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25 July 2015

Insidious: Franchise Recap and Chapter 3 Review

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Insidious is a franchise that appears to be on the cusp of adding a creative twist to its earlier instalments. Insidious Chapter 3 plays it safe by both following formula …


21 July 2015

Jurassic World

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There’s always a lot of worry when it comes to revisiting a franchise. After a lot of years have gone by and the demand for more has died out, there’s …


07 July 2015

Magic Mike XXL

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The first Magic Mike was an art house movie pretending it was Middle Aged Lady Porn. Stephen Soderbergh made a movie about addiction and dreaming, about the laziness of one’s …


03 July 2015

Win a Free Copy of ’71

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To celebrate the home entertainment release of their tense Irish war drama ’71, Elevation Pictures has given us a copy of the DVD/Blu-ray combo to give away to a lucky reader. …


01 July 2015

Inside Out

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In a way, I exist between the audiences that Inside Out is pointed at: parents + kids. I’m long since past when my own imaginary friend faded away (RIP Doadie), …


27 June 2015

Must See: Love & Mercy

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When the epilogue ended and the house lights came up in the movie theatre where I saw Love & Mercy, no one moved. The real Brian Wilson was on screen …


20 June 2015

Deconstructing Ex Machina

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Harkening back to sci fi classics such as Forbidden Planet, the majority of Ex Machina is constituted of philosophical discussion and games of verbal chess. These discussions broach many thoughts …


25 May 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

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Comedy sequels are a tough bunch. The road is littered with sequels that tarnished the beauty of their original – Legally Blonde 2, Miss Congeniality 2, Being It On Again. …


19 May 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

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Mad Max: Fury Road is a shot of adrenaline in the heart. It’s jolting from start to finish – with guitars that shoot fire and mutants who steal blood and …


08 May 2015

Sexually Transmitting Haunting – It Follows

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It Follows has a concept that sounds like it’s from a terrible B movie. An invisible, homicidal creature follows, at an incredibly slow pace, those that have sex with people …


02 May 2015

Age of Ultron

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There’s nothing quite like the midnight movie (okay, I’m old now, I snuck into a 10:30 showing). The hordes of fans excited for the same thing as you. The energy …


26 April 2015

STUpendous – What We Do In The Shadows

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There are some ideas that are pretty hard to make fresh and interesting. Sitting firmly among those ideas are Mockumentaries and vampire stories. Mockumentaries have been experiencing quite a heyday …


21 April 2015

In Reel Life: Ballet 422

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I heard about director Jody Lee Lipes’ Ballet 422 because, during its run at Toronto’s Hot Docs Cinema, it was preceded by a short dance film choreographed by the National Ballet of …


15 April 2015

Role Model in a Corset

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I apologize, Disney. I didn’t believe that you could make this movie and that it wouldn’t be shallow, unnecessary and unhelpful in a modern context. There are so many problems …

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