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15 April 2014

A Dog and His Boy: Mr Peabody and Sherman

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Admittedly, I was overly worried going into this film. Thanks to some unflattering trailers, I actually avoided this film for a few weeks. The truth is that the original Rocky …

20 March 2014

Guts, Gore and Not Much More – 300: Rise of an Empire

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*Beware! Lots of spoilers of both the first and second 300 ahead! The first 300 film is one of those that I like but I have a more difficult time …

14 March 2014

Anime Art – From Up On Poppy Hill

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Studio Ghibli is probably the only anime studio that is consistently adored in the West by both its fan base and the critics. It’s one of the few anime studios …

23 February 2014

Not Just Following Instructions – The Lego Movie

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It’s a little difficult to laud praise upon something that is a shamelessly transparent commercial. But seeing as it has a near perfect score everywhere you read about it, I …

10 February 2014

Alexander Payne’s Nebraska: You Can’t Go Home Again

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Nebraska is a slow, quiet movie that revolves around a slow, quiet man. Bruce Dern plays Woody Grant, a confused old man convinced that he has won a million dollars …

09 February 2014

The To-Do List

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Of late, I’ve noted a growing trend of studios releasing successful female-driven comedies. Films like ensemble comedy Bridesmaids, buddy cop comedy The Heat, and coming of age comedy For A …

04 February 2014

Our Favourites: An Offer You Can’t Refuse

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As the film opens, we enter a dimly lit room and join the middle of what is a tale about the virtues and horrors of being an immigrant minority in …

27 January 2014

her

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Spike Jonze’s latest vehicle is, once again, a movie that fulfills a strong storyline, creates complex characters and will fill audience’s heads with questions. Unlike Where the Wild Things Are, …

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