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Pompeii | Movie review

Pompeii
MOVIE REVIEW

With approximately 2.5 million visitors every year, Pompeii is one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions. The ancient Roman city was destroyed in AD 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, covering the Pompeii in 12 layers of ash [read more]

Transcendence | Movie review

Transcendence
MOVIE REVIEW

The dangerous and morally problematic implications of a self-aware, sentient machine have been the subject of countless sci-fi films and are what Transcendence, at it’s core, is all about. Whether or not a machine can really possess the [read more]

The Other Woman | Movie review

The Other Woman
MOVIE REVIEW

Carly (Cameron Diaz) is an attractive hotshot lawyer from New York City, who, up until now, has seen success in all but love. Cue good looking, gift-bearing, says-all-the-right-things new boyfriend Mark (Game of Thrones star Nikolaj [read more]

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

As part of Frieze’s commitment to being what co-editor Jennifer Higgie describes as “more than just pages between two covers”, the esteemed arts magazine has embarked upon the production of an ongoing series of short [read more]

After the Night | Movie review

After the Night
MOVIE REVIEW

After the Night, which premiered during Director’s Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival, is the latest feature from Basil de Cunha. Set in a Creole-speaking part of Lisbon, it chronicles the journey of Sombra, a man who owes the local [read more]

The Sea | Movie review

The Sea
MOVIE REVIEW

The Sea is an adaptation of the 2005 Man Booker prize-winning novel of the same name, by respected Irish author John Banville. It tells the tale of Max Morden, a recently widowed art historian who returns to the seaside location of his [read more]

Locke | Movie review

Locke
MOVIE REVIEW

Steven Knight is an acclaimed screenwriter, his pen gave birth to indie pearls such as Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises and Amazing Grace. In 2013 he released his first two movies as director, Hummingbird starring Jason Statham and [read more]

A very British character: a conversation with Billy Cook

A very British character: a conversation with Billy Cook

Billy Cook is one to watch in British film. Having been encouraged onto the silver screen by his father, David Essex, it’s no wonder that he has taken to classic British film like a natural, in projects like Traveller. We were lucky [read more]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Movie review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
MOVIE REVIEW

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is adrenaline-pumping, electrifying, heart-wrenching high drama. This franchise may well be the best superhero remake of the decade. Thrilling from the outset, this is a jaw-dropping ride in sensational 3D, with [read more]

Reaching for the Moon | Movie review

Reaching for the Moon
MOVIE REVIEW

Reaching for the Moon is a visual feast. Nestling its plot in the foothills of Rio, this film is a love affair between the aesthetic and poetic in every facet. Based on the true story of the blossoming romance between Brazilian architect [read more]

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With approximately 2.5 million visitors every year, Pompeii is one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions. [read more]

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