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American Assassin

Director: Michael Cuesta Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton & Taylor Kitsch Rating: 18 Duration: 111 minutes Release date: 15 January (UK) Based upon the novel of the same name, American Assassin is a film stuck somewhere between Jason Bourne and John Wick. Attempting to keep a balance between stark realism and over the top violence, […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton & Robert Downey Jr. Synopsis: Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. Rating: 12A Duration: […]

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Film Club: Jackie Brown

This months edition of Film Club features our first Quentin Tarantino film, and was chosen by Hamish of HC Movie Reviews. Below are his reasons for choosing Jackie Brown, followed by each members thoughts on the film.

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Minions, Review

Directors: Kyle Balda & Pierre Coffin Starring: Sandra Bullock, John Hamm & Michael Keaton Synopsis: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world Rating: U Run time: 91 minutes Release date: 26 June (UK) It’s incredibly hard […]

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Top 5 Michael Keaton Performances

Michael Keaton’s career has been nothing if not varied. He has been the leading man, the comedic foil, the villain, the supernatural, the corporate slime ball, the plastic doll (Toy Story 3 in case you wondered) and a superhero. But, has Hollywood given Keaton enough attention? Possibly not. He’s only ever received one leading actor […]

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Film Club Leaderboard: December Edition

As 2014 draws to a close, so too does Film Club. In the final review of the year, we picked apart Tim Burton’s first entry into the comic book genre with his take on Batman. Deemed a classic at the time of release, and for many years since, but Burton’s Batman is showing its age […]

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Film Club: Batman (1989)

In this months edition of Film Club, Cathal, aka The Narrator, chose Tim Burton’s Batman as our film of the month. It was another interesting choice and one that didn’t go down as well with some as it did with others, while it also brought out inevitable comparisons to Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight films. Keep […]

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BiRDMAN, Review

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Starring: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton & Emma Stone Synopsis: A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory Rating: 15 Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 1 January 2015 When I initially […]

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BiRDMAN Reveals Ten Excellent City Posters

BiRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance has released a batch of city orientated posters to coincide with the films upcoming release.

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Ranking The Live Action Batman Movies From Worst To Best

Back in May I ran a feature to coincide with the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past where I ranked the X-Men movies from worst to best. As it is Batman’s 75th anniversary I wanted to run a few features to celebrate the year of the Batman, and where better to start than with […]