Spectre

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Nov 122015
 

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Fresh from the success of the critically acclaimed Skyfall, the rejuvenated Bond series continues with its 24th official installment, it’s fourth with Daniel Craig in the tux.

In the aftermath of a failed terrorist plot in Mexico City, James Bond (Daniel Craig) uncovers the existence of the eponymous criminal organisation which has a startling connection to his past, particularly in the form of its leader, Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz). Meanwhile, M (Ralph Fiennes) faces mounting pressure as the fate of MI6 hangs in the balance.

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Big Eyes

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Mar 312015
 

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Margaret Keane has always drawn children with big eyes. The eyes are the windows to the soul – you can see their deepest hopes, dreams and fears reflected back at you. Those children were an extension of her being, so why did she let someone else take credit for them?

Big Eyes is reviewed after the jump.

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Django Unchained

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Jan 192013
 

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Jamie Foxx plays a slave who is freed by an Austrian bounty hunter which eventuates in the two rescuing his wife from a despicable plantation owner. Oh and it’s directed by Quentin Tarantino so many many MANY people die in bloody and horrific ways. Did I also forget to mention Leonardo Dicaprio plays a villain, Christoph Waltz gives his best performance yet and Samuel L Jackson is funnier than ever? My review after the jump.

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