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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

It's fair to say that the past two weeks have been quite turbulent, to put it mildly, in the world of politics. The referendum result that should lead to the UK exiting the EU sent shockwaves around the country, and the entire world. David…

Parkland (2013)

There's no doubt the assassination of then-President John F.Kennedy was a huge event in the American cultural, social and political spectrum. That being said, the question must be asked of whether there's anything more to learn or gain at…

Parkland (2013)

The Kennedys have been the focus of many a film and television series. A captivating couple embedded in popular culture, there will always be a desire to find out more about them and explore their world a little more. John F. Kennedy’s…

Jayne Mansfield’s Car (2012)

Directed by Billy Bob Thornton, who hasn’t directed a feature film in over ten years, and starring a wealth of talented Hollywood actors, Jayne Mansfield’s Car is one of the most anticipated films at this year’s Berlinale and is also in…

The Berlinale 2012

 The Berlinale has become synonymous with high quality World Cinema, last year’s festival awarded A Separation (2011) the prestigious Golden Bear award, the film went on to win many more awards, is nominated for an Academy Award and made…

Love Actually (2003)

Richard Curtis is, you could easily say, quite a giant figure in the modern British film and entertainment industry. His comic writing has provided audiences with a number of classic moments and when he created Four Weddings & A Funeral…

Puss in Boots (2011)

When word first broke about the forthcoming release of Puss in Boots the news was met with much trepidation but very little surprise. Dreamworks had already proved they were prepared to milk the Shrek franchise for every last dime, with two…

Faster (2010)

After recent stints in comedies and Disney movies, Dwayne Johnson is back in action with Faster. He plays a man known only as ‘Driver’, who is released from prison after 10 years. The warden (Tom Berenger) sends him on his way and he runs…

Faster (2010)

So we start this movie with Driver (Dwayne Johnson) leaving prison. Oh no, it seems that he’s a bad man. He’s the strong and relatively silent type, heading into freedom and immediately on a mission that will possibly see him being sent…