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Month: December 2016

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Passengers

WARNING THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS THROUGHOUT! SERIOUSLY EVEN THE SYNOPSIS!! Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen Director: Morten Tyldum Running Time: 116mins Synopsis: During a 120 year journey to a new Earth colony in a distant galaxy, the starship Avalon suffers a malfunction leading to the awakening of engineer Jim (Pratt) 90 years too early. Alone and destined […]

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The Birth of a Nation

Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Gabrielle Union Director: Nate Parker Running Time: 120 mins Synopsis: An enslaved preacher Nat Turner (Parker) is shuttled from ranch to ranch by his drunken master Samuel (Hammer) to qualm fellow slaves and make them more obedient to their masters. Witnessing the horrors of slavery upon his kin Nat decides to take matters into his […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn Director: Gareth Edwards Running Time: 132 mins Synopsis: During a time of galactic turmoil in which the rising Rebellion wage war against the evil Empire, rumours gather that the enemy is building a new superweapon. Jyn Erso (Jones), a young rebellious fighter herself, finds herself drawn into this violent struggle when it becomes […]

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Lion

Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara Director: Garth Davis Running Time: 120 mins Synopsis: Young Saroo lives an impoverished but happy life with his brother, sister and mother in […]

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Snowden

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans Director: Oliver Stone Running Time: 134 mins Synopsis: Retelling the events surrounding a young NSA analyst Edward Snowden (Gordon-Levitt) and his stealing of important data outlining the US Government’s use of hacking the public’s email, phones and even webcams, all in the name of security.  Oliver Stone, once Hollywood’s go to political Agent […]

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Office Christmas Party

Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, TJ Miller Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck Running Time: 106 mins Synopsis: When a C.E.O of a major tech company (Aniston) elects to close down the branch run by her brother (Miller) just before Christmas, he and his lead technical manager (Bateman) attempt to woo a major client with a HUGE Christmas Party, thus saving […]

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Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Director: Clint Eastwood Running Time: 96 mins Synopsis: A recreation of the incredible events that led to the forced landing of a passenger plane carrying 155 souls in the Hudson river, turning its captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger into a national hero. However after the event he and his co-pilot Jeff Skiles (Eckhart) find […]

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Start your Baby Groot love-ins now!!

Dropping like a well-needed bomb of joy, fun and awesomeness last night was the first full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2: OMG! So much to dissect here. Let’s get the main thing out of the way first. Baby Groot is possibly the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen. His confusion around pressing a simple button is evident that […]