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20 Years On: Reflections on ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’

This December, Anthony Minghella’s The Talented Mr Ripley will turn 20. Despite being a quintessentially summer movie, of course Weinstein’s Miramax released it in awards season. However, there is no way I could write about this film around Christmas time. This movie exudes sun, sea,…

Comedy, Crime, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Ocean’s Eight (2018)

The ‘all-female reboot’ has been a controversial trend in recent movies, none more so than ‘Ghostbusters’, a film which I loved, after growing up with and being a huge fan of the originals. Although many have been mooted (let’s pray the female ‘Lord of the…

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Hiccup and Toothless Return In The First Trailer For ‘How To Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vSaz7pv2kA&w=560&h=315] “What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic trilogy spanning their lives.  In this next chapter, Hiccup and Toothless will finally discover their true destinies: the village chief as ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, and…

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First Trailer for Andy Serkis’ ‘Mowgli’ Is Released!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpxCT36DxKg&w=560&h=315] “Motion capture and live action are blended for “Mowgli,” a new, big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book. The film features an impressive roster of stars under the direction of Andy Serkis. The story follows the upbringing of the human…

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The Heist Begins In The First Trailer For ‘Ocean’s 8’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFWF9dU5Zc0&w=560&h=315] “In Summer 2018, the tide will turn as Debbie Ocean attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the perfect crew: Lou; Nine Ball; Amita; Constance; Rose; Daphne Kluger;…