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Scene Stealer: Spider-Man 3

Amidst dueling comments of "the best Spidey ever" and "It's Iron Man 4", Spider-Man Homecoming has reinvigorated the Webbed Wonder. The collective sighs that accompanied news of another reboot seem a distant memory as plans for the…

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

"Batman was comedy. Let's face it. What I loved about Batman was his total lack of awareness when it came to his interaction with the outside world. He actually believed nobody could recognise him on the phone, when he was being Bruce…

Prevenge (2016)

After a weekend of praise for one female director reaching a breakneck magnitude another, in the form of Alice Lowe, has been bubbling quietly with murderous subtlety with her melancholy comedy horror. A project that breaks the mold in the…

The Hippopotamus (2017)

Upper-class pomposity and dry, blistering, scathing verbal attacks abound in the adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 The Hippopotamus – not a tale of the large herbivorous mammal but a witty detective exposition that has Fry’s voice screaming…

Get Out (2017)

Although hardly conducive to reading this review, Get Out is a dish best served cold. Not knowing the ins and outs only heightens the intrigue and eventual WTF-Factor, so although this is spoiler free, the assumption is that the trailer has…

Check Please (2015)

Are you the type of person who wells up at the sound of someone popping the big question? Or does the mere thought of PDA result in the sort of eye rolling that risks retinal detachment? Either way, chances are you’ve heard someone else’s…

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.…