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Mark Craven  |  Jan 13, 2016  |  0 comments

Writer/director Paul Feig teams up for a third time with Melissa McCarthy to deliver another superb rib-tickling comedy. Spy aims higher than either Bridesmaids or The Heat before it though: this is an action comedy that parodies the globe-trotting adventures of the James Bond franchise.

Anton van Beek  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  0 comments

Few franchises are as wildly uneven as the one that span out of the critical and commercial success of William Friedkin's controversial horror masterpiece The Exorcist (1973).

Anton van Beek  |  Jan 09, 2016  |  0 comments

Describing the plot of Pixar's 15th animated film is a tricky thing. At it's most basic Inside Out follows 11-year-old Riley (voiced by Kaitlyn Dias) as she comes to terms with moving to a new city.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 22, 2015  |  0 comments

Shortly after the end of World War II, British army nurse Claire Randall (Catriona Balfe) holidays in Scotland with her husband Frank (Tobias Menzies). While gathering plants near some standing stones, Claire is thrust back in time to 1743. There she becomes embroiled in the Jacobite risings and starts to fall in love with Highland warrior Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan) – and to complicate matters even further, she also runs afoul of her husband's ancestor, sadistic Redcoat Captain Jack Randall (Menzies, again).

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 21, 2015  |  0 comments

He may have been just as active as ever over the past decade, but forgettable dramas like The Lake House,  Henry's Crime and Generation Um… have seen Keanu Reeves fade from the minds of most action fans. Thankfully, this hyper-violent revenge thriller finds him back doing what he does best.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 20, 2015  |  0 comments

While his name may not carry quite the same cachet as the likes of Billy Wilder or Howard Hawks these days, Otto Preminger stands alongside them as one of the most influential Hollywood directors of the 1940s and 1950s. And although he worked across various genres over the course of five decades, he remains famous for his pioneering crime dramas – three of which are collected together in this boxset.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 19, 2015  |  0 comments

In the best instalment yet in the supernatural fright franchise from the people behind the Saw movies, psychic medium Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) comes out of self-imposed retirement to help a bedridden young girl battle the ghosts that are plaguing her.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 18, 2015  |  0 comments

One of the biggest disappointments of Disney's buy-out of Lucasfilm came with the cancellation of the excellent Clone Wars cartoon. Thankfully, rather than wave goodbye to exec producer Dave Filoni and the animation team he put together, Disney enlisted them to create a new animated series designed to mine the extended gap between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 16, 2015  |  0 comments

While Joss Whedon's 2012 smash Avengers Assemble remains one of the crown jewels (or should that be Infinity Stones?) of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, his blockbuster sequel is unlikely to be so fondly remembered by fans.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 15, 2015  |  0 comments

After all this time you'd be forgiven for thinking that AMC's popular horror series would have run out of ways to variously excite and torture its fans. Well, you'd be dead wrong. This fifth season finds The Walking Dead at its best, pushing its characters (and audience) to the very limits of their endurance, before twisting everything around and offering the prospect of a real transformation for the show – one that would shift the focus of the drama away from mere survival and onto something much larger and more complex.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 14, 2015  |  0 comments

Located in an alternate dimension, the sci-fi city of Tomorrowland is a haven for inventors and dreamers; a technological wonderland founded by Gustave Eiffel, Jules Verne, Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. It's a place where genius can be unleashed for the betterment of all mankind, without interference from governments or big business. Or at least, that was the plan…

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 13, 2015  |  0 comments

The day before he becomes a teenager, 12-year-old Oscari (Onni Tommila) is sent off into the Finnish woods with a bow and arrow in order to prove himself a man. Despite being barely able to pull back the string on his weapon, Oscari dreams of bagging a bear just like his father once did. Instead, he finds himself having to help save beleaguered President of the United States (Samuel L. Jackson) when Air Force One is downed by terrorists.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 12, 2015  |  0 comments

When California is devastated by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake, Los Angeles Air Rescue pilot Ray Gaines (Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson) and his ex-wife Emma (Carla Gugino) set out to find their daughter Blake (Alexandra Daddario) in the ruins of San Francisco.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 11, 2015  |  0 comments

Cited by many as the first film to feature running zombies, Umberto Lenzi's absolutely bonkers 1980 Italian-Spanish splatter flick (known in the U.S. as City of the Walking Dead) finds a city overrun with pizza-faced blood-drinking ghouls in the wake of an accident at a nuclear power station.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 10, 2015  |  0 comments

Struck by lightning and doused with unknown radiation when an advanced particle accelerator malfunctions, crime scene investigator Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) discovers he has gained the ability to move at superhuman speeds. With the aid of a trio of science boffins from S.T.A.R. Labs, Allen transforms himself into the Flash and sets about stopping those other 'metahumans' who were transformed by the same radiation wave and are using their superpowers to criminal ends.