REVIEW: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

Following the release of the film The Blair Witch Project a disparate group of fans, academics and obsessives arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland, to tour the sites showcased in the original film. When they somehow lose several hours of their lives, they return to one of the group's home to review the videotaped footage of the missing time. ...

REVIEW: King Kong Escapes (1967)

The villainous Dr Who (Eisei Amamoto), working on behalf of a rogue government, constructs a giant robotic King Kong to dig in the Arctic for the mysterious "element X". When the robot Kong fails to operate due to the high radiation levels, Dr Who decides to kidnap the real Kong and force it to work ...

REVIEW: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

A governor's daughter (Keira Knightley) and an apprentice blacksmith (Orlando Bloom) are drawn into a desperate battle against Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and his crew of cursed, undead pirates. Their only help is the deranged pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), except he does not seem to have decided on which side he is going ...

REVIEW: Logan (2017)

In the year 2029 mutants are seemingly extinct. Just south of the Mexico-USA border, Logan (Hugh Jackman) - known popularly as the Wolverine - cares for a frail and increasingly senile Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart). Logan himself has seen much better days. His adamantium claws do not spring from his knuckles so well, and his ...

REVIEW: The Gift (2015)

Sales executive Simon Callem (Jason Bateman) and his interior designer wife Robyn (Rebecca Hall) have only recently returned to Los Angeles when they bump into Gordon Mosely (Joel Edgerton), a former high school classmate. Gordon seems harmless enough, albeit a little awkward, but when he imposes himself on Simon and Robyn's hospitality a little too ...

REVIEW: Doctor Strange (2016)

Talented surgeon Dr Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) suffers irreperable damage to his hands in a car crash, ending his career in the process. When conventional medicine fails him, Strange follows a lead to Kathmandu and to an organisation of sorcerers defending the world from inter-dimensional attack. Marvel Studios represent the great commercial success story in ...

REVIEW: T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Nostalgia can be a killer. It makes you look back on the past with a false, rosy glow. It can make things seem happier than they were. Nostalgia can make you less driven to find a better future, in the false belief that things used to be much better beforehand. It can also be the ...

REVIEW: The Equation of Love and Death (2008)

Li Mi (Zhou Xun) drives a taxi in Kunming. She has been looking fruitlessly for her vanished boyfriend for four years. On the same day that she picks up two passengers that turn out to be desperate criminals (Wang Baoqiang and Wang Yanhui), she thinks she sees her missing lover - only he (Deng Chao) ...

REVIEW: Blue Ruin (2013)

Dwight Evans (Macon Blair) is a homeless man living in a run-down blue sedan by the beach. A police officer tracks him down to inform him that Wade Cleland - the man who murdered Dwight's parents, is to be released from prison on parole. Dwight immediately collects his belongings and drives home to Virginia on ...

REVIEW: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

A vast and unknown object is approaching Earth. It appears to destroy any starships in its way, and its ultimate intentions are a mystery. Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) arranges to re-take command of his former ship the USS Enterprise and to investigate the mysterious entity and prevent it from destroying the planet. While ...

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