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The Girl on the Train – Film Review

Director:  Tate Taylor Starring:  Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Luke Evans, Rebecca Ferguson and Justin Theroux Release Date:  5 Oct Like an intense game of Cluedo, there’s few things more enjoyable than watching a good mystery. Unlike most film genres,…

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Ben Hur – Film Review

Director: Timur Bekmambetov Starring: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro and Morgan Freeman Release Date: Sep 7 In the Simpsons episode ‘A Star is Burns’, Mr. Burns rather unwisely recreates a scene from Ben Hur for a film…

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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…

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The Shallows – Film Review

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada and Angelo Jose Release Date: 12 Aug With Sharknado, Jurassic Shark and Sharktopus all dominating the modern Z-movie market, it would seem that the golden age of ‘shark attack’ movies…

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The BFG – Film Review

Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall and Bill Hader Release Date: 22 July A young orphan girl named Sophie is abducted by a huge elderly giant after she catches sight of…

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Ghostbusters – Film Review

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth Release Date: Out Now The Ghostbusters reboot is probably the most reviled Hollywood product since Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Between a frosty…

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Now You See Me 2 – Film Review

Director: Jon M. Chu Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Daniel Radcliffe Release Date: 4 July The Four Horseman return after their surprising box office hit in 2013, this…

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Suburra – Film Review

Directed by: Stefano Sollima Starring: Pierfrancesco Favino, Elio Germano, Giacomo Ferrara, Claudio Amendola, Alessandro Borghi and Greta Scarano Release Date: Out Now In mid-2011 Rome, corruption runs deep. Everything, and everyone, is connected. The lives and fates of…

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Gods of Egypt – Film Review

Director: Alex Proyas Starring: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Breton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, and Elodie Yung Release Date: Out Now In ancient Egypt, the gods were real, and walk among the people. They tower over humans in stature, bleed…