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Pete’s Dragon (2016) (film review by Frank Ochieng)

August 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pete’s Dragon (2016) (film review by Frank Ochieng)

The infectiously whimsy and adventurous ‘Pete’s Dragon’ undergoes a polished millennial-style rebirth for today’s kiddies not fortunate enough to be alive when the 1977 live-action animated musical blueprint made its charming, impressionable impact for youngsters of all ages back in the day. The festive and frolicking Disney flourishes are applied to co-writer/director David Lowery’s re-imagination of […]

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Suicide Squad (film review by Frank Ochieng)

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide Squad (film review by Frank Ochieng)

Summertime 2016 has not been very kind to DC Comics-based personalities looking to shine consistently like their big screen Marvel Comics counter-parts. Following the super-sized dud that was ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice’, released a few months ago, must really put some major pressure on Warner Bros. to gamble on ensuring that the presence of ‘Suicide Squad’ does […]

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Into The Forest (film review by Frank Ochieng)

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Into The Forest (film review by Frank Ochieng)

The struggles of a sisterly connection are put to the test in symbolic darkness during a massive, freakish power outage in director Patricia Rozema’s intimate, gripping and quietly thoughtful post-apocalyptic drama ‘Into The Forest’. Academy Award-nominees Ellen Page (‘Juno’) and Rachel Evan Wood (‘Thirteen’) are the cinematic siblings in Rozema’s (‘Kit Kittredge: An American Girl’) […]

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Suicide Squad film trailer – who gets out alive

August 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide Squad film trailer – who gets out alive

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Sun Choke (2016) : a film review by Mark R. Leeper

August 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sun Choke (2016) : a film review by Mark R. Leeper

Warning: this film contains nudity, sex, and violence. CAPSULE: A young woman is held prisoner in a fancy house while she goes through what seems to be some sort of a de-programming. She tests the tight limits on her freedom and plans how to escape to the outer world. Intercut with her present situation, we […]

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Chappie soundtrack by Hans Zimmer (CD review)

July 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Chappie soundtrack by Hans Zimmer   (CD review)

If you think you already know exactly what a Hans Zimmer soundtrack sounds like and, in your head, you’ve got the famous sweeping orchestral sounds of the ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ or ‘Gladiator’ themes, prepare yourself for a surprise. The soundtrack to ‘Chappie’, a Science Fiction film about a law enforcement robot who gets kidnapped […]

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Kong: Skull Island second trailer.

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Kong: Skull Island second trailer.

Here’s the second trailer for the film Kong: Skull Island. In the 1970s, a team of explorers is brought together to venture into an uncharted island in the Pacific— unaware that they are crossing into the domain of the mythic King Kong.

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Justice League movie – first trailer.

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Justice League movie – first trailer.

Batman is getting the team together to face … something dark (hairy) and terrible, in the Justice League film’s first trailer. The movie is directed by Zack Snyder and has a cast that includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, J. K. Simmons, Amber Heard and […]

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Doctor Strange will see you now (second trailer).

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Strange will see you now (second trailer).

The second trailer for Doctor Strange wings its way to your computer screen via the geek-fest that is Comic-con. Who knew that Benedict Cumberbatch could do an American accent?

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (first trailer).

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (first trailer).

Directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Law and Eric Bana, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is hitting British cinemas March 2017. It looks like the usual Ritchie take on the Arthurian legend – and it’s interesting to see Jude Law as the bad guy for […]

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