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The Raid 2

The Raid 2
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5

I’ve made no secret of my feelings about The Raid. I felt it was the most viscerally appealing action movie I’ve ever seen (and I say that as someone who cannot resist giving action movies 2*s) as well as a beautifully crafted movie. So, understandably, [...]

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Noah

Noah
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3

Noah has been such a weird prospect from the day it was announced. We live in a cinema-going universe that is dominated by secularity. Of course, there is a strong Christian (and other religions) film industry, but it doesn’t often find its way into the [...]

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The Double

The Double
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4.5

I was never the biggest fan of Richard Ayoade’s debut, Submarine. I enjoyed it, in the same way that I enjoy a good, fun piece of TV, but I didn’t think it worked especially well in the cinema. And, after they released trailers and promos [...]

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Best Films of 2013

Best Films of 2013

Before I kick-off the countdown that my avid readers have waited an entire year for, I’d like to give out a few honourable mentions. These are even more meaningless than the rest of this list. American Hustle is a film I expected to feature in [...]

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Philomena

Philomena
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4.5

Stephen Frears is hardly the most boundary pushing director currently at work. He occupies the same ‘pleasant’ space as Ron Howard does on the other side of the Atlantic. That’s not necessarily a bad thing; there are some decent films in Frears’ filmography. But one [...]

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Some 50 Shade of Grey Casting Rumours

Some 50 Shade of Grey Casting Rumours

An announcement about the casting of the new 50 Shades of Grey movie is expected in the next few weeks, and the obvious names being thrown about include Emilia Clarke, Cara Delevigne and Matt Bomer. Bleurgh. Not exactly the most interesting of casting rumours. So, in all [...]