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Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden
Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years and now writes and edits for his own site Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

Spoiler Alert: The Usual Suspects (1995)

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In this regular feature we go places few others dare… by spoiling the twist from some great (and not so great) films. So if you haven’t seen the film in question… don’t look! No really.  Don’t.     Verbal (Kevin Spacey) is Keyser Söze all along…

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We Need To Talk About Kevin – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: We Need To Talk About Kevin is a hard watch.  From Tilda Swinton’s cold mother to Ezra Miller’s scarily convincing unhinged teenager, We Need To Talk About Kevin leaves you feeling more than a little traumatised.   That said it’s brilliant script, cold but brilliant direction and insanely convincing performances make for …

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Looking For Lennon (2018) – A Quick Capsule Review

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Looking For Lennon is a treasure cove for Beatles and John Lennon fans.  Focusing on the early years of John Lennon this documentary, the film is packed with interviews from childhood friends, former band mates and teachers who both supported and influenced Lennon on his journey …

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Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises

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Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises   Close but no cigar: Lord Of The Rings/Middle Earth , Batman, Star Trek, Mission Impossible    5 – Harry Potter  JK Rowling’s iconic …

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Spoiler Alert: Avengers : Infinity War (2018)

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In this regular feature we go places few others dare… by spoiling the twist from some great (and not so great) films. So if you haven’t seen the film in question… don’t look! No really.  Don’t.     50% of the universe turns to ash.  Including almost all the Avengers. …

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