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Film Review: Match Point

Match Point marks an unusual notch in Woody Allen’s directorial belt, because unlike his other, more humorous films, it takes a serious tone and incorporates dark themes. 958 more words

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We Bought A Zoo Review

We Bought A Zoo follows father and widower, Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon), who decides to movie him and his two children, 14 year old Dylan and 7 year old Rosie to a Zoo after situations begin to change at home. 304 more words


Avengers; Age of Ultron

Avengers; Age of Ultron, 2015
Directed by Joss Whedon
Starring Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansen, Mark Ruffalo

One of the few things this film gets right is that the heroes actively try to save civilians. 1,204 more words


Abstract adaptation: Jonathan Glazer gives Michel Faber's novel a second skin

Author Michel Faber’s magnum opus ‘The Crimson Petal and the White’, about a Victorian era London prostitute who drags herself up from the gutter and into the higher echelons of society, (not too long ago adapted into an engrossing BBC drama starring Romola Garai, Gillian Anderson and Chris O’Dowd) has sold over 325, 000 copies, with many of those readers still to discover his extraordinary debut novel ‘Under the Skin’, about an alien visitor in human skin, abducting hitchhikers in the Scottish Highlands to harvest human flesh, that’s intergalactically  exported and sold as the most desirable delicacy to the prosperous peoples of her home world. 4,937 more words

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LUCY is brain-exploding sci-fi in brain-dead packaging

Rating: ★★

Lucy, the comeback blockbuster for Luc Besson is every bit as bonkers as you’ve heard, but with a brain-frying lack of basis in reality, a far cry from the deadly assassin form of… 551 more words

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