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The Bay – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Bay is a real surprise.  Firstly it’s a big name director (Oscar winner Barry Levinson) doing something VERY different and secondly, probably even more relevant, it’s an original and engrossing found footage movie.  Shocks, scares and thrills aplenty here but also a good story that replies …

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Grosse Point Geek: My Favourite Star Trek Movie…

You have to hand it to Star Trek ,spanning 4 decades, 6 TV series, 14 films, countless books and tons of merchandise, its one of the longest and most successful sci fi franchises in history.  Now I adore Star Trek  -not as much as Star Wars mind –but I have enough knowledge of its universe to know a Dilithium chamber when …

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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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Skyfall: A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Hold the phone.  o07 is back and this time he’s bloody near perfect.  Yes that’s right Skyfall is exactly as good as the hype suggest, a film that returns Bond to the classic figure we know and love whilst throwing in enough action, heartache and shootouts to be …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron: A (Not So) Quick Capsule Review

With Avengers: Infinity War opening this week, Phil’s Quick Capsule Review will be rerunning the reviews of some of our favourite Marvel Films!  So the bigger, louder, more action packed sequel arrives in cinemas with a weight of expectation on it’s shoulders, a weight sadly even it’s great cast & solid director just …

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Avengers Week: Iron Man- A Quick Capsule Review

With Avengers: Infinity War opening this week, Phil’s Quick Capsule Review will be rerunning the reviews of some of our favourite Marvel Films!  Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The first blockbuster of the year was a balls out debut for Marvel Studios that set a high bar for the summers other superhero films. On …

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Phil’s Top 5… Scathing film reviews

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: Scathing film reviews!       5 – “I entered the theatre in the bloom of youth and emerged with a family of field mice living in my long, …

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