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FILM REVIEW: Spectre

Spectre (Sam Mendes, 2015)

Bond is back! Even if it’s somewhat reluctantly, with Daniel Craig recently decrying his role in the films that catapulted him into the spotlight. Although contracted to do one more Bond film after this one, he’s on record as saying he’d rather slash his wrists than do another one (yes, poor him with his £39 million pay check). Only time will tell, but for now we have Bond 24, a.k.a. Spectre. The question on everyone’s lips: will it be as good as Skyfall? Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Spectre

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FILM REVIEW: The Lobster

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015)

If you’re sick of the constant remakes, reboots, biopics, book adaptations, and mindless action films that together make up the bulk of your options at the cinema, then Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster will be a welcome relief. Currently in limited release, its premise is about as weird as you can get, but you can also be assured that it isn’t alienating in a no-one-will-get-this-unless-they-are-a-film-wanker kind of way. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Lobster

FILM REVIEW: The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)

Welcome to the Grand Budapest Hotel...
Welcome to the Grand Budapest Hotel… Ralph Fiennes as M. Gustave H

This isn’t really a movie that you can trust a reviewer on. Or so my Dad found out when he trusted Margaret and David’s 5 and 4.5 star reviews and then hated it. Wes Anderson is certainly not to everyone’s tastes. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Grand Budapest Hotel