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  • In a Valley of Violence

    In a Valley of Violence

    ★★★½

    Writer/Director, Ti West, presents a pleasingly simple and straightforward tale that is essentially ‘John Wick’ repurposed as a Western. West’s irreverent script ensures that proceedings never become too rote but provides a beating heart at its core that keeps the viewer emotionally invested.

    West has gathered a top drawer cast here - Ethan Hawke adds a level of emotion to his raging avenger rarely seen in a Western protagonist, John Travolta meanwhile continues to enjoy yet another career resurgence following…

  • 6 Days

    6 Days

    ★★★★

    Nail biting tension abides in this dramatic reconstruction of the 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege. Glenn Standring’s script concentrates on simply representing a factual account of the event in question rather than showing any political affiliations, instead choosing to highlight the human element concentrating mostly on Mark Strong’s Police Negotiator, Jamie Bell’s SAS Lance Corporal, Abbie Cornish’s BBC Reporter and Ben Turner’s Terrorist.

    Lachlan Anderson’s excellent score emphasises the drip feed tension as Director, Toa Fraser, manages to make nothing much…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It is very rare these days that I see a hugely budgeted movie that truly looks like it could of cost that much to make. In fact I’m usually left wondering how large the lead Actor’s trailer must have been because I simply can’t imagine where the money went. With the case of George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ however, every penny of it’s $150 million budget is right up there on the screen. It doesn’t look like Miller made…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★★

    The Best Cruise-gasm in years