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Staff Reviews: War Horse by Andy Leeke, Front of House Assistant

There are not many directors with a back catalogue like Steven Spielberg. Regardless of what you may think of his films, he clearly has a great passion for story telling, in many forms, and regardless of what genre he may … Continue reading

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Kill List review, by Ed Stilliard

Violence, unease and shock are the main ingredients in Kill List – a film which simmers until boiling point. Opening with scenes of suburban couple Jay (Neil Maskell) and his Swedish wife, Shel (MyAnna Buring) having a shouting match over … Continue reading

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In a Better World – Review by Ed Stilliard

In A Better World strikes a poignant chord with the current national psyche where recent events have made people point a finger at home rather than abroad. Medical aid worker Anton (Mikael Persbrandt) returns home from war-torn Sudan to his … Continue reading

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Taxi Driver – Review by James Black

The idea of the lone vigilante exacting revenge upon criminals and lowlifes has long been a preoccupation of Hollywood Cinema. Whether it be a traditional Western starring John Wayne, Clint Eastwood’s rogue Det. Harry Callahan or more recently Christian Bale … Continue reading

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Source Code – Review by Harry Cunningham (SPOILER ALERT)

You would think a film that shows you exactly the same eight minute scene repeatedly for almost an hour and a half would be anything but exhilaratingly fast paced wouldn’t you? But that is exactly what Duncan Jones’ Source Code … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom – Review by James Black

Animal Kingdom is the extremely impressive debut from director David Michôd. Reminiscent of Andrew Dominik’s Chopper (2000) in its authentic portrayal of Australia’s underworld the film shows inner city Melbourne in all of its warts and all actuality a place … Continue reading

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True Grit – Review by Harry Cunningham

Colourful and cinematic whilst intimate and beautifully narrated, True Grit tells the story of fourteen year old Mattie Ross. Heavily distressed by the death of her father at the hands of local villain Tom Chaney, Mattie arrives to collect his … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate 365 launch and new video footage from Jeremy Hunter

Let’s Celebrate 365, our stunning photographic exhibition from Jeremy Hunter launched on Thu 24 Feb and was opened by Labour MP Peter Soulsby. Attendees at the launch event were treated to an introduction to the exhibition by Jeremy Hunter, as … Continue reading

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Brighton Rock – Review by James Black

Hearing the news that John Boulting’s classic 1946 adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel Brighton Rock was to be remade filled with me trepidation. The current spate of mostly inferior remakes are one thing but meddling with the perfection of this … Continue reading

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The Fighter – Review by Jeremy Bish

The Fighter, is it as good as rocky? That is not the question. This movie demands to be judged as a unique entity. This is a true life family drama that happens to have boxing in it. Beginning development way … Continue reading

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