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Top 10 Films of 2022 – Mary’s Picks

It’s that time of year again when I realise that I have watched absolutely nothing. (If you’ve listened to our podcasts, you’ll also know this to be the case.) You only have to look...
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Nightmare Alley (2022) – Review

Neo-noir, so often, can be style over substance. Sumptuous to look at but severely lacking in authentic characters and narrative arcs. So, has “master of the spectacle” Guillermo del Toro succeeded i...
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Is 2018 The Year of “Feel Good” Cinema?

The Greatest Showman has a lot to answer for. The least of which is my uncontrollable urge for a full-on song and dance routine when I’m listening to the soundtrack either in my house or on the bus. ...

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born is one of those films that seems to become relevant every couple of decades. The new version is the fourth screen incarnation if you don’t count the unofficial porn movie of a similar ...
A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born – First Trailer

The first trailer for Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born, has been released. Co-starring Stefani Germanotta (aka Lady Gaga), this will be the fourth re-imagining of the classic ...
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Avengers: Infinity War

It is easily one of the most eagerly anticipate cinematic “events” of the decade. Marvel has been working towards this endgame since 2008, introducing and re-introducing its plethora of s...

First Look At A Star Is Born Remake

Lady Gaga took to social media to share the first image of herself and Bradley Cooper starring in the latest remake of A Star is Born. This will be the fourth time the film is remade and the pop icon...

New Releases For January

UK cinema releases in January is the traditional time for the serious award contenders to get wide releases. The award buzz is usually in full effect by this point and some films have been nominated ...

Aloha – First Trailer

Coming soon is Aloha, the new film from the stylish and somewhat offbeat director Cameron Crowe. His first film for four years is a romantic drama with comedic touches starring Emma Stone, Bradley Co...

New Releases for January

A busy month ahead as the major candidates for the upcoming awards season reach our shores in the likes of Birdman, Whiplash and Foxcatcher. Releases for January are as usual varied in tone and taste...