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Daddy’s Home

Daddy’s Home waves goodbye to the long running comic genius that was Will Ferrell. Classics such as Stepbrothers, Anchorman and Elf will be bowing their heads in shame at this painfully awkward Sean Anders film. Will Ferrell plays Brad; a beta over enthusiastic step-dad to his wife’s (Linda Cardellini) two kids. Just as the children […]

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Christmas with the Coopers

It’s that time of year again and as the festive season gets into full swing yet another Christmas film is released in cinemas everywhere. Following the plot of just about every Christmas movie ever, the Coopers’ dysfunctional family come together to celebrate the holidays and attempt to repair their family. In the style of Love Actually, […]

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The Good Dinosaur

A truly heart-warming coming of age tale, The Good Dinosaur hit the silver screen this week, and like its Pixar predecessors it did not fail to live up to expectations. After the meteors that wiped out the dinosaurs just sail past the Earth in the opening scene, dinosaurs are left to live with evolving humans. A meek […]

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The Lady in the Van

Dame Maggie Smith stars in Nicholas Hytner’s film adaptation of Alan Bennett’s self-starring play. It has been 15 years since Smith first took on the role of Margret Shepherd, roughly the same amount of time that Shepherd spent living in Bennett’s driveway. An agreement of three months soon turns into fifteen years when writer Alan […]

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Is Gender-swapping really the answer to Hollywood’s sexist reputation?

With the upcoming all-female reboot of the 1984 cult classic, Ghostbusters, featuring Bridesmaid’s Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig, alongside Saturday Night Live’s Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, and a similarly all female take on Ocean’s 11 recently announced, gender swapping of casts seems to be the new Hollywood craze. However, the announcements of these remakes have been far […]