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Spotlight (2015) Review

It’s not often that a film makes me totally speechless, but Spotlight did exactly that. The film tells the story of how the Boston Globe uncovered one of the largest abuse scandals in the catholic church, delving into the stories of … Continue reading

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Is TV the new ‘cinema’?

Something that I’ve seen discussed a fair amount recently is the question of whether or not TV is the new cinema. This is a question that must have been triggered by a variety of factors, perhaps most influential is the … Continue reading

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Creativity (or the lack of it…) in the Film Industry

Upon thinking about the most hotly anticipated releases of the upcoming year I began to realise just how sequel/remake dominated has film industry become. 2015 seems to be defined by sequels and remakes – Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Review

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe begins to expand into unknown territory for any film series, Age of Ultron is the newest instalment, giving fans simply a small glimpse at the scale of what is yet to come in Infinity War. … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Review

‘There are no two words in the English language more harmful than good job.’ – That’s what J.K. Simmons’ terrifying character tells us, so Whiplash, I’ve got to hand it to you, great job. Whiplash is a film that follows a … Continue reading

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Review

Ridiculous in places, too long and a few questionable accents. That’s one way to describe Exodus: Gods and Kings, but contrasting this it can also be argued that Exodus is thoroughly entertaining and a film that I very much enjoyed, … Continue reading

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Birdman (2014) Review

Pretentious; I think that’s the correct word to use to describe Birdman. Yet somehow, it’s fantastically thought-provoking, compelling and all round superb – perhaps brilliantly pretentious would be a better description. There’s one particular moment in this film that really … Continue reading

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