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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…

Inside Out (2015)

Even Pixar kids need to get the blues The images of Pixar are familiar: everywhere, heavily advertised, with game and toy offshoots, and nearly every year for twenty years another big new one. They are computer animated and don't try to…

Every Secret Thing (2014)

Every Secret Thing has two young girls stealing a baby. The baby dies. This isn't a spoiler. These events occur just before, and during, the opening credits. I'm telling you this right now because it may be the sort of movie that you need…

Streets Of Fire (1984)

A rock and roll fable, apparently, from director Walter Hill, Streets Of Fire may seem like a bit of an anomaly when compared to the many other movies from the director, but it doesn't take long to see just how many familiar elements are in…

Streets Of Fire (1984)

Walter Hill’s cult classic is tacky, overflowing with clichés and relentlessly over the top, it is also strangely brilliant. The director himself said he wanted to make the kind of film he would have loved as a teenager, filled with “custom…

Man of Steel (2013)

A savior, who fights In the big summer blockbuster, Man of Steel, the Superman origin story has been rethought. Hollywood blockbuster script writers draw on so many stories, it's not surprising that this time the child from Krypton seems…

Man Of Steel (2012)

Okay, first of all, nobody goes any further without looking over this. It's time for someone else to have a go at reinvigorating the big boy scout AKA Superman for the big screen. This time it's Zack Snyder in the director's chair,…

Killshot (2008)

Killshot starts off with a crime going a bit wrong. Armand 'Blackbird' Degas (Mickey Rourke) is involved with this crime and it haunts him. He lost his little brother. The film then moves on to another crime, a shooting, that ALSO goes…