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  • Wild

    Wild 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    First published on

    This time last year we were all mesmerised by Jean-Marc Vallee’s brilliant DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, a film that saw both Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto bag an Oscar. Now just twelve months later Vallee has produced another stunning piece of cinema that is garnering a lot of award season chatter.

    Once more the story is a true life tale, this time around we have Reese Witherspoon starring as Cheryl Strayed, a young woman who, through determination…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★★ Added

    First published on

    2015 film has started off strong, THE THEROY OF EVERYTHING, and BIRDMAN have had audiences captivated since their New Year’s Day release, and now in week four comes another spark of brilliance from EX_MACHINA. Finally amongst all the remakes and reboots, sequels and prequels, comes a truly original story. Written by Alex Garland, the scribe responsible for 28 DAYS LATER, SUNSHINE. THE BEACH and DREDD, EX_MACHINA is a beautifully thought-out tense philosophical thriller that will keep…

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  • Never Back Down

    Never Back Down 2008

    ★★★★ Rewatched 14 Mar, 2012

    karate kid meets the fast and the furious

  • The Babadook

    The Babadook 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    Review first appeared on

    Motherhood is never easy, especially when your husband dies taking you to the delivery room. This sorry fate is the burden that single mother Amelia is living with. Six years on and she is still struggling to process the traumatic event, and her son Samuel has become quite the handful. Fixated on the idea of monsters -a phase most children normally grow out of – Samuel sees them everywhere and fears for the life of…