Monthly Archives: January 2018

Review – American Assasin

Based on a book by Vince Flynn, American Assassin is a 2017 action thriller directed by Michael Cuesta. After his fiancée is murdered in a terrorist attack, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) has become obsessed with revenge, engaging in relentless martial arts and weapons training. Having entered the world of fundamentalist terrorism in pursuit of that revenge, until he is recruited

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Review – Darkest Hour

One of the most famous individuals of the 20th century, Winston Churchill, is the focus for the new historical drama Darkest Hour – with director Joe Wright. Set in a 3 week period during 1940, we see Churchill coming to power and near immediately facing the pressures from his own party to seek a potential compromise with the German army,

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Review – Downsizing

Writer Director Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) returns with the 2017 satire Downsizing. In response to the increasing threat of extinction that humans face due to their own overpopulation, scientists in Norway have invented a process by which humans can be reduced to approximately 5 inches tall. Through this process of downsizing, humans can drastically reduce their impact on the

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Review – Coco

Directed by Lee Unkrich (who also directed Toy Story 3), Pixar’s latest release is the animation ‘Coco’. Set in modern day Mexico, the film centres around Miguel, a young boy with dreams of becoming a musician. The problem is though that his family, especially his grandmother, have different plans for him. Ever since his great grandfather, abandoned his family to

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