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Triple 9: Crooked Cops And Disillusioned Drifters

Corrupt cops have been a go-to topic for screenwriters in Hollywood for decades now, turning up some true classics in the process. Just think of LA Confidential and Training Day – contrasting in style, but two of the best thrillers to come out in the last 20 years. John Hillcoat’s Triple 9 isn’t quite up…

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Allegiant: Can Nobody Do Their Job?!

We all know that big movie studios tend to get a bad rap for being cold-hearted corporations with their eyes set purely on the money, so it’s nice to see that Lionsgate has shown a little compassion and decided to let an entire crew of Divergent fans produce the third installment in the Shailene Woodley-fronted…

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X-Men: Apocalypse – A Mutant Misstep

The X-Men franchise had become dull and monotonous, the Wolverine standalone failed to offer anything new, or exciting, while the main run stalled with The Last Stand. But then came the light, the 1962-set First Class brought a fresh take to Professor X and Magneto – turning back the clock to their first meeting. If First…

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Under-The-Radar TV You Need To Watch

Finding a new TV show to binge on is becoming harder and harder; we’ve all lost literal hours of our lives scrolling through Netflix’s ‘recommendations’. Most people are aware of the big hitters of the small screen – we’re talking Game Of Thrones or House Of Cards – but what about the little guys who…

Assassin’s Creed Is Here, Video Game Fans Can Dare To Dream

Super Mario Bros. Resident Evil. Prince Of Persia. Need For Speed. They were all utter gash and everyone knows the common thread between them; video game fans have had it lauded over them for so long – video game to movie adaptations just do not work. Some absolute nut jobs will try and convince you…

Flaked: The Ups And Downs Of The Sun-Kissed Netflix Original

Nobody’s quite sure how it happened but Netflix’s slate of original programming has built up the quite reputation. No longer a little try-hard hidden in the shadows of Hollywood, it’s an out and out production behemoth steamrolling competitors on the strength of the likes of Orange Is The New Black and House Of Cards. They…

Freaks & Geeks: The Teen Dramedy Ahead Of Its Time

Most TV fans are aware of how ruthless and seemingly uninterested in fans’ views US networks are when it comes to cancelling shows. If ratings drop below some arbitrary figure, that’s it, your favourite programme’s in the can, never to be seen again. This has been the case for years. Some of TV’s most revered…