CeX Review – Dying of the Light

The blog has been a little empty as of late. It’s the essay writing time of year. Here’s a review I wrote of the interesting Dying of the Light for CeX. I couldn’t help but post it. Enjoy! Dying of the Light (2014) Review Things have been going in a strange direction for Nicolas Cage as of late. The […]

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100 Words or Less – In Bruges

Title – In Bruges Released – 2008 Director – Martin McDonagh Starring – Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes. Review – In Bruges is a black-comedy thriller from playwright Martin McDonagh. Two hitmen hide out in Bruges (Belgium) after a job gone awry. Advertised as more of a comedy, it’s much darker than it first appears and gives Colin Farrell plenty of […]

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100 Words or Less – Three Kings

Title – Three Kings Released – 1999 Director – David O. Russell Starring – George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze Review – Directed by the nicest man in Hollywood, Three Kings concerns a group of soldiers as they hunt for Saddam’s gold. The film is darkly funny and a hell of a lot cleverer than most war movies while also containing […]

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Gravity (2013) Review

“So, what do you like about being up here?” Well, that’s it, Gravity is my favourite film of the year so far, it is that good. And it is definitely one to see in cinemas, there’s no doubt about that. If possible see it in IMAX 3D as well. I know, I know, it’s a lot more […]

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Rush Review

Rush is a spectacular film. A film chronicling the rivalry between two of Formula 1’s most interesting personalities. Directed by double Oscar winner Ron Howard, Rush thrills until the credits roll, and is not a film just for F1 enthusiasts. Here’s my review. Rush revolves around the rivalry between Brit James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda, the biggest stars […]

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The Wire Season 3 Review

“It’s Baltimore, gentlemen; the Gods will not save you.” It was difficult to write this review without giving away at least one major death, but I will write a spoiler free review. This is the season where everything gets political. One police chief starts his own war on drugs, we see the inner workings of […]

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The Wire Season 2 Review

“Where we come from, what we go through, how we go through it; all this shit matters.” From as early on as season 2 of The Wire it’s clear to see that this show is going to be a crime epic. The second season shifts the focus to a completely different side of Baltimore, the port and […]

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