Monthly Archives: March 2017

Incarnate (Review)

It’s a premise that demands a swiftly cancelled¬†TV show; Dr Ember (Aaron Eckhart) is a wheelchair bound non-denominational exorcist who – with jaws firmly clenched – leads a small team of alterna-types as they rid various unfortunates of their unwanted … Continue reading

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Now You See Me 2 (Review)

It has only been a couple years since Now You See Me was released, and like the title inadvertently suggested the film had already departed my memory banks. So a quick, spoiler free, reminder; four magicians with various specialties joined … Continue reading

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The Seventh Sign (Review)

A river bleeds. The fish boil. A desert city freezes over. Small but undeniably weird things are happening the world over. Seemingly unrelated, but are they? Half a world away Russell (Michael Beihn) and Abby (Demi Moore) await the birth … Continue reading

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Underworld 5: Blood Wars (Review)

You know the awkward moments when someone takes a joke that wasn’t funny in the first place, way too far? The Underworld franchise¬†was never meant to be funny – and its wilful absence of humour is an issue in itself … Continue reading

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The Vigilante Diaries (Review)

Ok here’s how dumb this film is; the title is ‘The Vigilante Diaries’, and the film is broken down into chapters that the filmmakers helpfully label as ‘journal entries’. … Wait, shouldn’t they be ‘diary ent-?…’ Ah forget it. The … Continue reading

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Trespass (Review)

Trespass is more evidence that director Walter Hill often had times when he opted to make ‘something’ rather than waiting for the ‘right thing’. A paint by numbers siege tale that finds two off duty firemen Vince (Bill Paxton) and … Continue reading

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Hacksaw Ridge (Review)

Stop me if you’ve heard this before; a story of courage that permits Mel Gibson to indulge in his most violent sequences, the kind of grotesque imagery that he undoubtedly sees in his dreams that find him waking in an … Continue reading

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A Most Violent Year (Review)

New York City. Circa 1980. A city experiencing its highest crime rate on record (hence the title). Abel (Oscar Isaac) and Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain) run a heating supply delivery business, one that they are striving to build a niche … Continue reading

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Blair Witch 2016 (Review)

It must have been hard to justify a remake/reboot whatever of Blair Witch, the first 90s viral property that took a single idea and spun straw into box office gold. It must have been hard to find someone to rework … Continue reading

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Velvet Goldmine (Review)

At the dawning of a new decade (the 70s) and a new age in music Brian Slade is the Nu King, a flamboyant eccentric who dons non-gender specific attire and sings ultra sexual songs full of innuendo and accompanied by … Continue reading

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