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Elysium

Neill Blomkamp’s debut feature film, District 9, was a complete surprise. It was refreshingly brilliant – a smart, well-made sci-fi that did well with both critics and the box office. District 9 gave me hope that sci-fi at the cinema ...

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The Lifeguard

*Spoiler free review* It might not seem like a big deal to those who have already been there, done that… but this year has seen me hit the wrong side of 25. As if being a quarter of a century ...

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The Heat

These days it seems I’m always watching dark, serious films. Even the surperhero films have forgotten how to have fun. I readily admit to missing the camp, silly, ridiculous superheroes of the past. I did see The World’s End recently, ...

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Much Ado About Nothing

Some people might think that a Shakespearean comedy is a strange choice for the director of The Avengers and creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer to take on. Back when Joss Whedon was working on Buffy and Angel, he used ...

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Man of Steel

*spoiler free review* Plot 33 years ago in a galaxy far, far away, Krypton is dying.  Those greedy Kryptonians have used up all their natural resources and started mining the planet’s core, essentially digging their own graves.  Meanwhile, Kryptonian SecDef ...

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