Attempting to adapt any Stephen King story is a perilous task. But for one as iconic as It, it’s near impossible.
And with It’s numerous behind-the-scene bust ups and exits, is it even possible for director Andrés Muschietti to create a good, perhaps, even great, film?
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The first episode of Channel Four’s new anthology series, based on the work of science fiction master Phillip K. Dick.
‘The Hood Maker’ is classic sci-fi with some big ideas and excellent performances – and it promises great things to come.
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2017 has been a tough year for Tom Cruise. Everyone agreed that ‘The Mummy’ was terrible, after Cruise was the one endorsing it so heavily.
But don’t worry! With ‘American Made’ Cruise is back to his absolute best, as the charming and crazy Barry Seal. Based on a true, and insane, story.
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The first four episodes of The Defenders reviewed…
We’ve waited a while for this. Ever since the first of the Netflix Marvel shows (Daredevil in 2013) we’ve known this will be where it all eventually ends up. So, the big question is, was it all worth it?
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So far so good; 2017 is shaping up to be pretty fantastic year for cinema. Sure there’s been some duds but there’s also been some sure-to-be future classics too.
Perhaps most surprisingly though is the fact that a lot of these aren’t coming from the usual avant-garde places, but rather from big bad Hollywood.
Read on, tell me if you agree with my picks, and let me know what your favourite films of 2017 have been!
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The new film by Christopher Nolan is here. Is it the film of the year?
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The superb third entry into the new Planet of the Apes series blows even the fantastic Dawn of the Planet of the Apes out of the water.
There’s action, drama, humour – but Matt Reeves’ fantastic ape character study is not your usual summer tentpole sci-fi flick.
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