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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.

Review: Bridge of Spies – Covert Cold War compromises

October 16, 2015 – 7:45 am
Bridge of Spies

When Spielberg and Hanks collaborate, one expects a particularly high level of quality. With ‘Bridge of Spies’ the filmmakers deliver on those expectations.

Review: The Martian – MacGyver of Mars

October 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Martian

The Martian puts science back into science fiction.

Review: The Walk – Celebrates stepping over the ledge

September 30, 2015 – 12:01 pm
The Walk

If you’ve ever had a dream and risked everything to try to achieve it, then you are going to relate to stepping over the ledge in this glorious new film.

Review: Black Mass – Not so tighty Whitey

September 18, 2015 – 7:40 am
Black Mass

Johnny Depp buried beneath prosthetics and poor make-up has become a distraction, pulling attention away from what could otherwise be a fairly decent film.

Review: The Visit – Hair-raising gray hair hilarity

September 11, 2015 – 7:45 am

The much-maligned M. Night Shyamalan is back in fine form with his new low-budget comedy-horror film.

Review: Hot Pursuit – Runs cold and old

May 8, 2015 – 7:45 am
Hot Pursuit

Insulting and awkward, Hot Pursuit is a rehash of age-old material that runs cold quickly and is likely to set the entire women’s movement back for decades.