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    Halloween Review

    Is it a sequel? Is it a remake? Who cares because we've finally got a worthy follow-up to John Carpenter's 1978 classic.

    by Sharuna Warner, Oct 20, 2018 at 7:27 AM

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    Hunter Killer Review

    Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman combine for subpar submarine escapades in a testosterone-driven under-the-sea wannabe epic.

    by Kumari Tilakawardane, Oct 20, 2018 at 7:26 AM

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    Netflix's The Night Comes for Us Review

    Netflix tries to get in on some Indonesian gangster action with The Night Comes for Us, starring the leads of The Raid.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:12 AM

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    Mandy Review

    Blending Mad Max: The Road Warrior, William Blake, AC/DC, and Nicolas Cage having a bad LSD trip, Mandy is a unique experience.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 19, 2018 at 9:26 AM

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    Bad Times at the El Royale Review

    A great little throwback to the multi-narrative movies of the 90s borne from Tarantino's style, Drew 'Cabin in the Woods' Goddard's latest has one ace up its sleeve: mystery.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 13, 2018 at 7:36 AM

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    First Man Review

    Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle shoot for the moon to tell the story of Neil Armstrong’s most famous journey

    by Kumari Tilakawardane, Oct 12, 2018 at 9:59 PM

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    Netflix's Apostle Review

    The Raid's Gareth Evans delivers a great little Netflix gem with the stylish mystery horror, Apostle.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:58 AM

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    Netflix's 22 July Review

    Paul 'Bourne' Greengrass' latest thriller is a clinical dissection of a terrorist attack, and a nice little win for Netflix.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 12, 2018 at 8:14 AM

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    Us and Them Review

    This low budget, Brit crime drama tries to make socio-political points out of its home invasion horrors.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 11, 2018 at 7:09 AM

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    Netflix's Operation Finale Review

    Netflix release another minor gem with the engaging little Nazi war criminal thriller, Operation Finale

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 6, 2018 at 8:27 AM

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    Blue Iguana Review

    A curious throwback to the days of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, the caper crime comedy Blue Iguana feels like it was made two decades too late.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 5, 2018 at 3:29 PM

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    Venom Review

    Tom Hardy is Venom - the latest Marvel character to undergo the big screen treatment, failing to reach Deadpool heights but providing a fun watch nonetheless.

    by Sharuna Warner, Oct 4, 2018 at 6:20 AM

  • What is The Best Prequel?

    Prequels have become a part of the movie franchise business. Once the sequels have been squeezed dry, attention turns to retro-fitting origin stories and fixing fractured timelines. It's a challenging process and results can be mixed. So, given...

    by AVForums, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:28 AM

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    A Star is Born Review

    Bradley Cooper delivers a dazzling directorial debut with this third remake of A Star is Born, catapulting Lady Gaga to Big Screen stardom.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 1, 2018 at 7:36 AM

  • Reconnecting With Horror

    It's a sad day when a favourite movie genre seems tired and derivative and no longer surprises or stimulates you. Suggest some recent movies that will help disillusioned horror fans reconnect with their beloved genre.

    by AVForums, Sep 30, 2018 at 6:49 AM

  • Films Worth A Second Viewing

    Even with twists, plots and spoilers revealed, certain films just stand up to multiple viewings. Some even become the movie equivalent of comfort food. Join in the discussion and see if your favourites match up with others. You may even...

    by AVForums, Sep 23, 2018 at 7:13 AM

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    Mile 22 Review

    Mark Wahlberg’s James Silva has 8 hours to deliver a package and 22 miles to cover before he can save the day, and you're going to feel every one of them.

    by Sharuna Warner, Sep 19, 2018 at 9:10 PM

  • IMAX to screen Netflix and Amazon originals?

    Would an IMAX-Netflix team up save cinemas and help the streaming giant take on Disney at their own game?

    by Aaron Macarthy Beards, Sep 18, 2018 at 9:56 AM

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    Lucky Review

    The late, great Harry Dean Stanton pulled off one last gem in this quietly sobering little indie flick about mortality

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:47 AM

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    The Predator Review

    Shockingly closer in standards to the AvP spin-offs than its own direct predecessors, Shane Black's The Predator is an utter mess.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 13, 2018 at 7:31 AM

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    Final Score Review

    Sky Cinema Original Films picks up a nice little Die Hard-in-a-stadium variant with Final Score, starring Dave Bautista.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 7, 2018 at 3:18 PM

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    Upgrade Review

    Though clearly in classic science fiction territory, mix in some gore, some irony and some very on-the-nose criticism of the modern lifestyle and Upgrade is a brutal, clever and incredibly timely movie.

    by Kumari Tilakawardane, Sep 1, 2018 at 11:35 AM

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    BlacKkKlansman Review

    Spike Lee’s latest joint tells the outrageous and true story of how a black man successfully managed to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan.

    by Sharuna Warner, Aug 24, 2018 at 4:03 PM

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    The Spy Who Dumped Me Review

    Comedy queens Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis team up for this girl power spy comedy all about heartbreak turned into international heists and espionage escapades.

    by Kumari Tilakawardane, Aug 24, 2018 at 7:11 AM

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    Bad Samaritan Review

    An indie thriller that attempts to combine Hitchcockian tension and suspense with recent serial-killer movie tropes, but despite trying its darnedest, just misses the mark.

    by Sharuna Warner, Aug 22, 2018 at 7:39 AM

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    The Equalizer 2 Review

    One of the most reliably watchable legends in the industry, Denzel Washington, commits to his first ever sequel in this violent but somewhat pedestrian follow-up to 2014's The Equalizer.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 17, 2018 at 11:04 PM

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    Christopher Robin Review

    Pooh, Tigger and pals are back – with a brand new CGI look and a grown-up Christopher Robin to boot.

    by Kumari Tilakawardane, Aug 17, 2018 at 11:01 PM

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    The Meg Review

    Possibly one of those so bad it's good movies, Jason Statham's shark-punching The Meg is ridiculous but fun.

    by Sharuna Warner, Aug 10, 2018 at 4:44 PM

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    The Negotiator Review

    From the writer of The Bourne Trilogy comes a taut hostage thriller that will have audiences on the edge of their seats.

    by Sharuna Warner, Aug 10, 2018 at 6:57 AM

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    Ant-Man and the Wasp Review

    Unfortunately delayed a month due to the World Cup, this fun but flimsy complete filler movie predates the events of Infinity War.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 3, 2018 at 7:42 AM

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