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LONDON 2015 – Trumbo (2015)

American director Jay Roach hasn’t really done biopics.  With films such as the Austin Powers films, The Campaign and Meet the Parents, creating a film about one of Hollywood’s most renowned screenwriters doesn’t fit in with his normal…

Godzilla (2014)

Godzilla 2014 is the Hagler vs. Hearns of giant rampaging colossal beast movies—only three rounds of action but who’s complaining?  (For those too young to remember, Hagler vs. Hearns was ranked almost universally as the greatest fight in…

Godzilla Trailer and Poster released

The first trailer for Godzilla has just been released and it's a doozy. It's looking like a return to form for the big fella, safe in the hands of one of our favourite new directors. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this…

Detachment (2011)

Detachment is a movie about teachers and about weltschmertz. Specifically, it is a movie about temp teacher Henry Barthes (Adrien Brody), and his experience as a 30-days substitute teacher at at high school in a particularly troubled and…

Argo (2012)

Based on one of those many true stories that seems stranger than any fiction, Argo is a highly entertaining thriller that also has a rich vein of comedy running through the whole thing thanks to the absurdity of the central premise. It's…

Argo (2012)

*** Warning 'ere be spoilers *** True blue Ben Affleck's Argo takes on a remarkable CIA story, kept secret for 17 years, of how the six Americans who got out of the American Embassy in Tehran at the time of the Iranian hostage crisis…

Argo (2012)

If you ever wondered where in God's name Trey Parker and Matt Stone got the idea for Team America World Police, look no further than Argo, the mostly true story of how the CIA confounded a crazed Eastern dictator using the only weapon…

Rock Of Ages (2012)

Rock Of Ages is an adaptation of a stage musical that has a heavy metal heart encouraging us all to Don't Stop Believing in the power of rock. It's actually quite a bit of fun but I can't help wondering just who it's aimed at. More on that…