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Michael Keaton

Dumbo (2019) Film Review

Marking the sixth theatrical remake of a Disney classic, Tim Burton's updated take on Dumbo stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Eva Green. But after being in development for around five years, is it poised to follow in

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

After the lacklustre Amazing Spider-Man films, there were doubts as to yet another film reboot of the character was needed. However, when stage and film actor Tom Holland became the biggest talking point of Captain America: Civil War, these…

Spotlight (2015)

In 2003, the Boston Globe's small 'Spotlight' team of investigative journalists uncovered a child sex abuse scandal incriminating the Boston archdiocese, which eventually created a global crisis for the Catholic Church.  In 2013, a…

VENICE 2015 – Spotlight (2015)

If not quite a dying profession, journalism is certainly one under threat. Declining print circulation and the move to a format that seems mighty hard to commercialise have seen cutbacks and closings across the board. The first to go are…

Birdman (2014)

He used to be Birdman. It’s the refrain that’s dogged Michael Keaton’s Riggan Thomson for years. Once famous for playing the winged superhero in a trio of films that finished two decades ago, he’s now only famous for… well playing Birdman…

RoboCop (2014)

In 1987, Dutch director Paul Verhoeven released a sci-fi action film that was to become his breakthrough film in the USA.  The film became known for its excessive swearing, violence and some memorable catchphrases.  Now - 27 years later -…