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Review: Hell or High Water

Review: Hell or High Water

Review by Ben Holliday/@bholliday Audiences have been forced to endure one of the worst summer blockbuster seasons in recent memory with 2016 but have no fear, Hell or High Water is here to wash the taste of bitter disappointment out of moviegoers mouths. Tossing the temptation of hyperbole aside, Hell ...

Review: Ghostbusters

Review: Ghostbusters

Review by Ben Holliday/@bholliday No film in recent history has had as many hurdles to overcome before paying punters get a chance to see the final product on the big screen. Be it a horrendous marketing campaign or a fanatical anti-Ghostbuster contingent in opposition to the all female cast, the ...

Berlin Film Festival: Chi-Raq – Review

Berlin Film Festival: Chi-Raq – Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada Spike Lee's latest, the hip-hop musical Chi-Raq, re-interprets the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes: Lystistrata is a beautiful woman who helps end a war by convincing every woman in town to go on a sex-strike until the men stop battling and sign a peace ...

Review: DIIV – Is The Is Are

Review: DIIV – Is The Is Are

By Declan Roberts (@DeclanMR) Zachary Cole Smith and his troops return with the follow up to DIIV’s 2012 debut Oshin, still riding the wave of critical acclaim that release garnered. Are they able to better such a promising start? Probably not. But equal its clout? I think so. Is The ...