Tuesday, November 21, 2017

War Machine: Netflix ups its game with big-name, mid-budget film

IN NETFLIX’S War Machine, Brad Pitt plays the charismatic general Glen McMahon, newly appointed the command of NATO forces in Afghanistan. Beloved by his men,...

Under the spell of an epic comedy

Comedy fans flocked to the Odeon Cinema in Point Village last week for a special invite only family preview screening of Captain Underpants: The...

A masterful take on the legendary evacuation

IT’S CLOSE to two decades since Christopher Nolan’s debut, Following, and in the years since the director’s career has been spent playing with time...

Stars are out for world premiere

The world premiere of Angela’s Ashes The Musical took place at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre last week. Based on the best-selling memoir by...

Volumes of character

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: An entertaining, neon-soaked sequel

Needing a Lucky break

logan lucky: this hillbilly heist is entertaining, despite clumsy editing

Spidey gets a breath of fresh air in fun reboot

AFTER an unwarranted franchise reset with Andrew Garfield’s regrettable turn as one of Marvel’s most beloved heroes, no one was asking for another Spider-Man...

Disunited states of America in timely tale

“IT’S hard to believe that this could happen in America,” laments a radio reporter in a short snippet of archive audio in Kathryn Bigelow’s...

A perfect sequel that lives up to the promise

Thirty-five years separate Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece, Blade Runner, and this, Denis Villeneuve’s hotly anticipated sequel, Blade Runner 2049. In the intervening years, the question...

No laughing matter

CONTEMPORARY culture’s most infamous evil clown – Pennywise – was first introduced into the common lexicon with Stephen’s 1986 novel, It, arguably his best...

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