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‘Fright Night’ DVD Review

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Director: Craig Gillespie Cast: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, David Tennant Plot: Charlie is going about his standard issue teenage life when it is brought to his attention that the… Continue reading

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Book Review

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Author: Suzanne Collins Plot: Katniss Everdeen is restless after emerging alive from The Hunger Games, only wanting to get back to her life as a hunter in spite of the luxuries she’s been… Continue reading

Harry Potter in Review: The Goblet of Fire

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Director: Mike Newell Cast: The usual bunch of weirdo cross-dressers, plus Brendan Gleeson and Doctor Who. Plot: When the Tri-Wizard Tournament comes to town it brings with it some international wizarding students and… Continue reading

‘Youth in Revolt’ Movie Review

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Director: Miquel Arteta Cast: Micahel Cera, Portia Doubleday, Jean Smart Plot: Desperate virgin Nick Twisp employs an anachronistic alter ego to try and boost his chances with girls. Review: If there’s one thing… Continue reading

Games from the Bargain Bin: ‘Dante’s Inferno’

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Dante’s Inferno was a much hyped game released in early 2010. With an extensive and big budget marketing campaign the game launched to reviews that called it decent, but not great, sending it… Continue reading

‘Sleeping Beauty’ DVD Review

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Director: Julia Leigh Cast: Emily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie Plot: Struggling university Lucy holds a variety of jobs to get by – waitress, escort, even a lab rat. When she is offered… Continue reading

‘The Hunger Games’ Book Review

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Author: Suzanne Collins Plot: Long after North American society has crumbled and been rebuild into twelve districts surrounding the upper class home known as the Capitol. In retaliation for an attempted rebellion each… Continue reading

Harry Potter in Review: The Prisoner of Azkaban

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Director: Alfonso Cuaron Cast: Standard line-up with Michael Gambon, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis and Timothy Spall Plot: With a mass murderer on the loose and hunting for Harry, Hogwarts sits under a dark… Continue reading

As Bad As You Thought?: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

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The year was 1984 and thanks to a new generation of filmmakers, the beloved horror genre was experiencing a boom and in this year, Wes Craven would give us a horror flick that… Continue reading

‘The Grey’ Movie Review

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The first thing I can say about The Grey is that it isn’t a light viewing. It requires you to buckle down and prepare for some gut wrenching scenes that are hard to… Continue reading