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Blood Father

Mel Gibson returns to screens in what can only be described as a bizarre clash between No Country for Old Men and Pretty Little Liars. With a mix of intense and witty performances, Blood Father is a unique take on the standard action thriller. Blood Father tells the story of John Link (Gibson), an ex-con […]

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Free State of Jones

There could not have been a more poignant time for this film to reach audiences. With the ‘Oscars So White’ controversy earlier this year and the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign, Free State of Jones is a painful reminder that racism has plagued the United States of America since its inception and unfortunately, it is still […]

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How relevant is star power to Hollywood success?

It was a dreary summer for Hollywood blockbusters, with many losing millions at the box office.  Movie industry site The Numbers estimates a loss of around $1bn (£700.48m), this includes three flops from industry giant, Disney: The BFG, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Pete’s Dragon.  On paper these should have pulled the crowds easily, […]