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'American Sniper'

In ‘America Sniper‘ Chris Kyle (played by Bradley Cooper, above) shot a guy at 2,100 yards. By way of critical equivalence, I’m going to take a shot at reviewing the movie in 2,100 characters. 311 more words

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Senna #MovieReview

Film 127 in the “1001 Films to See Before You Die” challenge is 2010’s “Senna”. This documentary looks at Ayrton Senna’s Formula 1 career. From his debut in the 1984 Brazilian Grand Prix to his death in an accident at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. 1,476 more words

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Review: Kingsman, The Secret Service

Spy films have gotten awfully serious of late, until now that is.

Since Borne and Bauer hit the screens, secret agents have lost their comic wit, fun and for the most part, their sense of humor, even Bond, a series built on these three staples, has ditched them in favor of a more dry and serious character, it seemed as though it was no longer the gentleman’s spy game, but luckily for us, … 619 more words

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Wild Card, reviewed: Jason Statham drives a star-studded cast but the ride's bumpy for thriller remake

I sometimes imagine that whenever Jason Statham is offered a part in a movie these days, his first reaction is to growl: “What’ll I be drivin’?” 725 more words

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21 Jump Street & 22 Jump Street

I’ve just watched both these movies back to back so I thought I’d review them almost as a 2 parter. The sequel actively takes the piss out of itself as “being the same as before” and it even has a nice little “previously on 21 Jump Street intro bit! 270 more words

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Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Film Review

Actor Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) once played a famous superhero on the silver screen – Birdman. He was highly successful then but now twenty years on he hopes to revive his ailing career by taking to Broadway in a self funded revival of a play written by Raymond Carver. 1,008 more words

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Review: EX MACHINA (2015)

When taking our seats in the cinema, we constantly search for things that identify us as uniquely human in film. In Alex Garland’s directorial debut, what makes us human and how we identify others as so is pushed to the ultimate limit. 425 more words

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