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Review: LA LA LAND

Film | 12/09/2016

La La Land is a film from the time movies forgot – the classic jazz and romanticism of technicolor in the hustle and bustle of modern LA. A challenge if ever there was, but one that director Damien Chazelle accomplishes without bordering on the Grease like cheese factor. As the opening scene commenced and brightly dressed …keep reading

Review: The Nice Guys

Film | 02/06/2016

Taking us back to a time of disco, sex and scandal, ‘The Nice Guys’ is a refreshing twist on a genre time forgot. It’s been a while since a high quality comedy action flick graced our screens and for some time it’s seemed like the classic buddy cop genre was dead. But Shane Black and …keep reading

Review:Batman Vs Superman Dawn of Justice

Film | 25/03/2016

Almost two years on from Man of Steel, Henry Cavill as the chiseled red caped crusader is back and despite those dreamy blue eyes, considered quite the terrorist by none other than Batman himself. Reinvented with extra ab factor and an axe to grind, the one thing this Batman / Superman combo has going for …keep reading

First Look at Suicide Squad – Official Trailer

Film, Uncategorized | 20/01/2016

The wait is finally over- after much anticipation Warner Bros have released the trailer for ‘Suicide’ squad and dam are those guys smokin’ bad! This hand picked all star line up of super villains are here to trade sides and if the initial footage is anything to go by aren’t we in for a treat! …keep reading

First look at The BFG

Film | 09/12/2015

Do you remember the magic of reading Roald Dahl as a child? The wicked imagination that kept you up all night with dreams of toe curled witches and giant fruit?  Well the magic is going to get that little bit more visual as we take a sneak peak at the first trailer for THE BFG!!! …keep reading

Review: Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie

Film | 06/12/2015

Everybody loves the retro cuteness of the classic Snoopy dog, but what’s this new movie revived for a modern audience of pooch fans? We sent guest blogger Duncan Mclauchlan down to see Snoops in his new role and find out just what all the fuss was about! Before I was invited along to see ‘The …keep reading

One to watch: Rooney Mara

Film, Girl Talk, Uncategorized | 24/11/2015

So if this winter’s hot list is anything to go by, your standard chick flicks are out and a very new female heroine is in. As we swiftly approach the UK release of Todd Haynes’ Carol, everyone is familiar with the gorgeously velvety toned  and seductively sharp Cate Blanchett, but who is this fresh new …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015: Carol Press Conference and Premiere

Film, Interviews | 18/11/2015

Based on the Patricia Higsmith  novel, ‘The price of salt’   adapted by Phyllis Nagy, 11 years in development from page to screen – Carol, is a story of female love and companionship, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store and …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015 Review: Truth

Film | 18/11/2015

American controversy and a Bush based scandal- It’s a high octane ride in Truth-  James Vanderbelt’s directorial debut. Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star in the true story of Mary Mapes and the 60 minutes documentary that ended her career. Based on her  memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President and the Privilege of …keep reading

Review: Carol

Film | 18/11/2015

So Cate Blanchett in a fur coat gets it on with the chick from ‘Girl with the Dragon Tatoo’ in a 1950’s  American setting – whats the crack? Well quite a beautiful aesthetically pleasing one. Based on the Patricia Higsmith  novel, ‘The price of salt’   adapted by Phyllis Nagy, 11 years in development from …keep reading