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The Dark Tower

They said it was unfilmable. The Dark Tower, Stephen King’s opus, the series of novels that is at the centre of the King-universe of almost all his stories. They said it would never get out of development hell with Ron Howard d...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Terminator 2: Judgement Day

It’s a funny old world. Back in 1991 Terminator 2 was just another Arnie action movie. Twenty-six years later, it’s acknowledged as a sci-fi classic. Set ten-years after the events of T2, Sarah Conner (Linda Hamilton) is now in...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Atomic Blonde

It’s no secret that there simply aren’t enough female led films made. The fact that this year’s Wonder Woman was so heralded in the industry not only shines a light of hope but also illustrates how much the male dominated narra...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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War Of The Planet For The Apes

There is a point around midway through the latest apes trilogy, roughly two thirds of the way through Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, where you realise you are no longer rooting for the humans to win. It’s a stroke of genius be...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Big Sick

Remember 1995’s While You Were Sleeping? It started Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman being oh so Hollywood cute. Now imagine that with a bit of diversity and a warm, mushy heart at its centre and an often brutally honest look at...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Batman Vs. Two-Face

Sometimes you just have to let those old affiliations go. Marvel? DC? Star Wars? Star Trek? We geeks can be passionate about our preferences. But occasionally, just occasionally, something comes along that forces you to love it...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Wonder Woman

There is a moment in Wonder Woman that perfectly sums up the appeal of this latest entry into the saturated market of super heroes. In true hero super-slo-mo Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) rises above the parapet of a World War I tre...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Howling

Released just four months before John Landis’ bigger budget An American Werewolf In London, The Howling was an indie success story that spawned seven follow-up films and three novels. That success undoubtedly owed much to Rob B...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Song To Song

You know the Hollywood system has successfully killed the wattage of star power when a film with a cast like Song To Song fails to make any kind of dent at the box office. But then again perhaps Terrence Malick is not a filmmak...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lady Macbeth

Looking bleaker than a Dickensian abode Lady Macbeth, based on the novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov, is, unsurprisingly, a fairly harrowing watch. Not from a horror or violence point of view, althoug...