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The Shallows 

DIRECTOR: Jaume Collet-Serra STARRING:Blake Lively CERT: PG Well there’s no LL Cool J track to accompany it but we won’t hold that against the The Shallows.  In this Jaws meets Castaway thriller/horror we see Blake Lively take centre stage as … Continue reading

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The Invitation – An Impressive Gem

The Invitation directed by Karyn Kusama is an intense film that could easily describe itself as a drama, thriller and horror. The film starts with our lead Will (Logan Marshall-Green) and his girlfriend Kira (Emayatzy Corinealdi) on their way to … Continue reading

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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 – Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies ACTORS – Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, DIRECTOR – Stephen Spielberg CERT – 12A I loved Bridge of Spies, but then with a great cast and a screenplay by the Coen Brothers’ how could you not? … Continue reading

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Lost River

I’m not a fan of Ryan Gosling when it comes to acting. Drive bored me to tears. But if his directing is anything to do by then play on. Lost River was a real surprise Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan, Matt … Continue reading

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Garden City Cinema Review – Hotel Transylvania 2

CAST – Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Steve Buscemi , MelBrooks DIRECTOR – GenndyTartakovsky CERT – PG Hotel Transylvania 2 starts with the wedding of vampire Mavis (Gomez) human Johnny (Samberg), who we saw meet & fall in love in the first film. … Continue reading

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Black Mass

STARRING – Johnny Depp, Director – Scott Cooper Cert – 15 Black Mass is a con. I don’t mean in the criminal sense although that is exactly what the film is about. What I mean is the film has the … Continue reading

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The Final Girls

My review of The Final Girls is now up on the Honeysuckle Magazine website! Moxie McMurder A Shared Madness

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The Lady in the Van

ACTORS: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Director: Nicholas Hytner Cert: 12A The lady in the Van is now showing at the Garden City Cinema in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. It tells the true story about an elderly homeless woman … Continue reading

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Whoever told me The Hallows was good, lied and now owes me a coffee.

Directed by visual artist Corin Hardy, The Hallows is a mediocre creature feature steeped in folklore. Young couple Adam (Joseph Mawle) and Clare (Bojana Novakovic) and their newborn Finn move to a cottage in Ireland that backs onto woodland and in … Continue reading

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