The Snowman (2017) – Review

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Year: 2017 Directed by: Tomas Alfredson Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Chloë Sevigny, J.K. Simmons, Val Kilmer, Toby Jones Written by Corey Hughes After a 6-year directorial break since ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy‘ in 2011, Tomas Alfredson returns to the director seat for the woeful adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s best-selling Scandi-noir…

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Review

Esteemed director and immensely talented filmmaker Denis Villeneuve returns to our screen in emphatic fashion. Hot on the heels of his previous Sci-fi adventure Arrival, Villeneuve seemed the perfect candidate to bring the  Blade Runner world back to our screens. Whilst many argue that Ridley Scott’s 1982 Blade Runner is a bonafide masterpiece, there are a select few (like me) who […]

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IT (2017) – Movie Review

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Year: 2017 Director: Andy Muschietti Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Jackson Robert Scott, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Grazer Written by Corey Hughes Movie remakes, whether you like them or not, have become a ubiquitous force in the film industry, pushing away originality in favour of rehashing a cult favourite. It…

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DIRECTOR SEASON: Martin Scorsese

Ah, Marty. One of Hollywood’s all-time greats, and quite deservedly so. Much similar to Spielberg (shameless plug, check out last month’s Director Season), Mr. Scorsese is perhaps one of the most recognisable directors working today. Beginning his career in the 70s, Scorsese’s filmography has marvelled throughout the years, with the 74-year-old continually dipping his fingers […]

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