Monthly Archives: January 2016

Review : Spotlight

Spotlight recounts the true story of how an investigative team from the Boston Globe newspaper uncovered the story of child abuse over a sustained period by Catholic Priests and covered up by the local church structure. The team would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize in 2003. Featuring an ensemble cast including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachael McAdams, and

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Review : Our Brand is Crisis

The cut throat world of political spin doctoring is the topic for the latest Sandra Bullock film – Our Brand is Crisis. Brought to you by director David Gordon Green, and produced by George Clooney’s company Smokehouse Pictures. Its somewhat based on a documentary of the same name, which in turn told the tale of American political strategists in the 2002

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Review : Saving Mr Banks

We all love Mary Poppins. Or most of us anyway. “That a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. The medicine go down, the medicine go down….” Anyway… The 2013 comedy drama ‘Saving Mr Banks’ is the tale of how the 1964 film ‘Mary Poppins’ came to be and was directed by John Lee Hancock (also did ‘The Blind Side’)

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Review : The Gunman

The Gunman is a 2015 film by director Pierre Morel (Taken, From Paris with Love, District B13). Sean Penn plays private security contractor Jim Terrier, one of the many members of security forces working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and a man with military training and a talented sharpshooter.  The country itself is rich with minerals (gold, diamond, copper) and

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