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chappie dvd review

DVD Review: Chappie

Neill Blomkamp seems to be turning into a M. Night Shyamalan. Coming out of nowhere with the amazing District 9, only to follow it up with an essential re-make of sorts in Elysium, and...

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The Transporter Refueled Poster

Frank Martin, played by newcomer Ed Skrein, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life- or so he thinks- as an independent agent contracted to transport classified packages for questionable people....

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DVD Review: Mortdecai

Kyril Bonfiglioli’s Mortdecai Trilogy, published during the 1970’s had apparently attained cult status, which always make a film adaptation a risky thing to attempt. But attempt Johnny Depp did, and in preparation, apparently read...

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WIN: Force Majeure DVDs

Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, FORCE MAJEURE is a darkly hilarious psychodrama. Handsome, successful Tomas, his wife Ebba and their two children are on a luxury skiing holiday....

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DVD Review: The Wedding Ringer

The Wedding Ringer has such an implausible premise that it almost works as a comedy. Rich nerd with no friends has asked his dream girl to marry him, and she said yes. Problem is,...

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WIN: Paper Towns Tickets

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green (“The Fault in Our Stars”), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she...

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Hitman: Agent 47 TRAILER #2

Hitman: Agent 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on...

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DVD Review: The Newsroom Season 3

So I love The West Wing and therefore had looked forward to what else he might bring to our TV screens. When I first heard about The Newsroom, I was interested but on seeing...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Evincing a modern sensibility despite its period setting Thomas Vinterberg’s take on Far from the Madding Crowd feels more fun-filled than any Thomas Hardy novel has a right to be; yet the film’s freshness...