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2018 Oscar Nominations Released: My reaction and predictions on who will win – what are yours?

There has long been a call to change the way in which Oscar Nominees are chosen, and for a change in the demographic of the members who pick the nominees. After last year’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign, those at the top were left with little choice and widespread changes were implemented to the way you gained access […]

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“What year is this?” – It’s 2017, and sorry David, Twin Peaks: The Return didn’t make my Top 10 Movies of the year

The big question that had to be discussed before I decided on my Top 10 films of 2016 was “what is the difference between a film and a movie?” Was there a distinction between the two? Does an art house film hold more weight than a popcorn flick? What if you enjoyed watching Captain America […]

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IT (2017) – More than nostalgia, a great film in its own right

IT has been out for a little under a week but has already become the biggest horror opening of all time. The film was predicted to open to around $60 million but made that in it’s first day, beating out the previous biggest opening, Paranormal Activity 3. This huge opening shouldn’t have come as much […]

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MoviePass: Think it’s too good to be true? Think again

Even though MoviePass has been around for over 5 years, it wasn’t until last month that it received a great deal of publicity. MoviePass originally cost as much as $50 per month, depending on location, allowing users to see one film per day, 365 days a year. But in August, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe announced […]

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Korean Movie Review: R-Point

Action / Drama / Horror 106 minutes / Directed by Kong Su-chang / R With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to celebrate the festive season than by watching two of the best Korean horror films from the last 10 years? “That’s not very festive,” I hear you say. Well, unlike Heo Jin-ho’s “Christmas in August” (1998), […]

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