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Film

May 1, 2016

★★★★ Director: Paco Cabezas   On paper, Mr. Right shouldn’t work. The romance, devised by film writer Max Landis (Chronicle (2012)), is at the best of times lunacy, and the characters that fuel the narrative are illogical and out of their minds. Yet despite this all of this, the story keeps moving from beat to […]

May 1, 2016

★★½ Director: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan   Remember that fantasy smash-hit Snow White and The Huntsman? No? Well apparently some people went and saw it, because now there’s a sequel. Well, prequel/continuation/spin-off is more like it. The Huntsman: Winter’s War is the latest in the slate of gritty Disney re-imaginings to make its way on screen, and […]

May 1, 2016

★★★★ Director: Nicholas Hytner   The Lady in the Van is based off of the book of the same name which was released in 1989, by the English author and playwright, Alan Bennett. Like many of Bennett’s works, The Lady in the Van is centred on his own life, and his attempts to find humour […]

May 1, 2016

★★★★★ Directors: Byron Howard & Rich Moore   Disney’s 55th animated epic follows the exploits of police officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny officer of the Zootopia Police department. It is an artfully animated and beautifully performed adventure. Taking full advantage of its premise, Zootopia explores some remarkable themes and ideas. Both Ginnifer Goodwin and […]

April 17, 2016

★★★★★ Director: Dan Trachtenberg   If you’re at the cinema in the next few days, you’ll be forgiven for looking up at the screenings board and thinking, “wait, they made a Cloverfield sequel?” Indeed, in one of Hollywood’s more elusive and obscure follow ups, it would appear that post Deadpool and pre Captain America: Civil […]

April 17, 2016

★★★ Directors: Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni   Kung Fu Panda 3’s tongue in cheek opening scene carries a tone that’s maintained throughout the film, especially when stereotypical narrative devices such as dramatic entrances and expository monologuing are brought to viewers’ attention and gently made fun of. Jonathan Aibel and Glen Berger, the seasoned […]

April 17, 2016

★★★★★ Director: Taika Waititi   It’s hard to imagine Taika Waititi delivering the next Thor instalment after his cinematic catalogue of New Zealand stories, from Boy to What We do in the Shadows. It’s a hell of a career leap to make. However, if he aspires to permanently shift into Hollywood blockbusters, then at least […]

April 10, 2016

★★ Director: Oliver Parker   Dad’s Army is a film adaptation of the popular 1970s BBC series of the same name, and a very limp one at that. The film entails the members of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard Platoon (those too old/young/sick to be in active service) during WW2, and their efforts to “protect” the […]

April 10, 2016

★★ Director: Zack Snyder   Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Just by the title, you know what you’re getting in for with this film. Not only is it the story of the two title characters’ titanic clash, it’s also the springboard for the countless upcoming DC films—primarily the Justice League, which is partially set […]

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