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Cinema Review – The Man Who Knew Infinity

During World War I, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) travels from Madras in India to Trinity College Cambridge to publish a paper on his findings in mathematics, under the supervision of G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons). While there, Ramanujan soon realises that he is going to be put through his paces and made to prove his findings before anything is published. At the same time, Ramunujan deals with discrimination and racism, all while trying to keep his spirits and health up, and his relationship with his wife in India alive. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) face off in a fight sparked by the damage done to Wayne Enterprises during Superman’s fight to save the world from General Zod (Michael Shannon) in Man of Steel. Of course, things are not so simple, with Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) skewing the odds in an attempt to gain ultimate power and destroy Superman forever, and the world turning on their alien messiah after attacks on humans. As well as this, Wonder Woman (Gal Godot) is out to get a stolen photo back. Continue reading

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ADIFF Review – High-Rise

In a dystopian version of the 1970s, Dr Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) moves into a new apartment in a high-rise complex. Laing soon learns that social classes play a large part of life in the building, with the architect of the project, Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons) living on the 40th floor, his apartment complete with a huge and beautiful garden. When the power goes out on the lower floors of the high rise, order soon breaks down in the building, leading to chaos. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Margin Call

As Eric Dale (Stanley Tucci) is dismissed from a high ranking banking job, he passes on a file of research to a juniour employee Peter Sullivan (Zachary Quinto). What Sullivan finds in the file is damning; the risks the company has been taking have completely destabilised it, and the CEO (Jeremy Irons) is flown in to make some tough decisions. Continue reading

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