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The Big Short

ACTORS – Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt DIRECTOR – Adam McKay CERT – 15 The Big Short, based on the book of the same name is all about the financial crisis of 2007/2008. Hedge funds and subprime … Continue reading

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Garden City Cinema Review – 99 Homes

STARRING – Michael Shannon, Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern DIRECTOR – Ramin Bahrani CERT 15 99 Homes is now showing at the Garden City Cinema in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield star in tense and emotional drama … Continue reading

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Garden City Cinema Review – 45 Years

British drama 45 Years is now showing at the Garden City Cinema in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Kate and Geoff Mercer are one week away from celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary when news arrives that the body of Geoff’s old … Continue reading

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Films to Keep an eye out For!

Goodnight Mommy Hits US cinemas on the 11th of September but no UK release date as yet. This Austrian horror looks genuinely creepy. Twin boys grow suspicious of their mother’s identity after she has reconstructive surgery. Black Mass Black Mass … Continue reading

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The Truth is Stranger Than Fiction – True Story Review

Directed by Rupert Goold, the man behind the Hollow Crown, a mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, True Story is the mystery drama based on the real life relationship between journalist Mike Finkel and murderer Christian Longo who used Finkle’s identity … Continue reading

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Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher is released in cinemas tomorrow and here’s why you should watch it. Based on the true story of Olympic wrestling brothers Mark and David Shultz (Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo) and their collaboration with John du Pont (Steve Carell) … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Films of 2014!

Ahh yes I can hear your sighs from here. Yet another list of films that someone thinks you should care about. That said, I would highly recommend all ten of these films, they have all moved, scared, enthralled and of … Continue reading

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Wolf Review from the Last Night of Raindance Film Festival

A Dutch crime drama concerning kickboxing doesn’t sound like my cup of tea and to be fair it isn’t but this was the closing film of the Raindance Film Festival so watch it I would. Shot in black and white … Continue reading

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Representation and Women in Film

Women are sorely underrepresented in media but what can we do about it? There is a way to combat it and it’s called representation. Young girls need to see that there are more options available than just actress or singer … Continue reading

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Nurse Jackie

If painkiller addiction wasn’t both illegal, dangerous and in general looked down upon, Jackie would rock at life! Nurse Jackie is not your average hospital drama.   I love Nurse Jackie, it’s a dark comedy about a nurse in the … Continue reading

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