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‘Guardians of the Galaxy': Marvel’s Successful Trump Card

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In their catalogue of superheroes, uber-villains and other-worldly individuals, Marvel have an ever-evolving cinematic universe from which to grow ever popular. But while the cornerstones of their success appear to be reaching their transitional periods, risks have to be taken ...

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7 Alternative Life Lessons Learned from Films

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There are many great and noble lessons to be learned from the movies but occasionally some slightly more obscure ones crop up that you might not have spotted. Check out these alternative life lessons learned from films. 1. Clever people ...

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8 reasons to adore Withnail and I

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A cult classic in the truest sense, Withnail and I is one of the most beloved and quoted films of the last few decades, with Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann taking viewers on an alcohol-fuelled ride across the country ...

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Is ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Really THAT Bad?

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Released on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital today is Michael Bay‘s fourth instalment – and somewhat second chapter – in his Hasbro-structured franchise; Transformers: Age of Extinction. At current the film holds an 18% ‘Rotten’ rating on generator Rotten Tomatoes, yet ...

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Alex Garland – ‘The Beach’ and Beyond

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The Beach, 28 Days Later and Sunshine may sound like an ideal summer holiday but there is a far more impressive link, Alex Garland. Some may be aware of Alex Garland’s work more than others but if you didn’t know ...

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‘The Hunger Games’ Franchise: Top 5 Moments

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YA adaptations are all over our multiplexes these days. This calendar year alone we’ve had Divergent, The Maze Runner, The Giver, Vampire Academy, The Fault in Our Stars and If I Stay, but few can truly rival the big-screen translations of ...

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Acting Profiles: Jennifer Lawrence

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With the first instalment of the final Hunger Games film, Mockingjay: Part 1, being released this month, on the 20th November, we’re all looking forward to seeing the beautiful Jennifer Lawrence reprise her role as the fierce heroine Katniss Everdeen. ...

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10 of the Best Horror Movies

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As its Halloween why not explore ten of the greatest horror films ever committed celluloid. Choosing just ten was an unenviable task and there are countless great films that had to be left off. These horror films all had an ...

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Are Awards Unfair to Popcorn Movies?

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On Monday, Deadline Hollywood published an interesting interview with Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) as part of their never ending “Awards Watch.” The question? Should their film be a contender for best picture? Seems simple enough ...

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Marvel Phase 3 Announcement – The Future of Marvel & DC Films

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Yesterday, Marvel announced their slate of films for the next 10 years, much the way DC did a few weeks ago.  We’ll see a lot more superhero movies and some are game changes.  With that in mind, Rebecca Pahle came ...

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