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Martha Marcy May Marlene *****

Martha Marcy May Marlene is a beautifully shot indie flick. But it is so much more than that. The title alone creates intrigue and mystery, and by the end of the film, we are still left feeling curious. Full of … Continue reading

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Drive *****

Drive is an excellent piece of film making. 2011 was truly the year of Ryan Gosling: alongside The Ides of March, this was his other stand out film, and it really does shine. Gosling stars as a stunt driver/mechanic, who … Continue reading

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Fincher, 2011) ****

After you get past the completely ludicrous and pop video-esque opening credits, you’ll find an absolutely brilliant movie and an understated rising star in Rooney Mara. SPOILER WARNING Set against a cold, harsh, yet beautiful Swedish landscape, The Girl With … Continue reading

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The Odeon: A Glorified Sweet Shop

The Odeon cinema chain is essentially nothing more than a glorified sweet shop. Going to the cinema, I like to feel like I am being sold an experience, rather than an overpriced, mass-produced product. The Odeon, and other large chains, … Continue reading

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The Grey *

Who would have thought that Liam Neeson would be the last man standing? Predictable from the very beginning, this film lacks plot, action and character development. The main problem with this movie is that it is trying to be something … Continue reading

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