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The Promise – Film Review

Director: Terry George Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale Release Date: Out Now With a seemingly endless procession of Holocaust related films in the Hollywood archive, it’s a little astonishing that The Promise marks the first…

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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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The Secret Scripture – Film Review

Director: Jim Sheridan Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Rooney Mara, Eric Bana, Theo James, Aidan Turner and Jack Reynor Release Date: Mar 24 Released at a time when Irish society is confronted with yet more horrific revelations about its clerical…

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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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Denial – Film Review

Director: Mick Jackson Starring: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall Release Date: Out Now Denial is based on the true events of Holocaust denier, David Irving (Spall) and his libel case against historian Deborah E. Lipstadt (Weisz).

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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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Jackie – Film Review

Director: Pablo Larraín Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Billy Crudup and Greta Gerwig Release date: January 20 The 20th of January 2017 marks inauguration day in the US, the moment on which the transition of power shifts from…

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I Am Not a Serial Killer – Film Review

Director:  Billy O’Brien Starring: Max Records, Laura Fraser and Christopher Lloyd Release Date:  Dec 9 There’s no denying it: there is a fascinating aspect to the minds of serial killers. You can’t help but be invested in their…

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…