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The Kitchen (cri-fi movie trailer).

June 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Kitchen (cri-fi movie trailer).

The Kitchen stars Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me? Bridesmaids), Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip), and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their […]

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (book review).

May 23, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (book review).

Co-produced by the Sherlock Holmes Museum, this eye-catching hardback, ‘The Complete Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle, asserts it has every Holmes story written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Let us consider its merits. The volume is substantial and runs to over a thousand pages. The edges of the pages are tinged scarlet and the binding […]

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The Art of Self-Defense (thriller movie trailer).

May 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Art of Self-Defense (thriller movie trailer).

The Art of Self-Defense is an upcoming dark thriller with Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, and Imogen Poots, due to hit the cinemas on July 12th 2019. Casey Davies (Jesse Eisenberg) is a young geek bullied by everyone he interacts with. He finally snaps and decides to learn Karate to defend himself, but things take a […]

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Room For Rent (2019) (a psychological thriller film review by Mark R. Leeper).

May 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Room For Rent (2019) (a psychological thriller film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Joyce, a woman recently widowed, finds she has been left deeply in debt by her late husband. Desperate for a source of income, she rents out her house as a bed and breakfast. She finds herself getting involved in the private lives of her guests. In some cases, she likes what her snooping finds but, […]

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Angel Has Fallen (action thriller: trailer).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Angel Has Fallen (action thriller: trailer).

Angel Has Fallen (2019) is a new action movie starring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Tim Blake Nelson. Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. 

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El Chicano (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

May 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
El Chicano (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

The super-hero film craze has proven to be popcorn-pleasing box office gold over the last several years or so within Hollywood circles. Plus, street cred dramas basking in drugs and gangs tend to capitalise on the gritty, realistic aspects of confrontational entertainment. Additionally, what are the chances that supplying your super-hero spectacle with macabre edginess […]

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Black Moon Rising (1986) (Blu-ray film review).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Moon Rising (1986) (Blu-ray film review).

I’ve seen the 1986 film, ‘Black Moon Rising’, a couple times over the years. At the time, Linda Hamilton’s star was rising because of a certain ‘Terminator’ film. Tommy Lee Jones was rising ever higher although, checking IMdB, he’d been doing films for sometime, just not seen so many in the UK at the time. […]

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Anna (action movie: trailer).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anna (action movie: trailer).

An addition to the bad-ass Russian kick-ass female assassin sub-genre, in the form of Anna from the usually reliable hand of Luc Besson – also starring that blue-eyed man-demon-candy-dandy that is Cillian Murphy. This one arrives June 21st 2019.

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Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion (book review).

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion (book review).

The information that came with the review copy says of ‘Necropolis PD’: ‘It’s the debut novel of Nathan Sumsion, a game designer from Round Rock, TX and Salt Lake City, UT.’ Now this could be a good thing or a bad thing as I have read far too many poor books based on video games […]

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John Wick 3: Parabellum (new trailer).

March 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
John Wick 3: Parabellum (new trailer).

In this third instalment of the action franchise, aka ‘John Wick 3: Parabellum‘, super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. He’s also reunited with Laurence Fishburne! After Wick murders a member of the shadowy IAG – International Assassin’s Guild – […]

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