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The Revenant Review

The Revenant is a film I would have loved if I were fifteen and just getting into ‘serious’ films. I would have adored its quiet ‘meditative’ stretches. I would have wallowed the incomprehensible dialogue. I wo...
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The Big Short Review

How do you digest something like the financial crisis that crippled stock markets and banks and left countless people homeless worldwide in 2008? Something that is so vast and devastating, the repercussions of ...
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Blackhat Review

Without a doubt, the worst crime that Michael Mann’s hacker drama Blackhat enacts is that it is exceptionally boring. Chris Hemsworth stars as convicted hacker Nick Hathaway who is brought out of prison to help...
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The Good Dinosaur Review

The Good Dinosaur is like the many paintings that you can buy on ‘canvas’ at Ikea. The reprint of a reprint of a reprint has worn away any sign of originality and vibrance that the original work may have had. A...

Best Film Prints of 2015

Another year is down with another set of great film prints that help showcase their respective films perfectly. Whilst there is always a plethora of film prints out there to choose from, these are my ten (and a...
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Manny Lewis Review

Manny Lewis is a comedian who can connect with millions of fans, yet struggles to connect with anyone else to create a meaningful relationship. From the mind of stand up comic Carl Barron, Manny Lewis is a look...
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Of Horses and Men Review

Whilst I’m not usually one to label a film ‘bizarre’, Benedikt Erlingsson’s Of Horses and Men is one such film. The pull quote on the top of the DVD says ‘the best Icelandic noir equine comedy I have ever seen’...
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White God Review

One of the best performances of 2015 comes from Luke and Bodie - mixed breed dog brothers - playing Hagen in Kornél Mundruczó’s White God. Owned by Lili (Zsófia Psotta), Hagen finds himself on the streets of Hu...
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

The first thing to keep in mind about The Force Awakens is that, just like Creed, it wants to remind you of the joy and wonder that you felt when you watched the very first Star Wars film. The same thematic bea...

Five Things You Learn as a Vet Nurse.

A year ago I left my career as a vet nurse behind and moved on. Whilst we mostly cover film and television here, I feel it's worthwhile sharing this post where I talk about five things I learned in my career. T...