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‘Bridge Of Spies’ Once Again Proves Spielberg Is The Master | Film Review

  There are generally two extremes of Steven Spielberg movies: crowd-pleasing feel good blockbuster, and heart-wrenching serious drama. Many of his films fall somewhere in between these two categories, but either way, they are all easily recognisable as Spielberg films. Bridge of Spies falls in the middle but definitely sways more towards the drama but not without the hope and[…]

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‘Brooklyn’ – A Simple, Touching Story | Film Review

  [Contains some spoilers]   Set in the 1950s, a young Irish woman, named Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), emigrates to New York for a life with better prospects. Initially she misses home but gradually adapts to her new lifestyle and falls in love with Tony (Emory Cohen), an Italian plumber. When an unexpected event hits her family, Lacey decides to[…]

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‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ – It’s Time To Put The Cash Cow To Sleep | Film Review

  To state the obvious: nobody goes to see a Paranormal Activity film to experience a story of breath-taking originality. They go to feel queasy and teeter on the brink of cardiac arrest for ninety minutes. Disappointingly, The Ghost Dimension (directed by Gregory Plotkin) doesn’t even offer this. In short, it just isn’t scary, which is probably the saddest thing[…]

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‘Spectre’ – Familiar And Conventional But With Moments Of Class | Film Review

  Bond, James Bond is back. Three years on from the tremendous critical and commercial success of Skyfall, Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes team up again. Slight worries started to materialise with the release of Sam Smith’s forgettable theme song, but it was always going to be a daunting task to follow the most successful British film ever made.[…]

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‘Snowpiercer’ – A Visually Thrilling Ride | Film Review

  Korean director Bong Joon-Ho‘s first English language film Snowpiercer is still awaiting a UK release date. Harvey Weinstein bought the rights to the film back in 2012 but the promised wide release was stunted by arguments over final cut and running time. The film received critical success on release in South Korea and France and Weinstein eventually relented allowing[…]

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