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Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service

Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service

The Kingsman – The Secret Service, is a modern take on Flemming’s James Bond. Kingsman – The Secret Service sees acclaimed British director Matthew Vaughn’s (Kick Ass, X-Men first class), tribute to the often worn spy movie genre. Harry Hart, played by Colin Firth, is an acclaimed veteran secret agent for an international agency called […]

 Lauren Dimmick

SpongeBob: Sponge Out Of Water comes to cinemas this month

SpongeBob: Sponge Out Of Water comes to cinemas this month

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTpvtImYyqI] We’ve waited 11 years for SpongeBob and his aquatic gang to make a comeback, and it’s finally here. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water will hit cinemas on February 6, and will feature the original cast, as well as a few other famous faces (or rather, voices?) like Slash and Antonio Banderas. […]

 Shannon Hodge

Review: Disney hits gold again with Big Hero 6

Review: Disney hits gold again with Big Hero 6

It didn’t take long to fall in love with the brand new Disney tale Big Hero 6, set in the futuristic capital known as San Fransokyo, where Japanese temples and candy floss pink cherry blossom trees happily co-exist with a wonderfully-animated Golden Gate Bridge and endless skyscrapers. The movie’s 14-year-old hero aptly named Hiro Hamada (Ryan […]

 Niall Ritchie

Shaun the Sheep causes mayhem in new film

Shaun the Sheep causes mayhem in new film

From Ardman, the creators of Wallace and Grommet and Chicken Run, comes the big screen debut for Shaun the Sheep in his very own movie, and it should have children flocking to the cinema. Shaun’s baa-rmy adventure begins at Mossy Bottom Farm where life was plodding along nicely, until Shaun decides to escape and have some […]

 Melanie Hall

Martin Luther King's struggle for justice in Selma

Martin Luther King's struggle for justice in Selma

Selma, predicted to be one of the best films this year starring David Oyelowo, is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The film follows the icon […]

 Sam Griffiths

Review: Ex Machina – "It is a seemingly hollow thriller, which suggests more about artificial intelligence than any film has ever done before"

Review: Ex Machina – "It is a seemingly hollow thriller, which suggests more about artificial intelligence than any film has ever done before"

In a recent interview, actress Alicia Vikander stated: “It’s quite rare to pick up a script and get so sucked into it, that you read it the same way you would read a book.” Yet what she says is inherent to Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Similar to his work as a novelist, the film never […]

 Niall Ritchie

Review: Inherent Vice – Thomas Anderson does Thomas Pynchon proud in a stimulating crime drama

Review: Inherent Vice – Thomas Anderson does Thomas Pynchon proud in a stimulating crime drama

Inherent Vice is Paul Thomas Anderson’s seventh film and, is a huge improvement on his last film The Master. Thomas Pynchon’s publication has been adapted and put on screen. A first, considering his 50 year publishing career, and that this is the first novel he has allowed to be filmed. This film is a typical tale […]

 Angus Saul

Review: Repetitive jokes and a bearable performance by Johnny Depp in Mortdecai

Review: Repetitive jokes and a bearable performance by Johnny Depp in Mortdecai

In the last 10 years, Johnny Depp has been in a lot of films, and in doing so has raked in a lot of money.  Has he always been good in those films? Mostly. Have those films been critically acclaimed? Mostly not. So when Depp is cast as a bumbling English aristocrat, and notorious art […]

 Shannon Hodge

Walt Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 comes to cinemas this week

Walt Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 comes to cinemas this week

The first ever animated Disney/Marvel film will be hitting the big screen this week (January 30), in the form of a huggable, marshmallow-like robot named Baymax and 5 unlikely superheroes. Big Hero 6 is the latest action-packed comedy fresh from the Walt Disney Animation Studios, about the relationship between robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his […]

 Niall Ritchie

Preview: Inherent Vice

Preview: Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice is a American romantic crime drama, adapted for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson from the novel written by Thomas Pynchon. Director Anderson is best known for 2007’s hugely impressive There Will Be Blood and will be looking for more success with this gripping crime story. This film offers a typical detective classic […]