Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Apr 222015
 

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It is now three years ago that The Avengers hit international cinemas, breaking Box Office records and sending adoring lifelong Marvel fans and appreciative film goers alike into a frenzy. Since then the Marvel Cinematic Universe has expanded with Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Captain America (Chris Evans) each scoring a new film, and the franchise shot into space with the nostalgic space opera Guardians of the Galaxy. Joss Whedon is back to write and direct Age of Ultron, which will deliver everything fans of the franchise could possibly hope for, while exceeding most of the prior instalments in scope and fun.

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Godzilla [Second Perspective]

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May 172014
 

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As a life-long fan of everybody’s favourite city-wrecking, people-stomping, all round bad-ass giant irradiated lizard, I went into Godzilla with pretty big feelings of anticipation. The marketing for this movie seemed to hint at something truly special: a modern re-imagining of the 1954 classic which stays true to the spirit of the original. But as I popped the hated 3-D glasses over my eyes, little did I know I would leave two hours later wishing I had watched Roland Emmerich’s deeply flawed 1998 version instead. My review of Godzilla after the jump.

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Godzilla

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May 152014
 

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Godzilla (ゴジラ)has been around for 60 years, first appearing in the 1954 Japanese film which bears his name. Since then he has appeared in many Toho films productions as well as numerous comics, video games, TV shows and that rather terrible Roland Emmerich film from 1998. He is a daikaju (大怪獣)- or large strange creature. An almost mythical being which installs fear, but does he mean harm? My review of the 2014 Gareth Edwards Godzilla after the jump.

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SFF 2012: Liberal Arts

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Jun 192012
 

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Liberal Arts is the second feature film from Josh Radnor, who is best known as Ted Mosby from the popular TV series How I Met Your Mother. As well as writing-directing, Radnor produces and stars in this charming and utterly relatable film about finding your path, and figuring out how to balance your passions with everyday life. Check the review out after the jump.

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Trailer: Red Lights

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Feb 042012
 


Red Lights is a forthcoming thriller from director/writer Rodrigo Cortés (Buried). It stars Elizabeth Olsen, Robert Di Niro, Sigourney Weaver, and Cillian Muprhy. If the movie is anywhere near as atmospheric as the trailer, we are excited about it. It will be great to see the fantastic Cillian Murphy in a leading role, after a string of successful supporting roles (Inception, The Dark Knight)

Red Lights is set for release in the USA in early March.

Martha Marcy May Marlene

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Jan 162012
 

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The hard to say Martha Marcy May Marlene is a haunting film which tells the story of Martha (Elizabeth Olsen), who after two years living in a cult escapes. Martha is picked up by her sister (Sarah Paulson), who she then joins with and her sister’s husband (Hugh Dancy) at their summer lake house retreat. We watch Martha as she re-adjusts to life outside the cult, and deals with what she has been through in the last two years.

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