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Molly’s Game (2017)

Molly’s Game is a poker thriller based on the autobiography of Molly Bloom, a former professional skier who went on to run the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker games in LA and New York, before she was arrested by the FBI and charged…

Crimson Peak (2015)

As a director whose imagination, creative eye and affinity to gothic horror initially captured the hearts of film fans, Guillermo del Toro took a strange turn with 2013's Pacific Rim, a film heavily reliant on CGI with a concept that is…

The Martian (2014)

Damon dominates the screen, nailing a one-hander and getting far more laughs than you’d expect from a man in a year’s alien solitary who has to eat potatoes he grew in his own poo.

No show without a host of stars

The winners at what is arguably the most prestigious film event of the year, would have you believe that they are the only really important people at the Oscars. However the majority of film stars know the odds of being chosen as a…

A Most Violent Year (2014)

A star-making year A Most Violent Year has been described as an offshoot of the Godfather pictures, but it's also first cousin to James Gray's The Yards with a dash of Sidney Lumet; ultimately it transcends this tradition in its own way.…

Interstellar (2014)

After finishing his successful and acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy, Christopher Nolan had a point to prove to fans and critics: that he can step out of his tenure and revisit the noir style that made his name.  In his most ambitious feature…

Coriolanus (2011)

The seldom-adapted play Coriolanus, in the recent cinematic production by Ralph Fiennes, is a rare treat for those of us who enjoy screen adaptations of the Bard’s works. Here, Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy has been updated to a current-day…

Mama (2013)

A film as cliché ridden as Mama (2013), the new horror / thriller from director Andrés Muschietti and executive producer Guillermo del Toro, really does not deserve to be fun. However this tale of haunted cabins, orphaned children and…