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Away We Go ****

‘The three S’s are: no separation, no sugar, no strollers’. This is just one of the madcap couples that Verona (Maya Rudolph) and Burt (John Krasinski) encounter on their quest to find the perfect American city to raise their child. … Continue reading

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Local Natives @ The Kazimier

The atmosphere in the Kazimier is electric as BALTHAZAR take to the stage. The Belgian five-piece boast an indie-rock sound, with bluesy undertones, and their opening track Fifteen Floors was the favourite of the night. Next, LOCAL NATIVES supplied a … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower *****

Upon hearing that Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower was to be turned into a film, I was at once excited and apprehensive: the themes of the epistolary novel are highly sensitive and personal in terms of their … Continue reading

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Wanderlust ****

Wanderlust is a little-known and selectively-released comedy which ticks all the right boxes. Starring Paul Rudd as George, and Jennifer Aniston as wife Lynda, this mid-life crisis fuelled comic hit feels real, as well as entertaining. The movie opens depicting … Continue reading

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Friends with Kids *****

Friends with Kids is a refreshingly grown up comedy written, directed and starring the very talented Jennifer Westfeldt. Westfedt plays Julie, a thirty-something New York woman, who wants to have children without all the relationship baggage that comes with it. Adam … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom ****

Recently, I read an article by Hadley Freeman for the Guardian stating that Wes Anderson has become the new Tim Burton: making films to such a formulaic style that it lacks any substance and the audience knows exactly what to expect. Upon … Continue reading

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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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