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The Jungle Book Movie Review

While I’m still not entirely sold on Disney’s plans for live-adaptations of its animated films, successes like Maleficent and Cinderella have been good enough to make me optimistic that they won’t all be as bad as Alice in Wonderland, to say nothing of efforts from


Hardcore Henry Movie Review

In a year where big budget adaptations of Warcraft, Assassin’s Creed and even Angry Birds are due to his cinemas, who’d have thought the first movie to get the video game aesthetic down to a science would be Hardcore Henry, an ultra violent action film shot


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review

Having seen Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, I’m reminded of the story of how Alejandro Jodorowsky reacted to seeing David Lynch’s adaptation of Dune. Jodorowsky, who had dreamed of this wild vision of his own Dune adaptation before the studios refused to finance it, was


The Kansas City Shuffle

Ah, Kansas City. What a pearl you turned out to be. Known for its world famous barbecue, the birthplace of bebop, its scenic river walks and fountains, and a city that has played home to men as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Walt Disney and President


10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Review

Remember Cloverfield? You know, that found footage monster movie that after all that marketing hype we mostly remember for the terrible shaky cam? Sure, J.J. Abrams attempts to create the American answer to Godzilla worked out about as well as his imitation of Steven Spielberg,