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Suite Francaise

Whilst many may groan at the release of Suite Francaise as yet another war film to hit the big screen, this should not detract possible viewers from what is a poignant and moving depiction of war created by director Saul Dibb. The film is based on the recently found writings of Ukrainian-Jewish author Irène Némirovsky, […]

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Focus

From The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air to Seven Pounds, Will Smith has proved his range as an actor. Therefore we can forgive him for going back to his familiar generic role as the suave hustler in his latest flick Focus. He plays what can only be described as a ‘new-age Fagin’ character called Nicky.  Nicky […]

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50 Shades of Grey

With all the hype and media coverage around Fifty Shades of Grey, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the film when I walked into the cinema. The audience seemed to be made up of groups of girls wanting a laugh and couples hoping for a romantic night. Both I think would be disappointed. The […]

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Mortdecai

Many will be enticed to see Mortdecai solely because Johnny Depp has the starring role. It is true we have witnessed many a piece of classic character acting from Mr Depp, cementing his cult status by a repertoire of original and engaging characters. Yet despite willingness to give Mortdecai a chance, one cannot ignore the […]

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Dracula Untold

Dracula Untold, the feature debut of director Gary Shore, promises a retelling of Dracula, one that moves away from Bram Stoker’s classic novel towards the legend’s origins of ‘Vlad the Impaler’, Prince of Wallachia.