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Whiplash – Review (LFF)

Whiplash Review (London Film Festival)

Do you know how Charlie Parker became “Bird”? According to legend, he was at the Reno Club one night participating in a cutting session when he messed up his solo. The resident drummer was not pleased, and a cymbal came flying at Charlie Parker’s head as a result. For a year after that Parker practiced like crazy, practiced so hard that when he finally went back to the Reno, he was the THE Charlie Parker. He was Bird. At least, that’s the story pretty much the way Terrence Fletcher (J K Simmons) tells it in Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash, and the moral he takes away from that story is what informs his treatment of and relationship with Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller), the young jazz drummer at the centre of the story with lofty aspirations.
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A New ‘Saw’ Movie Is On The Way


Thought Saw was over? Thought that Jigsaw being dead for four movies and the last one being called The Final Chapter might have signaled the end? You don’t know Hollywood. Saw 8 is in the pipeline, and the producers say it could be here in two years’ time.
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Dracula Untold – Review (Midnight Movie Madness)

Dracula Untold Review (Midnight Movie Madness)

Universal plans on doing their own spin on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but with their own classic movie monsters. Let’s see how their first installment, ‘Dracula Untold’ turned out…
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Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr. Turner’ – Review (LFF)

Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner Review (London Film Festival)

Mr Turner is a beautiful film. It’s probably one of the most beautiful films that you’ll see in cinemas this year, with each and every frame artfully realised – appropriate given the subject matter.
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Jason Reitman’s ‘Men, Women & Children’ – Review

Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children - Review (London Film Festival)

Jason Reitman (director of Juno, Up In The Air and Young Adult) returns with another wry look at suburban life, love and lies in Men, Women & Children. This time around though, things are a bit different. For a start, it opens in space…
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Paul Feig Discusses The Ghostbusters 3 All-Female ‘Origin Story’

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Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is now confirmed to be helming Ghostbusters 3, which will reboot the franchise, and he’s opened up a tiny bit more regarding what we can expect.
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Gone Girl – Review (Spoiler Free)

Gone Girl Review (Midnight Movie Madness)

The acclaimed director of Madonna’s Vogue is back with his 10th feature. Is Gone Girl as good as Fincher’s previous work or a colossal disappointment?
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Spider-Man Might Be Set To Enter The Marvel Movie Universe


Thanks to some sticky rights issues, poor Spidey’s been left out of the Marvel Universe, but that might be about to change with word that Sony and Marvel are now trying to strike up a deal.
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Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘The Imitation Game’ – Review (LFF)

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Imitation Game' - Review (London Film Festival)

Pay attention. These are the words spoken by Benedict Cumberbatch’s Alan Turing in the opening scene of The Imitation Game. It’s an instruction both he and the film itself want followed. You are required to look and listen, to concentrate and be observant. To appreciate an historical figure that has to some degree been overlooked.
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Best & Worst Movies Of Summer 2014

Top 10 Best Summer Movies 2014

Bad news, the summer has concluded. Good news, the summer movie recap has begun. Here I rundown the 36 films I got to see this season
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Doctor Strange Gets A Release Date

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Doctor Strange will arrive in US cinemas on 8 July 2016, according to a new report, with filming to potentially start this year.
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Latest Star Wars Rumour Claims Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Getting A Spin-Off Movie


Disney’s confirmed that we’ll see some Star Wars spin-off movies in the near future, and a new rumour has surfaced claiming that Obi-Wan Kenobi will be the central focus of one of the upcoming films.
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Sony Gives The Green Light To 23 Jump Street


23 Jump Street is go, as we’ve got confirmation that Sony has officially put a sequel into development – but will we see officers Jenko and Schmidt off to medical school?
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