Monthly Archives: December 2016

Review – Triple 9

The heist thriller Triple 9 was released earlier this year, with director John Hillcoat whose prior film has been the crime drama Lawless, and was written by Matt Cook. The film is set in Atlanta, Georgia telling the story of a gang of thieves who are operating on behalf of the Russian Mafia ruled by matriarch Irina (Kate Winslet). The

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Review – Hell and High Water

Hell or High Water is the latest film from Scottish director David MacKenzie, whose previous work includes Young Adam, Starred Up, and Spread. The writer is Taylor Sheridan who previously wrote Sicario (which is a good sign in itself). The film focusses on the tale of two brothers in Texas, Toby Howard (Chris Pine – Star Trek franchise) and Tanner

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Review – World War Z

World War Z (2013) is a solid enough disaster thriller set against a zombie apocalypse that does leave you suspecting that overall, it is an opportunity missed. Brad Pitt stars as Gerry Lane, husband and father to two daughters,  and former UN investigator of wars and humanitarian disasters. The film, was based on the highly acclaimed books by author Max Brooks, and

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Trailer : Bladerunner 2049

I first saw Bladerunner in 1997. It was the directors cut and on VHS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VHS for those that don’t know what that is…).  It blew my mind. I then bought the CD (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_disc – thats just a joke..) and was entranced by the Vangelis soundtrack, possibly even more than the film.  Additionally, the debate that it leaves you with at the

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An Analytical Assessment of Tom Cruise’s Career – The Most Consistent Box Office star in Hollywood?

Lets graph some stuff! Firstly – I must offer my thanks to the data site http://www.BoxOfficeMojo.com – These guys are amazing and I could spend hours on their website looking at the data on there. #DataGeek As a baseline though, Im using domestic box office performance here rather than worldwide, based on what is available on the site. So –

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