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Review: Beauty and the Beast

What happens when the last petal falls? How can the curse be broken? Beauty and the Beast is a Disney musical fairy tale which was firstly introduced back in 1991. Since then, it has become an all-time favourite to all the spirits that never grow older. Every little girl has dreamt of the moment she …Read More

Film Review: Passengers

The passengers aboard the Avalon space ship are flying across space, asleep in hibernation pods to embark on a 125-year journey to their new world, Homeland II.  The plot begins when one of the pods malfunctions and Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) wakes up ninety years too early.  He finds himself alone with only a robot …Read More

La La Land – Review

La La land is an original musical written and directed by Damien Chazelle. It took him 6 years to write the screenplay, cast actors, find the right crew and finally direct it. Chazelle and Justin Hurwitz, who is the music composer on this film, always had a dream to make a musical together since they …Read More

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

WARNING Inappropriate Content for Muggles    Fantastic Beats And Where To Find Them Wizards and witches, prepare your wands because a war is about to begin. Almost 6 years after the last Harry Potter film, the Wizarding world of J.K Rowling comes back to life. A new universe full of wonder and imagination is being …Read More

Review: Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’

In The Walk, Robert Zemeckis illustrates the unbelievable story of Philippe Petit, the mad Frenchman that plans to do the impossible and quite outstandingly achieves – walking on a tightrope across the World Trade Centre towers.  Zemeckis pushes us to the edge of our seats as he forces the audience to look down from the …Read More

I, Daniel Blake

A short but sweet film that’s dripping in emotion, I, Daniel Blake delivers a strong and coherent message about Britain’s most impoverished people that sticks with you long after the curtain falls.  2016 has been a strange year, and whilst the political and cultural landscape has certainly taken a dramatic shift as of late, this year’s film releases have …Read More

Stuck on Repeat: Why Are We So Obsessed With Remakes?

One of the most anticipated cinematic releases of 2015 was Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which saw the re-emergence of eternally loyal Star Wars fans, and a profit of almost $1,000,000,000 in the USA by May 2016.  Brands went crazy to profit from the release, with Star Wars merchandise appearing everywhere, and people queued for …Read More

Review: Marvel’s Dr Strange

The latest instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sees another one of the lesser known Marvel properties, Dr Stephen Strange, being brought to life. Fan favourite Benedict Cumberbatch plays the titular character and, slightly off putting American accent aside, does well to bring a character to life that the majority of the viewing public …Read More