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Review: Get Hard

Review: Get Hard

Director: Etan Cohen Writers: Jay Martel, Ian Roberts, Etan Cohen Starring: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig. T. Nelson, Alison Brie, Edwina Findley Dickerson, T.I. Synopsis: Charged with fraud, millionaire stock-broker James King (Ferrell) appoints his car cleaner, Darnell Lewis (Hart), to prep him for prison, on the assumption Darnell has been in behind bars...

DVD/Blu-ray Review: Doc of the Dead

DVD/Blu-ray Review: Doc of the Dead

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe Writers: Alexandre O. Philippe, Chad Herschberger Starring: George A. Romero, Bruce Campbell, Simon Pegg, Robert Kirkman, Max Brooks, Greg Nicotero Synopsis: A documentary about the zombie genre and its worldwide popularity. If you haven’t already succumbed to the zombie media invasion, be prepared to hear more about the...

Review: Unbroken

Review: Unbroken

  Director: Angelina Jolie Writers: Joel & Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson Starring: Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Garrett Hedlund, Takamasa Ishihara, Luke Treadaway, John Magaro Synopsis: Olympian runner, Louis Zamperini (O’Connell) suffered a near fatal plane crash in WWII, 47 days at sea post-crash, and a harrowing stay at...

Review: Horrible Bosses 2

Review: Horrible Bosses 2

Director: Sean Anders Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris Starring: Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Chris Pine, Jennifer Aniston, Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, Jonathan Banks Synopsis: Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) have had enough of bosses ruining their lives (as the first film indicated), so decide to start up their own...

Review: I Am Ali – “One of the best documentaries of the year”

Review: I Am Ali – “One of the best documentaries of the year”

This film pre-screening was brought to you by Heineken and Empire, who delivered complimentary Heineken and pop-corn to all guests as well as a great introduction to the evening through Empire’s Chris Hewitt. As part of Heineken’s ‘Open Your City’ campaign, Heineken provides inspiration and access to many more film previews and fun nights out to...

Review: Taxi

Review: Taxi

Director: Gérard Pirès Writer: Luc Besson Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary Synopsis: In order to save his soon-to-be-revoked driving licence, taxi driver Daniel (Naceri) has to team up with the police in order to capture a team of German bank robbers Long before the idiotic remake with Jimmy Fallon and Queen...

Review: Get On Up – “Boseman in a career-making performance”

Review: Get On Up – “Boseman in a career-making performance”

Director: Tate Taylor Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Craig Robertson, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Lennie James Synopsis: A look at the life of James Brown (Boseman), from his poor beginnings to his meteoric rise. When Tate Taylor was first announced as the would-be director for The...

Review: The Skeleton Twins – “It entertains and uplifts you”

Review: The Skeleton Twins – “It entertains and uplifts you”

Director: Craig Johnson Writers: Mark Heyman, Craig Johnson Starring: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook Synopsis: Milo (Hader) and Maggie (Wiig) are reunited after 10 years of not speaking when each find themselves in a mid-life crisis. Milo returns to his family town to stay with Maggie, where they can work things out and get to...

Review: Nightcrawler – “An insanely hypnotic film”

Review: Nightcrawler – “An insanely hypnotic film”

Director/Writer: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed Synopsis: Eager for work, lonely Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) worms his way into crime journalism, videoing accidents and selling them to a local news station. When he realises he’s good enough in this line of work, he becomes more obsessed with being the best, even if that...

DVD Review: Felony

DVD Review: Felony

Director: Matthew Saville Writer: Joel Edgerton Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George Synopsis: After escaping a deadly bullet during a raid, Malcolm Toohey (Edgerton) goes out drinking and celebrating with the rest of his force. Driving home drunk he clips a kid on a bike, injuring the boy in the middle of the road. He then has...

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