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Movies That Wanted to be the Next ‘Harry Potter’

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For our younger readers, you may have grown up with the Harry Potter movies as a largely complete franchise with no peer. But when they first came out there were so many movies that… Continue reading

Original VS Remake (VS Reboot): ‘The Thing’

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We’re going to mix things up a little this time around by factoring in a third film. I’m sure that many will point out that the most recent version of this story is… Continue reading

The X-Men: Movies VS Comics (Pt. 3)

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Well, we’re back again. Right off the bat I know this is going to be a longer entry because so many of the The Last Stand characters deviate heavily from their comic originals, and we… Continue reading

In Memorium: Sir John Hurt

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It was recently announced publicly that actor Sir John Hurt passed away on the 27th Jan. 2017 aged 77. It would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to recognise his impact… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Live By Night’

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Director: Ben Affleck Cast: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Brendan Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Chris Messina Plot: An Irish Boston criminal, John Coughlin, runs a stick-up gang but refuses to participate in… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About the Last Scene of ‘Split’

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Have you seen Split? That new Shyamalan film getting decent reviews where McAvoy plays a crazy person with 24 personalities? No? Then you’d better leave. The movie drops a massive twist at the end… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Split’

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Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Plot: Three teenage girls are abducted by an insane man who they quickly discover suffers from disassociated personality disorder. He has 23 personalities… Continue reading

Why Netflix’s Lemony Snicket Worked While the Film Did Not

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This week we saw the debut of the new Netflix adaptation of the best selling book series ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ by the mysterious Lemony Snicket. It’s a dark and foreboding tale surprisingly… Continue reading

Top 10 Movie Trailers (That Show Almost Nothing)

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If there’s one criticism levelled at movie trailers in the modern day, it would be that they all look the same. Another would be that they give away far to much information about… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Gold’

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Director: Stephen Gaghan Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez Plot: During the 1980s business man Kenny Wells put what little he had behind geologist Michael Acosta. Together they uncover they set… Continue reading