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FILM REVIEW: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is a film aiming to appeal to many different groups. Luckily, it will satisfy them all. It's an inspirational story about three African-American women working at NASA in 1961. They, and a room full of other black women,…

FILM REVIEW: The Eagle Huntress (2016)

The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about a young Kazakh girl, Aisholpan, who wants to follow her father in the family tradition – eagle hunting. However that’s not the real story. The heart and soul of this film is the total love and…

FILM REVIEW: Inferno (2016)

Why wasn’t Inferno a huge success? The latest movie from director Ron Howard starring Tom Hanks had all the ingredients of success. The original novel was by Dan Brown (The DaVinci Code). It also stars Felicity Jones, soon to star in the…

FILM REVIEW: Don’t Breathe (2016)

‘Just because he’s blind, don’t make him a fucking saint, bro,’ proclaims Money, one of three small-time crooks beset on what promises to be their biggest ever score, and therein lies the concept for relentless cat and mouse thriller Don’t…

FILM REVIEW: The Accountant (2016)

The Accountant is about a high-performing autistic mathematician who cleans up the financial books of those on the shady side of the law - the cartels, the crooks and all in between. But Wolff (Ben Affleck) is an emotionally stunted man, a…

FILM REVIEW: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Well, well, Hollywood can still make Westerns. The Magnificent Seven remake lands in theaters. It stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke. This is the third version. It was first made in 1954 as Seven Samurai, then in the U.S.…

FILM REVIEW: Sinister 2 (2015)

I’m sure that anyone who's significantly interested in horror movies will agree with me and my experience of Sinister 2. The horrific, ghastly, gruesome, extermination of families kept me on the edge of my seat with my eyes wide open. My…