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Review of 47 Meters Down

Review of 47 Meters Down

I was going to start this review by saying it is impossible to make a shark film without it being at least a bit scary. But, one look at the…

On demand round-up July 2017

On demand round-up July 2017

There has been another glut of releases of films on demand that I missed in the cinemas earlier in the year. Here is a quick round up of TV that…

Review of Dunkirk

Review of Dunkirk

When I heard the great Barry Norman died recently, one of my first thoughts was that it is a shame he will not get to see this version of the…

Review of It Comes at Night

Review of It Comes at Night

It Comes at Night has been heavily marketed as a horror film, but anyone looking for the usual jump scares and scary creatures will probably be sorely disappointed and feedback…

Best Film Podcasts

Best Film Podcasts

I have to admit that I am addicted to podcasts. It is amazing that so much free content is available, and I usually top up my iPod – yes I’m…

Review of All Eyez on Me

Review of All Eyez on Me

Following the recent Straight Outta Compton, we now have another rap biopic, this time focused on the life and death of Tupac Shakur. Whilst it only intersects briefly with that…

Review of Rules Don’t Apply

Review of Rules Don’t Apply

Warren Beatty has remained one of the biggest names in Hollywood despite his lack of output in recent years. Rules Don’t Apply is the first film he has appeared in…

Review of War for the Planet of the Apes

Review of War for the Planet of the Apes

Although I’ve seen all of the Planet of the Apes films I wouldn’t consider myself a die-hard fan. My first exposure to the franchise was the 1970s TV series that…

Review of The Beguiled

Review of The Beguiled

The original The Beguiled, released in 1971, just before Dirty Harry, has long been considered an oddity in Clint Eastwood’s career, and it remains one of his lesser known films.…

Review of The Hippopotamus

Review of The Hippopotamus

Based on a book by Stephen Fry, The Hippopotamus stars Roger Allam as Ted Wallace, a part that I could easily have seen Fry in himself. Wallace is a washed-up,…

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