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Review – Good Time

Good Time is a 2017 gritty crime drama starring Robert Pattison, and directed by Ben and Josh Safdie . It was written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein. The Safdie brothers have worked on a number of other independent films such as Heaven Knows What, Lenny Cooke, and Daddy Longlegs. The film follows Connie Nikas’ one evening after he and

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Review – Ready Player One

The new film by director Steven Spielberg, is based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Cline – Ready Player One. Cline additionally co-wrote the screenplay with Zak Penn. Set in a dystopian future, specifically 2045, where ‘post the corn syrup drought, and the bandwidth riots’ the world has taken to ‘living with problems rather than trying to

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Review – Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station, The 2013 debut feature film from writer / director Ryan Coogler (Creed, Black Panther), is a dramatisation of the actual 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant at a rail station in California. Set on New Years Eve in 2008, the film follows Grant thoughout his day as he prepares to celebrate both his mothers birthday, and the upcoming

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Review – Allied

The latest review is of the 2016 World War 2 thriller, Allied. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, the film follows two spies as they initially unite to complete a mission in Casablanca, Morocco, only to then fall in love and get married. It is directed by Steven Wright (previously wrote Locke, Eastern Promises, and

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Review – Black Panther

Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) brings the latest film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in the form of Black Panther. Returning to the role of T’Challa, now King of Wakanda, is Chadwick Boseman (who will always be Vontae Mack from Draft Day to me). Set only weeks after the events of Captain America : Civil War, we see T’Challa returning to

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