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Morgan Freeman

Ben-Hur (2016)

It’s inevitable, even for a critic, that you’ll hear something - good or bad - about a new film before you see it yourself. As a result I often make a point not to read other reviews or articles, if I plan to cover an upcoming release.…

TRAILER PARK – BEN-HUR

This September sees a blockbuster reimagining of one of cinema's greatest interpretations of a story from bible times - BEN-HUR.  The big screen treatment of the story of a Jewish prince who is pitted against his one time Roman friend in…

Transcendence (2014)

Hack that program, fast! The sci-fi Luddite movie Transcendence is a disappointment on many levels, its dialogue trite, its action sluggish, its imagination falling short of its ambition. It's all pretty forgettable, and in a way maybe…

The Lego Movie (2014)

Like most American blockbusters The Lego Movie is mainly physical action. Based on the game of Lego, it's an elaborate virtuoso display of tiny fixed interlocking parts creating a universe populated with buildings, figures, objects, all…

The Lego Movie (2014)

I almost gave The Lego Movie 10/10. In fact, as I write this review I am still wondering just why it's not getting a perfect score, because I can't think of any faults. I guess the very nature of the film dictates that some of the frantic…

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Simple, violent and effective, Olympus Has Fallen feels very much like an "old school" action movie, in the best sense. It is, as you've probably already heard, effectively surmised as Die Hard In The Whitehouse, and it even manages to make…