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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ – Exhilarating But Also Sluggish And Exhausting | Film Review

  Everyone loves a bit of Tom Hardy don’t they? ( I mean… who doesn’t?!), and nothing beats him kicking some ass in Mad Max: Fury Road. Hardy stars as Max Rockatansky, a runaway who is chased and imprisoned by the vampiric and tyrannical War Boys of Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne) who seems to be aiming for the prize of[…]

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Whiplash – Disturbing, Emotional And Incredibly Gripping | Film Review

  Director: Damien Chazalle Cast: Miles Teller, JK Simmons Rating: 15   Disturbing and emotional were not words I was anticipating to use when describing a film about a drumming prodigy and his overbearing mentor. To me, the student/teacher dynamic already had the scent of a genre well trodden beforehand, not to mention already having fierce competition from fellow BAFTA[…]

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies’ – Amazing Mix Of Mythical Wonderment And Emotional Turmoil | Film Review

  Director: Peter Jackson   Cast: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans, Lee Pace   Rating: 12A   Running Time: 144 mins   The time has come for Middle Earth to make it’s last impact on it’s formidable audience and for the world of JRR Tolkien and Peter Jackson to end in[…]

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‘Flesh Computer’ – Cronenberg-Esque Short Film Raises Interesting Philosophical Questions | Film Review

  With Halloween fast approaching, a collection of horror films are in anticipation for general release, but setting aside these widely distributed features, we have an intriguing short film written and directed by Ethan Shaftel called Flesh Computer. Many are describing the film as ‘Cronenberg-esque’ in reference to body horror filmmaker David Cronenberg, and being a fan of the director[…]

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‘Gone Girl’ – Packs A Sadistic Twisted Punch | Film Review

  Based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl is David Fincher’s latest psychological thriller that packs a twisted punch. With Ben Affleck playing our protagonist, Nick Dunne, and the effervescent Rosamund Pike staring along side him as wife, Amy, these two prestige actors give a brilliant performance that ring true to Flynn’s original characters. Initially, the narrative is[…]

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