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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) (Blu-ray film review)

November 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)   (Blu-ray film review)

All right, I must admit I’m probably one of the last people on this planet to watch ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. Blame personal budget. I can’t buy everything at once and the thought that there might be a special edition did play in the back of my mind that perhaps I ought to […]

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The Thing (1982) (Blu-ray film review)

November 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Thing (1982)  (Blu-ray film review)

Of the films from 1982, John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ is up there for one of the scariest films to watch on a cold winter night even if its original release was in the middle of the summer amid a lot of now other famous films that year, including ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘E.T.’. Being released amongst […]

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Justice League (2017) (film review by Andy Whitaker).

November 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Justice League (2017) (film review by Andy Whitaker).

This is an odd review for me as I have actually just parted with some of my hard-earned money to see ‘Justice League’ at the local cinema. Normally, I’m asked to review pre-release material, so I have the advantage of watching it several times and its available to rewind if I want to check a […]

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Daguerreotype (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

November 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Daguerreotype (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, a writer and director almost unknown in the United States, is superb at creating an atmosphere of dread and suspense as he did with ‘Pulse’. This film is a cut below that film. A famous fashion photographer takes daguerreotype pictures of his daughter in memory of his dead wife. His new photographic assistant […]

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

November 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

After 35 years, the classic Science Fiction film ‘Blade Runner’ gets a sequel directed by Denis Villeneuve and based on a screenplay by Hampton Fancher, amongst others. The story concerns a search for the author of the false memories implanted in replicants. The film is a long 163 minutes starting at a contemplative, not to […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi meets Dark Luke.

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi meets Dark Luke.

There’s not much happiness in the life of old man Luke. Watch this new trailer for Star Wars The Last Jedi if you don’t believe us! Darkness rises… and light to meet it. Catch this latest flick in the cinema around December 15th 2017.

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Passengers (2016) (DVD film review).

October 27, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Passengers (2016) (DVD film review).

In many respects, ‘Passengers’ is a great Science Fiction film. After an accident, the starship Avalon carrying hibernating humans accidently revives Jim Preston (actor Chris Pratt) ninety years too soon. All the facilities open up but he can’t waken the crew. He does have the robot barman Arthur (actor Michael Sheen) to talk to. After […]

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Justice League movie: bring the thunder (trailer).

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Justice League movie: bring the thunder (trailer).

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of meta-humans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the […]

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Bright: orcs in the hood (movie trailer).

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bright: orcs in the hood (movie trailer).

Another trailer for Bright, a new fantasy movie hitting Netflix 22nd December 2017, set in an alternate present-day urban Earth where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been co-existing since the beginning of time. Think Lord of the Rings meets The Wire. Bright is genre-bending action movie that follows two cops from very different backgrounds. […]

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Black Panther – 2nd trailer.

October 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Black Panther – 2nd trailer.

Here’s the zippy new trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie, where T’Challa returns home as king of Wakanda, but finds his sovereignty under threat by an old adversary – sparking a conflict that has global consequences.

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