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United We Fall | Movie review

United We Fall
MOVIE REVIEW

Not to be confused with the 2010 documentary of the same name about the North American Union – which is reportedly very good – the movie in this instance is a mockumentary about five fictional ex-Manchester United football players [read more]

Let’s Be Cops | Movie review

Let’s Be Cops
MOVIE REVIEW

Let’s Be Cops is the latest in a long line of attempts to capitalise on the buddy cop genre that is currently riding a high. Jake Johnson (New Girl) and Damon Wayans Jr (My Wife and Kids) play a couple of all-American lads – albeit [read more]

Into the Storm | Movie review

Into the Storm
MOVIE REVIEW

The found footage subgenre is booming since the release of The Blair Witch Project in 1999, and now it seems like every man and his dog is digging up shaky, out-of-focus, handycam footage of some event or other. Most naturally suited to [read more]

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz | Movie review

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
MOVIE REVIEW

In Ancient Athens, the Athenian codes of law were inscribed on wooden blocks placed in public spaces. The reason for this was the Greek belief that each of its citizens, regardless of wealth, should have access to the law. Over 2,000 years [read more]

The Guest | Movie review

The Guest
MOVIE REVIEW

Adam Wingard’s The Guest is an unashamed return to the B movies of the 90s. It’s intentionally over the top, hilariously self-aware and one the best genre throwbacks to come out this year. A sinister character runs in barren landscape, [read more]

They Came Together | Movie review

They Came Together
MOVIE REVIEW

They Came Together is an unapologetic parody that does for romantic comedies exactly what Airplane! did for disaster movies. Feature-length film parodies have been given a bad name of late, with the likes of Scary Movie 5 and Vampires Suck [read more]

A Most Wanted Man | Movie review

A Most Wanted Man
MOVIE REVIEW

A Most Wanted Man is an absorbing and intelligent thriller based on the novel by John Le Carré. A tale of espionage set in Hamburg, the story revolves around a secret organisation whose objective it is to monitor suspected terrorists. Led [read more]

What If: Daniel Radcliffe discusses his latest project

What If: Daniel Radcliffe discusses his latest project

What if you’re in love with your best friend? Director Michael Dowse’s soon-to-be-released film, starring Daniel Radcliffe, explores this situation while seeking to rise above the trappings of the rom-com stereotype. The Upcoming [read more]

Hide Your Smiling Faces | Movie review

Hide Your Smiling Faces
MOVIE REVIEW

It would be tempting to describe Hide Your Smiling Faces as a coming-of-age film but this feels inaccurate; rather than following a conventional story arc the film meanders around at a slow pace and leaves very little resolved, raising [read more]

Lucy | Movie review

Lucy
MOVIE REVIEW

It’s said that human beings use only ten percent of their brains. Not by scientists mind you, but it is said. Nevertheless, ten percent might just be the ideal brain efficiency to get the most out Luc Besson’s action thriller Lucy. The [read more]

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