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Green Room: It won’t end well

Green Room is not my usual kind of film. When I do watch horror, I tend to prefer films with a more supernatural element – staying well within the realms of ‘scary’ but further away from reality. The third feature ...

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Captain America: Civil War

This film had arguably the easiest act to follow after the utter crap-pile that was Batman vs Superman. Critics and fans alike were crying out for a better superhero film to wash away the bad aftertaste. And, thankfully, Civil War ...

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The Jungle Book

Here we have a new version of The Jungle Book: part of an initiative from the House of Mouse to bring new renditions of their classic films to younger audiences. With the sad retirement of their traditional animation studio, Disney ...

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Midnight Special: A spectacular misfire

Jeff Nichols’ third feature film, Midnight Special, a science fiction thriller, has been the recipient of high praise from critics and viewers. I feel like I must be missing something. While it is obvious the man knows how to create ...

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Fullmetal Alchemist in the flesh

It is the era we live in. Old properties, and even those not long put to rest, are dredged up for live action remakes by soulless money-grabbing studios. The new announcement that one of my favourite anime/manga series and fan ...

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