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Nightmare Alley Review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ “Nightmare Alley” is a feast for the senses, a visually delectable film filled with some rather unsavoury content. In simple terms, it could be called a retelling of the story of Icarus, as the protagonist, Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper), flies too close to the sun in his attempts to con dangerous people out […]

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Film Reviews

The Mule

Taking on a charming and cheeky role as aged drugs mule Earl Stone, Clint Eastwood stars and directs this surprisingly captivating tale of family, time and reconciliation. Stone stumbles upon hard times, and therefore when he is offered a job in which all he has to do is drive, well, it proves difficult for him […]

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Music Singles

Lady Gaga and Bradly Cooper: Shallow

During an interview, Lady Gaga once said: “I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the […]

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Film Reviews

A Star Is Born

Originally starring Janet Gaynor in 1937, then Judy Garland in 1954, and perhaps most famously, Barbara Streisand in 1976, a new version of A Star is Born has again arrived in cinemas with Lady Gaga in the leading role. Although updated to modern times, the story stays the same. Jackson (Bradley Cooper), an alcoholic, drug […]

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Film

Burnt

The makers of Burnt have to be commended for their persistence. They dragged the project kicking and screaming through nearly ten years of production malaise until we got the film showing now at cinemas. Sadly their persistence would better have been directed elsewhere as the resultant film is an anachronistic relic, further weakened by poor […]