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Thelma

Mainstream cinema is currently in the throws of a love affair with all things superhero. In an era when there is political turmoil and a fear of the future, superheroes offer a form of much needed escapism. But for the most par...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Paddington 2

Borrowing much of its physical comedy from the likes of Laurel and Hardy and Chaplain gives Paddington 2 a charming, old school appeal, which is sure to hit the right notes with family audiences. But, while Michael Bond’s semin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Ice Cold In Alex

Based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Landon, Ice Cold In Alex is set in Africa in 1942. During a raid by the Afrika Korps, a British ambulance crew become separated from their unit and must find their way to Alexa...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Batman: Gotham By Gaslight

For the last ten years, Warner Brothers have been adapting some of the very best graphic novels and comic runs into animated features which could teach Marvel a thing or two about story-telling. Issued under the label DC Animat...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Blade Runner 2049

Within a matter of minutes of the opening of Blade Runner 2049 you sense this film has captured the essence of the original film. From the close-up of an eye, a vast, sprawling vista of a dystopian future and a world seeped in ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Before seeing Kingsman: The Golden Circle you should know two things. One; the violence is toned down, a little. Two; the innuendos and crass humour have been turned up. With that in mind though it’s fair to say Kingsman: The G...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Wind River

Despite it’s stars (Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen) Wind River is not The Avenger’s Hawkeye and Scarlet Witch investigating a murder. Although, Marvel, we’d watch that. Instead Wind River is from writer, and here also direct...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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It

There was a time in Hollywood where Stephen King’s name was above a slew of projects. Even It, based on his 1986 doorstop of a novel, was made into a 1990 mini-series which scared the bejesus out of a generation mainly thanks t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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American Assassin

In recent memory action films have changed. Gone are the days of the wise-cracking heroes like John McClane or even Arnie quipping their way through a hail of bullets dispatching bad guys. It would be easy to blame Liam Neeson ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Raw

A key inspiration for Julia Ducournau‘s debut feature film Raw was watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre at the age of six. Besides probably needing a parental intervention into such viewing habits the event goes some way ...