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FILM REVIEW: Gifted

Gifted (Marc Webb, 2017)

It all looks fairly formulaic on paper. Captain America + cute kid + schmaltz = Gifted. The title alone may provoke groans, because it seems to be a term that is thrown around all too easily. From the outset it would seem that clichés would surely abound. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Gifted

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FILM REVIEW: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron (Joss Whedon, 2015)

Millions of Marvel fan boys around the world have been awaiting Avengers: Age of Ultron with bated breath, and most likely they will be creaming their jeans in delight at what has been served up for them on the silver screen. For the rest of us, it’s just another superhero movie, though possibly better than most. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Avengers: Age of Ultron

FILM REVIEW: Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (Joon-ho Bong, 2013)

Chris Evans
Chris Evans

Considering that this was initially released pretty much nowhere in Australia (Thank you Cinema Nova for being the only place to show it in Melbourne), you might assume that Snowpiercer is a wacky, out-there, too-crazy-to-comprehend type of film, but you would be wrong. While it is a little outside of the mainstream, this is decent science-fiction with a relatively easy storyline to follow, with a few known faces thrown in for good measure. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Snowpiercer