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ROUGH NIGHT | FILM PREVIEW

ROUGH NIGHT | FILM PREVIEW

*** Dir: Lucia Aniello (15, 101 mins) A hen party from hell that borrows heavily from many comedies before it, but with oestrogen. Jess, played by Scarlett Johansson is running for state senator but wants to cut loose with her old frat house friends before her wedding to fellow ‘grown up’ Paul W Downs. It’s […]

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HIDDEN FIGURES | FILM PREVIEW

HIDDEN FIGURES | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Theodore Melfi (12A, 127 mins) The untold true story of the black women behind NASA’s race into space is stirringly told in this excellent drama, anchored in its central trio of actors. Back in the 1960s, America was still divided by colour and gender, women were there to make coffee and run errands […]

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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE | FILM PREVIEW

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Chris McKay (PG, 90 mins) After the excellent Lego Movie, one character stood out more than the others: Will Arnett’s gravel voiced ultra-serious Batman. Thankfully providing an antidote to the po-faced like of Batman v Superman, this block based outing for the caped crusader should deliver plenty of bat laughs. Not only giving […]

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ALAN RICKMAN: ‘ALWAYS’ IN OUR HEARTS | FEATURE

ALAN RICKMAN: ‘ALWAYS’ IN OUR HEARTS | FEATURE

Needless to say, the nation was heartbroken at the news that English actor, Alan Rickman, lost his life at the age of 69 to cancer this year on January 14th, surrounded by loved ones. Most known for his roles as the incredible villain in Die Hard, the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of […]