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Review – Avengers : Endgame

Avengers : Endgame represents one of the biggest moments in modern day cinema, with the film bringing the first 3 phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a rip roaring, victory lap of a crescendo. “We’re in the end game now” Doctor Strange, Avengers : Infinity War The film finds the remaining members of the avengers years after the climax

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Review – The Shape of Water

Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film, released in 2017 is The Shape of Water, a fantasy, science fiction romantic drama, the likes of which only he can make. Set in the 1960’s in an American town near the coast, Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a mute cleaner working in a restricted US research base.  Her life is a highly repeated pattern,

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Review – Dr Strangelove (Or how I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb)

For letter ‘D’ of the second Alphabet challenge, we’re off to the 1964 classic political satire comedy – Dr Strangelove (Or how I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb). The classic film was directed and written by Stanley Kubrick – still in the early years of his career although following up a run of films that has included

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Review – Manchester By The Sea

The latest film by writer and director Kenneth Lonergan is the 2016 drama Manchester by the Sea starring Casey Affleck in the lead role.  It was actually produced by, in part, actors Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Affleck plays Lee Chandler, a Boston based maintenance man who is informed that his elder brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) has passed away from a

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Review – Captain Fantastic

2016’s Captain Fantastic is a relatively low budget  yet incredible ‘comedy drama’ film starring Viggo Mortenson in the lead role as a father of a large family, who having abandoned ‘modern life’ a number of years ago, find themselves taking a road trip to attend their mother’s funeral in New Mexico. The film is both written and directed by Matt

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