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Review: Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed Trailer     Take a look at the list of video game movies over on Wikipedia, and then sort it via critic ranking. The results are an exercise in depression. Top of the pile via RT is Final Fantasy: The Spirits … Continue reading

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Review – X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer Long time readers of this blog will remember my thoughts on Days Of Future Past, genuinely one of the best comic-book films I have ever seen, and probably the best offering of the somewhat bloated X-Men franchise, … Continue reading

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Review: Macbeth

Macbeth Trailer I was completely unaware that a big screen adaptation of the Scottish play was in the works for 2015 until the trailer splashed up on the big screen before another film I was seeing, and it took roughly … Continue reading

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Review: Slow West

Slow West Trailer “Once upon a time, Jay Cavendish travelled from the cold shoulder of Scotland to the baking heart of America, to find his love.” So begins Slow West, the directorial debut of Irish filmmaker John Maclean, an opening … Continue reading

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Review – X-Men: Days Of Future Past

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Trailer There are few existing film franchises with the longevity of the X-Men. Their first, relatively low-key, adventure was 14 years ago, when the genre of the modern comic book film was still in its … Continue reading

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Review: Frank

Frank Trailer There is a very strong tendency in the promotional world of movies today, the world of trailer editing and social media advertising, to skew anything even vaguely comedic into looking like a full blown comedy. Those two minutes … Continue reading

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Review: 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave Trailer There is an interesting scene early in 12 Years A Slave. A group of black slaves are struggling home after a gruelling days labour when they meet a small posse of seemingly vagabond Native Americans … Continue reading

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