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Flim Weakly Review- Serenity

Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Serenity cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also

TRAILER PARK – Sing

The similarities between Sing - the new animated feature which focuses on a group of highly competitive animals (with disturbingly human characteristics), who enter a singing competition with the hope of hitting the big time - and…

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

“If you must blink, do it now,” is the dramatic warning which opens this latest animated triumph curtesy of stop-motion giants Laika. Advice you should follow because to miss even a split second of Kubo and the Two Strings would be a crime…

The Sea of Trees (2015)

In a career that has seen its share of ups and downs, Gus Van Sant’s new film is right near the bottom. Having won the coveted Palme d’Or back in 2003 for Elephant, he finds himself almost inexplicably in the running (and I say that only in…

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…

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

I have to admit that, despite the acclaim heaped upon it and despite my love for all things featuring Matthew McConaughey lately, I was apprehensive going into my viewing of Dallas Buyers Club. Only knowing that it was based on a true…

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

 Homophobe serves gays because he's got the gay disease Dallas Buyers Club is an uneven but worthwhile film about the early days of AIDS. It dramatises the true story of Ron Woodroof, played by Matthew McConaughey in another in his long…

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

There are two criticisms that I've seen repeatedly levelled at The Wolf Of Wall Street, the latest movie from Martin Scorsese that continues his successful working relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio. The first is that, at three hours, it's…