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  • High-Rise

    High-Rise

    ★★

    J. G. Ballard’s Novel High-Rise has been a passion project for producer Jeremy Thomas since its release in 1975. Purchasing the rights to what many claimed was an unfilmable novel Thomas would finally see his dream become reality forty years later.

    Director Ben Wheatley (Free Fire, A Field In England and Sightseers) finally commits this disturbing dystopian vision of the past - the 70's - to the big screen. Was it unfilmable? No. Did it make a whole lot of…

  • The Secret Life of Pets

    The Secret Life of Pets

    ★★★½

    The latest film from ‘Illumination’, the studio that gave us Minions and the Despicable Me movies is ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’. An idea that I am surprised hadn’t been explored before. Its the idea that our pets lead adventurous lives we couldn't even comprehend the moment we leave them at home. Unlike comic book movies or the ever growing number of re-boot’s that use their existing audience to bolster their box office. ‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ is a…

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  • The World's End

    The World's End

    ★★★★½

    The comedy team that brought you the brilliant Shaun of the dead and Hot Fuzz are back for the third instalment of what they describe as the Cornetto Trilogy. With strawberry going to Shaun of the dead, Hot Fuzz getting vanilla and The World’s End going mint. I just hope Cornetto come up with some more flavours because these films are a lot of fun.

    Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright are obviously massive film geeks and all three…

  • Gravity

    Gravity

    ★★★★★

    Matt Kowalski: Houston, I have a bad feeling about this mission.
    Mission Control: Please elaborate.
    Matt Kowalski: Well, it reminds of a story.

    After creating some of the most breathtaking action scenes ever filmed with Children of Men director Alfonso Cuaron goes for broke with his new space disaster/survival movie Gravity. A film which has deservedly received high praise across the board for it's breathtaking cinematography and special effects. However there is a camp that are down on the film…