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Review: Deadpool – Juvenile superhero for adults only

February 10, 2016 – 7:30 am

Deadpool fans rejoice, after 25 years your film is finally here and it’s every bit as insolent and insane as you wanted.

Review: The Revenant – The art of survival

January 8, 2016 – 7:50 am
The Revenant

Art film meets survival story in this latest effort by Alejandro González Iñárritu. This is one of the most brutal and beautiful films you are likely to see.

Review: The Hateful Eight – Tarantino twists the wild west

December 25, 2015 – 2:55 pm
The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino puts his special sort of demented twist on the classic western genre in his 8th film, The Hateful Eight. Like the bastard son of Sergio Leone and Sam Peckinpah, the avant garde writer/director …

Review: Concussion – Head trauma drama

December 25, 2015 – 7:30 am

The new film, Concussion, wants to ruin your football season.

Review: The Big Short – Economy collapse made cool

December 23, 2015 – 7:30 am
The Big Short

The Big Short does an excellent and entertaining job of making the economic complexities of the Great Recession understandable to the average moviegoer.

Review: In the Heart of the Sea – A tale of a whale

December 11, 2015 – 7:45 am
In the Heart of the Sea

You think you know the story, but it turns out you don’t know Moby-Dick. ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ sets out to set the whale v man record straight…

Review: The Good Dinosaur – A wonderfully wacky ‘what if’ western

November 25, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Good Dinosaur

Just when you think the classic western film genre has gone the way of the dinosaur, Pixar Animation comes along and does just that with The Good Dinosaur.

Review: Creed – Cinematic equivalent of comfort food

November 23, 2015 – 7:45 am

If you are a fan of the ‘Rocky’ films then you’ll find the new movie, Creed, fits the franchise like an old, well-worn glove (or boxing glove, as it were.)

Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

November 20, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

The revolution is over. The fire is out.

Review: Trumbo – Hollywood’s Commie calamity

November 14, 2015 – 7:45 am

Timely as today’s headlines; it was very easy to envision the faces of many of today’s politicians on the bodies of the persecutors portrayed in Trumbo.

Review: Spotlight – Catholic controversy uncovered

November 13, 2015 – 7:30 am

‘Spotlight’ is worth watching, but you might consider some serious caffeine intake before the lights go out as it doesn’t shine as brightly as it could have.

Review: Our Brand Is Crisis – Marketing movie misses mark

October 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Our Brand Is Crisis

If you are a glutton for punishment and the evening news is not providing enough political showboating and shenanigans for you then you might want to check out the new Sandra Bullock film, Our Brand …

Review: The Last Witch Hunter – Abracrapdabra

October 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Last Witch Hunter

If you mashed-up Batman with a run-of-the-mill sword & sorcery story you might end up with something like ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ – but hopefully better…

Review: Crimson Peak – Better red than dead?

October 16, 2015 – 7:50 am
Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak looks spectacular, unfortunately its story is time-worn and tortured and the aesthetic look of the film is the only thing it has going for it.