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Sully

In his twilight years Clint Eastwood’s directorial career has seen the Best Director Oscar winner turn his attention to ‘based on true story’ material. From Invictus through to American Sniper Eastwood’s output these days feels...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Snowden Review

At one point touted as a potential Oscar contender Oliver Stone’s Snowden seemingly came and went without a trace. Swamped beneath the more politically safe LA LA Land and Moonlight, Snowden is a film that is potentially too vo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Day Of Reckoning

It’s 1984. You’ve just rolled in from the pub with a four pack and a pizza. While the beer is warming and the pizza is cooling, you lazily scroll through the channels. All four of them. Finally, you hit pay dirt with a ma...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Proud Valley

It’s rare you’ll find a film that isn’t especially great but is still well worth watching. The Proud Valley is one of those rare beasts. This 1940s Ealing production is never going to be a classic. Following the story of a blac...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Edge of Seventeen

Being a teenager sucks. It doesn’t matter whether you are a jock, a nerd, the overachiever or the kid in the back no one will talk to because they smell a little bit. It’s something John Hughes taught us with simple and honest ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

We thought JK Rowling’s world of wizarding and witchcraft had run its course with The Boy Who Lived aka Harry Potter living happily ever after. But with that franchise raking in close to $8 billion at the global box office ther...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Paterson

While the rhetoric of politicians may change, we are still living in an age of austerity. “Austerity” was the word used to convince the poor that they needed to pay for the recklessness of the rich, but the concept of austerity...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Arrival

It is perhaps fortuitous, or perfectly planned, that as a certain orange faced leader of the world looks to alienate countries against each that Arrival should, arrive. Because it’s rare you encounter a science fiction film bas...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Ouija: Origin Of Evil

The opening scene of Ouija: Origin Of Evil sees a horror movie cliche in full effect. A hopeful husband and his sceptical daughter attend a seance hosted by medium Alice (Elizabeth Reaser). The scene delicately builds without f...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Quarry

Long before HBO owned prime time TV with their visceral and addictive reworking of George RR Martin’s Game Of Thrones books, they had a reputation for groundbreaking drama. Whether Sex In The City, The Wire, or Bored To Death p...