Near Dark (1987)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writers: Kathryn Bigelow, Eric Red Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen The sun sets on the American Midwest and we see Caleb (Pasdar) out with his buddies drinking. Outside, Caleb spots […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson Writers: Kelly Marcel (screenplay), E.L. James (novel) Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle How does one give a review for a film, based off a book, that received so much media […]

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Black Swan (2010)

Director: Darren Aronofsky Writers: Mark Heyman (screenplay), Andrés Heinz (screenplay), John McLaughlin (screenplay) Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel Nina Sayers (Portman) has a dream of dancing in the prologue of Swan Lake as […]

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Director: Ron Howard Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story), Nathaniel Philbrick (book) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson This film is based on Philbrick’s novel, which chronicles the voyage of the whaling ship […]

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La Linea – The Line (2009)

Director: James Cotten Writer: R. Ellis Frazier Stars: Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Esai Morales Set in Tijuana Mexico, we open to the stereotypical ethnic minorities conducting some dodgy business. We know it’s dodgy business because […]

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Audrey Rose (1977)

Director: Robert Wise Writers: Frank De Felitta (screenplay), Frank De Felitta (novel) Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck Director Robert Wise (who had previously directed West Side Story and The Haunting) brings us the […]

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Hummingbird (2013)

Director: Steven Knight Writer: Steven Knight Stars: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure Hummingbird (also commonly known as Redemption) has our anti-hero Statham once again playing an ex special forces type with a troubled past. […]

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The Hunter (2011)

Director: Daniel Nettheim Writers: Alice Addison (screenplay), Wain Fimeri (original adaptation), Julia Leigh (Novel) Stars: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Morgana Davies The Hunter charts the tale of one isolated and disconnected mans slow journey back […]

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The Woman in Black (2012)

Director: James Watkins Writers: Susan Hill (novel), Jane Goldman (screenplay) Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe) is a young London solicitor still mourning the loss of his wife. Despite this he […]

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6 Bullets (2012)

Director: Ernie Barbarash Writers: Chad Law, Evan Law Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joe Flanigan, Anna-Louise Plowman An opening text statement regarding modern day slavery precedes what was a surprisingly good little action film. I’ve always […]

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Dracula Untold (2014)

Director: Gary Shore Writers: Matt Sazama (screenplay), Burk Sharpless (screenplay) Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon In this, the last of the modern Universal monster remakes before they start their own shared universe consisting […]

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