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The Old Guard (Netflix scifi film: trailer).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Old Guard (Netflix scifi film: trailer).

The Old Guard is a superhero movie from Gina Prince-Bythewood, based on the comic book of the same name (via Eisner-winning writer Greg Rucka) – think Highlander meets Mission Impossible. The story focuses on a band of immortal mercenaries who can heal from any wound. When they find another immortal has awakened, they realize an […]

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Awoken! (horror movie: trailer)

May 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Awoken! (horror movie: trailer)

In horror movie Awoken, a young medical student attempts to cure her brother from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to help him, a far more sinister reason for his condition is revealed.

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Avatar: was this the most successful failure ever? (movie retrospective)

May 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Avatar: was this the most successful failure ever? (movie retrospective)

The Critical Drinker lays in a few drams of extra whiskey, to enable him to ponder that since Avatar 2 is rumbling ever-closer, he might as well cast his exceptionally critical eye back on the 2009 original that everyone went nuts over, and try to figure out what exactly they saw in it?

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Scoob! (movie review).

May 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scoob! (movie review).

Our US movie fella, Chris Stuckmann, goes full-colour in his review of the animated movie Scoob! (aka, add a Doo to the end of that puppy), said origin story film starring Zac Efron, Frank Welker, Gina Rodriguez, Amanda Seyfried, Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Ken Jeong, Kiersey Clemons and Jason Isaacs. Scoob! was released digitally via […]

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Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review science fiction film Proximity. When a youthful fast-tracked NASA JPL scientist is kidnapped by aliens, no one believes his story … leading to an obsession with the chap finding definitive proof of his abduction. Yep, the same thing happened to me. We’ll be invaded soon, no doubt. […]

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Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

You know how it is. You are at home bored, and then you hear that a new Vietnam war film, Da 5 Bloods, is on the way from Spike Lee. Yipee! Four aged African American wars vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) return to Vietnam […]

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Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

The face that launched a thousand movie reviews, Mark Kermode (and sunk as many careers of crap film makers), sits down this week to review scifi flick Time to Hunt for us. In a dystopian South Korean future world, loser Jun-seok gets out of prison for a previous heist he and his friends had messed […]

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The Wretched (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Wretched (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the horror film, The Wretched, in which a young teen faces off with an ancient witch who not only devours her victims, but makes everyone else forget that they ever existed. That sounds like quite the quandry, right there. Here’s the movie’s official blurb: A rebellious teenage […]

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Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

May 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

There’s a 4k remaster of the classic Flash Gordon movie along with free Brian Blessed shouting (and over-acting), and some nice Queen music, too, to celebrate the flick’s 40th anniversary, arriving August 3rd 2020. This classic piece of 1980s cheese featured a cast including Sam J Jones (Flash Gordon) Brian Blessed (Prince Vultan) Timothy Dalton […]

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SFcrowsnest film critic Frank Ochieng passes away (news).

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
SFcrowsnest film critic Frank Ochieng passes away (news).

Very sad news just in. One of our long-running film critics and SFcrowsnest contributors, Frank Ochieng, has passed away aged 54. He died April 12th, 2020, from what has been described as a pre-existing condition. Frank has a degree in Law Enforcement, and another in Sociology from Suffolk University in the USA. As well as […]

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