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Avengers Week: The 25 Best… Superhero Films of All Time

In our continuing regular feature, Phil (of Phil’s Quick Capsule Review)  along with podcaster Josh Morris, Writer Mike Parkin, Grosse Point Geek’s Will Strong and Motion Picture Manic Jamie Robinson breakdown the 25 Best Films Of a particular genre…    This time out: The Best Superhero Films of All Time   The close but no …

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Blog: Grosse Point Geek – Rapid Fire Reviews February 2015

Will Strong aka Grosse Point geek, runs his critical eye over a bunch of films he’s recently watched… as always it’s the good, the bad and the ugly.   John Wick Directors: Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Actors: Keanu Reeves, Wilem Dafoe, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Ian McShane Reeves plays the title character, a reformed  super assassin, forced back into …

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Blog: I Origins – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: I Orgins asks a lot of questions but doesn’t always give the answers.  It’s as much a mood piece as it is a drama.  It doesn’t end with all it’s loose ends tied up in a neat bow.  But it makes you think, much like Cahill’s previous film …

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Blog: Fury – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Fury is brutal, bloody and at times hard to watch.  It’s also flawed, a bit long and, at times, silly.  Thankfully the good outweighs the bad at you are left with a shocking portrayal of a mostly unheralded part of World War 2. Best Bit: Battle Scenes …

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Blog: Predestination – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Predestination is the best film released in 2014 that no one has heard about.  Why this has been buried on DVD and not given the cinematic release it deserves is beyond me as Predestination is one of the smartest, cleverest time travel movies ever made.  Okay so there are a few pacing issues …

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Blog: Starred Up & ’71 – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Starred up is an excellent British film.  Scrub that.  It’s a excellent film full stop.  Dramatic, powerful and free of the usual cliches that run through most prison films what your left with is a good story, well told and performed expertly. One of the best British films …

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