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Their Finest (2017)

Their Finest is one of those warm, fuzzy crowd-pleasers, radiating a cosy charm as it gently unfurls towards a satisfying climax with the minimal amount of fuss, and where not having enough water to make a decent cuppa is the closest we…

Assassin’s Creed (2016)

Everybody knows that movies based on video games have, at best, a ropey reputation. Yet even after Warcraft became the most recent title to disappoint, all eyes immediately turned to Assassin’s Creed hoping it would be the exception to the…

TRAILER PARK – High-Rise

The main trailer for Ben Wheatley's eagerly awaited High-Rise has just been released. Adapted from J.G. Ballard’s visionary novel by screenwriter Amy Jump, High-Rise stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans,…

LONDON 2015 – High-Rise (2015)

After being linked to Don’t Look Now director Nicholas Roeg, a film version of J. G. Ballard’s novel High-Rise fell into financial difficulties and UK producer Jeremy Thomas put the project aside.  Now, 30 years after the novel’s original…

Margin Call (2011)

J.C. Chandor’s thought-provoking Wall Street Drama boasts a host of memorable performances from its ensemble cast and eschews glamorising the banker lifestyle like Oliver Stone’s Wall Street and its recent sequel. In Chandor’s movie, the…

Win DVDs of Margin Call

Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller entangling the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When entry-level…