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A Dog’s Purpose – Film Review

Director:  Lasse Hallström Starring:  Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, KJ Apa and Josh Gad Release Date:  5 May  Based on the book of the same name, A Dogs Purpose is about a devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) that…

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20th Century Women – Film Review

Director: Mike Mills Starring: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup and Lucas Jade Zumann Release Date: Feb 10 This is a film about sex, women and becoming a man. Before flashbacks of American Pie start dancing…

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Toni Erdmann – Film Review

Director: Maren Ade Starring: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek and Michael Wittenborn Release Date: Feb 3 Toni Erdmann is the alter ego of Winfried Conradi (Simonischek), a father who feels the need to construct this comical alias in order…

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T2 Trainspotting – Film Review

Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner Release Date:  Jan 27 T2 is a film desired by fans rather than by its own narrative. And director Danny Boyle is more than…

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Monster Trucks – Film Review

Director: Chris Wedge Starring: Lucas Till, Jane Levy and Rob Lowe Release Date: 26 Dec One could describe the plot of Monster Trucks as the story of an unstoppable American behemoth and its insatiable quest for oil. Contrary…

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Office Christmas Party – Film Review

Director: Josh Gordon Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Kate McKinnon and Jennifer Aniston Release Date: Dec 7 In an early montage sequence, TJ Miller’s Clay and Jason Bateman’s Josh are spit-balling ideas for their epic Christmas…

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Your Name – Film Review

Director: Makoto Shinkai Starring: Ryûnosuke Kamiki and Mone Kamishiraishi Release Date: Out Now When it comes to tired sub-genres, body swap comedy is the lowest hanging fruit there is. A constant subject of ridicule, their very existence suggests…

The Edge of Seventeen – Film Review

Director: Kelly Fremon Craig Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Hayden Szeto and Woody Harrelson Release Date: Nov 30 In 2004, My Chemical Romance released the song ‘I’m Not Okay (I Promise)’; an angst-ridden…

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Sausage Party – Film Review

Director(s): Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, James Franco, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill and Michael Cera Release Date: Sep 2 It probably wouldn’t surprise anyone to find the writers’ room behind this film…