfelt love story that deserves to be told

Love, Simon directed by Greg Berlanti, is the charming coming of age story that centres around Simon Spier, a smart, popular high school student. Based on the successful 2015 novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the film introduces us to Simon, who is an ordinary guy… except that he …

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Review: Marvel’s Black Panther

He isn’t the Pink Panther’s evil cousin, he’s King of the African Nation of Wakanda and your new favourite superhero.  Sarah McKinley 21/03/18 Released 12th February, director Ryan Coogler’s exhilarating sci-fi is breaking box office records at… well… a record breaking rate! Chadwick Boseman stars as T’Challa, the Mandella-esque royal who returns to Wakanda as heir to the throne when his father dies. Wakanda is ancient and …

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Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

  It may be a ‘Tale as old as time’ but Bill Condon’s remake of the 26 year old fairy-tale film was refreshingly modern, feel good and unforced. The film is set in a picture-book French village during the 1780s. Beauty and the Beast’s heroine Belle was played by modern …

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Beauty and the Beast film review

By Katie Dickie   Beauty and the Beast have recently been relaunched to our cinema screens, with the 2017 version a live action film, compared to the 1991 animation. Director, Bill Condon, employs the latest technology in visual effects, computer generated imagery. Using 3D computer graphics to create scenes or …

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From lost to found…..a journey of 1100 miles

It’s Sunday evening, you and your hangover are just about on speaking terms, and as such, there’s really only one thing for it….light the fire, pour a liberal glass of “hair of the dog” and settle down with a movie to distract from the knowledge that Monday morning is fast …

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Review: ‘Get Out’

“Black is back!” Meeting a partners parents for the first time is usually a somewhat uncomfortable experience, and in “Get Out” the situation is no different. Awkward dad jokes, an overtly competitive sibling and a mother who specialises in hypnosis. Yes, it’s your traditional ‘meet the parents’ set-up. The directorial …

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‘Logan’ Review: The final chapter of Wolverine’s story slices and dices all before it

Fans of the X-Men series have been clamouring for a gritty, ultra-realistic and brazenly violent Wolverine movie for many years, and even more so recently considering the success of fellow Fox property Deadpool. In Logan, which is touted to be Hugh Jackman’s last turn as the adamantium-clawed mutant, Fox and …

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Film Review: The Revenant

Film Review: The Revenant   The Revenant is one of those films which is more of an endurance test than a piece of entertainment, more of an immersive experience than the observation of a story. Depending on how you look at it this can be other good or bad. One …