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Film Review – FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

“… the whole film has a gentle, old-fashioned feel to it … a great way to spend an afternoon!” Since I didn’t enjoy the recently released new Harry Potter book/play as much as I’d thought I would, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Film Review – Doctor Strange

“… a great way to spend a couple of hours in the cinema and I was pleasantly surprised!” I have to admit I’m not a fan of Benedict Cumberbatch, so I went to see this movie with fairly low expectations.  … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Star Trek Beyond

“Didn’t do it for me – but I’ll still go and see a fourth Star Trek movie.” I really enjoyed the first two films in the rebooted Star Trek series featuring Chris Pine as Captain Kirk and Zachary Quinto as … Continue reading

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Film Review – Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

So you’ve probably noticed a trend here – yes, I go and see a lot of ‘superhero’ type movies because in general, I really like them.  Not so much this one, I’m sorry to say, for many different reasons. A … Continue reading

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Sound of Sirens by Jen Minkman

An ancient land protected by a Tower of Light, its people ever tempted by siren song, and a girl who falls for the wrong boy. On the island of Skylge, electricity is only for the Currents, the rich ruling class … Continue reading

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Film Review – The Martian

No, this film’s not about a little green man from Mars – as if you didn’t know that already. No chance of missing Matt Damon all over billboards and the sides of buses as the lone astronaut trying to survive … Continue reading

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Film Review – Kingsman (The Secret Service)

I have to say first of all that this movie is not for anyone afraid of gore – it was gory and violent in the extreme, although in a kind of surreal way which might help a bit if you’re … Continue reading

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