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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…

Rear Window view: a Hitchcock retrospective

It is almost beyond argument within the world of cinema to say that Alfred Hitchcock is one of the greatest film makers of the 20th century. Aside from his more…

Kill Your Friends

After being graced by The Wolf of Wall Street and blessed with House of Cards’ ‘Wolf of Washington’ we have now been forced to bear witness to the ‘Wolf of…