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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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JDIFF 2013 Review – West of Memphis

Amy J. Berg’s documentary follows the West Memphis Three as they struggle to prove their innocence. The three men were imprisoned in 1994 for the murder of three eight-year-old boys, and the film focuses on the stepfather of one of the victims, Terry Hobbs, as a potential murder suspect. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lovely Bones

For some reason I did not see The Lovely Bones when it first came out. I don’t know why. But now that the hype has died down, I am glad that I didn’t.

There was so much press surrounding the release of the movie, Oscar buzz for Saoirse Ronan and the fans of the book coming out and declaring how excited they were to see it translated onto the big screen. Then came the reviews, and any I heard were not favourable. Maybe that was why I steered clear of the movie for a while. Whatever the reason, I am happy I did. Continue reading

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