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Cinema Review: Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi), a solitary office worker, under pressure from her mother to be married, and her boss to make room for younger workers, finds a VHS copy of the Coen Brothers’ Fargo in a sea cave. Believing the claim in the opening titles that Fargo is a true story, Kumiko becomes obsessed with the money buried at the side of a road by Steve Buschemi’s character, and makes her way to the American Midwest to find her fortune. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – 47 Ronin

A band of disgraced samurai, led by the mysterious Kai (Keanu Reeves) set out to avenge the death of their Lord at the hands of a ruthless Shogun, and a covetous landlord. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Pacific Rim

In the not too distant future, aliens have invaded Earth through a portal hidden deep under the ocean. The human race has created huge robots – piloted by two people – in order to battle the Kaiju and survive. Former pilot Raleigh (Charlie Hunnam) must team up with a rookie in a last ditch effort to save the world. Continue reading

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