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Nobody Wants the Night (2015)

Stretching far out into the distance lies an empty expanse of white. It’s an inhospitable environment, one you’d have to be mad to venture into. That’s exactly what Josephine Peary, wife of the famous explorer Robert intends to do though.…

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)

For their latest cinematic effort, sibling filmmakers David and Nathan Zellner have stripped back a story passed down through Internet message boards, telling of the curious journey of one Japanese woman who travels to the other side of the…

47 Ronin (2013)

A new adaptation of an old tale, 47 Ronin is a flawed film, yet not without some enjoyable moments. Carl Rinsch makes his feature directorial debut, after a number of shorts that seem to have shown some great potential (according to the…

Pacific Rim (2013)

Beautiful emptiness: the machine buries the human How ironic that the charismatic eye candy English actor Charlie Hunnam has waited fifteen years for a big movie role (we won't count the good, but forgotten Nicholas Nickleby) only to…

Pacific Rim (2013)

If you saw the adverts for Pacific Rim and then shuddered as you read the tagline "GO BIG OR GO EXTINCT" then breathe a sigh of relief now, because I can assure you that this epic kaiju movie (a kaiju movie is one that involves a massive,…