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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 – Elysium

Elyisum is a 2013 sci-fi action thriller starring Matt Damon, which represented the first  feature film by director Neill Blomkamp since the 2009 District 9. Set in a dystopian future, where the Earth has become so polluted that the richest of the planet took to a new home, the gigantic space station – Elysium. With conditions similar to Earth, the

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Review – Assassin’s Creed

The new film starring and produced by Michael Fassbender and Marianne Cotillard is Assassin’s Creed – and directed by Justin Kurzel whose previous work includes the 2015 version of  Macbeth that had Fassbender in the lead role. The film is based on the  Ubisoft game (that led to a series of games) with the same title. The film sees Callum

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An early glimpse of Tom Cruise’s ‘The Mummy’ and his next potential franchise…

Do you remember when Tom Cruise ‘didn’t do sequels’? Before Mission Impossible 2, it was something he’d never done. Since that point though, there is an increasing sense that the actor is looking to franchises as the basis for his box office strength. Not only has the mission impossible series now delivered over $2 billion, the most recent two films

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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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