• Hotel Artemis Review

    Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    Nestled amongst the Summer blockbusters of 2018 is the mysteriously-titled Hotel Artemis, Drew Pearce’s directorial debut starring Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista and Jeff Goldblum.

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  • The First Purge

    The First Purge Review

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    The Purge movies always had great potential for exploring societal ills and human behaviour. However any subtlety was often lost in a mist of grotesque imagery and wanton bloodletting. The First Purge doesn’t buck the trend.

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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here Blu-Ray Review

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    I have an idea for a Joaquin Phoenix film. You Were Never Really Here is not that film – for starters, it’s good.

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  • Adrift Review

    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur seems to have found his niche with true-life, human interest stories – as survival drama Adrift proves.

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  • Hereditary Review

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Thanks to films like Get Out, It and A Quiet Place, the once staid and predictable horror genre is so hot right now – and Hereditary has been ordained as 2018’s ‘blue steel’ of scary movies.

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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the latest reptilian movie off the cinematic production line, following hot on the heels of the giant success of Jurassic World.

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  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review

    Monday, June 4, 2018

    As an Irishman, my knowledge of Winston Churchill is limited to his famous quote about the Irish being a bit odd as they refuse to be English. Fortunately for me, Joe Wright’s latest film – Darkest Hour – is on hand to shed some more light on the man.

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  • Downsizing

    Downsizing Blu-ray Review

    Monday, May 28, 2018

    The problems facing Paul and Audrey Safranek at the outset of Alexander Payne’s hi-concept latest feature, Downsizing, are similar in nature to that of a gorgeous pair of urban elites with itchy feet, although maybe not as nuanced as the petty dispute over an alcoholic breakfast cereal kick-start to the day.

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  • Breaking In

    Breaking In Review

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    Breaking In is an action thriller starring Gabrielle Union who plays Shawn, a protective mother who takes her two charming children on an idyllic weekend road trip to her recently deceased criminal overlord father’s secluded estate to arrange for its sale.

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  • Redoubtable

    Redoubtable Review

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Michel Hazanavicius’ latest film, Redoubtable, is an enjoyable biopic of the admired director Jean-Luc Godard that has been denounced by the great man himself. Which is nice.

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Jul
18

Hotel Artemis Review

Nestled amongst the Summer blockbusters of 2018 is the mysteriously-titled Hotel Artemis, Drew Pearce’s directorial debut starring Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista and Jeff Goldblum.

Read More
The First Purge
Jul
4

The First Purge Review

The Purge movies always had great potential for exploring societal ills and human behaviour. However any subtlety was often lost in a mist of grotesque imagery and wanton bloodletting. The First Purge doesn’t buck the trend.

Read More

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You Were Never Really Here
Jul
2

You Were Never Really Here Blu-Ray Review

I have an idea for a Joaquin Phoenix film. You Were Never Really Here is not that film – for starters, it’s good.

Read More
Jun
30

Adrift Review

Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur seems to have found his niche with true-life, human interest stories – as survival drama Adrift proves.

Read More
Jun
15

Hereditary Review

Thanks to films like Get Out, It and A Quiet Place, the once staid and predictable horror genre is so hot right now – and Hereditary has been ordained as 2018’s ‘blue steel’ of scary movies.

Read More
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jun
6

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the latest reptilian movie off the cinematic production line, following hot on the heels of the giant success of Jurassic World.

Read More
Darkest Hour
Jun
4

Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review

As an Irishman, my knowledge of Winston Churchill is limited to his famous quote about the Irish being a bit odd as they refuse to be English. Fortunately for me, Joe Wright’s latest film – Darkest Hour – is on hand to shed some more light on the man.

Read More
Redoubtable
May
10

Redoubtable Review

Michel Hazanavicius’ latest film, Redoubtable, is an enjoyable biopic of the admired director Jean-Luc Godard that has been denounced by the great man himself. Which is nice.

Read More

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