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IN FEAR
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IN FEAR

★★★☆☆ Dir: Jeremy Lovering (2013) Opening with an answer phone message from Tom (Iain De Caestecker) to  Lucy (Alice Englert) In Fear sets up a new relationship in a few deft lines. An invitation to a music festival from a young man to a young lady and a naive, sexually tinged trip through Cornwall and Devon (acting as Ireland) … Continue reading

TUSK
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TUSK

★★★☆☆ Dir: Kevin Smith (2014) Certainly one of the weirdest American films of the year and definitely the oddest work to date from Kevin Smith, Tusk is part creature horror film, part detective story and part total shambles. An idea which arose between long time producer Scott Mosier and Smith on an episode of Smiths popular podcast after … Continue reading

THE BABADOOK
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THE BABADOOK

★★★★★ Dir: Jennifer Kent (2014) Few and far between are the horror films which really hit home. Packs of screaming teens despatched one after the other, a creaky old house which has more character than any single person in the film or simple one note horror films which hide behind some kind of so-bad-it’s-good gimmick seem … Continue reading

ST. VINCENT
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ST. VINCENT

★★★☆☆ Dir: Theodore Melfi (2014) St. Vincent’s sugar-coated “cantankerous old man meets the sweet young kid next-door and learns about himself” synopsis might make your last meal rise in your throat but a great script and a fine performance by the legendary Bill Murray should be enough to put this on your to watch list. Murray’s dead pan hell raiser … Continue reading

INTERSTELLAR
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INTERSTELLAR

★★★★☆ Dir: Christopher Nolan (2014) The blockbuster saviour, old school communicator and all round heady guy, Christopher Nolan leaves his Batman trilogy behind like a shuttle heading for deep space; Interstellar is a wide-eyed exploration into the very real future of what the forever brilliant Carl Sagan called the little blue dot; Our planet. Nolan (writing … Continue reading

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES
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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

★☆☆☆☆ Dir: Jonathan Liebesman (2014) Sunday morning cartoon time in the houses of millions of tv hungry kiddie winks got a lot weirder in the late 1980s; Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird‘s comic book about 4 catchphrase spewing mutated turtles named after renaissance painters who were raised by a kung fu master rat, fed pizza and fought crime in the … Continue reading