The First Purge

The 4th instalment of ‘The Purge’ franchise has hit cinemas. It’s a film with a great concept, although it doesn’t always execute it in a successful way. Continue reading “The First Purge”

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War For The Planet Of The Apes : An Honest Review

Planet of the Apes. A franchise which dates back to the late 60’s, has accumulated 9 films ranging from remakes to prequels. I’m not going to discuss the inadequate trilogy of prequels which comes from our friends at LucasFilm, but instead the good, in places.

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Shutter Island: Film’s Greatest Twist or Greatest Deception?

Shutter Island is a masterpiece most said Leonardo DiCaprio should have received his first Oscar for. His performance, along with well-placed shots, makes the viewer feel as though they are U.S. Marshal Edward “Teddy” Daniels. It isn’t until the twist comes into play that the viewer begins to feel like DiCaprio’s other self, Andrew Laeddis which causes confusion to the film. During the final discussion between Edward and Dr. John Cawley it is seen as though we are given all of the answers for a fully explained ending which makes for one of the greatest twists in cinema history; but what if Edward actually is Edward “Teddy” Daniels and not Andrew Laeddis? Here are some explanations to the theory:

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Blade Runner 2049: The Perfect Sequel We Deserved But Didn’t Need

 

Blade runner 2049 is possibly one of the best sequels ever produced and is going to be the best film of 2017. While also being a movie that did not need to have been made in the first place.

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Jumanji: Welcome to the movie of the video game of the board game of the jungle of the sequel to a 22 year old movie

What a hilarious parody photo someone edited
What a hilarious parody photo someone edited

If there is a way to make big bucks in Hollywood, its to make a sequel to a film franchise so old that most kids in the targeted demographic range have never heard of it.

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6 Superhero Films You Should Watch That Aren’t DC or Marvel

This Friday 5th August sees the release of yet another DC movie, Suicide Squad as the franchise attempts to play catch up with Marvel who are currently dominating the superhero movie genre with their “shared cinematic universe.” Whether you like these films or not, it is clear that since Christopher Nolan’s excellent reboot of the Batman series in 2005, both DC and Marvel have held the monopoly on the genre.

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5 Alternate Movies to Watch this Summer

 

Last week, we wrote about some of the blockbusters you should be gearing up to see over the next couple of months. But if like me, you’re feeling fatigue from the superhero, CGI, hero’s journey type movie that’s saturated our cinemas, then we have got you covered with a list of five alternate movies that swap bullets and bravado for the weird and wonderful.

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