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TV REVIEW: Ratched (2020)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) features one of cinemas all-time greatest villains, Nurse Mildred Ratched (Louise Fletcher). A shark-eyed, calculating and cruel individual who devours every scene as the viewer watches on, powerless to stop her. Her passive aggression condemns multiple patients, including…

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REVIEW: Abominable (2019)

With Disney seeming to have moved on to relentlessly live-action remaking their entire back catalogue, it now behooves us to look to other studios for quality animation. With Hiyao Miyazaki returning in 2020, directing Studio Ghibli’s How Do I Live? , LAIKA Studios bringing us…

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REVIEW: The Goldfinch (2019)

Adapting an almost 800-page book for the big screen screams ‘ambition’ more than anything. Sure enough, John Crowley’s adaptation of Donna Tartt’s 2013 novel The Goldfinch is nothing if not ambitious. The film opens on a grown-up Theo Decker (Ansel Elgort) contemplating suicide. His mother…

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REVIEW: Glass (2019)

“They always underestimate the mastermind.”   19 years after being the only survivor of a train crash and discovering he has superhero-like abilities, David Dunn (Willis) runs his security shop by day and protects the streets of New York at night in a green poncho…

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SDCC: First Trailer For M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Released!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ghQs5AmNk&w=560&h=315] From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within,…

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REVIEW: The Post (2018)

For every ‘Ready Player One’, you have ‘The Post’. Director Steven Spielberg next two directorial efforts into 2018 following 2016’s ‘BFG’ include a political thriller and science-fiction fantasy. Both rely on source material, but one will include generous CGI, dazzling action and a pulse-pounding soundtrack…

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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;…