film review: Calvary (2014)

film review: Calvary (2014)

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“There’s no point in killing a bad priest… but killing a good one? That’d be a shock.”

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film review: Starred Up (2014) – JDIFF 2014

film review: Starred Up (2014) – JDIFF 2014

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Starred Up is a taut, tense and thought-provoking drama, but is it worth watching?

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film review: Delivery Man (2014)

film review: Delivery Man (2014)

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Vince Vaughn eases up a little to delivery a surprisingly almost nuanced comedy performance.

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film review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

film review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

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Ben Stiller shows his serious side once again in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, based on a 1939 short story of the same name by John Thurber.

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film review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

film review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

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If you read the site regularly (or at least as regularly as I post) then you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of post-apocalyptic dystopia as a genre….

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film review: Ender’s Game (2013)

film review: Ender’s Game (2013)

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50 years after Earth was devastated by an alien invasion, an unusual child arises who just might be the key to ensuring the survival of the human race.

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film review: Cloud with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

film review: Cloud with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

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For whatever reason, I missed Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs when it first came out. It was a decision I regretted, I go to a lot of kids films and by all accounts Cloudy was one of the best in recent years…

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film review: Enough Said (2013)

film review: Enough Said (2013)

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Young love isn’t just for the young in Nicole Holofcener’s latest, Enough Said

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film review: Captain Phillips (2013)

film review: Captain Phillips (2013)

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Tom Hanks teams up with Paul Greengrass, of United 93 and the Bourne films, to bring us Captain Phillips – the true story of a 2009 hijacking of US cargo ship off the coast of Somali.

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film review: The Fifth Estate (2013)

film review: The Fifth Estate (2013)

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Hot on the heels (ish) of Alex Gibney’s recent Wikileaks documentary, The Fifth Estate is a dramatic re-telling of the genesis of famed whistleblower site, Wikileaks, and its Australian founder Julian Assange’s fall from grace. Unfortunately when I say dramatic, I mean not.

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