Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

Sitting in a cinema screen full of children on a Saturday afternoon isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I just had to attend this preview screening of ‘The Secret Life of Pets’. I’d seen the trailers many times and laughed my head off at the antics the…

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TV REVIEW: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season 1)

Let me start off by saying I love comedies. It’s probably my favourite genre to binge-watch on Netflix, so I may be a little biased here. I’ve already watched ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ in its entirety upon its initial release last year, but as Season 2 is…

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REVIEW: Eddie the Eagle (2016)

I love films about sport. Well, I love ‘Cool Runnings’; so much so that I broke my VHS copy from watching it over and over and over again. To say I was pretty excited for ‘Eddie the Eagle’ is an understatement – it promised an inspirational…

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REVIEW: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993)

With the 2016 Oscars ceremony out of the way and Leonardo DiCaprio finally taking home a golden statue thanks to his moving performance in ‘The Revenant’, I thought it would be fun to re-watch the picture which earned him his first Oscar nomination: ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’. I’ve seen the…

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REVIEW: Deadpool (2016)

Expecting a run-of-the-mill, end-of-the-world, MCU masterpiece? I can tell you now: jog on. ‘Deadpool’ makes no apologies for being a very different kind of superhero movie – and that’s just the impression I got from the trailers. ‘Deadpool’ promised the whole package: fourth wall breaks, brutal and exciting…

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REVIEW: 13 Hours (2016)

I have to tell you, I love a good, old-fashioned, violent action film. Guns, explosions, and brutal wounds? Count me in. I’d seen the trailers for ’13 Hours’and I was intrigued, despite it being the latest offering from Michael Bay who naturally attracts negative attention…