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Grand-Piano

Grand Piano

A film that is not quite sure what it wants to be, It is in turns a mix of the ridiculous and the sublime. Sometimes like drinking a refreshing milkshake and at others like a milk and juice....mixed together.... Read more...


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Transformers:-Age-Of-Extinction

Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Michael Bay's Blockbuster Transformers franchise returns, often notorious for it's critical backlash, in what can overall perhaps be classed as an reboot, ditching Shia LeBouf for an action-heavy Mark Walberg... Read more...

Watchers-of-the-Sky

Watchers of the Sky

A documentary on the history of the word 'genocide' directed by Edet Belzberg. Read more...

Legends-Of-Oz:-Dorothys-Return

Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return

This animated follow up to the wizard of Oz finds Dorothy back in Kansas after the red shoes transported her back . Read more...


Cinema Reviews

Miss-Violence

Miss Violence

Miss Violence opens with a seemingly normal birthday party for eleven year old Angeliki. As her family prepare food and dance around their muted apartment in Athens Read more...

From-Here-to-Eternity

From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity, based on James Jone’s novel, is a musical about love and the bliss of ignorance. The soldiers stationed in Pearl Harbor were carefree Read more...

Dawn-of-the-Planet-of-the-Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

With the hotly anticipated release of 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' on the 17th July, who could resist the opportunity to attend a special press screening of footage from the film at the prestigious Soho Hotel. Read more...

The-Punk-Singer

The Punk Singer

“Girls to the front!” Kathleen Hanna used to call from the stage, stopping songs to confront and disperse tough-guy male fans at Bikini Kill concerts. Read more...

Fruitvale-Station

Fruitvale Station

It has won lots of plaudits and no doubt it is a powerful film but Fruitvale station ultimately leaves you feeling disappointed and to a certain extent the victim of manipulation. Read more...

For-Yur-Height-Only

For Y'ur Height Only

The rerelease of 'For Y'ur Height Only' marks the start of this year’s Terracotta Film Festival, a cinematic celebration of East Asian cinema. Read more...

Maleficent

Maleficent

Disney’s latest live-action offering explores the origins of Maleficent, the bad fairy from the iconic 1959 Sleeping Beauty film, in a surprisingly touching tale of revenge, regret and redemption. Read more...

A-Million-Ways-to-die-in-the-West

A Million Ways to die in the West

No exaggeration A million ways to die in the west is probably the funniest comedy to come out of the Wild West since Blazing saddles. It is also probably going to be one of the comedy hits of the year, especially of this summer. Read more...

Blended

Blended

Third time out for Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in this Africa set rom com and the chemistry still works. Read more...

Beyond-The-Edge-3D

Beyond The Edge 3D

Beyond The Edge is a breath-taking (no pun intended) docu-drama about New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary’s triumphant ascent on Mount Everest in 1953 Read more...

Wicked-the-musical

Wicked the musical

Wicked is based on the acclaimed novel 'Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West' by Gregory Maguire and focuses Read more...

The-One-I-Love

The One I Love

Premiering at Sundance, you’d be hard pressed to find fault in the directing ability of Charlie McDowell, or believe ‘The One I Love’ is actually the first feature film he’s directed. Read more...

Judas-Ghost

Judas Ghost

Judas Ghost is based on a series of books by Simon R. Green. We follow Jerry’s team that works for the Carnacki Institute: they find ghosts, discover why they are here Read more...

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Chef

Chef

Chef, written and directed by Jon Favreau, is a mouthwatering comedy about food, family and social media. It is a roadtrip, a journey through a man's desire to become a better father and a better, more independant chef. Read more...

The-Two-Faces-of-January

The Two Faces of January

Hossein Amini’s directorial debut shows great potential as a classy, stylish thriller, but unfortunately falls flat with a lack of character development and an unsatisfactory finale. Well, at least the scenery is lovely. Read more...

He-Who-Dares

He Who Dares

Billed by distributor Studiocanal as “The Raid meets Die Hard”, this British indie’s low budget may make those claims slightly more aspirational than realistic Read more...

Dirty-Rotten-Scoundrels-Musical

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Musical

When a classic comedy such as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels gets a theatrical makeover, the film-lovers alarm bell start to ring. In an overcrowded Read more...

The-Quiet-Ones

The Quiet Ones

The plot promises potential and the cast deliver the stale dialogue with panache — but this film fails to elevate itself from a crowd of clichéd “Based on a True Story” horror. Read more...

Rio-2

Rio 2

Set in the jungle, Rio 2 takes Blu where he belongs but has never set foot: the Amazonian forest. Joined by his family, Jewel and their three bouncing children, he decides to go find their roots and unveil a whole flock of other blue parrots. Read more...

The-Stag

The Stag

More than a film about celebrating the last single night of a groom-to-be, The Stag is a surprising comedy about what you can learn from the others and how there are many ways to live your masculinity. Read more...

A-Nightmare-on-Elm-Street-II:-Freddys-Revenge

A Nightmare on Elm Street II: Freddy's Revenge

Shown at the BFI for the London LGBT Film Festival, the second opus of Freddy Krueger’s bloody and revengeful killing spree turns into another film, with a whole new level to it. Read more...

Family-Reunion

Family Reunion

Family Reunion, directed by David kitchen, is a powerful short film about a family whose world is turned upside down by a dark secret. Though it is only ten minutes long, Family Reunion Read more...

Drunk-On-Love

Drunk On Love

Drunk on Love is an Indie British film, a crossbreed between Love Actually and The Inbetweeners; it is about love and how going on a pub crawl with your best mates can make any situation better and clearer. Read more...

300:-Rise-of-an-Empire

300: Rise of an Empire

Hungry Hollywood executives could never pass the opportunity to repeat the success of the original ‘300’, a cinematic triumph of stylised violence and hyper-masculinity Read more...

8-Minutes-Idle

8 Minutes Idle

Based on Matt Thorne's novel about life in a Bristol call centre, this limp-along rom-com, 8 Minutes Idle, is one of those films that desperately tries hard to be surreal and funny Read more...

Non-Stop

Non-Stop

Filled with plot holes, predictable characters and topped by a bland but explosive finale - this is a mediocre mid-air thriller that will appeal only to most undemanding of Neeson’s fan-base. Read more...



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