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REVIEW: Manchester by the Sea (2017)

The most surpassing thing about ‘Manchester By The Sea’ is how funny it is. It is branded as a proper drama, which it is, but the gritty and real humour seeps in at the most amusing times and makes it one of the funniest tragedies…

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REVIEW: Moana (2016)

Disney’s ‘Moana’ is another continuation in the series that I am now calling the “Wide-eyed princess with a purpose” series. Fellow princesses in this series include Merida in ‘Brave’, Rapunzel in ‘Tangled’, and Elsa and Anna in ‘Frozen’. ‘Moana’ is Disney at its purposeful princess best with…

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REVIEW: Me Before You (2016)

‘Me Before You’ is billed as a film about a girl who falls in love with a boy who just happens to be quadriplegic and in the end, it is she who learns a life lesson. I wanted to cry, I wanted to revel in the melodramatic soap…

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REVIEW: Ghostbusters (2016)

After two years of online vitriol from people declaring that remaking this beloved 80s classic would “ruin childhoods”, I am happy to report that four women working together to defeat the paranormal is hilarious, heartwarming, and just plain fun. Going to see ‘Ghostbusters’ has become…

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REVIEW: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

Please note that this review is written by someone who still listens to The Lonely Island (the parody music group comprising of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer) unironically. There’s just something about three grown men rapping about ridiculous things that tickles me. So…

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REVIEW: Mississippi Grind (2015)

Unlike most of the flashy movies with a theme of gambling and luck that seem to be the popular plot mode (Runner Runner, 21, and movie involving Oceans and a set number of other people) ‘Mississippi Grind’ is, well, a grind. That’s not to say that…