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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 – The Founder

The latest film by director John Lee Hancock (previously directed Saving Mr Banks and The Blind Side) is the 2016 biopic drama The Founder. The film is written by Robert D. Siegel whose most known work was 2008’s The Wrestler. The tells the story of Ray Kroc played by Michael Keaton, a middle aged milkshake machine salesman in 1950’s USA,

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Review – Jackie Brown

Quentin Tarantino’s third film Jackie Brown is the film we go to for ‘J’ in this year’s Alphabet challenge. The film, based on Elmore Leonard’s book Rum Punch came out in 1997 and was the first film that the director made that was not an original creation of his own work. The film centres on Jackie Brown (played by Pam Greer),

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Trailer – Spiderman : Homecoming

The first trailer for Spiderman Homecoming has arrived! My favourite moments from Captain America : Civil War, featured the new Spiderman played by Tom Holland (The Impossible, In the Heart of the Sea). The appearances were Holland’s first as Spidey, but with a known full film coming in 2017  – Spiderman : Homecoming. His appearance was born out of the

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The Batman’O’Meter – The Range of Batman Performances

So here’s something I’ve been thinking about…The evolution of Batman in the cinema. The diagram below is something I’ve put together to try and show how different actors have approached the character of the Dark Knight. From left (camp dancing Adam West batman) to the darker sides of the caped crusader, I have both Val Kilmer and George Clooney shifting

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Review – Batman

…Wait ’til they get a load of me…. In 1989, Tim Burton’s Batman was released to high levels of anticipation. The project had been on and off for at least 10 years with Warner Brothers  as regular disagreements took place about the right tone and approach to take to the film. Luckily for everyone, one pitch where Bill Murray would

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