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Retro Review – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Edward (Robert Pattinson) finally gets his wish; to marry Bella (Kristen Stewart). Shortly afterwards, Bella finally gets her wish as the couple consummate their marriage. However, sex has it’s complications, as the newly weds soon find out. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Dark Knight

Bruce Wayne must come to terms with the fact that he may have finally lost the woman he loves, and Batman faces his greatest foe yet, The Joker, a mysterious man who thrives on chaos. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Batman Begins

Billionaire Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) has spent most of his adult life consumed with the guilt of his parents’ death. While studying martial arts in an isolated monastery, he is recruited by the League of Shadows; a group that believes Gotham is beyond saving and must be destroyed. Wayne rejects the League and returns to his hometown with the hopes of cleaning up the streets once and for all. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Captain America: The First Avenger

Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) wants nothing more than to sign up for the US army and do his bit in the war against the Nazis, the trouble is that he is too small and too weak to enlist. This all changes, however, when he meets Dr Erskine (Stanley Tucci) who enrols him into a secret programme that makes him Captain America; a super soldier. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Thor

After defying his father’s wishes Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Norse god of Thunder, is cast out of Asgard, leaving his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) to take the throne. On earth, Thor meets astrophysicist Jane (Natalie Portman) and must find a way back home before Loki destroys Asgard forever. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man 2

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) must take on his greatest challenges yet; he is coming to terms with the fact that he has outed himself as a superhero, the device he uses to stay alive is slowly killing him, and Ivan Venko – AKA Whiplash – is looking for vengeance. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Incredible Hulk

After a failed military experiment, Dr Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) goes on the run to avoid being dissected for the information his body holds. One drop of blood spells his undoing, however, and he must return home to the woman he loves in order to save himself and the people around him from a new creation that threatens their survival. Continue reading

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Retro Review – Iron Man

Billionaire playboy Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), head of Stark Industries, is taken captive on a trip to Afghanistan and ordered to re-create his famous Jericho weapon in exchange for his freedom. Stark creates a weaponised suit, which wins him his freedom, but he has to deal with the fact that there is shrapnel in his chest and someone within his company that both want to kill him. Continue reading

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Retro Review – OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

When OSS agent Jack Jefferson (Philippe Lefebvre) goes missing in Cairo in 1955, Jefferson’s best friend, agent OSS 117 (Jean Dujardin), also known as Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, is sent to investigate what happened to him. While there, OSS 117 meets up with Larmina El Akmar Betouche (Berenice Bejo), Jefferson’s former secretary, who helps him get used to life in Cairo. Continue reading

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