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Murphy’s Law, Horror and Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines chaos as ‘the inherent unpredictability in the behaviour of a complex natural system’. This mathematic idea is at the heart of Jurassic Park; whether it be the imperfections of the skin, the flapping of a butterfly’s wings or the mistaken comprehension…

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Decade Definers: 1980s – The Indiana Jones Trilogy

Written by Chris Gelderd Fast forward 50 years to the year 2068 and let’s see how Hollywood and blockbuster movies are made. No film is every truly original. Everything from characters to plot devices to music and locations are influenced marginally by existing material that…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

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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Step Into The Oasis In Brand New ‘Ready Player One’ Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSp1dM2Vj48&w=560&h=315] “The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies,…

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JUMPCUT’s Favourites: Jaws (1975)

People: What’s the film you’ll never get tired of watching?  Me: Jaws.  People: What’s the one film you would choose to watch for the rest of your life? Me: Jaws. People: What’s your favourite fi… Me: JAWS OKAY.  It is pretty much a guarantee that…

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John Cena Joins ‘Bumblebee’ Spin-Off Which Arrives December 2018

Production on the first spin-off from the ‘Transformers’ franchise, ‘Bumblebee’, began today and THR have exclusively revealed that John Cena will play the lead role, alongside Hailee Steinfeld. Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) is directing this spin-off, with Michael Bay attached as a producer and Steven…

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‘Ready Player One’ Trailer Released At SDCC

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE71JOvLPvE&w=560&h=315] Kicking off this year’s Warner Bros. presentation in Hall H was Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ The film stars Tye Sheridan, Ben Mendelsohn, Olivia Cooke, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance, T.J Miller, and Hannah John-Kamen. Developing…. “From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction…

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Indiana Jones And The Tomb Of Quiet Optimism

Following last year’s announcement, the prospect of a fifth instalment to the Indiana Jones franchise was met with some level of cynicism, especially when many Indy fans would argue that ‘The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ should have remained a nice idea. Nevertheless Indy 5…