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Cinema Review – A Night at the Cinema in 1914

The BFI National Archive has compiled a series of shorts, news reels and travelogues, in order to show the audiences of 2014, what an evening spent at the cinema 100 years ago was like. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Step Up: All In

There’s a dance competition and people enter it with the hope of winning, turning their lives around and getting a couple of days in Las Vegas to boot. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Nut Job

Surly (Will Arnett) is a squirrel with dreams of a full belly. Together with his rat pal Buddy, he decides to rob a nut cart. Raccoon (Liam Neeson), the head of the wildlife community in the park is not best pleased when the heist goes wrong and Surly is exiled. It is not long before Surly finds a bigger target, and learns some home truths about himself, Raccoon and the animals he has left behind. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

Taken from earth as a child, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), AKA Star-Lord, has adapted to life in the far reaches of space. When he comes into possession of a mysterious orb, however, Quill finds himself at the centre of a galaxy wide manhunt, which leads him to form an uneasy truce with bounty hunters Rocket Racoon (Bradley Cooper) and Groot (Vin Diesel), as well as Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) in order to survive, and to save the galaxy. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – July 25th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; the movie does not star The Rock and is not 4 hours long, can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hercules

Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) is rumoured to be the son of Zeus, and a mortal woman. Famed for his great feats in battle, Hercules faces a new challenge when the King of Thrace (John Hurt) seeks his services as a mercenary for hire, to defeat a dangerous and spreading threat. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Earth to Echo

Three young friends – Tuck (Brian Bradley), Munch (Teo Halm) and Alex (Reese Hartwig) – plan to spend one final night together before their neighbourhood is bulldozed to make way for a freeway. That day, the boys begin to receive strange messages on their phones, and decide to cycle out into the desert to get some answers. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Shep Gordon is something of a legend on the music and movie scenes, but while he is well known to those in the know, not many actually know the story of the man behind the management. Mike Myers – yes, that Mike Myers – directs a documentary about a man who singlehandedly brought the world Alice Cooper, celebrity chefs and Teddy Pendergrass, and has proven himself, time and again, to be one of the good guys. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Pudsey the Dog: The Movie

The winner of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 makes his big screen debut in Pudsey the Dog: The Movie. Pudsey is taken in by the Wilson family as they move from London to a small village, but when Pudsey discovers that the family’s landlord intends to bulldoze their home to make way for a shopping centre, it is up to the dog to save the day. Continue reading

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