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Cloverfield

Released:February 1st 2008 UK) Director:Matt Reeves Stars:Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas Certificate: 15 (UK) Reviewer: Lewis Filer “Found Footage” a genre of filmmaking, usually used in horror films, in which all or a substantial part of a film is presented as recovered footage, often left...
Michael Bay is seemingly making a habit out of taking classic TV-series and turning them into multi-million dollar movies. Having first taken the Transformers franchise to the big screen in a move that has now seen 3 films raking...

Chico and Rita

Released: December 5th 2010 UK) Director:Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal Stars:Mario Guerra, Limara Meneses Certificate:15 (UK) Reviewer: Christopher Ejzu The story is set in 1940s Cuba and revolves around 2 central characters: Chico (voiced by Eman Xor Oña), a young piano player with aspirations to...

Chicago

Released:January 17th 2003 (UK) Director:Rob Marshall Stars: Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones Certificate:12a (UK) Reviewer: Philippe Ostiguy Best Picture, overrated, dazzling, decadent, inspired, shallow, sexy, pretentious; if you can name it,Chicago’s been called it. Though the film is, it’s true, widely adored, it has now...

Charlie St Cloud

Released:10th July 2010 Director:Burr Steers Stars:Zac Efron. Charlie Tahan. Amanda Crew Certificate:12 Reviewer: Luke Walkley So, Zac Efron stars in his first major release since the High School Musical Series. While the series were hugely popular, they didn’t appeal to the masses and The...

The Change Up

Released: 5th August 2011 Director: David Dobkin Stars:Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann Certificate: 15 Reviewer: Mitch Hansch I wanted to hate “The Change-Up”. I wanted to hate it bad. Hate it like I hate the word “organic” or the lie “exciting female sports”....

Chalet Girl

Released: April 16th 2011 (UK) Director: Phil Traill Stars: Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick Certificate: PG (UK) Reviewer: Luke Walkley Kim (Felicity Jones) used to be a champion skateboarder, however since a tragic accident that saw her mother killed, she has found herself in a...

Casino

Released: 22nd November 1995 Director:Martin Scorsese Stars: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Sharon Stone Certificate: 18 Reviewer: Luke Walkley The De Niro/Scorsese partnership begins another chapter with the 1995 film Casino.De Niro stars as Casino owner Sam ‘Aces’ Rothstein, In an era of over-the-top...

Casablanca

Released: January 23rd 1942 (UK) Director: Michael Curtiz Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman Certificate:PG (UK) Reviewer: Robert Keeling There are a select number of films that are held up as cinematic milestones and revered far beyond any of their peers. The likes of Citizen...

Cars 2

Released: 24th June 2011 Director: John Lasseter Stars: Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Larry The Cable Guy Certificate: PG Reviewer: Lewis Filer Pixar never fail to not disappoint with their easily accessible and absolutely brilliant films that cater for both children and adults. Adult orientated...

Film Noir

Released: 2007 Directors: D. Jud Jones & Risto Topaloski Stars: Mark Keller, Bettina Devin, Roger Jackson Reviewer: David Phillips This curious animated film is an homage to film noir and in many ways it ticks every classic noir box. Private Detective Sam Ruben (replete...
Released: December 17th 2010 UK) Director: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Stars: Henry Joost, Yaniv Schulman Certificate: 15 (UK) Reviewer: Luke Walkley In 2007, filmmaker Ariel Schulman sensed an opportunity when his brother Nev, sparked up an online relationship with a girl named Megan. Along...

Cannibal Holocaust

Released: 7th February 1980 Director: Ruggero Deodato Stars:Robert Kerman, Gabriel Yorke, Francesca Ciardi Certificate: 18 Reviewer: Sam Matthews Ruggero Deodato, the macabre dago who directed Cannibal Holocaust was already renowned for his controversial ideologies and applications to film without already looking like a deliciously...

Carlito’s Way

Released: January 7th 1994 (UK) Director: Brian DePalma Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, John Leguizamo Certificate: 18 (UK) Reviewer: Luke Walkley With a career spanning more than 40 years, Al Pacino is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors to have graced our...

Captain America

Released: 19th July 2011 Director:Joe Johnson Stars:Chris Evans, Stanley Tucci, Hayley Atwell Certificate: 12 Reviewer: Luke Walkley Marvel Studios brings us the latest and arguably the most anticipated in the run up to The Avengers due to be released in May 2012. Captain America:...
George Clooney was arrested today by police in Washington D.C today following a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy. Clooney, now 50 has made his feelings known over the past few weeks, on the actions of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashi, who has...

Brooklyn’s Finest

Released:5th March 2010 Director: Antoine Fuqua Stars:Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Wesley Snipes Certificate:18 Reviewer: Luke Walkley I had high expectations before viewing this movie; the idea of a darker, seedier ‘Crash’ ticked all the right boxes for me. However living up to the expectations...

Broadcast News

Released: 16th December 1987 Director:James L. Brooks Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter Certificate:15 Reviewer: Philippe Ostiguy There’s something reassuring about discovering movies as well-rounded as Broadcast News, like finding a shelter to run back to when the storm hits. James L. Brooks’...

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Redoubtable

Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin Reviewed By: Sinead Beverland Having charmed international audiences with the Oscar winning The Artist back in 2011,...

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Danny Boyle Officially Confirmed To Direct Bond 25

The 'will he/won't he return' saga concerning its suave leading man. The intense speculation on a certain master of Olympic ceremonies being involved. Well today,...