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Soldier (1998)

In the near future a middle aged, heavily scarred, largely mute solider Sergeant Todd (Kurt Russel) is declared obsolete, and left for dead on a desolate scrapheap of a world by his predictably ‘evil’ superior officers (Led by a sneering … Continue reading

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Loosely adapted from Gustav Hasford’s Autobiographical novel The Short Timers, Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket remains as engrossing, and as flawed as the day it was released. His second to last film (and last commercial success) it was released in … Continue reading

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Broken Arrow (1996)

Broken Arrow is a well-paced, well-made, but dramatically vapid and ultimately forgettable Action film, one of a slew released during a 90’s boom for the genre. One of Director John Woos’ earliest Hollywood gigs, the film sure looks the part … Continue reading

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

Essentially an overblown (in the best sense of the word) remake of its predecessor, Terminator 2 stands as a highpoint in both action and 90’s Cinema, and still ranks of one of the best Hollywood sequels ever produced.  Utilising a … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

This review contains spoilers Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 is a film than marks the end of an era, after seven books, and Eight films it was time to say goodbye to the boy wizard (at least … Continue reading

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Police Academy 3 Back in Training (1985)

In recent years the word ‘franchise’ has gained a new meaning as a Hollywood byword for decreasing quality – Saw, Transformers and the Final Destination all being examples, where a successful first film has led to a unnecessary amount of … Continue reading

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Laputa Castle in the Sky (1986)

Laputa Castle in the Sky is an action packed, imaginative animation from Japanese company Studio Ghibli, it was the Studio’s first full length feature. Written and Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, it is an unusual blend of action and fantasy following … Continue reading

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