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Cinema Review – The Disaster Artist

In 2003, Tommy Wiseau’s film The Room was released in 1 cinema in the US. Derided as one of the worst films ever made, the film has gone on to become a cult classic and beloved for all of its unintentional humour. Director James Franco takes a look behind the scenes at the making of the film, and Winseau’s relationship with his star Greg Sestero (Dave Franco), to find out just how The Room came to be. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

When their parents demand they bring dates to their sister’s wedding, Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) turn to craigslist to find some “nice” girls that will tone down their antics. In need of a change, and of course a free trip to Hawaii, Alice (Anna Kendrick) and Tatiana (Aubrey Plaza) hide their real personalities to make sure they are the dates chosen. Continue reading

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One to Watch – May 6th 2016

One to Watch casts its eye to comedy this week, with the release of a comedic sequel that has more than a couple of laughs in it. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – We Are Your Friends

Cole Carter (Zac Efron) wants nothing more than to be a successful DJ. In order to do this, he knows he has to just create one fantastic track. Cole befriends the hugely successful Paul Reed (Wes Betley), and as the two work on Cole’s killer track, Cole becomes closer to Reed’s girlfriend Sophie (Emily Ratajkowski). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Bad Neighbours

Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) have just moved to suburbia in order to raise their newborn daughter. Just as they come to terms with their choices and the fact that they have got that little bit older, a Frat House from the local university moves in next door to them. Faced with the prospect of loud parties and obnoxious neighbours, Mac and Kelly go and introduce themselves to the Head of the Frat, Teddy (Zac Efron) in the hopes of forming a good relationship with their new neighbours. It is not long, however, before both sides realise that their differences mean this is war. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – That Awkward Moment

When one of their number is dumped, three best friends make a pact to stay single; the trouble is that the bachelors find their flings are turning serious. Suddenly the awkward moment changes from breaking up to staying together. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Parkland

Parkland centres on the events immediately after the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy on November 22nd, 1963. The film looks at the work of the team at Parkland Hospital, the impact of Lee Harvey Oswald’s arrest on his family, and the chase to find footage of the assassination, unwittingly recorded by a man watching the motorcade. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Liberal Arts

Jesse (Josh Radnor) returns to his alma mater to speak at the retirement of one of his college professors and falls for Zibby (Elizabeth Olsen), a 19-year-old student. Jesse must deal with this mutual attraction, and what this means for his life. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Lorax

Thneedville is a town that has long since lost the need for nature, wildlife or plantlife. As such, the town exists with plastic tress and the inhabitants have fresh air delivered to their homes. Ted (Zac Efron) has a crush on his neighbour Audrey (Taylor Swift) and, with the help of his Grandma, sets out to find The Once-ler (Ed Helms) in the hope of finding a tree to give to Audrey. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – The Paperboy

Ward (Matthew McConaughey) returns home to his Southern US hometown to try and uncover the truth about Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack) and his conviction for the murder of a law enforcement official. With the help of his younger brother Jack (Zac Efron), his writing partner Yardley (David Oyelowo) and the convicted man’s lover Charlotte (Nicole Kidman), Ward digs deeper into the story, but does not always like what he finds. Continue reading

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