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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review (No blasters, no bla… I mean spoilers)

I distinctly remember going to see the very first Star Wars film all the way back in 1977.  It was the first time I had ever gone to The Pictures and I was  a little less than 3 and a … Continue reading

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James Bond – Spectre – Film Review 

I’ve been looking forward to Spectre for a long time. I’m a big James Bind fan, I like all the movies except for the Pierce Brosnan films which for some reason I really don’t like at all. I guess I … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! Don’t Panic! New Dad’s Army film but are remakes worth the risk?

One of the things I find being an avid cinema and television fan is that remakes are often ultimately disappointing.   I’d much rather watch a brand new idea rather than revisit an old one which is likely to be … Continue reading

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My tribute to James Horner – Movie composer extraordinaire

I was sad to hear last night about the death of composer and musician James Horner who died as a result of the crash of solo plane he was flying.  Despite being only 61 years of age, James Horner has … Continue reading

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Mad Max Fury Road Film Review

Last year I posted one or two film reviews mostly of dramas or historic themes but recently I watch Mad Max Fury Road and thought it was worthy of my attention! I originally posted this review on the wonderful Smorgasbord … Continue reading

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Kajaki: A True Story – Movie Review

Until a few weeks ago I thought 2014 was turning out to be pretty weak for films but recently having watched the excellent movies The Imitation Game and Mr Turner I became intrigued by a trailer I had seen detailing … Continue reading

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The Fault In Our Stars

Today I went out to see a film on the spur of the moment.  I didn’t even know that I was going to go out and I certainly didn’t know that I was going to see this particular film.  I … Continue reading

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The Book Thief

Yesterday I went to the cinema as I often do on a Tuesday morning, one of the benefits of working from home.  Usually the cinema is empty with the staff outnumbering the movie-goers but not yesterday. The cinema is exactly … Continue reading

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Going To The Cinema Alone…. Specifically For The Great Gatsby (2013 film)

For the last few months whilst being without a job I have made it my business to go to the cinema once a week on a Tuesday during which I get to see films for half price. It may be … Continue reading

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