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Cinema Review – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The magic tablet that brings the inhabitants of New York’s Natural History Museum is becoming corroded and weak, so Larry (Ben Stiller) must take Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek) to London to find out the history of the ancient magic from his parents. Of course, Teddy Roosevelt (Robin Williams), Jed (Owen Wilson), Octavius (Steve Coogan) and the gang tag along for the ride, and they make friends with Sir Lancelot (Dan Stevens) along the way. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Electricity

Lily (Agyness Deyn) is a young woman living with epilepsy in a small northern English town. When her mother dies, she reconnects with her older brother Barry (Paul Anderson) and sets out on a journey to London to track down her youngest brother, who was taken into care many years earlier. On the journey, Lily learns more about her family, herself and the people who inhabit the world she lives in. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

In the final instalment of The Hobbit trilogy, Bilbo (Martin Freeman) finds himself dealing with a Thorin (Richard Armitage) driven mad with greed, the people of Laketown flee from the fearsome Smaug, and the entire company faces threats from within, and without. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Men, Women & Children

A look at the lives of teenagers and adults in a Texan town, and how technology and the Internet impacts their lives. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Immediately after her rescue from The Hunger Games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13, and at the heart of a revolution against President Snow and the Capitol. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – No Good Deed

Convicted murderer and woman basher Colin (Idris Elba) escapes from jail and makes a bee-line for his former fiancée. When he crashes his car and is in need of help, he finds Terry (Taraji P. Henson) home alone with her children, and decides to toy with her. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – What We Do In The Shadows

What We Do In The Shadows is a mockumentary from one half of Flight of the Conchords Jemaine Clement, and Taika Waititi. The film follows four vampire housemates in Wellington, New Zealand, as they negotiate life together, the world around them and a newcomer brought into their midst. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Set Fire to the Stars

In 1950, Poetry professor John M. Brinnin (Elijah Wood) brings celebrated poet Dylan Thomas to America for a spoken word tour. Believing Thomas to be one of the most beautiful and lyrical poets in the English language, Brinnin is utterly unprepared for the tornado of drinking, illness and despair that Thomas brings with him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?

The pupils of St. Bernadette’s school face their biggest challenge yet; they are entered into a flash mob competition with the threat of a school inspection hanging over them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Third Person

In this film about love and relationships, Michael (Liam Neeson) and Anna (Olivia Wilde) meet in a Paris hotel, and try to avoid the secret Anna is keeping. In New York, Julia (Mila Kunis) is trying to regain custody of her son after being accused of attempted murder. In Rome, Scott (Adrien Brody) meets a beautiful woman in a bar, and is drawn into her complicated and dangerous world. Continue reading

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