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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

"War! Huh, yeah! What is it good for?" "Oscar nominations!" "Say it again, y'all!" Gibson's fifth directorial feature tells the tale of Desmond Doss (Garfield), the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honour during World…

XX (2016)

The level of buzz surrounding XX has certainly outstripped anything greeting a portmanteau genre piece such as this for a while. Screened to much fanfare recently at London’s renowned Prince Charles Cinema, this all-girl horror anthology is…

The Void (2016)

I guess in the world of modern film it must, inevitably, become increasingly difficult to come up with fresh ideas. Many things which you see at the cinema now are mere variations of what has gone before: add a few tweaks – a new character,…

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons (1966) is a delight to watch.  The multi-Oscar winning period drama charts the true story of the fall of Sir Thomas Moore (Paul Scofield) England's Chancellor during the reign of Henry VIII (Robert Shaw), who lost his…

Swiss Army Man (2016)

When this premiered during last year's Sundance Film Festival, it quickly become known as the film with Daniel Radcliffe as a farting corpse. However, this offbeat comedy-drama by a pair of music video directors known as the Daniels (Daniel…

Paterson (2016)

Hailing from Paterson, New Jersey and also sharing its name, Paterson (Adam Driver) works as a bus driver whose daily schedule and route extends beyond his job. If you think this doesn’t sound particularly exciting, then you’d be right.…

Up For Love

Sometimes all you want from a film - and no more so than from one which claims to be a romantic comedy - is something which lets you switch off from the world and forget your troubles for a short while. The new French film Up For Love…

1 Million Years B.C. (1966)

This is the way it was! (Not) A million years ago, Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animated dinosaurs roamed the Earth. They were masters of all they surveyed: Titans, Arabians, Argonauts, cavemen, you name it. But, in 1993, a meteor called…

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

Hollywood is and always has been, a hypocritical place. From it’s earliest days the all powerful studio bosses put out an image of their stars as wholesome, clean living, family people, who’s sole purpose was to bring entertainment and fun…