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3 reasons you should see The Edge of Seventeen

In “The Edge of Seventeen”, Nadine is an angry, confused, and intelligent American teenager trying to fit in a world that rejects her. Or so she thinks. On one hand, her friendship with Krista, Nadine’s BFF since pre-school, is threatened […]

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Film Review: Nocturnal Animals

A moment of thanks and appreciation for the fact that Tom Ford has once again taken a break from being a world-renowned fashion designer to write and direct yet another stunning film. No, not just stunning, awe-inspiring that gets all […]

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#TBT Review: True Romance

As you may already know, The Sugar Club is hosting #TarantinoWeek at their vibrant venue. Such classics as Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds and Pulp Fiction have already graced their big screen, but what better movie to finish the week, than with Tarantino’s […]

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Films for Daddio Day

By Ellis M We are fast approaching Father’s Day and if you’re like any of us in the office then you’re scouring Amazon electronics deals, sorting through experience days, taking a moment to check your bank account, re-evaluating your life […]

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A Slim Fairytale: Tale of Tales review

   Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is certainly easy on the eye. A lavish landscape for the bizarre surrealism of Giambattista Basile’s gruesome fairytales that even predate the Brothers Grimm. The film is loosely based on three of the Neapolitan […]

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the 3 b’s: booze, broads & baseball – everybody wants some!! review

by Cormac O   Richard Linklater received the most universal praise of his career with the ambitious Boyhood. A heartwarming tale of motherhood, family dysfunction and the evolution of popular culture in the noughties. And how does Linklater respond to […]

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don’t believe the hype – captain america: civil war

by Cormac O Don’t believe the hype. Captain America: Civil War opened last Friday to rave reviews. A consensus that has me utterly perplexed. The superhero movie over the past five years or so has become Hollywood’s biggest cash cow. The genre […]

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usheru’s best loved supporting roles

by Ellis M This is an usheru list of best loved supporting roles. A list of the characters that bring a film together (sometimes) without us realising. If you took them out of the film there may, or may not, […]

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#tbt review – mean streets (1973)

by Cormac O On the surface, Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets is a crime film about New York hoods. But at its core, it’s so much more than that. It’s heaven and hell, good and evil, sin and redemption. Mean Streets is Scorsese’s first big […]

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#tbt review – before midnight

by Cormac O   I have never seen Richard Linklater’s first two installments of his romantic trilogy. Even though I admire the director’s other work, particularly the cult, coming of age Dazed and Confused (1993), it seemed a tall order […]

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