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Film Review: The Visit

After the disastrous 2013 Will Smith-starring flop After Earth, The Sixth Sense helmsman M. Night Shyamalan returns to the horror genre with found-footage flick The Visit, starring We’re the Millers’ Kathryn Hahn, as well newbies Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould. After reaching out to their estranged daughter Paula (Hahn), to whom they’ve not spoken for…

Film Review: Me and Earl and The Dying Girl

Directed by 2012’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown remake helmsman, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, comes high school dramedy and Sundance favourite, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Based on Jesse Andrews’ novel of the same name, this charmingly quirky anti-teen-romance flick stars Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cyler. Greg (Mann) – a socially awkward high…

Film Review: No Escape

No Escape – the Thailand-based civil war flick starring Owen Wilson, In a World…’s Lake Bell and former 007er Pierce Brosnan – is As Above, See Below helmsman John Erick Dowdle’s latest directorial effort. After landing a new job in Thailand at Bangkok’s big water company, Jack Dwyer (Wilson), his wife, Annie (Bell), and their two young…

Film Review: Ricki and the Flash

Directed by The Silence of the Lambs‘ Jonathan Demme, Meryl Streep goes full on rock queen in the not-so-touching family drama, Ricki and the Flash. The film  – loosely based on writer Diablo Cody’s mother-in-law’s life –  also stars Streep’s real-life daughter, Mamie Gummer, along with Kevin Kline and musician Rick Springfield. Ricki (Streep) made some…

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News: Artemis Fowl, Jack Reacher 2 and Benicio del Toro

Acclaimed British thespian and director of the recent live-action adaptation of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh, looks set to take on Eoin Colfer’s critically acclaimed Artemis Fowl series for the big screen. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but it’s sounding likely that Branagh will tackle the boy-genius story after his next film, Murder on The Orient Express.…

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News: Wes Craven Dies, Doctor Strange and Scooby Doo

Horror legend Wes Craven has sadly passed away at the age of 76. The A Nightmare on Elm Street director – who also directed the first four Scream films – is credited with revolutionising the genre. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter) Hannibal star Mads Mikkelsen is reportedly in talks to feature in the Scott Derrickson directed…

Film Review: We Are Your Friends

Zac Efron stars in the glamorous new buddy-flick-turned-forbidden-romance, We Are Your Friends. Directed by Catfish’s Max Joseph – his first feature length film – this DJ tale, also featuring Wes Bentley, Emily Ratajkowski and Jon Bernthal, is set to the backdrop of the Los Angeles music scene. Hotshot DJ Cole (Efron) and his merry band of…