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Hacksaw Ridge

It is practically a certainty that every year, around awards season, an ambitious director will attempt to seduce the Oscar panel with a glossy, dramatic war epic attempting the same…

Hell or High Water

Brotherhood is a theme which has been analysed a great deal throughout the history of cinema; however Hell or High Water’s dissection is poignantly unique and thoroughly refreshing. The film…

Kubo and the Two Strings

Laika entertainment has been a forerunner in the animation industry for over a decade now but they have particularly outdone themselves with their newest feature, Kubo and the Two Strings.…

Nerve

The internet is no stranger to critics who view social media culture as the downfall of society but it is rarely taken seriously to the point of a thought experiment…

Star Trek Beyond

Being a fan of both the original series and J.J. Abrams’ film series I was originally sceptical of Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond. While sci-fi is no stranger to big…

Marvel vs DC: Is the marketing war movie kryptonite?

Over the past year audiences have watched as Marvel and DC have waged an all-out marketing war to hype up their two mega blockbusters: Captain America: Civil War and Batman…

Dad’s Army

The nature of this film’s release has irritated me for some time, primarily due to the absence of demand for production. There has been no public outcry like over the…

The Peanuts Movie

Making The Peanuts Movie must have been like juggling two enormous boulders. On the one hand is the original source material, which by this point has spanned two generations of…