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50 Shades Of Grey Review

Valentine’s Day marked the release of the much anticipated 50 Shades of Grey, the film adaption of E.L. James’s erotic romance novel, which has sold over 100 million copies worldwide.  Jamie Dornan plays Christian Grey, a successful Billionaire businessman, with a need to control all things sexual and otherwise. Dornan …

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Film Review – Frozen

Film Frozen Production Year 2013 Country United States of America Certificate PG Duration 108 minutes Directors Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Cast Alan Tudyk, Ciaran Hinds, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad,   Kristen Bell, Santino Fontana             Frozen is an animated fairy tale story that has …

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Film Review- American Beauty (1999)

It’s been fifteen years since the cinematic release of American Beauty, Sam Mendes‘ masterful portrait of suburban life, but it would be an uphill battle to find a current film which exhibits the same level of directorial quality or depth of character. The film manages to address several key aspects …

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This Changes Everything

Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Dir: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo. Staring: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansen, Samuel, L. Jackson, Robert Redford. Cert: 12A. Run Time: 136 minutes. “The price of freedom is high… and it’s a price I’m willing to pay. You told me not to trust anyone and …

Lego Movie Film Review
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“Everything is Awesome” with the Lego Movie!

To everyone in Lego Land Emmett is just an ordinary law abiding citizen; happy to buy overpriced coffee, wake up on time, drive carefully and say hello to everyone.  In fact, to many he is almost too normal but does this make the perfect guise for the prophesised “Special One?” …

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Rush: A high-speed journey into the glory days of Formula One

Director: Ron Howard Writer: Peter Morgan Stars: Chris Helmsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde Formula One motor racing is safer than ever.  Crashes are rare and fatalities are almost non-existent.   The last driver to die in a Grand Prix was the irreplaceable Ayrton Senna, who sadly lost his life in Monaco …

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A Dog’s Life

“Alsatians have a bad reputation, they are said to bite the hand that feeds them. Indeed, Tulip bit my hand once, but accidentally.” From the very beginning of the animated adaptation of J.R. Ackerley’s memoir My Dog Tulip the author leaps to the defence of his pet. He explains that Tulip …

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower – DVD Review

  “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is the story of Charlie (Logan Lerman): a freshman in high school with problems, but not the kind of problems usually found in your typical high school drama. It is only when Charlie meets his best friends Patrick (Ezra Miller) and Sam (Emma …

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Bates Motel; Review

Imaginative interpretation inspired by ‘Psycho’ Bates Motel is an imaginative interpretation of the teenage life of Norman Bates and can therefore be regarded as a prequel to the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock classic, Psycho. At the end of Psycho we are only given a glimpse into the destructive relationship that Norman …

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Once upon a Time in Anatolia they made a film

Once upon a time in Anatolia, Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s sixth film, is a stark slow-moving portrayal of an investigation team’s hunt for a buried murder victim on the Anatolian steppe. From start to finish the film is brilliantly shot, engaging and frustratingly mysterious. What emerges is not a …